- Birth Date
- 18 November 1814
- Death Date
James traveled with his wife Ann and children Ann, John, Alice, Henry and Jane. The Hodson family emigrated from England by way of the ship General McClellan in 1864. They then continued their westward journey as part of the 1864 Rawlins Company. His daughter Ann's obituary confirms that James died en route.
- Age at Departure: 49
- Head of Household
- Died en Route
- England and Wales Census, 1861.
- "Immigrants Arrived," Salt Lake Daily Telegraph, 21 September 1864, 3.
- "List of Passengers," Deseret News, 17 August 1864, 369.
- New York Passenger Lists, 1820-1957.
- "Passed Away Sunday," Davis County Clipper, 15 March 1907, .
- Saints By Sea: Latter-day Saint Immigration to America