- Birth Date
- 4 December 1819
- Death Date
James came to Utah between 1850 and 1852. The first documentation to place him in Utah is his rebaptism in the 19th ward the 14th of October 1852. Further research is needed to narrow the year of his travel.
On the ship manifest 1850 Joseph Badger they have his birth date 1822.
Family Search has his birth date as 21 December 1823.
There is also a child Prudence E. Eldred born in 1848 but we have no record that she was on the trail with him and his wife Hannah.
- Age at Departure: 27