- Birth Date
- 1 July 1813
- Death Date
- 24 November 1874
John, his wife Maria, children Alice, Maria, Ellen, Margaret, Samuel, James and Eliza came from England in 1864 on the ship General McClellan. The obituary of his son James confirms his travel to Utah in 1864.
His birth date is confirmed by the burial record.
Their surname is spelled "Olden" on the 1870 Utah census.
- Age at Departure: 51
- Head of Household
- 1870 Utah Census, Cache County.
- Captain William S. Warren Company (third ox train), manifests, 1864.
- Find a Grave (Website)
- "James H. Oldham Dies in Paradise," The Journal, 31 May 1913, p. 1.
- "List of Passengers," Deseret News, 17 August 1864, 369.
- Oldham, Samuel, [Interview], in "Utah Pioneer Biographies," 44 vols., 22:5-6.
- Perpetual Emigrating Fund, Financial Accounts 1849-1886, Ledger C, p. 374.
- Saints By Sea: Latter-day Saint Immigration to America
- Utah State History Cemeteries and Burials Database.