- Birth Date
- 3 July 1829
- Death Date
- 27 September 1916
The May family came to America in 1865. James was traveled across the plains with his daughter, second wife, step-daughter and a little girl named "Tilt". Occupation, slubber.
- Age at Departure: 38
- Head of Household
- "Death Roll," Salt Lake Herald, 28 Sep. 1916, 4.
- Fox, Ruth May, "From England to Salt Lake Valley in 1867," Improvement Era , July 1935, 408-9, 450.
- Fox, Ruth May, "My Story," 11-13. Trail excerpt transcribed from "Pioneer History Collection" available at Pioneer Memorial Museum [Daughters of Utah Pioneers Museum], Salt Lake City, Utah. Some restrictions apply.
- Fox, Ruth May, My Story , by Leonard Grant Fox ,12-13.
- Fox, Ruth May, [Reminiscences], in Our Pioneer Heritage,20 vols. [1958-77], 7:342-44.