- Birth Date
- 27 December 1857
- Death Date
- 28 July 1932
Although not directly listed in the memorandum book, James (James' father) purchased enough food rations for five people. According to New York passenger lists, the Benson's traveled from Liverpool to New York aboard the Colorado, arriving 28 July 1868.
- Age at Departure: 10
- 1870 Utah Census.
- “Captain D. D. McArthur memorandum book, 1868.” In Perpetual Emigrating Fund Company church trains accounts 1861-1868, Captains’ accounts 1862-1868.
- "Last Rites Held for Parowan Pioneer," Iron County Record, 4 August 1932, 8.
- New York Passenger Lists, 1820-1957.
- Utah Death Certificates.