- Birth Date
- 27 February 1822
- Death Date
- March 1877
James and his family crossed the Atlantic on the ship Colorado in 1868. He appears as a laborer in the 1869 Salt Lake City directory. An article in the Salt Lake Herald on 16 March 1877 tells of his death at Alta.
- Age at Departure: 46
- Head of Household
- 1861, England Census.
- "Alta," Salt Lake Herald, 16 March 1877, 3.
- “Captain D. D. McArthur memorandum book, 1868.” In Perpetual Emigrating Fund Company church trains accounts 1861-1868, Captains’ accounts 1862-1868.
- New York Passenger Lists, 1820-1957.
- Perpetual Emigrating Fund, Financial Accounts 1849-1886, Ledger D, p. 80.