- Christening Date
- 10 January 1824
- Death Date
- 26 September 1861
The family sailed to America in 1856 on the ship Thornton.
- Age at Departure: 32
- 1854, 1855, 1856 Nebraska Territory censuses
- James G. Willie Emigrating Company journal, 1856 May-November, 16-53.
- Marilyn Austin Smith, Faithful Stewards--the Life of James Gray Willie and Elizabeth Ann Pettit, 95-120.
- Perpetual Emigrating Fund, Financial Accounts 1849-1886, Ledger B, 220.
- Saints By Sea: Latter-day Saint Immigration to America