- Birth Date
- 18 April 1823
- Death Date
- 13 January 1905
His death certificate and the inscription on his gravestone lists his given name as "Jens," but his obituary shows it as "James."
- Age at Departure: 34
- Head of Household
- Anthon H. Lund, Scandinavian Jubilee Album (Salt Lake City: Deseret News, 1900).
- "Death of Pioneer," Salt Lake Herald, 16 January 1905, 7.
- Find a Grave (Website)
- Genealogy and Family Pioneer History. Mount Pleasant Historical Association
- History of Sanpete and Emery Counties, Utah: With Sketches of Cities, Towns, and Villages; Chronology of Important Events; Records of Indian Wars; Portraits of Prominent Persons, and Biographies of Representative Citizens (Ogden: W. H. Lever, 1898), 382-383.