- Birth Date
- 28 April 1832
- Death Date
- 4 October 1900
James sailed to America in 1843 on the ship Claiborne.
In mid-July, the Thatcher company joined with Saints from Carson Valley and reorganized under the leadership of Perrigrine Sessions to continue traveling to Utah.
- Age at Departure: 25
- Anderson, Washington F. to Editor, 12 Aug. 1857, Bear River Ferry, in Historian's Office, History of the Church 1839-[ca. 1882], 414-18, 12 Aug. 1857.
- Boyle, Henry Green, Reminiscences and diaries, 1846-1888, fd. 1, 119.
- Find a Grave
- Saints By Sea: Latter-day Saint Immigration to America
- Utah, Territorial Militia Records, 1849-1877.