- Birth Date
- 28 March 1832
- Death Date
- 6 September 1923
He emigrated from England to California via Australia. With a single companion he drove a herd of goats from San Bernardino to southern Utah. There are discrepancies about his birth year. Some sources, including his death certificate, list his birth year as 1831, but three patriarchal blessings (the earliest being 1861) give his birth year as 1832.
- Age at Departure: 25
- Bell, William, "Census of the company on the road traveling from San Bernardino, 1858 February."
- Humphries, James, Life Story of James Humphries, 78-9.
- "James Humphries," in Our Pioneer Heritage, 20 vols. [1958-77], 4:452-453.
- "James Humphries, Sr.," in Our Pioneer Heritage, 20 vols. [1958-77], 9:454-456.
- "James Humphries Ends Eventful Life," Washington County News , 13 Sep. 1923, 1.
- Patriarchal Blessing Index, 1833-1971. (Closed to Research)
- Utah Death Certificates.
- Utah State History Cemeteries and Burials Database.