- Birth Date
- 11 March 1811
- Death Date
- After 1860
His birth is recorded as March 11, 1811, in an Endowment House ordinance record performed on November 5, 1859.
James sailed to America in 1856 on the ship Horizon.
- Age at Departure: 45
- 1860 Utah Census.
- Endowment House, Sealings of couples, living and by proxy, 1851-1889.
- Names of Persons and Sureties Indebted to the Perpetual Emigrating Fund Company from 1850 to 1877 Inclusive .
- Openshaw, Samuel, Diary, 1856 May-Nov., 17.
- Perpetual Emigrating Fund, Financial Accounts 1849-1886, Ledger B, p. 240.