- Birth Date
- 6 August 1820
- Death Date
- 6 October 1905
James Weaver Palmer
James came with his wife, Mary Ann Price, and two orphaned children of his sister, Mary and Joseph Winkless. They traveled to the Salt Lake Valley with the Edward Hunter Company in 1850.
James was rebaptized in Salt Lake City on 8 June 1852, while living in the Salt Lake 7th Ward.
Later, when returning from a mission, he traveled home with the Horace S. Eldredge Company in 1858.
- Age at Departure: 29
- Head of Household
- Age at Departure: 37
- Daughters of Utah Pioneers. History of Utah's Tooele County: From the Edge of the Great Basin Frontier (Tooele, UT: Transcript Bulletin Publishing, Inc., 2012).
- Edward Hunter and Robert Campbell letter to Brigham Young, 17 July 1850.
- "Grantsville. Nauvoo Veteran and Pioneer, James Palmer, Closes Eventful Career at 85," Deseret Evening News, 18 Oct. 1905, 11.
- James Palmer reminiscences, circa 1884-1898, 103-13.
- Journal History of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saint, Supplement after 31 December 1850, 11.
- Palmer, James, Reminiscences, [ca. 1884-1898], 177, 183-85.
- Salt Lake Stake, Record of members collection, 1836-1970.
- Seventh Ward, Record of members collection, 1836-1970.