- Birth Date
- 26 March 1843
- Death Date
- 13 August 1921
James Bastable Bowden
His obituary confirms his travel to Utah in 1860 with the John Smith company.
He sailed to America in 1854 on the ship Clara Wheeler.
- Age at Departure: 17
- 1860 Nebraska Census.
- "Another Pioneer Laid at Rest," Tooele Transcript, 26 August 1921, 1.
- 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).
- Journal History, 1 August 1860, 1.
- Utah, Territorial Militia Records, 1849-1877.