- Birth Date
- 22 September 1824
- Death Date
- 13 May 1889
Brother of Fredrick Weight who was in the C.D. Howell Company of 1852 and who, in his autobiographical sketch, says that James crossed the plains in "another company."
- Age at Departure: 27
- "Death of Jas. Weight," Deseret Evening News , 15 May 1889, .
- Perpetual Emigrating Fund, Financial Accounts 1849-1886, Ledger A, p. 137.
- Perpetual Emigrating Fund, Financial Accounts 1849-1886, Ledger A, p. 138.
- Weight, Frederick, A short history of the life of Frederick Weight by himself [ca. 1895], 9-10.