- Birth Date
- 11 June 1842
- Death Date
- 7 June 1927
James crossed the Atlantic on the ship General McClellan in 1864. James paid tithing at Tooele in 1866 and this is where his name appears on the records of the Utah Territorial Militia in 1867. In the 1870 federal census of Utah James was with a wife named Sharlott [Charlotte] and a five-month-old daughter named Susannah.
- Age at Departure: 21
- 1870 Utah Census, Tooele County.
- 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).
- Find a Grave (Website)
- New York Passenger Lists, 1820-1957.
- Tooele Ward, Record of members collection, 1836-1970.
- Utah, Territorial Militia Records, 1849-1877.
- Utah Death Certificate Index, 1905-1967.