- Birth Date
- 2 July 1824
- Death Date
- 23 June 1874
John Wood Hamer
His death date is confirmed by his obituary, which was printed on Wednesday, 28 June 1874, and states that he died on Friday, proving that he died on Friday, 23 June 1874.
- Age at Departure: 27
- Head of Household
- Alfred Cordon Emigrating Company journal, 1851 June-September.
- "Drowned," Salt Lake Herald-Republican, 28 June 1874, 3.
- John D. T. McAllister journals, 1851-1906, Reminiscences, 1851-1853, 6-7.
- Nauvoo Community Project
- Perpetual Emigrating Fund, Financial Accounts 1849-1886, Ledger A, p. 6.
- Utah State History Cemeteries and Burials Database.