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William James

William James

Male 1808 - 1856  (48 years)

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  • Name William James 
    Born 26 Feb 1808  Pershore, Worcestershire, England Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Died 24 Oct 1856 
    Notes 
    • James, William

      Birth Date: 28 Feb. 1808
      Death Date: 24 Oct. 1856
      Gender: Male
      Age: 46
      Company: James G. Willie Company (1856)

      Pioneer Information:
      and family; died en route 24 Oct. 1856 [1]
    • Company Journal
      Reddin N. Allred & others with 6 wagons came to camp this morning to assist the Handcart Company on our journey to the Valley. It was concluded to stay in camp today & bury the dead as there were 13 persons to inter. William James, from Pershore, Worcestershire, England, aged 46 died; Elizabeth Bailey, from Leigh, Worcestershire, England, aged 52 died; James Kirkwood from Glasgow, Scotland, aged 11 died; Samuel Gadd, from Orwell, Cambridgeshire, England, aged 10 died; Lars Wendin, form Copenhagen, Denmark, aged 60 died; Anne Olsen, from Seeland, Denmark, aged 46 died; Ella Nilson, from Jutland, Denmark, aged 22 years, died; Jens Nilson, from Lolland, Denmark, aged 6 years died; Bodil Mortinsen from Lolland, Denmark, aged 9 years, died; Nils Anderson from Seeland, Denmark, aged 41 years died; Ole Madsen from Seeland, Denmark, aged 41 years died; Many of the Saints have their feet & hands frozen from the severity of the weather [2]
    Person ID I2741  clanSoren
    Last Modified 29 May 2013 

    Family Jane Haynes,   b. 1 Jan 1815, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 13 Aug 1911, Provo, Utah, Utah, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 96 years) 
    Children 
    Married: 1x01. Sarah James,   b. 13 Aug 1837, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 22 Jun 1922, Springville, Utah, Utah, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 84 years)
     02. Emma James,   b. 8 Jun 1839,   d. 27 Mar 1926  (Age 86 years)
     03. Reuben James,   b. 15 Jun 1842, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 15 Dec 1923, Provo, Utah, Utah, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 81 years)
    +04. Mary Ann James,   b. 16 Dec 1844, Worcestershire, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 9 Aug 1928, Provo, Utah, Utah, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 83 years)
    +05. Martha James,   b. 3 Jun 1846, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 22 Oct 1919  (Age 73 years)
    +06. George James,   b. 16 Jun 1849, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 22 Feb 1926, Pleasant View, Utah, Utah, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 76 years)
     07. John Parley James,   b. 12 Aug 1852,   d. 11 Aug 1887  (Age 34 years)
    Last Modified 23 Jun 2008 
    Family ID F932  Group Sheet

  • Sources 
    1. [S96] Mormon Pioneer Overland Travel, 18471868, The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints, (http://www.lds.org/churchhistory/library/pioneercompanysearch) (Reliability: 3).

    2. [S350] Willie Handcart Company, Paul D. Lyman, (BYU Studies, http://byustudies.byu.edu ) (Reliability: 3).