- Birth Date
- 4 July 1828
- Death Date
- 25 March 1902
James Stephens Brown
Evidence from emigration and church records proves that James and his wife Mary traveled to Utah in 1851. Further research is needed to determine the name of the company they traveled with.
He was camptain of the 1862 James S. Brown company and a returning missionary from England.
- Age at Departure: 19
- Age at Departure: 22
- Age at Departure: 30
- Company Captain
- Age at Departure: 34
- Company Captain
- Head of Household
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