- Birth Date
- 21 January 1812
- Death Date
- 15 December 1863
Ira Jones Willes
- Age at Departure: 36
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- Green, Ephraim, Journal 1848 June-Sept. and 1849 Dec.
- [Names of men who wish for land to cultivate who came from California with Jonathan H. Holmes], in Salt Lake Recorder's Office, Land records [ca. 1847-1860].
- Ricketts, Norma Baldwin, The Mormon Battalion: U.S. Army of the West, 1846-1848 , , 222-23.
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- Utah State History Cemeteries and Burials Database.