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James Robertson Sharp

Captain of 1st Ten. His family is not listed on the roster as coming in the John Taylor company, but with him being captain of 10 he must have brought them with him.  He is the only reference to any captains in the company. 


John Taylor Company (1860)Approximate age at departure: 50


  • 1860 Iowa Census
  • Source Location
  • Family History Library, Salt Lake City, Utah
  • Family Tree

  • Source Location
  • Internet Web Site
  • Journal History, Supp. after 31 Dec. 1860, p. 58
  • Perpetual Emigrating Fund, General Files (CR 376 1) (except for 1847-49 which are in Camp of Israel schedules and reports, 1845-1849).

  • Source Location
  • Church History Library, Salt Lake City, Utah