4 October 1815–2 July 1883 (Age 67)
Kirkmuirhill, Lanarkshire, Scotland, United Kingdom
When James Porteous was born on 4 October 1815, in Kirkmuirhill, Lanarkshire, Scotland, United Kingdom, his father, John Porteous, was 39 and his mother, Janet Tweedle, was 35. He married Janet Steel on 7 June 1835, in Lesmahagow, Lanarkshire, Scotland, United Kingdom. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 3 daughters. He immigrated to Utah, United States in 1852 and lived in Calaveras, California, United States for about 10 years and Judicial Township 7, Shasta, California, United States in 1880. He died on 2 July 1883, in West Point, Calaveras, California, United States, at the age of 67.
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