At Rockville, Kane County, Nov. 6, 1871, of chills and fever, James P. BROWN, aged 68 years. Deceased was born in Shelby County, Kentucky; received the gospel in 1844; moved to Nauvoo in 1845; joined the Saints in their journey Westward in 1846; enlisted in the Mormon Battalion; wintered at Fort Pueblo; arrived at Salt Lake City July 29, 1847; was called to settle in Sanpete Valley in 1849; was appointed a mission to Southern Utah in 1861; took a short mission to the Eastern States, visiting and preaching to his relatives, in 1869, and the last summer of his life was spent in assisting to form the settlement at Kanab. He died as he lived, in unshaken confidence of the truth of the latter-day work.
Source: Deseret News, Vol. XX, No. 12, November, 22, 1871, p. 492, "Died"
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