James, Sylvester (infant)
Sylvester and Mary Ann Perkins James had eight sons and daughters, but lost five of their children in infancy or early childhood. Sylvester’s namesake was born February 2, 1874 and died the following June. On April 3, 1874, little Sylvester was blessed in the Salt Lake First Ward by Joseph Warburton.  He died on June 29, after being bitten by a spider and was buried in the Salt Lake City Cemetery where his four siblings are also laid to rest. 
by Tonya S. Reiter
Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. Record of Members Collection. Salt Lake First Ward. CR 375 8, box 2168, folder 1, image 59. Church History Library, Salt Lake City, Utah.
Utah. Death Register, 1847-1866. Sylvester J. James. Utah State Archives and Records Service. Series 21866. Salt Lake City, Utah.
James, Sylvester. FindAGrave.com
Salt Lake City, Utah. Cemetery Records, 1848-1992. Sylvester Baby James. Database. Ancestry.com.
Salt Lake County, Utah. Death Records, 1908-1949. Sylvester James. Database. Ancestry.com.
 Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Record of Members Collection, First Ward, CR 375 8, box 2168, folder 1, image 59, Church History Library, Salt Lake City, Utah.
 Utah Death Register, 1847-1866, Sylvester J. James, Utah State Archives and Records Service, Series 21866, Salt Lake City, Utah.
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