J.F.A. News and Developments:

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06/15/2013:  Children of Clifford Custer James (1925-2006) and Elizabeth Sharpe (1933-1990) added to Genealogy Section under Ninth Generation.

 

06/15/2013:  Children of Eugene Edgar James (1863-1944) and Elizabeth Gertrude Stalter (1868-1936) added to Genealogy Section under Eighth Generation.

 

06/15/2013:  Children of Cyrus Matson James (1838-1910) and Mary Elizabeth King (1841-1912) added to Genealogy Section under Seventh Generation.

 

12/16/2012:  “A Measure of Grace - Quakers in Radnorshire” by Trevor Macpherson added to Library Section under Essays, Correspondence, Reports and Analysis.

 

07/04/2012:  Children of Evan James (1784-1844) and Rebecca Pickering (1789-1848) updated in Genealogy Section under Fifth Generation.

 

07/04/2012:  Children of Joel Evan James (1826-1904), Elizabeth Ann Rogers (1830-1865) and Mary Francis Leach (1844-1884) added to Genealogy Section under Sixth Generation.

 

06/26/2012:  Children of Samuel James (1754-1812) and Hannah Smith (1758-1844) updated in Genealogy Section under Fourth Generation.

 

06/26/2012:  Children of Margaret James (1795-) and William Pugh (-1821) updated in Genealogy Section under Fifth Generation.

 

06/10/2012:  Children of Evelyn Margaret James (1912-1997) and Harold Worthington added to Genealogy Section under Eighth Generation.

 

05/13/2012:  Patent to 33 Acres & Conformation of 253 Acres of Land in Radnor Township, Pennsylvania to David Meredith from Land Commissioners of William Penn (May 1, 1704) transcribed by Barbara James of Wilmington, North Carolina added to Library Section under Historical Documents.

 

05/12/2012:  Children of David Bushrod James, Sr. (1874-1933) and Mary Alice Evans added to Genealogy Section under Eighth Generation.

 

05/01/2012:  Children of William Henry James (1844-1893) and Sarah Eleanor Levake added to Genealogy Section under Seventh Generation.

 

04/27/2012:  Last Will and Testament of David James (c. 1660-1739) updated to include an Accounting of his Estate and Record of Burial in Library Section under Historical Documents and Records.

 

04/26/2012:  Volume 1, Issues Nos. 2-3 of the Radnor Quarterly newsletter published by the J.F.A. between May and December 1995 added to Library Section under .

 

04/19/2012:  Retracing the Gozzaldi Expedition of 1890 by Larry P. James added to Archeology Section under James Family in Wales.

 

04/09/2012:  Children of William Scott James (1804-1850) and Sarah Bagley (1810-1879) added to Genealogy Section under Sixth Generation.

 

03/31/2012:  Children of Sarah James (1711-1805) and John Thomas (1713-1790) added to Genealogy Section under Third Generation.

 

03/19/2012:  Issue No. 1 of The Radnor Quarterly, published by the James Family Archives in May 1995 added to Library Section under Essays, Correspondence, Reports & Analysis.

 

03/18/2012:  Children of Gertrude Edna James (1895-1970) and Gus Preston Luethy (1887-1960) added to Genealogy Section under Ninth Generation.  Contributed by Alice Conaway Denson of Poteet, Texas.

 

03/17/2012:  Last Will and Testament and Estate of Jane James (-1750) of Radnor Township, Pennsylvania, January 19, 1750 added to Library Section under Historical Documents and Records.

 

03/11/2012:  Biography of David James, M.D. (1805-1873), originally published in 1873, added to Library Section under Biographies.

 

03/08/2012:  Children of George William James (1856-1901) and Martha Alice Dorris (1862-1933) added to Genealogy Section under Eighth Generation.  Contributed by Alice Conaway Denson of Poteet, Texas.

 

11/26/2011:  Excerpts from the Deeds of Messrs. Green and Nixson (Presteigne & Knighton) (1606-1713) added to Library Section under Historical Documents and Records.

 

11/26/2011:  Last Will and Testament of David ap Rees ap Jevan Athro (1538) abstracted by E.J.L. Cole added to Library Section under Historical Records.

 

11/19/2011:  The James Family of Llandegely and Glascwm Parishes of Radnorshire, Wales (1582-1713) by Larry James added to Library Section under Essays, Correspondence, Reports & Analysis.

 

10/28/2011:  History of the Radnor Methodist Church written by William M. Fletcher in 1961 added to Archeology Section under Records of Historical Locations.  This is an excellent read...

 

10/27/2011:  Indenture to Lands Purchased by Joel L. James and Angelina James in Fannin County Texas October 4, 1856 added to Library Section under Historical Documents and Records.

 

10/25/2011:  Children of Thomas K. James (1848-1926) and Eva Elizabeth McNew (1851-1923) added to Genealogy Section under Seventh Generation.

 

10/25/2011:  Children of Vera Blanche James (1892-1989) and Felix Hardy Rutledge (1891-1941) added to Genealogy Section under Ninth Generation.

 

10/18/2011:  James Family Virtual Cemetery hosted by Marty Rutledge of Loveland, Colorado linked to J.F.A. Homepage. (See below)

 

10/15/2011:  Essay entitled “What We Have Learned From A James Y-DNA Surname Project” by Lee Allyn James of Olympia Washington originally published in the Olympia Genealogical Society Quarterly in July 2010 added to Library Section.

 

10/08/2011:  Letter from Larry James to Lee James of 02/24/2008 regarding results of James Y-DNA Project added to Library Section under Essays, Reports and Analysis.

 

10/08/2011:  List of Children of Frank Emery James (1870-1934) & Mary A. Davison added to Genealogy Section under Seventh Generation.

 

10/08/2011:  List of Children of William Wilson James (1866-1927) & Mary Myrtue added to Genealogy Section under Seven Generation.

 

10/08/2011:  List of Children of John Dew James (1861-1951) & Rosena Amelia Mechau added to Genealogy Section under Seven Generation.

 

10/08/2011:  List of Children of Oliver Cleo James (1819-1880) & Elizabeth Hibbs (1823-1852) & Margaret Clark (1830-1881) added to Genealogy Section under Sixth Generation.

 

10/01/2011:  Biography of Bushrod Washington James (1836-1903) added to Library Section under Biographies.

 

10/01/2011:  Video Map to the tombstone and grave of David James (1660-1739) added to Archeology Section.

 

10/01/2011:  List of Children of Marvin Leftrich James (1895-1969) & Eula Georgia Maynard (1898-1959) added to Genealogy Section under Ninth Generation.

 

10/01/2011:  List of Children of Mary Isabella James (1852-1936) & Silvio Mario Alfredo de Gozzaldi added to Genealogy Section under Seventh Generation.

 

10/01/2011:  List of Children of David James (1805-1873) & Amanda Worthington added to Genealogy Section under Sixth Generation.

 

10/01/2011:  List of Children of Thomas Potts James (1803-1882) & Isabella Batchelder (1810-1901) added to Genealogy Section under Sixth Generation.

 

10/01/2011:  List of Children of Isaac James ( 1777-1874) & Henrietta Potts (1780-1832) added to Genealogy Section under Fifth Generation.

 

10/01/2011:  List of Children of David James (1773-1848) & Elizabeth Boehm (1783-1820) added to Genealogy Section under Fifth Generation.

 

10/01/2011:  List of Children of Griffith James (-1812) & Mary Gyger (-1825) added to Genealogy Section under Fourth Generation.

 

09/25/2011:  Obituary of Isabella Batchelder James (August 7, 1901) added to Library Section under Historical Records.

 

09/25/2011:  Biography and Civil War Military History of William George James (1832-1908) added to Library Section under Biographies.

 

09/25/2011:  List of Children of Anna James (1806-1880) and Mahlon Barton (1807-1887) added to Genealogy Section under Sixth Generation.

 

09/22/2011:  List of Children of James James (1777-1866) and Sarah Hanks (1781-1854) added to Genealogy Section under Fifth Generation.

 

09/21/2011:  List of Children of Joshua James (1818-1900) and Sarah Ann Rogers (1820-1851) added to Genealogy Section under Sixth Generation.

 

09/19/2011:  List of Children of Jesse K James (1814-1896) and Mary Harvey (1813-) added to Genealogy Section under Sixth Generation.

 

09/19/2011:  List of Children of Jonas K James (1812-1905) and Rachel Kennard (1816-1900) added to Genealogy Section under Sixth Generation.

 

09/18/2011:  “Radnorshire Settlers in the Foundation of Pennsylvania” by Frank Noble, B.A. (1959) added to Library under Reports & Analysis.

 

09/04/2011:  The James Family Archives (“JFA”) web site is relaunched after a nearly 6 year hiatus.  Previously the JFA web site was hosted by America Online’s free Hometown Pages.  But with the termination of this service in 2005, the entire sight was lost.  Now the JFA hosts its own domain “www.jamesfamilyarchives.info” thanks to the good folks at GoDaddy.com.  We now have more space and more information than ever.  Still there is much hard data that has been gathered over the past twenty years yet to be uploaded into the online database.  It will take some time before the web site completely hosts all the information stored at the archives.

 

08/04/2011:  List of Children of Margaret James (1795-) and William Pugh (-1821) added to Genealogy Section under Fifth Generation.

 

08/04/2011:  List of Children of Nancy James (1792-) and Thomas Smith (1787-) added to Genealogy Section under Fifth Generation.

 

08/04/2011:  List of Children of Samuel James, Jr. (1789-1821) and Lydia Worrall (1793-1865) added to Genealogy Section under Fifth Generation.

 

08/04/2011:  List of Children of George James (1786-1844) and Sarah Barber (1790-1844) added to Genealogy Section under Fifth Generation.

 

08/04/2011:  List of Children of Evan James (1784-1844) and Rebecca Pickering (1789-1848) added to Genealogy Section under Fifth Generation.

 

08/04/2011:  List of Children of Joshua James (1778-1823) and Susannah Dew (1780-1829) added to Genealogy Section under Fifth Generation.

 

08/04/2011:  List of Children of Samuel James (1754-1812) and Hannah Smith (1758-1844) added to Genealogy Section under Fourth Generation.

 

07/24/2011:  List of Children of John James (1814-1863) and Agnes Chambers (1819-1891) added to Genealogy Section under Sixth Generation.

 

07/23/2011:  List of Children of George Washington James (1812-1864) and Elizabeth West added to Genealogy Section under Sixth Generation.

 

07/23/2011:  List of Children of Isaac Daniel James (1770-1853) and Mary Elizabeth “Polly” James (1774-1864) added to Genealogy Section under Fifth Generation.

 

07/23/2011:  List of Children of Malinda James (1844-1920) and William Hemsell (1842-1922) added to Genealogy Section under Seventh Generation.

 

07/23/2011:  List of Children of John R. James (1836-?) and Celeste Achie added to Genealogy Section under Seventh Generation.

 

07/23/2011:  List of Children of Joel L. James and Angelina Ryan (1812-1906) updated in Genealogy Section under Sixth Generation.

 

07/22/2011:  List of the Children of Mary Elizabeth James (1835-1873) and Isaac Phillip Ray (1840-1903) added to Genealogy Section under Seventh Generation.

 

07/22/2011:  List of the Children of Nancy Ann James (1839-1907) and Leander “Lee” Andrew Privett (1832-1896) added to Genealogy Section under Seventh Generation.

 

07/21/2011:  List of Children of Braxton Leftrich James (1664-1923) and Flora Alice Johnson (1874-1960) added to Genealogy Section under Eighth Generation.

 

07/21/2011:  List of Children of William George James (1832-1908) and Lucinda Elizabeth Whaley (1835-) added to Genealogy Section under Seventh Generation.

 

06/17/2010:  List of Children of Joel L. James (1811-1875) and Angelina Ryan added to Genealogy Section under Sixth Generation.

 

06/10/2010:  List of Children of Hannah James (1772-1852) and Jesse Howell (1775-1855) added to Genealogy Section under Fifth Generation.

 

06/09/2010:  List of Children of Tamar James Miles (1687-1770) and Thomas Thomas added to Genealogy Section under Third Generation.

 

06/05/2010:  List of Children of Margaret James (-1727) and Samuel Miles (-1708) added to Genealogy Section under Second Generation.

 

06/05/2010:  List of Children of Rebecca James and John Miles added to Genealogy Section under Third Generation.

 

06/01/2010:  List of Children of Evan James (1715-1794) and Margaret Jones (-1790) added to Genealogy Section under Third Generation.

 

05/30/2010:  Marriage Bond for Jonathan James and Polly Bandy (April 23, 1810) added to Library Section under Historical Records.

 

05/30/2010:  Marriage Bond of Joel L. James and Angelina Ryan (August 22, 1831) added to Library Section under Historical Records.

 

05/30/2010:  List of Children of Jonathan James (1785-1843) and Polly Bandy added to Genealogy Section under Fifth Generation.

 

05/29/2010:  Last Will and Testament of Isaac James (1770-1853) added to Library Section under Historical Records.

 

05/29/2010:  Last Will and Testament of Mary Elizabeth “Polly” James (1774-1864) added to Library Section under Historical Records.

 

05/26/2010:  List of Children of Elias James (1744-1789) and Anna Matson (1746-1827) added to Genealogy Section under Fourth Generation.

 

05/25/2010:  List of Children of Daniel James (1750-1817) and Susanna Bealert added to Genealogy Section under Fourth Generation.

 

05/24/2010:  Photo Gallery Updated.

 

05/24/2010:  Last Will and Testament of Elias James (1743-1789) added to Library Section under Historical Records.

 

05/24/2010:  Last Will and Testament of Anna “Matson” James (1746-1827) added to Library Section under Historical Records.

 

05/24/2010:  List of Children of David James (1660-1739) and Margaret Mortimer added to Genealogy Section under Second Generation.

 

05/24/2010:  List of Children of Thomas James (1690-1753), Mary Jones and Sarah Henderson added to Genealogy Section under Third Generation.

 

05/24/2010:  List of Children of Mary James and John David/Davis added to Genealogy Section under Third Generation.

 

05/19/2010:  Today Nicoleta “Nicole” Rus James was sworn in and naturalized as a United States Citizen in Sacramento, California.  Born in Romania on February 6, 1974, Mrs. James immigrated to the United States on June 11, 2000 with a student visa.  After passing the California Registered Nursing examination in 2002, Nicole would go to be sponsored by her employer, Courtyard Health Care of Davis, California for permanent residence in the United States.  On October 3, 2006 Nicole officially became a Lawful Permanent Resident of the United States through her employment based sponsor.  Congratulations Nicole on ten years of perseverance leading to U.S. Citizenship!

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Photo of JFA research expedition to Ladonia, Texas in March 2001 - From right to left, James Family researchers Dwayne James of  San Antonio, Texas; Larry James of Sacramento, California, George Alspaugh of Columbia, Tennessee, Ruth Alspaugh of Columbia, Tennessee and Eldon James of Madera, California.  The team is kneeled over the tombstone of John James (1814-1863) of Bedford County, Virginia, son of Jonathan James (1785-1843) discovered in the Ladonia Cemetery, Fannin County, Texas.