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Children of William Henry James (1841-1893) of Byberry, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania and Sarah Eleanor Levake (circa 1846-?):


1.   William Edwin James:  born July 28, 1868 in Franklin, Pennsylvania; died April 11, 1873 in Franklin, Pennsylvania; buried in Franklin Cemetery, Pennsylvania; no issue.


2.   Anna Gertrude James:  born November 9, 1871 in Franklin, Pennsylvania; married Edward G. Toulane of Mt. Airy, Philadelphia.


3.   David Bushrod James:  born July 14, 1874 in Franklin, Pennsylvania; married June 3, 1902, at Philadelphia, Pennsylvania to Mary Alice Evans (1876-1950), daughter of Lewis Henry and Mary Ella (Engleman) Evans of Pennsylvania; died January 19, 1933; known children include:  David Bushrod James, Jr., Mary Alice James, and William Henry James, II.





William Henry James (1841-1893) was the son of David James (1805-1873) of Radnor Township, Chester County, Pennsylvania and Amanda Worthington.




Obituary of Bushrod Washington James (1836-1903) as reported in the British Monthly Homoeopathic Review, March 2, 1903, Volume 47 Pages 189-191. (Identifies surviving family as of 1903 as sister Henrietta Moore; nephews Landreth W. Thompson, M.D.; John E. James, Jr., M.D., and David Bushrod James, M.D.)


1880 Federal Census for Philadelphia City, Philadelphia County, Pennsylvania, Supervisor’s District No. 1; Enumeration District No. 588, Page 15.


1930 Federal Census for Philadelphia City, Philadelphia County, Pennsylvania, 32nd Ward, 119th Block


Family Records of Barbara James & David Bushrod James, III of Wilmington, North Carolina (2012); (2015)


Biography of David Bushrod James from Encyclopedia of Pennsylvania Biography – Volume XXI, Lewis Historical Publishing Company, Inc. New York, 1934, Editor in Chief: Frederic A. Godcharles, Litt. D.  Former State Librarian and Director State Museum; Author


Updated:  January 6, 2021