James Family Archives

 

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Children of La Fayette James (1864-1942) of Crawford County, Kansas and Mary Delia Claunch (1873-1939) of Johnson County, Missouri:

 

1.   Bessie James:  born circa 1890 in Arcadia, Crawford County, Kansas; died circa 1896.

 

2.   Flossie James:  born June 9, 1893 in Arcadia, Crawford County, Kansas; died September 28, 1955 in Mulberry, Kansas.

 

3.   Joseph Arthur James:  born October 23, 1899 in Arcadia, Crawford County, Kansas; married January 6, 1924 in Frontenac, Crawford County, Kansas to Maggie May Loomis (1904-1982); died September 17, 1945 in Frontenac, Crawford County, Kansas; buried at Rosebank Cemetery, Mulberry, Kansas; known children include:  Robert Joseph James and Conley Allen James.

 

4.   Ruby Nell James:  born April 13, 1901 in Arcadia, Crawford County, Kansas; died July 29,1952 in Mulberry, Kansas;

 

5.   Pearl Lena James:  born March 20, 1904 in Arcadia, Crawford County, Kansas; married June 6, 1927 in Girard, Crawford County, Kansas to James Clarence Michaels (1899-1976); died November 4, 1986 in Overland Park, Johnson County, Kansas; buried at Cemetery in La Cygne, Kansas; known children include:  Shirley Ann Michaels, James Kenneth Michaels and Richard Allen Michaels.

 

6.   Rolla James:  born August 8, 1908 in Arcadia, Crawford County, Kansas; died July 29, 1932.

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Notes:

 

La Fayette James (1864-1942) was the son of George Washington James (1812-1864) of Bedford County, Virginia and Martha Whoberry (1829-1879).

 

Sources:

 

Family Records of Steven Brian James of Fort Worth, Texas, grandson of Joseph Arthur James (1899-1945).

 

Photos:

 

Below - La Fayette James (1864-1942) and family circa 1910.

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Below - Joseph Arthur James (1899-1945) and Flossie James (1893-1955) taken circa 1900.

 

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Below - Joseph Arthur James (1899-1945) taken circa 1915.

 

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Below - Maggie May Loomis (1904-1982), Joseph Arthur James (1899-1945), and their son Robert Joseph James (1925-2016).  Photo taken circa 1926.

 

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Updated:  April 9, 2019