James Family Archives


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Children of Jonathan James (1848-?) of Clinton County, Kentucky and Louisa Katherine Archer (1855-1928):


1.   George Washington James:  born July 27, 1869 in Arcadia, Crawford County, Kansas; first marriage May 16, 1898 in Vinita, Indian Territory (Craig County), Oklahoma to Emma M. Logston (1872–1919), daughter of John S. and Martha J. Logston; divorced from Emma Logston on August 4, 1919; second marriage August 12, 1919 in Vinita, Craig County, Oklahoma to Arizona Dameron (1883-1960), daughter of Richard Dameron and Margaret Castle; died May 8, 1944; buried at White Oak Cemetery, White Oak, Craig County, Oklahoma; known children through Emma Logston include: Frank W. James, William Leroy James, Charles Calvin James, Hazel L. James and Lola B. James; known children through Arizona Dameron include: Iva Lorene James, Melvin N. James and Lee Vern James.


2.   Daniel R. James: born circa 1875 in Arcadia, Crawford County, Kansas; first marriage November 30, 1898 in Ft. Gibson, Muskogee, Indian Territory to Ella Turnham; second marriage circa 1902 in Oklahoma to Elizabeth; died in Broken Arrow, Tulsa, Oklahoma; known children include Daniel R. James, Jr.


3.   William Franklin James:  born circa 1878 in Arcadia, Crawford County, Kansas; married circa 1906 to “Lou”; known children include:  William James.


4.   Harrison James:  born circa 1891 in Arcadia, Crawford County, Kansas; died 1926 in Muskogee, Muskogee County, Oklahoma.


5.   Mary Ann Louisa James:  born July 9, 1893 in Arcadia, Crawford County, Kansas; first marriage circa 1911 in Chelsea, Oklahoma to Jesse Andrew Carter; second marriage circa 1922 to Henry Dailey; third marriage circa 1936 to Thomas Powers; died circa 1958 in Bartlesville, Washington County, Oklahoma; buried in Pawhuska City Cemetery, Pawhuska, Osage County, Oklahoma; known children include:  Frederick Carter, Manford Carter, Mildred Carter, Jesse Andrew Carter, Archie Dailey.





Jonathan James (1848-?) was the son of George Washington James (1812-1864) and Elizabeth West of Bedford County, Virginia.




Family Records of Lee Cagle provided to the James Family Archives.


Family Records of Nicky D. James Harris of Chelsea, Oklahoma - daughter of Melvin N. James (1923-2013) provided to the James Family Archives.


Family Records of Donna Williams of Mulvane, Kansas - granddaughter of Lola B. James (1918-1996) provided to the James Family Archives.


1880 Federal Census for Crawford County, Kansas, Arcadia P.O. – record of “Jonathan James”


1910 Federal Census for Davenport, Lincoln County, Oklahoma, Enumeration District: 0110 Family #0045 for “Jonathan James”


Fourteenth Census of the United States: 1920 - Population for the State of Oklahoma, County of Ottawa, Miami City, 4th Ward, Enumeration District No. 120, Sheet No. 17A, Lines Nos. 1-10, Household of George W. James (aged 48) and Arizona James (aged 35) - listing step children: Forest Daniels (11), Bertta M. Daniels (9), Mimia Daniels (6) and Albert D. Daniels (5).  Also listing children: Frank James (19), Charley James (14) and Hazel James (11).


George Washington James (1868-1944), Find A Grave Memorial, ID No. 119203823, by Silas E. Jones, added October 23, 2013.


Updated:  January 6, 2021