James Family Archives


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Children of Thomas James (1781-) and Barbary Britz (1782-1812) of Botetourt County, Virginia:


1.   David James:  born April 29, 1807 in Roanoke County, Virginia; first marriage April 27, 1837 in Perry County, Indiana to Hannah Dewitt; second marriage February 12, 1851 in Putnam County, Indiana to Mary Ann Howard Grimes (1824-1892); died May 6, 1889 (aged 82) in Franklin Township, Putman County, Indiana; buried in Skillman Cemetery, Roachdale, Putnam County, Indiana; known children through Hannah Dewitt include:  Soloman I. James and Isaac Thomas James; known children through Mary Ann Howard Grimes include:  Susannah James, Sophia A. James, Emma James and Mary Ann Villa James.


2.   Margaret James:  born January 27, 1809 in Botetourt County, Virginia.


3.   Elizabeth James:  born May 2, 1811 in Botetourt County, Virginia.


4.   Otey James:  born December 8, 1813 in Fincastle, Botetourt County, Virginia; married March 8, 1836 in Wabash, Wabash County, Indiana to Maria Theresia Beroth, daughter of Johann Heinrich Beroth and Frances Verona Spoenhauer; died February 27, 1907 (aged 93) in Sergeants Bluff, Woodbury County, Iowa; buried at Sergeants Bluff Cemetery, Section 3, Row 1 in Sergeants Bluff, Woodbury County, Iowa; known children include:  Rebecca Ann James, Sarah Elizabeth James, Thomas Henry James, Samuel Otey James and David Sylvester James.


5.   Susan James:  born April 13, 1816.


6.   Alice James:  born November 27, 1818 in Botetourt County, Virginia.


7.   Nancy James:  born April 2, 1821 in Botetourt County, Virginia.


8.   Samuel Adams James:  born October 27, 1826 in Indiana.


9.   Elias James:  born circa 1828 in Indiana.





Thomas James (1781-) was the son of Daniel James (1750-1817) and Susanna Bealert (1745-1849) of Upper Merion Township, Montgomery County, Pennsylvania.




Records of the James Family Archives.


David James (1807-1889), Find A Grave Memorial, ID No. 18553080, by Buster Rogers, added March 22, 2007.


Otey James (1813-1907), Id., Memorial ID No. 25775717, by Jenna Zunker, added April 6, 2008.


Updated:  January 6, 2021