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Children of David James (1807-1889) of Botetourt County, Virginia and Hannah Dewitt:

 

1.  Solomon L. James:  born January 24, 1838 in Perry, Putnam County, Indiana; first marriage to Mary S. (1844-1898); second married September 16,1866 in Montgomery County Indiana to Susan McMurtry; died June 20, 1908 (aged 70) in Putnam County, Indiana; buried at Skillman Cemetery in Roachdale, Putnam County, Indiana; known children include:  Bertha Parker James and Bessie Allan James.

 

2.  Isaac Thomas James:  born April 5, 1844 in Iowa; married Dulcina Rogers (1849-1883), daughter of Larkin Rogers and Mary Wayne Bridges; died April 19, 1888 (aged 44) in Putnam County, Indiana; buried at Skillman Cemetery in Roachdale, Putnam County, Indiana; known children include:  Albert Louis James, Wilburn David James, Mary Alberta James and David Larkin James.

 

Children of David James (1807-1889) of Botetourt County, Virginia and Mary Ann Howard Grimes:

 

3.  Susannah James:  born January 29, 1852 in Putnam County, Indiana.

 

4.  Sophia A. James:  born August 1, 1853 in Putnam, Indiana; married Jasper Newton Miller; died June 20, 1913 (aged 59) in Putnam County, Indiana; buried at Brick Chapel Cemetery, Brick Chapel, Putnam County, Indiana; known children include:  Viola Mae Miller, Ray L. Miller and Mary C. Miller.

 

5.  Emma Olga James:  born March 20, 1856 in Putnam, Indiana; married in 1902 to Harvey Merchant (1834–1922); died April 26, 1926 (aged 70); buried at Brick Chapel Cemetery, Brick Chapel, Putnam County, Indiana.

 

6.  Mary Ann Villa James:  born December 9, 1861 in Putnam County, Indiana.

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Notes:

 

David James (1807-1889) was the son of Thomas James (1781-) and Barbary Britz (1782-1812) of Botetourt County, Virginia.

 

Sources:

 

Family Tree DNA / James YDNA Project / Kit No. 37879.

 

Family Records of Wibbur (Gene) James.

 

Find A Grave Memorial for Solomon L. James (1838-1908), Memorial ID No. 18561867, created by Buster Rogers, added March 23, 2007.

 

Find A Grave Memorial for Isaac Thomas James (1844-1888), Memorial ID No. 18516700, created by  Buster Rogers, added March 19, 2007.

 

Find A Grave Memorial for Sophia A. James Miller (1853-1913), Memorial ID No. 59348544, created by Jon Rice, added September 28, 2010.

 

Find A Grave Memorial for Emma Olga James (1856-1959), Memorial ID No. 59414302, created by  Jon Rice, added September 30, 2010.

 

Updated:  February 17, 2019