James Family Archives


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Children of John McNeil James (1843-1931) and Mary Elizabeth Amos of Roanoke County, Virginia:


1.   Carlton Mathew James:


2.   Sarah Ann Leonette Elizabeth James:  born April 12, 1871 in Vinton, Roanoke County, Virginia; married Elijah Bush; died September 29, 1944 in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma; known children include:  Elizabeth Bush, Jessie Bush, William Bush, Buster Bush, Ione Bush, Geneva Bush, Cecil Bush, and Elmer Bush.


3.   William Frederick James:  born October 28, 1873 in Vinton, Roanoke County, Virginia; married Minta Pearl Palmer; died October 29, 1957 in Kansas; known children include:  Esther Hilda James, Wallace McNeil James, Florence Rachel James, Joel Palmer James, Margaret Elizabeth James, Eliabeth “Betty” May James.


4.   Elmer Spurgeon James:  born March 1880 in Roanoke County, Virginia; died May 28, 1957 (aged 77); buried at Riverside Cemetery, Block G, Lot 643, Space 3 in Wichita Falls, Wichita County, Texas.


5.   Maude Deleilah James:  born in May 1882 in Virginia; married William Bernard Lloyd Carson (1880-1974) son of John Carson and Rachael Truax; died circa April 1930; known children include Chester Carson and Virgil Carson.


6.   Claude Hurlburt James:  born October 11, 1885 in Virginia; first marriage December 16, 1903 in Allen, Kansas to Rhoda C. Edmunds; second marriage to Carrie J. Nichols (1888-1977); died in 1969; buried at Woodlawn Cemetery, Section 10, Lot 29, Space 9, Independence, Jackson County, Missouri; known children through Rhoda C. Edmunds include:  Manoah R. James, John Paul James and Claude Rhoda James; known children through Carrie J. Nichols include: Lewis Frederick James, Frank O. James, Virginia James, Helen James, Jessie Boy James and Geneva James.





John McNeil James (1843-1931) was the son of Maston James (1803-1858) and Delilah Thrasher (1811-1889) of Roanoke County, Virginia.




Carson Archives Website located at www.carsonarchivesindex.blogspot.com


Family Records of Claude Hurlburt James (1885-1969) provided by Raylene Means of Texas, great granddaughter of Claude Hurlburt James.


Elmer S. James (1880-1957), Find A Grave Memorial, ID No. 59821139, by ProgBase, added October 9, 2010.


Claude H. James (1885-1969), Id., Memorial ID. No. 74478985, by Leonard Louis Meador, added August 5, 2011.


Updated: January 2, 2021