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Children of Clarence James (1886-1953) of Adair County, Iowa and Edith May Gustin (1897-1976) of Cedar County, Iowa:



1.   Pauline May James:  born February 21, 1916 in Guthrie County, Iowa; married February 19, 1936 in Marysville, Nodaway County, Missouri to Ellsworth Julius Randolph (1913-1995); died October 1, 2001 in Hemet, Riverside County, California; ashes spread in July 2002 in Grand Mesa, Colorado; known children include:  Dennis Randolph, Gary Randolph, Linda Randolph and Edith “Randi” Corline Randolph.


2.   Eveline Ramona James:  born October 9, 1917 in Guthrie County, Iowa; married September 11, 1946 in Greenfield, Franklin County, Massachusetts to Douglas Raymond Kecy (1920-1992); died April 1, 2011 in Guthrie Center, Guthrie County, Iowa; buried in Union Cemetery, Guthrie Center, Guthrie County, Iowa.


3.   Leona Beatrice James:  born January 29, 1920 in Guthrie County, Iowa; first married October 25, 1936 in Guthrie Center, Guthrie County, Iowa to Gail Harland Emmons (1915-1976); second marriage June 26 1985 in Jewel, Iowa to Stuart Barkema (1915-); died April 15, 1998 in Des Monies, Polk County, Iowa; buried at Evergreen Cemetery in Jewel, Iowa.


4.   Dale Clarence James:  born September 27, 1921 in Guthrie County, Iowa; first married March 8, 1941 to Mavadelle Branson (1923-); second marriage February 22, 1952 to Mary Lou Jorgensen (1932-2012); died March 29, 1998 in Waterloo, Black Hawk County, Iowa.


5.   Ila Jean James:  born April 30, 1924 in Guthrie County, Iowa; first married October 15, 1944 in San Diego, California to Richard Sessler (1921-1966); second marriage April 18, 1969 in Fort Dodge, Iowa to Frank Byrne (1919-2009); died February 19, 1984 in Fort Dodge, Webster County, Iowa; buried in North Lawn Cemetery, Fort Dodge, Webster County, Iowa.






Clarence James (1886-1953) was the son of Jesse Kersey James (1849-1931) of Madison County, Indiana and Matilda Delila Cox (1858-1927).



Clarence James & Edith May Gustin Family Group Sheet provided by Linda Blanchard of Spokan Valley, Washington – Source cited as family records & cemetery records.


Family Records of Edith “Randi” Caroline Randolph of Denver, Colorado.


Added:  April 29, 2015