Children of Thomas “Andrew” James (circa 1804-circa 1851) and Mary Polly Bonds (circa
1807-) of Georgia:
1. Thomas James: born circa 1830 in Georgia.
2. Elizabeth James: born circa 1833 in Alabama.
3. Elias Walter James: born February 4, 1836 in Franklin County, Alabama; married
Cynthia McGary Richardson (1847-1915), daughter of John Richardson and Nancy Hester;
died January 24, 1917 in Pogo, Franklin County, Alabama; buried at the James Cemetery
near Pogo, Alabama at the base of Freedom Hills, overlooking the beautiful valley;
known children include: William Amos James, Robert David James, John Andrew James,
Thomas Enoch James, Daniel Jonson James, Alfred Clark James, Elias Wilson James,
Nancy Catherine James, Mary Etta James, Joe Guyton James, Naomi Samantha James, Modena
Alice James and Jim A. James.
4. William James: born circa 1837 in Franklin County, Alabama.
5. Rachel James: born circa 1840 in Franklin County, Alabama.
6. David James: born circa 1842 in Franklin County, Alabama.
7. Andrew Jackson James: born August 23, 1844 in Franklin County, Alabama; married
Martha “Mat” Ann Britnell; died November 8, 1902; known children include: Arthur
Lee James, Nora “Myrtle” James, George James, Cynthia James, Lillie James, Willie
James, Jennie Beulah James, Elias Hugh James, Edward N. James and Eugene James.
8. Enoch Jimmy James: born circa 1846 in Franklin County, Alabama, married about
1870 to Adeline Spruiell (1853-1879); died May 28, 1885 in Monroe County, Alabama;
buried at Shady Grove Cemetery, Clarendon, Arkansas; known children include: Virginia
(Jennie) Burton James and Malinda James.
Elias W. James (1836-) enlisted in Co. E, 4th Alabama “Roddey’s” Cavalry, CSA. His
younger brother Enoch also served in the same unit. Elias was severely wounded on
December 24, 1864 in a skirmish north of Decatur, Alabama. A Yankee shell exploded
near his horse, a piece of shrapnel struck him in the head. A piece of his skull
was shot out and covered with a metal plate. J. A. Taylor, of the same unit, carried
Elias home from the battlefield.
Information concerning Thomas A. James (c1803-c1850), son of Elias James (c1775-c1840)
possibly of Wilmington District, North Carolina comes from the family records of
Scott K. Williams.
Information concerning Enoch Jimmy James (c1846-1885), son of Thomas Andrew James
(c1803-c1850) comes from the family records of Preston Malone.
Census: 7th U.S. 1850 District No. 5, Franklin County, Alabama.
Census: 9th U.S. 1870 Township 7 Range 14, Nelsonville, Franklin County, Alabama