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Children of Andrew Jackson James (1844-1902) and Martha Ann Britnell (1858–1925) of Franklin, County, Alabama:

 

1.  Arthur Lee Cleveland James:  born 1886; died 1949.

 

2.  Nora “Myrtle” Hessentine James:  born 1887; died 1903.

 

3.  George Elmer James:  born 1889; died 1889.

 

4.  Eugene Berdine James:  born July 29, 1890 in Lauderdale County, Alabama; married to Waymon Pearl Ray (1898–1988), daughter of Noah Lee Ray and Frances Leona Haddock; died February 28, 1952 (aged 61) in Lauderdale County, Alabama; buried at Florence Cemetery in Florence, Lauderdale County, Alabama; known children include:  Buford James.

 

5.  Cynthia Eruby Fannie Bell James:  born November 3, 1891 in Rock Creek, Colbert County, Alabama; married October 10, 1907 in Florence, Lauderdale County, Alabama to Louis Dewitt Coburn; died July 6,1965 in Florence, Lauderdale County, Alabama; buried at Florence City Cemetery, Florence, Lauderdale County, Alabama; known children include:  Ella Lucille Coburn, Marshall Reece Coburn, Mattie Loraine Coburn, Ralph Dewitt Coburn, Lillian “Lillie” Mae Coburn, Cynthia Aurelia Coburn, James Simpson Coburn and Louis Jackson Coburn.

 

6.  Lillie Pearl James:  born August 31, 1893 in Rock Creek, Colbert County, Alabama; died February 3, 1970 in Florence, Alabama.

 

7.  Willie Earl James:  born August 31, 1893 in Rock Creek, Colbert County, Alabama; married to O.L. Watson; died May 21, 1915 (aged 21); buried at Florence Cemetery, Florence, Lauderdale County, Alabama..

 

8.  Elias Hugh Jackson James:  born 1895; died 1956.

 

9.  Jennie Beulah James:  born 1895; died 1895.

 

10. Edward Newman James:  born October 24, 1901 in Alabama; married April 1, 1923 in Colbert County, Alabama to Ira Belle Denton (1902-2001) daughter of Hiram Denton and Emily Josephine Hill; died December 28, 1982 (aged 81); buried at Rock Creek Cemetery, Colbert County, Alabama; known children include:  Jesse Clopton James, Vera Viola James, Malcolm Wallace James, Bryson Lemoine James, Edward Ira James and Graham Farris James.

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Notes:

 

Andrew Jackson James (1844-1902) was the son of Thomas James (c1803-c1850) and Mary Polly Bonds (circa 1807-) of Georgia

 

Sources:

 

Family Records of Sandra and Edward Louis James.

 

Information on Cynthia Eruby Fannie Bell James (1891-1965) from “Genealogy Report: Descendants of George Cockburn I” on Genealogy.com (2017), posted by Kristi Toland.

 

Find A Grave Memorial for Eugene Berdine James (1890-1952), Memorial ID No. 76238280, created by Dan Woodruff, added September 9, 2011.

 

Find A Grave Memorial for Willie Earl James (1893-1915), Memorial ID No. 59414640, created by Kathline Forrester, added September 30, 2010.

 

Find A Grave Memorial for Edward Newman James (1901-1982), Memorial ID No. 33456474, created by Preston Malone, added February 1, 2009.

 

Photos:

 

Below is a photo taken circa 1909 of Edward Newman James (1901-1982) and his mother Martha Ann Britnell (1858–1925).

 

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Updated:  March 31, 2019