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Children of Isaac James (1797-1880) and Elizabeth C. (E.) (1803-circa 1860) of Georgia:

 

1.   William Elias James: born January 3, 1823 in Elbert County, Georgia; married September 18, 1844 in Elbert County, Georgia to Martha (Emma) Gains (1829-1912), daughter of Robert Taliaferro Gaines and Sarah Alexander; died August 28, 1881 in Mississippi; known children include:  Laura Elizabeth James, Thomas A. James, Luther Sanford James, William Marion James, John Hamilton James, Levingston Martin James, Ralph Edward James, Sarah Frances Mildred James, Mary Talulah James, Martha Emma James, Donia Alice James and Delia Abby James.

 

2.   Thomas Edmund James: born August 23, 1824 in Elbert County, Georgia; married November 13, 1844 in Elbert County, Georgia to Katherine Mansfield Adams (1825-), daughter of William Henry Adams and Sarah Head

 

3.   Miriam Elizabeth James: born February 4, 1826 in Elbert County, Georgia; married September 14, 1843 in Elbert County Georgia to Elbert B. Adams, son of William Henry Adams and Sarah Head; known children include: Dun L. Adams, William A. Adams, M.P. Adams, S.C. Adams, S.D. Adams and J. J. Adams.

 

4.   Martha Emily James: born April 5, 1828 in Elbert County, Georgia; married March 7, 1844 in Elbert County, Georgia to John Thomas Sayer (1813-1889), son of Robert S. Sayer and Martha Nelms died 1920 in Madison County, Georgia; known children include: William Oscar Sayer, Sarah Elizabeth Sayer, S.T. Sayer, Florence Lumpkin Sayer, Martha Jane Anne Sayer, John Sanford Sayer, Robert Sayer, Mary Phillura Sayer, James Ewell Sayer, Susan Ida Sayer, Lora E. Sayer and Joseph Archibald Sayer.

 

5.   Isaac Richard James: born February 23, 1830 in Elbert County, Georgia; married December 12, 1850 in Elbert County, Georgia to Lucinda Elizabeth Adams (1831-1900), daughter of William Henry Adams and Sarah Head; died October 15, 1863 in Mississippi Springs, Mississippi; known children include: Martha A. James, William Isaac James, Sarah Elizabeth James, Mary Frances James and Ausbon Augustus James.

 

6.   Maryan Amanda James: born July 7, 1832 in Elbert County, Georgia; married October 6, 1859 in Elbert County, Georgia to James C. Ruff (1836-).

 

7.   Marion Lumpkin James: born July 21, 1834 in Elbert County, Georgia; married January 3, 1858 in Elbert County, Georgia to Tabitha E. Thornton (1838-); died April 26, 1865 in Camp Chase, Columbus Ohio as a prisoner of the Civil War; known children include: Francis James and Martha Emily James.

 

8.   Alven Alexander James: born February 25, 1837 in Elbert County, Georgia; married December 24, 1857 in Elbert County, Georgia to Martha C. Wanslow (1838-1911), daughter of Fleming Wanslow and Rebecca Patterson; died May 18, 1910 in Elbert County, Georgia; known children include: Cassie James, Isaac James, Georgia Francis James, Mary C. James, Lizzie Rebecca James, Denae F. James, Mittie Sue James and Carrie Jeffie James.

 

9.   Susannah Frances James: born August 29, 1840 in Elbert County, Georgia; first marriage in 1870 to Augustus B. Johnson (1842-); second married on December 22, 1860 in Elbert County, Georgia to William C. Prather; died circa 1874; known children include: Missoury Elizabeth Johnson and Sanford Augusta Johnson.

 

10.  Sanford Augustus James: born August 12, 1842 in Elbert County, Georgia; died September 2, 1862 in Camp Pleasant, Vicksburg, Mississippi.

 

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Notes:

 

Isaac James (1797-1880) was the son of Elias James (c1775-c1840) of Wilmington District, North Carolina.

 

Sources:

 

Information concerning Isaac James children comes from the family records of William Ralph James, Jr. of Marietta, Georgia.

 

DNA evidence is provided by Lee Allyn James of Olympia, Washington courtesy of the James Y-DNA Surname Project.