Children of David Sylvester James (1850-1909) of Wabash County, Indiana and Margaret
Ann Shively (1858-1921) of Lucas County, Ohio:
1. Eva Elmina James: born March 21, 1875 in Woodburn, Clarke County, Iowa; married
November 21, 1895 in North Loup, Nebraska to Willis Edwin Lewis (1872–1951), son
of Clinton Russel Lewis (1838-1887) and Electa Rowena Fuller (1842-1904); died January
7, 1945 (aged 69) in Roosevelt, Duchesne County, Utah; buried at Roosevelt Memorial
Park, Roosevelt, Duchesne County, Utah; known children include: Margaret Rowena
Lewis, Edna Rose Lewis, Minnie Opal Lewis, Agnes Otey Lewis, Chlora Elmina Lewis,
Hazel Utahna Lewis, Russel Guy Lewis and James Willis Lewis.
2. Royal Urgus James: born May 14, 1876 in Woodburn, Clarke County, Iowa; married
to Sarah Cynobria Hamer (1877-1950), daughter of Thomas H. Hamer and Julie Ann Clement;
died July 12, 1948 (aged 72) in Cashmere, Chelan County, Washington; buried at Cashmere
Cemetery, Cashmere, Chelan County, Washington; known children include: Norrel D.
James, Margaret A. James, Julia Ruth James, Dow Shively James, Ora Evelyn James,
Grace O. James and Otey Keith James.
3. Rosa May James: born October 12, 1877 in Woodburn, Clarke County, Iowa; married
to John G. Neff; died September 23, 1965 (aged 87) in Florence, Pinal County, Arizona;
buried at Valley Memorial Park Cemetery, Section C, in Coolidge, Pinal County, Arizona;
known children include: James G. Neff and Bayard Neff.
4. David Burtola James, Sr.: born February 17, 1879 in Woodburn, Clarke County,
Iowa; married May 23, 1903 in Ord, Valley County, Nebraska to Lessie Linn VanZant
(1884-1976), daughter of David Milton VanZant (1842-1924) and Emma Jane Nesbitt (-1931);
died May 30, 1968 (aged 89) in Lincoln, Lancaster County, Nebraska; buried at Sterling
Cemetery, Block SE, Sterling, Johnson County, Nebraska; known children include: Josephine
James, David Burtola James, Jr., Katherine James, Elizabeth James and Lynn Austin
5. Susan Harriet James: born June 11, 1880 in Woodburn, Clarke County, Iowa; died
June 12, 1881 (aged 1 year) in Woodburn, Clarke County, Iowa; buried at Ottawa Cemetery,
South Section, Row 5, Headstone 7, Ottawa, Clarke County, Iowa.
6. Minni Adyca James: born September 17, 1881 in Woodburn, Clarke County, Iowa;
married July 8, 1912 in Gentry, Arkansas to Frederick August Christensen (1888–1964),
son of Rasmus Larsen Christensen and Augusta Philippa Miller; died September 1974
(aged 92–93) in Arcadia, Valley County, Nebraska; buried at Arcadia Cemetery, Section
3, Row 12 in Arcadia, Valley County, Nebraska; known children include: Mildred Adyca
Christensen and Margaret Christensen.
7. Darley “Darl” Shively James: born May 16, 1890 in Parnell, Greeley County, Nebraska,
married to Letha L. James (1890–1968); died February 14, 1956 (aged 65); buried at
Walnut Grove Cemetery, Worthington, Franklin County, Ohio.