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Children of Ralph Edward James (1859-1937) and Paralee Payne (1864-1950) of Neshoba County, Mississippi:

 

1.   Tommy James: born 1882; died 1883 (aged 0–1); buried at Memorial Park, Union, Newton County, Mississippi.

 

2.   Harvey Malcolm James: born January 7, 1884 in Neshoba County, Mississippi; married 1907 in Stratton, Mississippi to Lora Louannie Collins (1890-1966), daughter of William Lee Collins (1864-1940) and Mary Jane Cleveland (1860-1929); died April 19, 1973 (aged 89) in Gulfport, Harrison County, Mississippi; buried at Evergreen Cemetery, Gulfport, Harrison County, Mississippi; known children include: Vera Mace James, Yewell Hailey James and William Ralph James.

 

3.   Edward Milton James: born April 9, 1885 in Neshoba County, Mississippi; married Ora Mae May (1892-1978); died April 15, 1952 (aged 67); buried at Memorial Park, Union, Newton County, Mississippi; known children include: Marzett H. James.

 

4.   Bertie James: born February 26, 1887; married in 1908 to Grover C. Burroughs (1883-1959);died September 23, 1978 (aged 91); buried at Neshoba Cemetery, Neshoba County, Mississippi; known children include: Carl Hall Burroughs.

 

5.   Minnie Alice James: born March 28, 1889; married 1919 to Roy Carlton Pugh (1886-1954); died December 9, 1976 (aged 87); buried at Andalusia Memorial Cemetery, Andalusia, Covington County, Alabama; known children include: Alice Geraldine Pugh.

 

6.   Velma J. James: born February 18, 1891; married December 10, 1911 to LeRoy Walton (1887-1969), son of Elijah Leroy Walton (1864-1941) and Jennie McBeath; died November 20, 1978 (aged 87); buried at Lindsey Cemetery, Walnut Grove, Leake County, Mississippi; known children include: Zadeen Walton.

 

7.   Pearl Cordelia James: born November 26, 1892; married William Micajah Gray (1893-1964), son of Robert Hartsell Gray (1860-1939) and Micajah Watkins King (1862–1914); died February 5, 1980 (aged 87); buried at Union Cemetery, Plat B, Lot 478, Site 10, Leesburg, Loudoun County, Virginia.

 

8.   Grover L. James: born December 17, 1894; married Wilma D. James (1910–2007); died March 6, 1984 (aged 89) in Newton County, Mississippi; buried at Memorial Park, Union, Newton County, Mississippi.

 

9.   Melvin Loavelle James: born December 10, 1896 in Union, Newton County, Mississippi; died March 27, 1897 (aged 3 months) in Union, Newton County, Mississippi; buried at Memorial Park, Union, Newton County, Mississippi.

 

10. Leila Grace James: born November 17, 1898 in Union, Newton County, Mississippi; married in 1917 to David Louis Dansby (1895-1980); died February 4, 1987 (aged 88) in Memphis, Shelby County, Tennessee; buried at Evergreen Cemetery, Gulfport, Harrison County, Mississippi.

 

11. Ida C. James: born 1901 in Union, Newton County, Mississippi; died 1901 (aged less than 1 year) in Union, Newton County, Mississippi; buried at Memorial Park, Union, Newton County, Mississippi.

 

12. Ava Demos James: born September 2, 1902 in Mississippi; married Hugh Dear; died January 31, 1931 (aged 28) in Meridian, Lauderdale County, Mississippi; buried at Magnolia Cemetery, Meridian, Lauderdale County, Mississippi; known children include: Carolyn Dear and James Hugh Dear.

 

13. Floyd Ollis James, Sr.: born January 4, 1905 in Neshoba, Neshoba County, Mississippi; married Elizabeth Mae Trest (1906-1948); died January 2, 1994 (aged 88) in Tunica, Tunica County, Mississippi; buried at Marks Cemetery, Marks, Quitman County, Mississippi; known children include: Floyd Ollis James, Jr.

 

14. Miley L. James: born February 12, 1907; died August 21, 1976 (aged 69); buried at Memorial Park, Union, Newton County, Mississippi.

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Notes:

 

Ralph Edward James (1859-1937) was the son of William Elias James (1823-1881) and Martha (Emma) Gains (1828-1912) of Elbert County, Georgia.

 

Sources:

 

Find A Grave Memorial for Tommy James (1882-1883), Memorial ID No. 190341584, created by Ralph, added June 4, 2018.

 

Find A Grave Memorial for Harvey Malcolm James (1884-1973), Memorial ID No. 196737817, created by William James, added February 9, 2019.

 

Find A Grave Memorial for Edward Milton James (1885-1952), Memorial ID No. 190758466, created by Ralph, added June 20, 2018.

 

Find A Grave Memorial for Bertie James Burroughs (1887-1978), Memorial ID No. 191014812, created by Mimosa, added June 30, 2018.

 

Find A Grave Memorial for Minnie Alice Pugh (1889-1876), Memorial ID No. 30216933, created by J. L. Cobb, added September 30, 2008.

 

Find A Grave Memorial for Velma J. Walton (1891-1978), Memorial ID No. 22645507, created by Brian, added November 3, 2007.

 

Find A Grave Memorial for Pearl Cordelia Gray (1892-1980), Memorial ID No. 50270566, created by Betty Frain, added March 26, 2010.

 

Find A Grave Memorial for Grover L. James (1894-1984), Memorial ID No. 186927922, created by Mona Hura, added January 28, 2018.

 

Find A Grave Memorial for Melvin Loavelle James (1896-1897), Memorial ID No. 190341660, created Ralph, added June 4, 2018.

 

Find A Grave Memorial for Leila Grace James Dansby (1898-1987), Memorial ID No. 196778904, created by William James, added February 11, 2019.

 

Find A Grave Memorial for Ida C James (1901-1901), Memorial ID No. 190341724, created by Ralph, added June 4, 2018.

 

Find A Grave Memorial for Ava D. Dear (1902-1931), Memorial ID No. 138145700, created by Terry Rasberry, added November 1, 2014.

 

Find A Grave Memorial for Floyd Ollis James, Sr. (1905-1994), Memorial ID No. 75205251, created by Sharon Fortner Wright, added August 20, 2011.

 

Find A Grave Memorial for Miley L. James (1907-1976), Memorial ID No. 190788381, created by Ralph, added June 22, 2018.

 

Photos:

 

Harvey Malcolm James (1884-1973):

 

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Lora Louannie Collins James (1890-1966), wife of Harvey Malcolm James (1884-1973):

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Updated:  September 16, 2019