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Children of Elias James (1797-1870) and Nancy Bandy (1806-1846) of Bedford County, Virginia:

 

1.  Leroy Campbell James:

 

2.  Mary Anna James: married Isaac L. West (1828-1860), son of Samuel Irving West (1793-1881) and Mary Anna James (1799-1890).

 

3.  Maslin James:

 

4:  Isaac Lafayette James: born May 6, 1825 in Bedford County, Virginia; married October 21, 1850 in Franklin County, Virginia to Harriet E. Carter (born circa 1832), daughter of Lawson H. Carter (1790-1848) and Elizabeth S. Carper (1805-1878); died January 27, 1897 (aged 71) in Boone County, Missouri.

 

5.  Jockey Richmond James: born February 9, 1827 in Bedford County, Virginia; died November 11, 1849.

 

6.  Martin Van Buren James:

 

7.  Nancy Ann James: born August 4, 1829 in Bedford County, Virginia; died November 11, 1849.

 

8.  Celia Elizabeth James: born circa 1835; married Thomas B. Bond (born circa 1826).

 

9.  Susan Emily James: born June 21, 1838 in Bedford County, Virginia; died July 30, 1840.

 

10. Amanda Elmira James: born October 4, 1841 in Bedford County, Virginia; died circa 1849.

 

11. Samuel Elias James: born circa 1843; married October 31, 1867 in Bedford County, Virginia to Annie Elizabeth Neighbors (1851-1904), daughter of Henry Neighbors (1825-1907) and Susan E. West (1823-1906); died January 3, 1921 in Rutledge, Montana; known children include: Sidney Baxter James, Nannie Cordelia James, Alma Darling James, Mary Susan James, Myrtle James and Irene James.

 

Children of Elias James (1797-1870) and Agnes Susan Preston (1830-1871) of Bedford County, Virginia:

 

12. Matson R. James: born July 6, 1854 in Bedford County, Virginia; married October 24, 1878 in Virginia to Minnie Linwood Fox (1861-1938), daughter of John Condrey Fox (1817-1889) and Sarah Ann Peck (1822-1887); died circa 1891 in Vinton, Roanoke County, Virginia; known children include: Lillian James, Fox J. James, Ruth Ann James (born September 17, 1886 in Vinton, Roanoke County, Virginia) and Charles Edward James.

 

13. Joel B. James: born November 6, 1855 in Bedford County, Virginia; died prior to 1860.

 

14. Rosann “Rosa” A. James: born December 25, 1857 in Bedford County, Virginia; married circa 1880 to Edward Martin Jones (1857-1944); died December 17 1915 (aged 57) in Roanoke County, Virginia; buried at Mountain View Cemetery, Vinton, Roanoke County, Virginia; known children include: Nina A. Jones and Rosa Jeter Jones.

 

15. B. James: born circa 1859

 

16. Thomas M. James: born February 15, 1861 in Roanoke County, Virginia; married December 28, 1888 in Dover, Lafayette County, Missouri to Melissa Pearson (1869-1964), daughter of Josial Pearson (1834-1919) and Lydia Thomas (1835-1926); died October 29, 1936 (aged 75) in Clay Township, Camden, Lafayette County, Missouri; buried October 31, 1936 in Camden, Lafayette County, Missouri; known children include: Myrtle James, Frank James, Jesse James, Charles James and Ida Ellen James.

 

17. Charles Ballard James: born August 5, 1863; married circa 1883 to Ida Louisa McIntosh (1865-1944); died June 8, 1932 (aged 68) in Kansas City, Jackson County, Missouri; buried at Elmwood Cemetery, Kansas City, Jackson County, Missouri; known children include: Lida Cynthia James and Ida Sarah James.

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Notes:

 

Elias James (1797-1870) was the son of Isaac Daniel James (1770-1853) and Mary Elizabeth “Polly” James (1774-1864) of Upper Merion Township, Montgomery County, Pennsylvania.

 

Sources:

 

Biographic information about Leroy Campbell James found in:

 

1.  Records of the James Family Archives.

 

Biographic information about Mary Anna James found in:

 

1.  Records of the James Family Archives.

 

2. Rootsweb at: https://wc.rootsweb.com/trees/104781/I051489/-/descendancy.

 

Biographic information about Maslin James found in:

 

1.  Records of the James Family Archives.

 

Biographic information about Isaac Lafayette (1825-1897) James found in:

 

1.  Records of the James Family Archives.

 

2.  WikiTree at: https://www.wikitree.com/wiki/James-9240.

 

3.  Geneanet at: https://gw.geneanet.org/caflory?lang=en&pz=bernard+isadore&nz=flory&p=isaac +lafayette&n=james.

 

4.  Lawson H. Carter, Elizabeth S. Carper Virtual Cemetery on Find A Grave at: https://www.findagrave.com /virtual-cemetery/441091?page=1#sr-6607700.

 

Biographic information about Jockey Richmond James (1827-1849) found in:

 

1.  Records of the James Family Archives.

 

2.  Ancestry at https://www.ancestry.com/genealogy/records/jockey-richmond-james-24-27hj9m8.

 

Biographic information about Martin Van Buren James found in:

 

1.  Records of the James Family Archives.

 

Biographic information about Nancy Ann James (1829-1849) found in:

 

1.  Records of the James Family Archives.

 

2.  Rootsweb at: https://wc.rootsweb.com/trees/104781/I051489/-/descendancy.

 

Biographic information about Celia Elizabeth James (born circa 1835) found in:

 

1.  Records of the James Family Archives.

 

2.  1870 Federal Census for the Inhabitants of Chamblissburg Township, Bedford County, Virginia, Page No. 61, Line 39, dated September 30, 1870, Household of Thomas B. Bond (Line 37), aged 44, farmer and Elizabeth C. Bond (Line 38), aged 35, keeping house, with Rosa James (Line 39) aged 13, white female.

 

Biographic information about Susan Emily James (1838-1840) found in:

 

1.  Records of the James Family Archives.

 

2.  RootsWeb at: https://wc.rootsweb.com/trees/104781/I051489/-/descendancy.

 

Biographic information about Amanda Elmira James (1841-1849) found in:

 

1.  Records of the James Family Archives.

 

2.  RootsWeb at: https://wc.rootsweb.com/trees/104781/I051489/-/descendancy.

 

Biographic information about Samuel Elias James (1943-1921) found in:

 

1.  Records of the James Family Archives.

 

2.  RootsWeb at: https://wc.rootsweb.com/trees/104781/I051489/-/descendancy.

 

3.  RootsWeb at https://wc.rootsweb.com/trees/104781/I051214/annieelizabeth-neighbors/individual#1.

 

Biographic information about Matson R. James (1861-1936) found in:

 

1.  The 1860 Federal Census for the Inhabitants of the Southern Revenue District of Bedford County, Virginia, Page No. 47, Line 1, dated July 9, 1860 - "Elias James," aged 60, male, occupation "trader," no real estate, personal property valued at 200, born in Virginia. Within his household is: "S.A. James" (Line 2), aged 30, female, born in Virginia; "M. James" (Line 3), aged 6, male, born in Virginia; "R.A. James" (Line 4), aged 3, female, born in Virginia; and, "B. James" (Line 5), aged 1, male born in Virginia.  

 

2.  The 1870 Federal Census for the Inhabitants of Chamblissburg Township, Bedford County, Virginia, Page No. 52, Line 21, dated August 30, 1870 - "Matson R. James," aged 16, white male, occupation "saddler" living with Samuel James (Line 18), aged 27, white male, occupation "saddler"; Anne E. James (Line 19), aged 19, white female, keeping house; and, Sydney B. James (Line 20), aged 2, white male.  

 

3.  A Guide to the Mrs. C.D. [Minne Linwood] Eubank Accout Books, 1916-1927, A Collection in Special Collections, Collection Number MS2010-056 in which it is provided, “BIOGRAPHICAL INFORMATION - Mrs. C. D. Eubank is most likely Minnie Linwood Fox (James) Eubank. She was born about 1862 in Vinton, Virginia. In 1878, she married a saddler named Matson James. In 1892, she married Dr. Charles D. Eubank. She died in Virginia in 1938.”

     http://ead.lib.virginia.edu/vivaxtf/view?docId=vt/viblbv00701.xml.

 

4.  Terry Mason’s Family History Site at: ttp://www.tmason1.com/pafc2280.htm#63250C1.

 

5.  Find A Grave Memorial for Ruth Ann James Kelly (1886-1956), daughter of Matson R. James (1861-1936), Memorial ID No. 189360150, created by Roberta Dalton, added May 1, 2018.

 

Biographic information about Joel B. James (born 1855) found in:

 

1.  Terry Mason’s Family History Site at: ttp://www.tmason1.com/pafc2280.htm#63250C1.

 

Biographic information about Rosann “Rosa” A. James (1857-1915) found in:

 

1.  The 1860 Federal Census for the Inhabitants of the Southern Revenue District of Bedford County, Virginia, Page No. 47, Line 1, dated July 9, 1860 - "Elias James," aged 60, male, occupation "trader," no real estate, personal property valued at 200, born in Virginia. Within his household is: "S.A. James" (Line 2), aged 30, female, born in Virginia; "M. James" (Line 3), aged 6, male, born in Virginia; "R.A. James" (Line 4), aged 3, female, born in Virginia; and, "B. James" (Line 5), aged 1, male born in Virginia.

 

2.  The 1870 Federal Census for the Inhabitants of Chamblissburg Township, Bedford County, Virginia, Page No. 61, Line 39, dated September 30, 1870 - "Rosa James," aged 13, white female living with Thomas B. Bond (Line 37), aged 44, farmer and Elizabeth C. Bond (Line 38), aged 35, keeping house. Rosa is the only reported child in this household.

 

3.  Terry Mason’s Family History Site at: ttp://www.tmason1.com/pafc2280.htm#63250C1.

 

4.  Find A Grave Memorial for Rosa D. James (1859-1915), Memorial ID No. 189144158, created by Roberta Dalton, added April 24, 2018.

 

Biographic information about B. James (born circa 1859) found in:

 

1.   The 1860 Federal Census for the Inhabitants of the Southern Revenue District of Bedford County, Virginia, Page No. 47, Line 1, dated July 9, 1860 - "Elias James," aged 60, male, occupation "trader," no real estate, personal property valued at 200, born in Virginia. Within his household is: "S.A. James" (Line 2), aged 30, female, born in Virginia; "M. James" (Line 3), aged 6, male, born in Virginia; "R.A. James" (Line 4), aged 3, female, born in Virginia; and, "B. James" (Line 5), aged 1, male born in Virginia.

 

2.   Terry Mason’s Family History Site at: ttp://www.tmason1.com/pafc2280.htm#63250C1.

 

Biographic information about Thomas M. James (1861-1936) found in:

 

1.  Family records of Brian James of Camden, Lafayette County, Missouri - great grandson of Thomas M. James provided to the James Family Archives.

 

2.  Missouri State Board of Health, Bureau of Vital Statistics, Certificate of Death, No. 38188, Registered No. 19, dated December 3, 1936 for Tomas M. James of Camden, Lafayette County, Missouri.  

 

3.  Terry Mason’s Family History Site at: http://www.tmason1.com/pafc2280.htm#63250C1.

 

Biographic information about Charles Ballard James (1863-1932) found in:

 

1.  Find A Grave at Memorial ID No. 105349743, created by McKenzie, added February 16, 2013.

 

2.  Missouri State Board of Health, Bureau of Vital Statistics, Certificate of Death, File No. 19499, Registered No. 2303, dated June 7, 1932 for Charles Ballard James of Kansas City, Jackson County, Missouri.

 

3.  Terry Mason’s Family History Site : http://www.tmason1.com/pafc2280.htm#63250C1.

 

Updated:  December 22, 2019