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Children of Jesse James, Sr. (1892-1978) and Mary Eliza Godley (1890-1976) of Lafayette County Missouri:

 

1.  Elton W. James:  born May 14, 1919 in Camden, Ray County, Missouri; died September 13, 1928 (aged 9) in Lafayette County, Missouri; buried at Cravens Cemetery, Camden, Ray County, Missouri.

 

2.  Thomas Neigh James:  born January 15, 1921 in Camden, Ray County, Missouri; died December 14, 2003 (aged 82); buried at Cravens Cemetery, Camden, Ray County, Missouri.

 

3.  Norman Curtis James:  born April 28, 1922 n Camden, Ray County, Missouri; married July 19, 1947 at Excelsior Springs, Clay County, Missouri to Marie Baker (1925-2004), daughter of Oliver Baker (1871-1928) and Ora Day Thompson (1886-1952);died September 1, 1992 (aged 70); buried at Hillcrest Cemetery, Plot SE L65-4, Excelsior Springs, Clay County, Missouri; known children include: Stephen C. James, Gail James and Mary James.

 

4.  Mary Margaret James:  born November 17, 1923 in Camden, Ray County, Missouri; married June 27, 1942 to Elwyn Price Myers (1921-2008), son of Jennings Price Myers and Miriam Jones; died August 6, 2013 (aged 89) in Freeman, Cass County, Missouri; buried at Cravens Cemetery, Camden, Ray County, Missouri; known children include: Kevin Price Myers, James Kent Myers and Kimberly Kay Myers.

 

5.  Jesse James, Jr.:  born 1925 in Camden, Ray County, Missouri; married to Doris Evelyn Salyers (1923-2005); died December 12, 1983 (aged 57–58); buried at Richmond Memory Gardens, Richmond, Ray County, Missouri.

 

6.  Paul James:  born March 21, 1927 in Camden, Ray County, Missouri; married in Richmond, Ray County, Missouri to Joyce Gail Ogg, daughter of Thomas Ogg (1894-1994) and Violet Bernice Taylor (1905-1980); died October 7, 2001 (aged 74); buried at Cravens Cemetery, Camden, Ray County, Missouri; known children include: Michael Paul James, Brian Ray James (Family Tree Y-DNA Kit No. 919098) and Timothy Dale James.

 

7.  Leanna James:  born 1929 in Camden, Ray County, Missouri; died March 16, 1982 (aged 52–53); buried at Cravens Cemetery, Camden, Ray County, Missouri.

 

8.  Faye James:  born 1930 in Camden, Ray County, Missouri; married June 19, 1954 to Fred D. Hartman (1925-2005), son of Albert W. Hartman and Rosa Coon; died November 26, 2004 (aged 74); buried at Crown Hill Cemetery, Block 4, Wheat Ridge, Jefferson County, Colorado.

 

9.  Gloria James:  born 1936 in Camden, Ray County, Missouri.

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Notes:

 

Jesse James, Sr. was the son of Thomas M. James (1861-1936) of Roanoke County, Virginia and Melissa Pearson (1869-1964) of Ottumwa, Wapello County, Iowa.

 

Thomas Neigh James (1921-2003) was a corporal in the U.S. Army Air Force during World War II.

 

Norman Curtis James (1922-1992) was a sergeant in the U.S. Army during World War II.

 

Paul James (1927-2001) was a corporal in the U.S. Army during World War II.

 

Sources:

 

Family history information provided by Brian Ray James of Camden, Missouri, son of Paul James (1927-2001), and participant in the James Y-DNA Surname Project hosted by FamilyTree DNA at Kit No. 919098.

 

Biographic information about Elton W. James (1919-1928) also found in:

 

Find A Grave Memorial for Elton W. James (1919-1928), Memorial ID No. 71614517, created by kerri, added June 19, 2011.

 

Biographic information about Thomas Neigh James (1921-2003) also found in:

 

Find A Grave Memorial for Thomas Neigh James (1021-2003), Memorial ID No. 20228151, created by Charles W Brown, added July 2, 2007.

 

Biographic information about Norman Curtis James (1922-1992) also found in:

 

Find A Grave Memorial for Sgt Norman Curtis James (1922-1992), Memorial ID No. 62738044, created by Deb, added December 9, 2010.

 

Find A Grave Memorial for Marie Baker James (1925-2004), Memorial ID No. 25204636, created by Jean, added March 11, 2008.

 

Biographic information about Mary Margaret James (1923-2013) also found in:

 

Find A Grave Memorial for Mary Margaret James Myers (1923-2013), Memorial ID No. 115070549, created by Jarrott P. Cox, added August 7, 2013.

 

Find A Grave Memorial for Elwyn Price Myers (1921-2008), Memorial ID No. 27624790, created by HSH, added June 17, 2008.

 

Biographic information about Jesse James, Jr. (1925-1983) also found in:

 

Find A Grave Memorial for Jesse James, Jr. (1925-1983), Memorial ID No. 20228052, created by Charles W. Brown, added July 2, 2007.

 

Find A Grave Memorial for Doris Evelyn Salyers James (1923-2005), Memorial ID No. 20228043, created by Charles W. Brown, added July 2, 2007.

 

Biographic information about Paul James (1927-2001) also found in:

 

Find A Grave Memorial for Paul James (1927-2001), Memorial ID No. 20228137, created by Charles W. Brown, added July 2, 2007.

 

Biographic information about Leanna James (1929-1982) also found in:

 

Find A Grave Memorial for Leanna James (1929-1982), Memorial ID No. 20228121, created by Charles W. Brown, added July 2, 2007.

 

Biographic information about Faye James (1930-2004) also found in:

 

Find A Grave Memorial for Faye James Hartman (1930-2004), Memorial ID No. 203894152, created by Dan Fisher, added October 16, 2019.

 

Find A Grave Memorial for Fred D. Hartman (1925-2009), Memorial ID No. 203894061, created by Dan Fisher, added October 16, 2019.

 

Legacy.com Obituary for Fred D. Hartmen (1925-2009), Obituary ID No. 15365672, published in Denver Post on October 12, 2005.

 

Photos:

 

Mary Margaret James Myers (1923-2013):

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Updated:  December 22, 2019