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Children of David James (1816-1900) of Jefferson County, Ohio and Margaret McDonald (1820-):

 

1.  Rachel Ann James: born February 29, 1840 in Tuscarawas County, Ohio, married July 21, 1858 in Smyrna, Guernsey County, Ohio to Benjamin Crew Nicholson (1838-1919), son of Charles L. Nicholson and Narcissa Crew; died May 3, 1927 (aged 87) in Oskaloosa, Mahaska County, Iowa; burial at Evergreen Cemetery, Section 4, Lot 29, Superior, Nuckolls County, Nebraska; known children include: Harvey Crew Nicholson, Leslie J. Nicholson, Walter S. Nicholson, Emma Nicholson, Virda Nicholson and Mary Nicholson.

 

2.  Samuel James: born March 15, 1842 in Ohio, married December 56, 1872 in Mahaska County, Iowa at Coal Creek Monthly Meeting to Julia McDonald (1847-1925); died February 18, 1904; buried at (Old) White Cemetery at the north edge of Oskaloosa, Mahaska County, Iowa; no known children.

 

3.  Joseph McDonald James: born May 30, 1844 in Londonderry, Guernsey County, Ohio, married December 29, 1870 to Sarah Luisa Jones (1852-1920); died 1923; buried at Forest Lawn Memorial Park, “Victory Plot”, Glendale, Los Angeles County, California.

 

4.  Sarah Elizabeth James: born August 19, 1849 in Smyrna, Guernsey County, Ohio, married December 20, 1866 in Oskaloosa, Mahaska County, Iowa to Immer Needham Knight (1838-1898), son of Hiram Knight and Ann Crabtree; died March 15, 1926 (aged 76) in Oskaloosa, Mahaska County, Iowa; buried at Forest Cemetery, Oskaloosa, Mahaska County, Iowa; known children include: Margaret Alice Knight, Mary Elizabeth Knight, Julia Lillian Knight, Meda Ann Knight and Nellie Bernice Knight.

 

5.  Martha “Mattie” Lucretia James: born November 26, 1851 at Smyrna, Guernsey County. Ohio; married April 30, 1879 in Oskaloosa, Mahaska County, Iowa to Benjamin Delos Goodner (1852-1917); died 1895; buried at New Sharon Friends Cemetery, New Sharon, Mahaska County, Iowa; known children include: Clifford William Goodner, Walter J. Goodner, Omer D. Goodner and Lenna O. Goodner.

 

Children of David James (1816-1900) of Jefferson County, Ohio and Rachel W. Carson (1819-1889):

 

6.  William Carson James: born January 3, 1860 in Smyrna, Guernsey County, Ohio; married April 13, 1892 in Dwight, Morris County, Kansas to Amy Rebecca Hodgin (1868-1938), daughter of Daughter of Stephen Hodgin and Sarah Milhouse; died December 23, 1937 (aged 77) in Fairhope, Baldwin County, Alabama; buried at Fairhope Friends Quaker Cemetery, Fairhope, Baldwin County, Alabama; known children include: Walter S. James and Eva Rachel James.

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Notes:

 

David James (1816-1900 was the son of George James (1786-1844) of Washington County, Pennsylvania and Sarah Barber (1790-1844).

 

Sources:

 

Records of the family of David James (1816-1900) provided by Mary P. Patterson of Washington, Iowa; the great, great granddaughter of David James and granddaughter of Meda Ann Knight.

 

Find A Grave Memorial for David James (1816-1900), Memorial ID No. 77569353, created by Carla Burdock, added October 3, 2011.

 

Find A Grave Memorial for Rachel Ann James Nicholson (1840-1927), Memorial ID No. 43758880, created by Peggy Bargen Duey, added October 31, 2009.

 

Find A Grave Memorial for Samuel James (1842-1904), Memorial ID No. 61794877, created by Lloyd Patterson, added November 17, 2010.

 

Find A Grave Memorial for Joseph M James (1844-1870), Memorial ID No. 55983114, created by Carolyn (Schmidt) Alves, added August 5, 2010.

 

Find A Grave Memorial for Sarah Elizabeth James Knight (1849-1926), Memorial ID No. 12585992, created by Shelli Steedman, added December 2, 2005.

 

Find A Grave Memorial for Martha Lucretia “Mattie” James Goodner (1851-1895), Memorial ID No. 31316968, created by Shelli Steedman, added November 11, 2008.

 

Find A Grave Memorial for William Carson James (1860-1937), Memorial ID No. 32623851, created by Kelly Smith Acreman, added January 4, 2009.

 

Pictures:

 

Wedding photo of Sarah Elizabeth James Knight (1849-1926).

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Wedding photo of Immer Needham Knight (1838-1898).

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Martha “Mattie” Lucretia James (1851-1895) (to the right) and family:

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Updated: March 8, 2020