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