James Family Archives

 

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Children of Evan James (1842-1938) and Sarah Elizabeth Leedy (1850-1924) of Greensboro Township, Henry County, Indiana:

 

1.   Josephine James:  died as an infant.

 

2.   Mary Pearl James: born circa 1873; married Allen Luther Tweedy (1870-1942), son of John F. Tweedy (1842-1924) and Mary Elizabeth Hummer (1852-1916); died circa 1961 (aged 87–88); buried at Center Grove Cemetery, Lincolnville, Wabash County, Indiana; known children include Ruth E. Tweedy.

 

3.   Chester Craig James: born June 17, 1883; married Julia Christine Walker (1891-1977), daughter of Benjamin Card Walker (1838-1912) and Jane Marion Roberts (1844-1924); died January 24, 1949 (aged 65); buried at Center Grove Cemetery, Lincolnville, Wabash County, Indiana.

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Notes:

 

Evan James (1842-1938) was the son of Jesse K. James (1814-1896) of Jefferson County, Ohio and Mary Elizabeth Harvey (1813-1900).

 

Sources:

 

Family records of David P. Curtis of Dousman, Wisconsin, great, great grandson of Evan James (1842-1938).

 

Mary Pearl (James) Tweedy (1873-1961), Find A Grave Memorial, ID No. 35950747, by V.F., added April 16, 2009.

 

Allen Luther Tweedy (1870-1942), Id., Memorial ID No. 35950638, by V.F., added April 16, 2009.

 

Chester Craig James (1883-1949), Id., Memorial ID No. 35881686, by V.F., added April 14, 2009.

 

Julia Christine (Walker) James (1891-1977), Id., Memorial ID No. 35881764 , by V.F., added April 14, 2009.

 

Photos:

 

The James family circa 1910, possibly on the farm belonging to Jesse K. James (1814-1896). The small child, a girl, who appears to be around the age of 4 years seated on the lap of the elderly gentleman with two women seated behind him seated in the second row from the bottom and in the fourth position from the right appears to be Ruth E. Tweedy (1906-1970). The elderly man whose lap she is seated upon appears to be her grandfather Evan James (1842-1938).  The elderly man seated directly to the right of Evan is his brother David Ridgeway James (1847-1930). The couple in the third row from the bottom, second and third from the right appear to be Mary Pearl (James) Tweedy (1873-1961) and her husband Allen Luther Tweedy (1870-1942).

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Left to right: Mary Pearl James (1873-1961), daughter Ruth E. Tweedy (1906–1970), Allen Luther Tweedy (1870-1942).

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Chester Craig James (1883-1949) and Julia Christine Walker (1891-1977).

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Updated:  December 26, 2020