Children of Jonathan James (circa 1785-1843) and Polly Bandy of Bedford County, Virginia:

 

 

1.   Joel L. James:  born February 28, 1811 in Bedford County, Virginia; issued marriage bond in Bedford County, Virginia August 22, 1831 for marriage to Angelina Ryan (1812-1906), daughter of William Ryan; departed Bedford County circa 1849 and migrated to Taylor County, Kentucky; departed Taylor County circa 1852 and migrated to Grayson County, Texas; moved to Fannin County, Texas circa 1861 and finally to Hunt County, Texas circa 1870; died September 11, 1875 in Hunt County, Texas; buried in Lebanon Cemetery near the Town of Commerce, Hunt County, Texas; known children include:  William George James, Mary Elizabeth James, John R. James, Nancy Ann James and Malinda James.

 

2.   George Washington James:  born September 17, 1812 in Bedford County, Virginia; issued marriage bond December 20, 1833 in Bedford County, Virginia for marriage to Elizabeth West (?-1850), daughter of George & Sarah West; married 1834 in Botetourt County, Virginia to Elizabeth West (?-1850); second marriage circa 1855 to Martha Whoberry (1829-1879); departed Bedford County, Virginia circa 1849 and migrated to LaFayette County, Missouri and then to Kansas; died September 1864 in Arcadia, Mulberry County, Kansas; known children include:  Sarah Jane James, Mary Susan James, James W. James, Rhoda A. James, John N. James, George Washington James, Jr., Jonathan James, Noah James, Rachael James, Virginia James, Calvin Joel James, Martha Emaline James and La Fayette James.

 

3.   John James:  born December 12, 1814 in Bedford County, Virginia; issued marriage bond in Bedford County, Virginia January 18, 1841 for marriage to Agnes Chambers (05/15/1819-05/31/1891) with the consent of John Oyler; departed Bedford County circa 1849 and migrated to Taylor County, Kentucky; departed Taylor County and migrated to Grayson County, Texas; moved to Fannin County, Texas circa 1860; died October 24, 1863 of a heart attack while on duty on the Red River as a member of the Home Guard in Fannin County, Texas; buried in either New Harmony Cemetery or Pleasant Grove Cemetery located two miles east of the Town of Ladonia, Fannin County, Texas off of highway FM 64; known children include:  Rhoda Wadkins James, Polly A. James, Mary J. James, Joel W. James, Elizabeth James, Sarah G. O. James, and Martha E James.

 

4.   Polly James:

 

5.   Susannah James:  Issued marriage bond in Bedford County, Virginia July 31, 1847 for marriage to Daniel Jordan.

 

6.   Patsy Jane James:

 

7.   Jonathan James:  Issued marriage bond in Bedford County, Virginia September 24, 1849 for marriage to Mary Ann Whoard with John D. Pate as surety.

 

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Notes:

 

Jonathan James (1785-1843) was the son of Daniel James (1750-1817) and Susanna Bealert of Upper Merion Township, Montgomery County, Pennsylvania.

 

Sources:

 

Family Records of Steven Brian James of Fort Worth, Texas;

 

1840 Federal Census for Bedford County, Virginia – record of “G. James”;

 

1850 Federal Census for Clinton County, Kentucky – record for “G. James”;

 

1860 Federal Census for McGhee County, Kansas – page 5 for “G. James”;

 

1860 Federal Census for Johnson County, Missouri – record for “Mary Claunch”;

 

1860 Territorial Census for Kansas;

 

1865 Kansas State Census Records for Crawford County;

 

1875 Kansas State Census Records for Crawford County;

 

1885 Kansas State Census Records for Crawford County;

 

1900 Federal Census for Lincoln County, Oklahoma – record for “James James”;

 

1900 Federal Census for Lincoln County, Oklahoma – record for “Noah James”;

 

Family Bible Record of George and Sarah Tindle.

 

 

Revised June 17, 2014