Children of William George James (1832-1908) of Bedford County, Virginia and
Lucinda Elizabeth “Betty” Whaley (1835-):

1.   John H. James:  born circa 1854 in Texas; appears in 1860 U.S. Census in Beat No. 4, Fannin County, Texas with family (age 6) but does not appear in any further census reports.

2.   George William James:  born May 25, 1856 in Fannin County, Texas; appears in 1860 U.S. Census in Beat No. 4, Fannin County, Texas with family (age 4); appears in 1870 U.S. Census in Ladonia, Fannin County, Texas with family (age 14); appears in 1880 U.S. Census in Precinct 6, Hunt County, Texas as head of household (age 24) and married to Alice James; appears in 1900 U.S. Census in Justice Precinct 8, Palo Pinto, Texas as head of household (age 44) and married to Alice James; first marriage September 11, 1879 in Hunt County, Texas to Martha Alice Dorris (1862-1933) daughter of Bennett Dorris and Bethena Wadsworth; possible second marriage on December 19, 1881 in Hunt County, Texas to L.E. Stivers; died June 18, 1901 in Strawn, Palo Pinto County, Texas; buried at Mount Marion Cemetery in Strawn, Palo Pinot County, Texas; known children through Martha Alice Dorris include:  Ursula Mae James, Myrtle James, Gentry James, Bessie James, Blanch James, Gertrude James and Earnest George James.

3.   Leroy C. James, a.k.a “Leonard”:  born circa 1858-59 in Texas; appears in 1860 U.S. Census in Beat No. 4, Fannin County, Texas with family as “Leroy C.” (age 1); appears in 1870 U.S. Census in Ladonia, Fannin County, Texas with family as “Leonard” (age12); appears in 1880 U.S. Census for Precinct No. 6, Hunt County, Texas with family as “Leroy C.” (age 21); married July 18, 1887 in Hunt County, Texas to Minnie Nail.

4.   Melinda Alice James:  born April 1861 in Texas; appears in 1870 U.S. Census in Ladonia, Fannin County, Texas with family (age 9); appears in 1880 U.S. Census for Precinct No. 6, Hunt County, Texas with family (age 18); appears in 1900 U.S. Census for Precinct No. 6, Hunt County, Texas as “Alice” with father only (age 39).

5.   Braxton Leftrich James:  born January 2, 1864 near Ladonia in Fannin County, Texas; appears in 1870 U.S. Census in Ladonia, Fannin County, Texas with family (age 6); appears in 1880 U.S. Census for Precinct No. 6, Hunt County, Texas with family (age 16); married December 24, 1891 in Hunt County, Texas to Flora Alice Johnson (1812-1960) daughter of Jackson J. Johnson; appears in 1900 U.S. Census for Precinct No. 6, Hunt County, Texas with wife and children; died August 8, 1923 in Abilene, Taylor County, Texas; buried at Shiloh Cemetery, north of Trent in Jones County, Texas; known children include:  Vera Blanch James (1892-1989), William Jackson James (1894-1976), Marvin Leftrich James (1895-1969), Ernest Orian James (1898-1899), Flora Agnes James (1900-1982), Manson Leon James (1902-1974), Elizabeth Alice James (1904-1972), Bessie Loraine James (1907-1997), Florence Rachel James (1912-), Robert Lee James (1914-1994).

6.   Florence Theodora James:  born circa 1866 near Ladonia in Fannin County, Texas; appears in 1870 U.S. Census in Ladonia, Fannin County, Texas with family (age 4); appears in 1880 U.S. Census for Precinct No. 6, Hunt County, Texas with family (age 14).

7.   Charles M. James: born circa 1868 near Ladonia in Fannin County, Texas; appears in 1870 U.S. Census in Ladonia, Fannin County, Texas with family (age 1); appears in 1880 U.S. Census for Precinct No. 6, Hunt County, Texas with family (age 12); married March 16, 1904 in Hunt County, Texas to Laura Griffis.

8.   Richard M. James:  born circa 1871; appears in 1880 U.S. Census for Precinct No. 6, Hunt County, Texas with family (age 9); married January 1, 1896 in Hunt County, Texas to Dora Allen.

9.   Carey C. James:  (daughter) born circa 1874; appears in 1880 U.S. Census for Precinct No. 6, Hunt County, Texas with family (age 6).

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Notes:

William George James (1832-1908) was the son of Joel L. James (1811-1875) and Angelina Ryan (1812

Sources:

Family Records of Larry Paul James of Sacramento, California