James Family Archives

 

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Children of John R. James (1836-?) of Bedford County, Virginia and Celeste Achie:

1.   George S. or “L.” James:  born circa 1855 in Ladonia, Fannin County, Texas.

2.   Joshua James:  born circa 1859 in Ladonia, Fannin County, Texas.

3.   McHenry or “Mehrig” James:  born circa 1860 in Ladonia, Fannin County, Texas.

4.   Mary James:  born circa 1862 in Ladonia, Fannin County, Texas.

5.   John R. James, Jr.:  born January 7, 1865 in Ladonia, Fannin County, Texas; married January 13, 1887 in Comanche County, Texas by E.R. Bryant, Jr., Justice of the Peace, to Fannie E. Emberton (1869-1957), daughter of John Thomas Emberton (1822-1901) and Mary E. Parker (1828-1904); died April 17, 1940 (aged 75); buried at Mount Olivet Cemetery, Fort Worth, Tarrant County, Texas.
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Notes:

John R. James (1836-?) was the son of Joel L. James (1811-1875) and Angelina Ryan (1812-1906) of Bedford County, Virginia.

Sources:

Records of the James Family Archives.

1860 U.S. Census for Beat No. 4, Fannin County, Texas, Household of John R James, with family: George S. James (age 5); Joshua James (age 1).

1870 U.S. Census for Precinct No. 3, Ladonia, Fannin County, Texas; With mother only: George S. James (age 15); Joshua James (aged 13); McHenry James (age 10); Mary James (age 8); and, John R. James, Jr. (age 5).

John R. James (1865-1940), Find A Grave Memorial, ID No. 101055263, by Kelley Bean, added Nov. 21, 2012.

Fannie E. (Emberton) James (1869-1957), Id., Memorial ID No. 101055205, by Kelley Bean, added Nov. 21, 2012.

Updated:  September 7, 2020