Children of George Washington James (1812-1864) and Elizabeth West of

Bedford County, Virginia:

 

1.   Sarah Jane James:  born January 15, 1834 in Bedford County, Virginia; married in 1851 to George W. Tindle (1823-1891); died 1913; known children include:  Emma Tindle, Lisey Jane Tindle, David Tindle, Sarah Tindle and Alfred Tindle.

 

2.   Mary Susan James:  born May 15, 1836 in Bedford County, Virginia; married March 28, 1858 in Johnson County, Missouri to John J. Claunch (1836-1877); died May 7, 1905; known children include:  Amanda Claunch, John William Claunch, George Washington Claunch, Joseph Harvey Claunch, Lewis Grant Claunch and Mary Delia Claunch.

 

3.   James W. James:  born circa 1837 in Bedford County, Virginia; married 1858 in Johnson County, Missouri to Jenetta Cochran (-1911); died September 4, 1897; known children include:  Edna James, Noah James, John James, Fred R. James, Ann Rose James, Ida James ad Inez James.

 

4.   Rhoda A. James:  born circa 1838 in Bedford County, Virginia.

 

5.   John N. James:  born circa 1840 in Bedford County, Virginia; married to “Clarinda” (1847-?); died June 27, 1888; known children include:  John James, Sarah James, Julia B. James, Walter James, George James and Ida M. James.

 

6.   George Washington James, Jr.:  born April 16, 1846 in Bedford County, Virginia; married 1886 in Crawford County, Kansas to Alice Ann Burcham (1866-1943); died June 17, 1919; known children include:  Henry W. James, Silas Lincoln James, Stella May James, Benjamin Levi James, Maggie Alma James, Walter William James, Ida Elizabeth James, Clara Emaline James and Raymond James.

 

7.   Jonathan James:  born circa 1848; married to “Louisa”; known children include:  George James, Daniel James, William James, Harrison James and Mary James James.

 

8.   Noah James:  born June 14, 1850 in Clinton County, Kentucky; married to Letti Arnold (-1938); died August 21, 1928 in Davenport, Oklahoma; known children include:  William A. James, James Franklin James, Laura Elizabeth James, Ida Maqc James, Hazel Eva James, Roy Jesse James and Pearl James.

 

Children of George Washington James (1812-1864) and Martha Whoberry

(1829-1879):

 

9.   Rachael James: born 1856 in Missouri; married 1875 in Lamar, Missouri to Ewing Chancellor; died 1935 in Casey, Illinois; known children include:  Francis Oscar Chancellor, Laura Belle Chancellor, Joshua Vernon Chancellor, Alice Josephine Chancellor and Otis Ewing Chancellor.

 

10. Virginia James: born 1858 in Missouri; married 1880 in Lamar, Missouri to James H. Bell; died 1929 in Los Angeles, California; known children include:  Louis Bell, Cleveland W. Bell, Sadie Bell and Delphia Bell.

 

11. Calvin Joel James:  born 1859 near Odessa, Missouri; married Amanda Claunch; died 1939 nearl Liberal, Missouri; known children include:  Charles James, Mary James, Lillie James, Ella James, Minnie James and William James.

 

12.  Martha Emaline James:  born 1862 in Gross, Crawford County, Kansas; married William Long; died 1944 in Mulberry, Kansas; known children include:  Della Melvina Long and Elbert Long.

 

13.  La Fayette James:  born January 12, 1864 in Gross, Crawford County, Kansas; married July 26, 1888 in Arcadia, Kansas to Mary Delia Claunch (1873-1939) of Johnson County, Missouri; died May 12, 1942 in Mulberry, Crawford County, Kansas; known children include:  Bessie James; Flossie James; Joseph Arthur James; Ruby Nell James; Pearl Lena James and Rolla James.

 

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Notes:

 

George Washington James (1812-1864) was the son of Jonathan James (1785-1843) and Polly Bandy of Bedford County, Virginia.

 

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 20, 2014