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Children of Joshua James (1778-1823) of Loudoun County, Virginia and Susannah Dew (1780-1829):

1.   Joseph James:  born December 14, 1803 in Jefferson County, Ohio; died March 9, 1822 (aged 18); buried at the Short Creek Monthly Meeting burial ground in Mount Pleasant, Jefferson County, Ohio.

2.   Nathan James:  born February 3, 1806 in Jefferson County, Ohio; died January 17, 1823 (aged 17) in Jefferson County, Ohio; buried at the Short Creek Monthly Meeting burial ground in Jefferson County, Ohio; no issue.

3.   Samuel E. James:  born October 13, 1807 in Mt. Pleasant Township, Jefferson County, Ohio; married June 3, 1829 in Harrison County, Ohio to Lany Hall (1796-1882); died January 27, 1869 (aged 61) in Smith Township, Mahoning County, Ohio; buried at Goshen Meetinghouse burial grounds in Mahoning County, Ohio; known children include Charles B. James and Hephzibah James.

4.   John D. James:  born August 7, 1811 in Jefferson County, Ohio; married September 30, 1830 in Harrison County, Ohio to Rebecca Johnson.

5.   Rachel W. James:  born June 15, 1814 in Jefferson County, Ohio; married April 25, 1839 in Columbiana County, Ohio to Mahlon Hollingsworth (1816-1864), son of Err Hollingsworth (1762-1819) and Phebe Mercer (-1854); migrated to Iowa; known children include: Err Hollingsworth, Susannah Hollingsworth, Joseph M. Hollingsworth, Phebe Jane Hollingsworth, James Hollingsworth, William L. Hollingsworth and Annie J. Hollingsworth.

6.   Joshua James:  born March 18, 1817 in Jefferson County, Ohio; died February 12, 1823; buried at the Short Creek Monthly Meeting burial ground in Jefferson County, Ohio.

7.   Oliver “Cleo” James:  born April 21, 1819 in Mt. Pleasant, Jefferson County, Ohio; first married circa 1841-1844 in Guernsey County, Ohio to Elizabeth Hibbs (1823-1852) daughter of William Valentine Hibbs and Sarah Hollett of Guernsey County, Ohio; second marriage May 10, 1853 in Johnson County, Iowa to Margaret Clark (1830-1881), daughter of William Clark (bef.1786-1846) and Courtney Wood (1796-1856); died December 3, 1880 in Ft. Leavenworth, Brown County, Kansas; known children through Elizabeth Hibbs:  Susanna James and William James; known children through Margaret Clark include:  John Dew James, William Wilson James and Frank Emery James.
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Notes:

Joshua James (1778-1823) was the son of Samuel James (1754-1812) and Hannah Smith (1758-1844) of Radnor Township, Chester County, Pennsylvania.

Sources:

“Your James & Wood Ancestors – A Family History Prepared For Bradley Allyn James and Barry Wood James,” Part 1 Individual Biographies, Prepared by Lee Allyn James of Olympia, Washington, Preliminary Draft, August  3, 2005, page 125.

“Descendents of Valentine Hollingsworth, Sr.” by J. Adger Stewart, published 1925 by John P. Morton and Company, Inc. of Louisville, Kentucky, pages 103-105.

Joseph James (1803-1822), Find A Grave Memorial, ID No. 176056824, by Deborah Burkhart, added February 5, 2017.

Nathan James (1806-1823), Id., Memorial ID No. 176056959, by Deborah Burkhart, added February 5, 2017.

Samuel E. James (1807-1869), Id., Memorial ID No. 89635798, by Kim Frye, added May 5, 2012.

Lany (Hall) James (1796-1882), Id., Memorial ID No. 89635781, by Kim Frye, added May 5, 2012.

Joshua James (1803-1822), Id., Memorial, ID No. 176056824, by Deborah Burkhart, added February 5, 2017.

Margaret (Clark) James (1830-1881), Id., Memorial ID No. 60414650, by Gary Gilman, added October 21, 2010.

Updated:  September 6, 2020