James Family Archives

 

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History of the James Family by Isabella Batchelder James (1874)

 

Radnorshire Settlers in the Foundation of Pennsylvania by Frank Noble, B.A.

The Radnorshire Society Transactions, Volume 29 (1959), pages 3-19

 

The Welsh Tract In Pennsylvania Especially in Regard to the Causal Inclusion Therein of Easttown and Tredyffrin by Franklin Burns (1982)

 

Volume 1, Issue No. 1, The Radnor Quarterly, Published by the J.F.A. May 1995

 

Volume 1, Issue No. 2, The Radnor Quarterly, Published by the J.F.A. August 1995

 

Volume 1, Issue No. 3, The Radnor Quarterly, Published by the J.F.A. December 1995

 

A Measure of Grace - Quakers in Radnorshire by Trevor Macpherson, Published by Radnorshire Society Transactions (1999)

 

Letter from Larry P. James of Sacramento, California to Juanita Mahoney of Bryn Mawr, Pennsylvania regarding visit to Radnor United Methodist Church on May 27, 2005

 

David James (circa 1660-1739) of Radnor Township, Pennsylvania

An Analysis of Past and Current Research by Larry P. James (2006)

 

The Impact of “A Rare and Pleasing Thing...” On the History of David James by
Larry P. James
(2006)

 

Letter from Larry P. James of Sacramento, California to Lee A. James of Olympia Washington regarding the results of the “James Y-DNA Project” dated February 24, 2008

 

What We Have Learned From A James Y-DNA Surname Project by Lee A. James (2010)

 

The James Family of Llandegley and Glascwm Parishes of Radnorshire, Wales (1582-1713) by Larry P. James (2011)

 

“Building America” The Colonial History of David James (c.1660-1739) of Radnorshire, Wales by Larry P. James (2015)

 

In Search Of:  The Lost Line of Enoch by Larry P. James (2016)

 

JFA Library of Research Material:

Essays, Correspondence, Reports and Analysis:

Historical Documents and Records:

The Last Will and Testament of David ap Rees ap Jevan Athro (February 14, 1583)

 

Excerpts from the Deeds of Messrs. Green & Nixson (Presteigne & Knighton) (1606-1713)

 

Indenture to 100 Acres of Land in Pennsylvania to David Meredith from Richard Davies

(June 20, 1682)

 

Certificate of Removal of David James from Radnorshire Men’s Meeting (July 20, 1683)

 

Patent to 33 Acres  & Confirmation of 253 Acres of Land in Radnor Township, Pennsylvania to David Meredith from Land Commissioners of William Penn (May 1, 1704)

 

Indenture to 253 Acres of Land in Radnor Township, Pennsylvania from David Meredith & Rees Prees to David James of Radnor Township (April 14, 1718)

 

Last Will and Testament of David James (March 10, 1738)
 

Marriage Certificate of Evan James  and Margaret Jones (June 8, 1739)

 

Last Will and Testament of Jane James (January 19, 1750/1)

 

Inventory of the Estate of Thomas James (January 29, 1753)

 

Guardianship Petition of Sarah (Henderson) James (1753)

 

Last Will and Testament of Alexander Henderson (June 3, 1769)

 

Last Will and Testament of Jacob Bealert (March 3, 1770)

 

Last Will and Testament of Jane Henderson (May 15, 1773)

 

Last Will and Testament of Rudolph Latch (September 20, 1785)

 

Indenture to Land Acquired by Elias James (December 12, 1785)

 

Last Will and Testament of Andrew Crawford (December 22, 1788)

 

Last Will and Testament of Elias James (May 29, 1789)

 

Indenture to Land Acquired by Daniel James (September 20, 1794)

 

Indenture to Land Sold by Daniel & Susanna James to Jacob Latch (May 22, 1809)

 

Marriage Bond for Jonathan James and Polly Bandy (April 23, 1810)

 

Settlement of the Estate of Daniel James (October 22, 1819)

 

Last Will and Testament of Anna “Matson” James (July 22, 1822)

 

Marriage Bond for Joel L James and Angelina Ryan (August 22, 1831

 

Last Will and Testament of Isaac James (November 1840)

 

Last Will and Testament of Jonathan James (August 28, 1843)

 

Indenture to Land Purchased by Joel L. James (October 4, 1850)

 

Marriage Certificate of William George James  & Lucinda E. Whaley (July 6, 1853)

 

Indenture to Land Sold by Joel L. & Angelina James (September 22, 1853)

 

Indenture to Land Purchased by Joel L. & Angelina James (October 4, 1856)

 

Last Will and Testament of Mary Elizabeth “Polly” James (February 20, 1857)

 

Obituary of Isabella Batchelder James (August 7, 1901)

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