James Family Archives


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Children of George James (1786-1844) of Washington County, Pennsylvania and Sarah Barber (1790-1844):

1.    Anna James:  born October 17, 1809 in Jefferson County, Ohio.

2.    Hannah James:  born August 20, 1811 in Jefferson County, Ohio; married February 12, 1835 in Guernsey County, Ohio to Hiram G. Martin (1815-); known children include:  Thomas C. Martin, Elizabeth I. Martin, Mary A. G. Martin, Rebecca I. Martin, James McIlyar Martin and Nancy E. Martin.

3.    Edith James:  born October 14, 1813 in Jefferson County, Ohio; died November 13, 1837 in Belmont County, Ohio.

4.    David James:  born January 20, 1816 in Jefferson County, Ohio; first marriage April 11, 1839 in Tuscarawas County, Ohio to Margaret McDonald (1820-); second marriage December 18, 1856 in Guernsey County, Ohio to Rachel W. Carson (1819-1889), daughter of  William Carson (1795-1841) and Mary McGrew; died September 17, 1900 (aged 84) in Keokuk County, Iowa; buried at Coal Creek Cemetery, What Cheer, Keokuk County, Iowa; known children through Margaret McDonald:  Rachel Ann James, Samuel James, Joseph McDonald James, Sarah Elizabeth James, Martha Lucretia James; known children through Rachel W. Carson:  William Carson James.

5.    Elizabeth James:  born September 27, 1819 in Jefferson County, Ohio; married August 25, 1847 in Washington County, Ohio to Martin Morris (1828-); known children include:  Sarah J. Morris, Hannah Alice Morris, Rachel Ann Morris and David Linneaus Morris.

6.    Samuel James:  born circa 1823 in Jefferson County, Ohio.

7.    Rachel Ann James:  born March 1, 1827 in Belmont County, Ohio; married June 21 1847 in Wesley Township, Washington County, Ohio to David F. Morris (1825-); known children include:  Lucy A. Morris, Samuel J. Morris, Sarah A. Morris, George A. Morris, Rebecca F. Morris and Schooley Lemmon Morris.

8.    Rebecca James:  born March 31, 1831 in Belmont County, Ohio.


George James (1786-1844) was the son of Samuel James (1754-1812) and Hannah Smith (1758-1844) of Radnor Township, Chester County, Pennsylvania.


Records of the James Family Archives.

Records of the family of David James (1816-1900) provided by Mary P. Patterson of Washington, Iowa; the great, great granddaughter of David James.

David James (1816-1900), Find A Grave Memorial, ID No. 77569353, by Carla Burdock, added October 3, 2011.

Rachel W. (Carson) James (1819-1889), Id., Memorial ID No. 77569328, by Carla Burdock, added October 3, 2011.


David James (1816-1900) and Rachel W. (Carson) James (1819-1889)

Updated: April 16, 2021