James Family Archives

 

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Children of Samuel James, Jr. (1789-1821) of Harrison County, Virginia and Lydia Worrall (1793-1865):

1.   Israel James:  born October 21, 1814 in Jefferson County, Ohio; married December 7, 1837 in Harrison County, Ohio to Lydia Ann Harrison (1814-1902), daughter of Peter Harrison (1766-1854) and Sarah Bunting (1774-1825); died April 18, 1896 (aged 81) in Prairie Township, Keokuk County, Iowa; buried at Sixteen Cemetery, Section 1, Row 3, Thornburg, Keokuk County, Iowa; known children include:  Evan James, Zebulon James, Hannah James, Mary Ann James, Lydia Ann James, Israel B. James, Sidney James, Susan James, John James, Sarah James and Margaret Pheaby James.

2.   Mary Ann James:  born May 31, 1816 in Jefferson County, Ohio; married January 4, 1835 in Belmont County, Ohio to Eli Smith (1812-1906), son of Samuel and Mary Smith; died November 27, 1849 (aged 33) in Jefferson County, Iowa; buried at Union Cemetery, Lockridge Township, Jefferson County, Iowa; known children include:  Sidney Smith, Samuel Smith, Emmer Smith and William Ryley Smith.

3.   Sidney James:  born April 25, 1818 in Jefferson County, Ohio; married December 28, 1837 in Belmont County, Ohio to William Oliver Spriggs (1814-1885), son of Benjamin Spriggs (1771-1864) and Catharine Harshman (1783-1861); died October 2, 1867 (aged 49) in Wayne County, Ohio; buried at Cincinnati Cemetery, Row 7 from the East, Arrington Township, Wayne County, Illinois; known children include:  Lydia W. Spriggs, Catherine Spriggs, Morris Spriggs, Wilson S. Spriggs, Mary Eleanor Spriggs, William Harrison Spriggs and Celesta L. Spriggs.

4.   Rebecca W. James:  born February 27, 1820 in Jefferson County, Ohio; married March 13, 1839 in Belmont County, Ohio to Samuel Spriggs (1819-1885), son of Benjamin Spriggs (1771-1864) and Catharine Harshman (1783-1861); died June 7, 1897 in Cisne, Wayne County, Illinois; buried at Cisne Cemetery, Cisne, Wayne County, Illinois; known children include:  Mary Ann Spriggs, David I. Spriggs, Mathias or William Spriggs, Israel James Spriggs, Julia A. Spriggs, Sarah Spriggs, Ira Spriggs, John Harrison Spriggs, Samuel Spriggs, Jr. and William Alonzo Spriggs.

5.   Martha M. James:  born May 2, 1822 in Jefferson County, Ohio; married March 16, 1843 in Morgan County, Ohio to Lorenzo Oliver (1811-), son of Leonard Oliver (1776-1855) and Ruth Stone (1771-1814); died September 2, 1864 (aged 42); known children include:  Samuel W. Oliver, Hannah M. Oliver, Emily J. Oliver, Thomas J. Oliver, Malissa A. Oliver, Lemuel Oliver and Leonard J. Oliver.
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Notes:

Samuel James, Jr. (1789-1821) was the son of Samuel James (1754-1812) and Hannah Smith (1758-1844) of Radnor Township, Chester County, Pennsylvania.

Sources:

Records of the James Family Archives.

Israel James (1814-1896), Find A Grave Memorial ID, No. 33220050, by Zelda Capehart, added January 24, 2009.

Lydia Ann (Harrison) James (1814-1902), Id., Memorial ID No. 33220061, by Zelda Capehart, added January 24., 2009.

Mary Ann (James) Smith (1816-1849), Id., Memorial ID No. 152177312, by Ben Bower, added September 11, 2015.

Eli Smith (1812-1906), Id., Memorial ID No. 152177231, by Ben Bower, added September 11, 2015.

Sidney (James) Spriggs (1818-1867), Id., Memorial ID No. 15841476, by Bob Jones, added September 21, 2006.

William Oliver Spriggs (1814-1885), Id., Memorial ID No, 11014327, by Bob Jones, added September 21, 2006.

Rebecca (James) Spriggs (1820-1897), Id., Memorial ID No. 15670742, by David Shelton, added September 8, 2006.

Samuel Spriggs (1819-1885), Id., Memorial ID No. 15670739, by David Shelton, added September 8, 2006.

Updated: September 21, 2020