Children of Braxton Leftrich James (1864-1923) of Fannin County, Texas and Flora Alice Johnson (1874-1960):


1.   Vera Blanche James:  born October 4, 1892 in Commerce, Hunt County, Texas; married August 13, 1911 at Shiloh, near Trent, Jones County, Texas to Felix Hardy Rutledge (1891-1941); died February 10, 1989 at Baytown, Harris County, Texas; buried at Trent Cemetery, Trent, Taylor County, Texas; known children include:  Velma Cleone Rutledge (1912-1986), Dorothy Jo Rutledge (1923-1995), James Donald Rutledge (1923-), and Alvis Weldon Rutledge (1926-2007).

2.   William “Bill” Jackson James:  born March 15, 1894 in Commerce, Hunt County, Texas; married December 20, 1914 to Mary Annie Burleson (-1934); died September 26, 1976; known children include:  Willie Joe James (1924-1995), and  Robert Ray James (1927-).

3.   Marvin “Bert” Leftrich James:  born October 29, 1895 in Commerce, Hunt County, Texas; married December 8, 1916 at Abilene, Taylor County, Texas to Eula Georgia Maynard (1898-1959) daughter of Nicolas Joel Maynard and Fannie Shehane Green; died June 30, 1969 at Corpus Christi, Nueces County, Texas; buried at Garden of Memories Cemetery, IH20, Sweetwater, Nolan County, Texas; known children include:  Tura Clyde James (1917-1996), Charlene James (1924-2001), Virgil Darwin James (1929-1931), Carlton Dwayne James (1936-2011), and Larry Eldon James (1940-).

4.   Ernest Orian James:  born September 20, 1898, died August 22, 1899 of whooping cough.

5.   Flora Agnes James:  born June 26, 1900; married October 19, 1919 to Mathew Lovel Rutledge (1893-1986); died November 21, 1982 at Merkel, Jones County, Texas; buried at Merkel, Jones County, Texas; known children include:  Nellie Joy Rutledge (1923-), Flora Jean Rutledge (1929-), and Janice Lynette Rutledge (1939-).

6.   Manson “Cap” Leon James:  born  July 22, 1902 in Merkel, Jones County, Texas; married October 25, 1923 to  Ella “Ellie” Wheeler Cox (-1969); died September 26, 1974 at Sweetwater, Jones County, Texas; known children include:  Johnnie Ruth James (1926-) and Bobbie Nell James (1929-).

7.   Elizabeth “Lizzie” Alice James:  born June 26, 1904 in Merkel, Jones County, Texas; married September 16, 1922 to Fred Beal; died October 8, 1972; known children include:  Braxton Beal.

8.   Bessie Lorayne James:  born September 17, 1907 in Merkel, Jones County, Texas; first married to Ernest Bonner, divorced June 3, 1928; second marriage to Lloyd Moseley; died March 22, 1997 at Irving, Dallas County, Texas; no known children.

9.   Florence “Lillie” Rachel James:  born July 25, 1912 in Merkel, Jones County, Texas; married December 21, 1937 to Elmer Jeans; known children include:  Nelda Gay Jeans (1941-) and Donna Sue Jeans (1946-).

10. Robert Lee James:  born November 6, 1914 in Merkel, Jones County, Texas; married June 29, 1936 at Abilene, Taylor County, Texas to Olita Reddin; died February 10, 1994 at Abilene, Taylor County, Texas; known children include:  Robert Kay James (1938-).

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Notes:

Braxton Leftrich James (1864-1923) was the son of  William George James (1832-1853) of Bedford County, Virginia and Lucinda E. Whaley (1935-)

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Photo of Braxton Leftrich James (1864-1923) taken at his home in near Trent, Texas circa 1907
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