James Family Archives


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Children of Thomas K. James (1848-1926) of Greensboro Township, Henry County, Indiana and Eva Elizabeth McNew (1851-1923):

1.   Asa Gilbert James:  born April 23, 1877 in Knightstown, Henry County, Indiana; first marriage in 1898 in Hancock County to Evangeline (1880-1935); second marriage June 19,1937 to Maude Alice Risk; died December 29, 1960 (aged 83) in Henry County, Indiana; buried at Glen Cove Cemetery, Knightstown, Henry County, Indiana; no known issue.

2.   Walter Irvin James:  born May 9, 1889 in Pendleton, Madison County, Indiana; first marriage circa 1912 to circa 1941 to Myriam Poe, daughter of Edgar Allen Poe and Lula Lindemood of Hancock County, Indiana ended in divorce; second marriage to Leota Ettinger; died circa 1965; known children through Myriam Poe include:  Geraldine Odella James and Dorotha Jean James; known children through Leota Ettinger include:  Jimmy James.

3.   Lester Warren James:  born September 9, 1893 in Henry County, Indiana; married Fay Eva Stevenson (1893-); died May 21, 1969 in Lincoln, Lancaster County, Nebraska; buried at Indianapolis, Marion County, Indiana; known children include:  Shirley Lois James and Warren K. James (Family Tree Y-DNA Kit No.35874).


Thomas K. James (1848-1926) was the son of Jonas K. James (1812-1905) and Rachel Kennard (1816-1900) of Jefferson County, Ohio.

Geraldine Odella James, mentioned above, was born June 1, 1913.

Dorotha Jean James, mentioned above, was born October 31, 1920.

Jimmy James, mentioned above, was adopted.

Warren K. James, mentioned above, is a participant in the James Y-DNA Surname Project supported by Family Tree DNA, Inc. at www.jamesdna.net as member No. 35874.


Thomas K. James’ Children (born 1848) by John Bradner (Rev.) Family Tree

“Descendents of John Scarborough” 112. Thomas K. James, Genealogy.com.

Asa Gilbert James (1877-1960), Find A Grave Memorial, ID No. 166147131, by Lola Snyder, added June 27, 2016.

Updated: January 9, 2021