Children of Samuel Elias James (1843-1921) and Annie Elizabeth Neighbors (1851-1904)
of Stewartsville, Bedford County, Virginia”:
1. Sidney Baxter James: born August 15, 1868 in Bedford County, Virginia; married
Myrtle Alice Sawyer (1877-1967), daughter of John Boul Sawyer (1856-1922) and Emma
Alice Wood (1854-1909); died November 18, 1913 (aged 45) in Wyaconda, Clark County,
Missouri; buried at Wyaconda Cemetery in Wyaconda, Clark County, Missouri; known
children include: Floy James.
2. Nannie Cordelia James: born May 26, 1872 in Bedford County, Virginia; married
December 12, 1893 in Clark County, Missouri to William Henry Turner (1869-1944),
son of John Alexander Turner (1850-1931) and Dora Alice Goldsmith (1853-1937); died
September 13, 1946 (aged 74) in Memphis, Scotland County, Missouri; buried at Wyaconda
Cemetery in Wyaconda, Clark County, Missouri; known children include: Hazel Genevieve
Turner Breckenridge (1898-1919) and William Hubert Turner (1900-1980).
3. Alma Darling James: born May 29, 1880 in Vinton, Bedford County, Virginia;
married to James Arthur Shacklett (1875-1942); son of son of Eli K. Shacklett (1827-1880)
and Mary R. Wyseheart (1833-1914); died April 30, 1956 (aged 75) in Kansas City,
Jackson County, Missouri; buried at Pauline Cemetery in Sand Hill Township, Scotland
County, Missouri; known children include: Marie I. Shacklett Matlick (1900-1979).
4. Mary “Mamie”Susan James: born August 6, 1882 in Roanoke City, Roanoke County,
Virginia; married 1903 in Missouri to James Milton Cruse (1872-1948), son of Mahala
L. Raine Cruse (1849-1905); died April 19, 1950 (aged 67) in San Antonio, Bexar County,
Texas; buried at San Jose Burial Park in San Antonio, Bexar County, Texas;
5. Myrtle James: born August 22, 1889; married December 30, 1916 to Clarence Robert
Kern (1891-1968), son of Adam Newton Kern (1861-1936) and Ladora Cloud (1861-1931);
died January 3, 1982 (aged 92); buried at Terre Haute Cemetery in Terre Haute, Henderson
County, Illinois; known children include: Dorothy Elizabeth Kern Walker (1920-2023),
James Robert Kern (1923-2001) and Marcia Lucille Kern Blythe (1926-1999).
6. Irene Vannie James: born November 22, 1895 in Wyaconda, Clark County, Missouri;
married James McCulloch (1890-1954); died July 7, 1984; buried at Oakwood Memorial
Mausoleum in Saginaw, Saginaw County, Michigan; known children include: James McCulloch
and Donald McCulloch.