Children of Jonathan James (circa 1785-1843) and Polly Bandy of Bedford County, Virginia:
1. Joel L. James: born February 28, 1811 in Bedford County, Virginia; issued
marriage bond in Bedford County, Virginia on August 22, 1831 for marriage to Angelina
Ryan (1812-1906), daughter of William Ryan II (1774-1813) of Buckingham County, Virginia
and Elizabeth Damron (1776-1839) also of Virginia; departed Bedford County circa
1849 and migrated to Taylor County, Kentucky; departed Taylor County circa 1852 and
migrated to Grayson County, Texas; departed Grayson County circa 1856 and migrated
to Fannin County, Texas; departed Fannin County circa 1870 and migrated to Hunt County,
Texas; died September 11, 1875 (age 64) in Hunt County, Texas; buried in Lebanon
Cemetery near the Town of Commerce, Hunt County, Texas; known children include: William
George James, Mary Elizabeth James, John R. James, Nancy Ann James and Malinda James.
2. George Washington James: born September 17, 1812 in Bedford County, Virginia;
issued marriage bond December 20, 1833 in Bedford County, Virginia for marriage to
Elizabeth West (1817-1851), daughter of George William West, Sr. (1755-1844) & Sarah
James (?-1853); married 1834 in Botetourt County; second marriage circa 1855 in Kansas
to Martha Patsy Whoberry (1829-1879); departed Bedford County, Virginia circa 1849
and migrated to LaFayette County, Missouri and then to Kansas; died September 29,
1864 (age 52) in Arcadia, Crawford County, Kansas; buried at Old Arcadia Cemetery,
Arcadia, Crawford County, Kansas; known children include: Sarah Jane James, Mary
Susan James, James W. James, Rhoda A. James, John N. James, George Washington James,
Jr., Jonathan James, Noah James, Rachael James, Virginia James, Calvin Joel James,
Martha Emaline James and La Fayette James.
3. John James: born December 12, 1814 in Bedford County, Virginia; issued marriage
bond in Bedford County, Virginia January 18, 1841 for marriage to Agnes Chambers
(05/15/1819-05/31/1891) with the consent of John Oyler; departed Bedford County circa
1849 and migrated to Taylor County, Kentucky; departed Taylor County and migrated
to Grayson County, Texas; moved to Fannin County, Texas circa 1860; died October
24, 1863 of a heart attack while on duty on the Red River as a member of the Home
Guard in Fannin County, Texas; buried in either New Harmony Cemetery or Pleasant
Grove Cemetery located two miles east of the Town of Ladonia, Fannin County, Texas
off of highway FM 64; known children include: Rhoda Wadkins James, Mary Ann “Polly
Ann” James, Amanda “Mary J.” James, Joel Middleton “Mid” James, John Henry James,
Elizabeth “Betty” James, Geneva “Sarah” O’Cane James, Martha E. “Mattie” James, John
Vada James and Jonathan David James.
4. Polly James: married October 24, 1827 to John Frazier.
5. Susannah James: born circa 1821, issued marriage bond in Bedford County, Virginia
July 31, 1847 for marriage to Daniel Jordan.
6. Patsy Jane James:
7. Jonathan James: Issued marriage bond in Bedford County, Virginia September
24, 1849 for marriage to Mary Ann Whoard with John D. Pate as surety.