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Part Two (B) - Be Fruitful & Multiply - Thomas & Frances James


Thomas Malcolm James

Thomas was one of three or four sons of Thomas M and Jane Taylor James. Thomas was born in County Wexford Ireland in 1805, emigrating with his parents and siblings to America in 1806.


The Children of Thomas and Frances James

David H James


Viola Priscilla James


  • Viola and George had six children

    • Arthur David Beatty, born May 24, 1870. Moved to Kalgoorlie, West Australia.
    • Thomas James Beatty, born April 17, 1873. Lived in Akron, Ohio. Died in 1919.
    • Mabel Beatty Lay, born May 28, 1874.
    • Elva Jane Beatty, born March 4, 1877. Elva, Mrs John R McRae, died in 1925.
    • George Dempster Beatty, born Jan 24, 1881. Died August 30, 1958.
      • George served in the Spanish American War, in the Phillipines, along with John McRae.
    • John Burrell Beatty, born March 16, 1884. Died Nov 6, 1966.
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    Jane Ann James


    Lucretia D James

    • Lucretia DeHumma James, born 1843 in Bloomingville, Erie County, Ohio.
    • View a Photograph of Lucretia D James.
    • Lucretia never married.
    • Died at age 75 in 1918, in Sandusky, Ohio.
    • Preferred nickname Humma.
    • Buried in Bloomingville cemetery.
    • Family rumors are that a statue of Lucretia is located somewhere in Sandusky, Ohio. To date, searches have been unsuccessful.
    • read obituary   view grave marker

    Thomas M James

    • 1871

    • 1872

    • 1873

    • 1874

    • 1878

    • 1885

    • 1888

    • 1890

    • 1891

    • 1894

    • 1896

    • Laura 1898

    • 1899

    • Laura 1899

    • 1900

    • Laura 1902


    • Thomas and Laura had five sons: David, Louis, Thomas, Edwin and Marriott.



      • David William James, born Oct 25, 1870, Topeka,Kansas.
      • Louis Agassig James
        • Louis was born April 19, 1874, in Topeka, Kansas.
        • View a photograph of Louis James.
        • Louis died Nov 23, 1948, in Toledo, Ohio.
        • read Louis' obituary
        • Louis married Nina Pearl Landis who was born January 29, 1891.
        • Death Certificate issued for Louis shows his date of birth as April 19, 1883.
        • Topeka, Kansas, birth records show his date of birth as 1874, a difference of nine years.
        • Louis and Nina did not have any children
        • Their last Toledo address was 2368 Warren Street.
        • Louis and Nina are buried in Forest Cemeterey in Toledo.    
        • view Louis and Nina's gravestone

      • Thomas M James, born Sept 7, 1877 in Topeka Kansas.
        • view a photograph of Thomas
        • Thomas died March 12, 1958, Portland, Oregon
        • view Thomas James obituary
        • Buried at Sunset Memorial Cemetery, Minneapolis, Minnesota.
        • view Thomas James gravesite
        • Called Mal by friends and family.
        • Married Bertha Smith June 5, 1901 in Topeka, Kansas.
        • Thomas and Bertha had three children
          • Allen David James,
          • Laura Elizabeth James
            • Laura was born April 17, 1913 in Souix Falls, SD.
            • Laura died July 20, 1997.
          • Thomas M James
            • Thomas was born Nov 18, 1914, in Sioux Falls, SD.
            • Thomas died Jan 10, 1999. His cremated ashes were dispersed at his favorite hunting area.
            • view Thomas's obituary

        • View City Directory listings for Mal and Bertha in Sioux Falls
        • 1916

        • 1917

        • 1918



    • Edwin W James, born Sept 25, 1885, Topeka.
      • View a photograph of Edwin Wendel James
      • Ed died March 20, 1973, in Kansas City, Missouri.
      • Ed is buried at Mt Moriah Cemetery, Kansas City.
      • read obituary   view grave marker
      • Ed married Hazel Haynes in 1914.
      • Ed married Ollie Burke in 1958.
        • Ollie Burke was born July 7, 1898.
        • She worked at the same accounting business as Edwin.
        • Ed and Ollie did not have children.
        • Ollie died Thursday, June 21, 1984.
        • She is buried next to Ed, in Mt Moriah Cemetery, Kansas City, MO.
        • view Ollie's grave marker   view Ollie's obituary

    • Marriott Harrison James, was born July 31, 1893, in Topeka, Kansas.
      • Called Charlie by his father,who did not like the name Marriott.
      • Called "MH" by his family and friends.
      • Mariott died in March, 1980 in Denver, Colorado.
      • He married Kathleen Elizabeth Obrien on March 15, 1924, in Holton, Kansas.
        • Kathleen was born August 23, 1902.
        • Kathleen died in March 1966 in Denver.
      • Marriott and Kathleen had three children
        • David H James, born March 11, 1926, Topeka, Kansas. Dave died August 28, 2003.
        • Robert E James, born Aug 14, 1927, Topeka.
        • Brien Patrick James, born June 19, 1929, Topeka.



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