James

______ JAMES

Spouse: _______

Children: Richard; Edmund

 

Edmund JAMES 1630 of Newbury, died 1/8/1672-3 in Newbury Essex MA

Spouse: Mary MITCHELL born 8/31/1649

Children: Benjamin born 4/15/1673; Edmund born 2/11/1670

 

Benjamin JAMES born 4/15/1673 Newbury Essex MA died 5/5/1745 Hampton Rockingham NH; weaver

Spouse: Susannah SMITH  born 10/14/1682 Hampton Rockingham NH married 7/23/1702

Children: Susanna born 4/22/1703 died 1761, married Joseph Sanborn; Edmund born 11/22/1704 married Priscilla _____, died 1735 or 36; Israel born 9/19/1706 married 7/24/1728 Ruth daughter of Samuel Marston; Benjamin born 4/27/1712 married Anna Colcord; James Elizabeth born 6/10/1715 married Moses Rowe; Jabez born 4/18/1717 married Mary Lane died 6/18/1752; John born 2/12/1720 married (1) ___ Sanborn (2) Mercy Batchelder daughter of Samuel, died 1/28/21761; Mary born 3/3/1722 married Samuel Lane son of Joshua died 1/30/1769.

 

John JAMES born 2/12/1718-19 Hampton Falls Rockingham NH, settled in Brentwood,  died 1/28/1751 of Smallpox at Bride Hill

Spouse:(2)  Mercy BATCHELDER born 9/14/1724 Hampton Rockingham NH; married before 1744 (1) Sarah SANBORN

Children: (1) Benjamin baptized 5/6/1744 married Dolly Morrill of Brentwood 1769; Susanna baptized 9/1/1745; Samuel born 3/8/1746-7;  Elizabeth baptized 11/13/1748; Mercy born circa 1750; John baptized 1/23/1752 married Hannah Worthen lived at Deerfield (2) Jonathan born 1/1755; Anna born 7/1756; Mary born 2/1759; Jabez born 3/14/1760

 

Benjamin JAMES born 5/6/1744 Northwood Rockingham NH died 1822

Spouse: Dorothy "Dolly" MORRILL born 1/27/1750 Southhampton Rockingham NH

Children: Benjamin; Ezekiel; Joseph

 

Ezekiel JAMES born 1770 Burton Strafford NH died 1/30/1832 Tamworth 

Spouse: Susannah HEAD married 12/30/1794 Tamworth Strafford NH

Children: Benjamin born circa 1801/1805; Moses born 7/20/1795; Daniel born circa 1800; David born 5/15/1803

 

Benjamin JAMES occupation farmer b. circa 1801/1805 Tamworth, New Hampshire (Scotland per Horatio's death certificate) died circa 1873 Calais ME

Spouse: Sarah GLIDDEN born October 1812 NH married circa 1830 in NH died 3/6/1892 la grippe age 79 in Princeton ME

Children: Martha married  Ezra SCOTT, sailor, born 7/15/1834 died 7/18/1914 in Calais, marriage intentions 12/26/1853;  Josiah born 11/9/1845 died 4/28/1920 Princeton of apoplexy, Civil War Co. E 1st Inf., married Mary E. Glidden 4/14/1867 daughter of Joseph Glidden (brother of John above) and Maria Scott, Josiah and Mary removed to Princeton circa 1867 and had a daughter Sarah Maria James born 11/30/1868, died 8/29/1953 in Calais, married Alden C. McDowell born 12/16/1866 in Princeton died 1957 [information per Tachygraphy@aol.com]; Ezekiel born 1832 in ME; Susan born 1838 in ME; Sarah born 1840 in ME married ? Hall in Calais; Horatio N. born 1843 in Calais, died 5/25/1914 in Calais of apoplexy buried Charlotte, Civil War Co. G 6th Inf. Co. E 1st Inf, married Lizzie L. ? circa 1863, married Margaret W. Clark 5/26/1873 in Calais, married Taphemas M. Fenlason; Ann E. born 1848 in ME; Charles Frederick born 1849 in Calais married Harriet B. Knox; Henrietta born 1852 in Calais; Emerson born 1856 in Calais married circa 1880 Sarah Goudy [from Ezekiel forward per Jamesdm49@aol.com]; 

 

Martha JAMES marriage intentions 12/26/1853, died 7/18/1913 age 78 yrs 3 days per death certificate of arterial sclerosis

Spouse: Samuel Ezra SCOTT, sailor & farmer, born 7/13/1831 Calais, died 6/17/1917 Calais; 1860 Census Ezra S. Scott 5 W. Calais

Children: Lindsay A.  born 7/1854 Calais; Alice E. born 1/1857 married __ Fox; Elnilda / Idelma L. born 1859 age 21, at home, single 1880 census; Wesley E. born 1861, died 1946, farm laborer, single 1880 census;   Nellie A. born 7/6/1864, died 9/20/1885, age 14 1880 census; Harriet E. (Hattie) born circa 1867, age 12 1880 census died 9/2/1909 tubercolosis, married Horace W. Glidden.; Cora E. born 1869 died 1932; Frederic A. born 6/24/1874, age 6 1880 census, died 12/4/1895


Savage mixed Edmund James of Watertown with my Edmund James of Newbury; there is no known connection.

Vital Records of Calais ME pg 56 Marriage Intentions: 12/26/1853 Ezra Scott of Calais & Martha James of Calais; pg 321 Marriage Intentions: Josiah James and Mary Glidden both of Calais 4/8/1867; pg 424 Jonah James to Mary Glidden both of Calais married 4/14/1867  married.

[A-CHS records Josiah E. James, occ. Mill Worker b. 11/9/1845 Calais died 4/28/1920 Princeton; Benjamin James, occ. Farmer b. circa 1801 New Hampshire died circa 1873 Calais; Thomas James born 1788 died 1872 married Charlotte __ born 1835 died 1912 children Thomas, Wellington, Winfield, Jonah; Thomas born 1854 died 1931 married Adline Carte ]

1800 Census Conway Stafford NH: Ezekiel James: 2--1-7 or 1- -1
1810 Census Conway Stafford NH: Ezekiel James: -2-1- -4-1
1830 Census Tamworth Stafford NH:
Ezekiel James: 1 male 60-70, 1 female 40-50
1840 Census Calais Washington ME: Sarah James; 1 female under 5; 1 female 15-20; 1 female 20-30
1840 Census Calais Washington ME
: Benjamin James; 1 male 5-10; 1 male 30-40; 2 females under 5; 1 female 5-10; 1 female 15-20; 1 female 40-50
1850 Census, Calais Washington ME: Benjamin James 45 b. NH, laborer; Sarah 38 b. ME; Ezekiel 18 b. ME laborer; Martha 16 b. ME; Susan 12 b. ME attends school; Sarah 10 b. ME attends school; Horatio 7 b. ME attends school; Josiah 4 b. ME attends school; Ann E. 1 b. ME
1860 Census Calais Washington ME: Benjamin James 58; Sarah 54; Ezekiel James 28. Horatio 18; Emerson 4; Josiah 16; Frederick 11; Henrietta 8
1880 Census, Calais ME: Sarah James, widow, female, white, age 65, born in ME, keeping house, father and mother born in ME; Emerson James, born 1855 in ME, age 25, farm laborer, single, white, father born in NH, mother born in ME.
1880 Census, Charlotte ME: Horatio N. James, born 1842 in ME, age 38, Farmer & Teamster, married, white, head of household self, father's birthplace ?, mother's birthplace ME, Margaret W., wife, white, age 32, born ME, keeping house, father and mother born ME; Sarah M., daughter, single, age 16, born ME, at home; Harriet B., daughter, single, age 13, born ME, at school; Dora B., daughter, female, age 9, born ME, at school; Clara B., daughter, age 5, born ME, at school; James Benjamin F., son, age 2, born ME; Martha E., daughter, age 2 months, born ME.
1880 Census, Princeton ME: Josiah James, born 1845, ME, laborer, married, white, head of household, father born in NH, mother born in NH; Mary E. James, wife, female, white, age 34, born ME, keeping house, father born in NH, mother born in ME; Mariah, daughter, single, age 12, born ME, father and mother born ME; Etta, daughter, female, age 9; Willie F, son, age 7, born ME; Charles B., son, age 5, born ME; Henry, son, age 2, born ME; Girtie, daughter, age 2 months, born ME.
1880 Census Codyville Washington ME: Charles James 29 married farmer b. 1851, father b. NH; Henritta R 28; Lizzie M. 8; Charles M 6; Benjamin E. 1
1900 Census Baileyville, Baring & Charlotte ME: Horatio James 8/1842 married 27 years; Margaret W 52, Benjamin F 23, Lizzy M 17, Jesse N 15, Fansea S. 11 son; Nellie M. Clark 6 boarder
1900 Census Crawford, Princeton ME: Josiah E. James 11/1844, married 35 years; Mary E 55; Henry 23; Merlon J. 18 son; Celia 16

The James House, built 1723, Hampton, NH

Benjamin James Jr. (1744-1797), the son of Benjamin and Marcy James, married Sarah Holmes, the daughter of Thomas and Lydia (White--she was the granddaughter of Peregrine White) Holmes in 1771, and they had six children. He was on the selectmen's Tory list in 1771, but he gave satisfaction and was removed. Welch "Scituate Families," vol 82.

NEHGS vol 90 page 396: James-Little Bible Records, births: Benjamin James son of Benjamin James & Mercy his wife, was born Febry. 23d. 1744, on Saturday. Sarah Holmes, daughter of Thomas Holmes & Lydia* his wife was born Feby. 29th. 1751. Children of Benjamin & Sarah James: Sally was born Feby. 1. 1772 on Saturday. Benjamin was born May 10th. 1744 on Tuesday. John was born Sept. 12th 1776. on Thursday. Marcy was born July 27th. 1778 on Monday. Polly was born April 25th. 1781 on Wednesday. Elisha was born April 29th, 1786 on Friday.  Marriages: Benjamin James, son of Benjamin James & Mary his wife; and Sarah Holmes daughter of Thomas Holmes & Lydia his wife, were married, August 15, 1771. Elisha James son of Benjamin James & Sarah his wife & Lydia Young Little, daughter of James Little & Lydia his wife; were married May 10th, 1808. Births: Benjamin son of the above Elisha James & Lydia Y. James was born August 22d, 1814 on Monday about 1/2 past 4 oClock A.M. Francis James son of the above Elisha James & Lydia Y. James, was born July 16th. 1819 on Friday about 9 oclock in the evening. Mary James daughter of Elisha & Lydia Y. James was born November 25th 1821, on Monday about two oclock in the afternoon. John James son of Elisha & Lydia Y. James was born August 22d. 1824 on Sunday about 2 oclock P.M. Deaths: Mary, daughter of Elisha & Lydia Y. James, died July 11th 1823 on Friday, about sunsetting Aged 19 months & 15 days. Benjamin James son of Benjamin James died March 23d, 1797 AEt. 53 years & one Month.

Benjamin James, son of Edmund James, of Newbury, Mass., married in 1728 Susanna Smith, and settled in Hampton, N. H. Gen. Dictionary ME & NH: James, Benjamin (Edmund), weaver, b. Newb. 15 Apr. 1673, came to Hampt. as John Stockbridge's apprent. Hampt. soldier at Oyster riv. 1695-96, and Ft. William & Mary 1708. Constable 1728. M. at Hampt. 23 July 1702 Susanna Smith (John), who d. bef. him. Will 10 Aug. 1744, d. 5 May 1747. See Dow's Hampt. for 8 ch.

History of Hampton NH: Benjamin James, son of Edmund, of Newbury, was born 4/15/1673 about the time of his father's death. He became a weaver and settled in Hampton... He married 7/23/1702, Susanna, daughter of John Smith. In 1728 he was chosen constable of the town, then an office of importance. He died 5/5/1747. Children: Susanna born 4/22/1703 married Joseph Sanborn died 1/1/1761. Edmund born 11/22/1704 married Priscilla _____; died ab. 1735 or 36. Israel born 9/19/1706; m. 7/24/1728, Ruth, dau. of Samuel Marston. Benjamin born 4/27/1712; m. Anna Colcord, moved to K. Elizabeth b. 6/10/1715; m. Moses Rowe. Jabez, b. 4/18/1717; m. Mary Lane; d. 6/18/1752. John b. 2/12/1720; m. 1st ___ Sanborn (2) Mercy Batchelder; d. 1/28/1761. Mary, b. 3/3/1722; m. Samuel Lane, son of Joshua; d. 1/30/1769. John James, son of Benjamin, married, first, ___ Sanborn; second; Mercy Batchelder [daughter of Samuel (7) ?] settled in Brentwood. During a visit at Hampton he was taken with smallpox and died at Bride Hill. 

Genealogical Dictionary of ME NH: James, Benjamin (Edmund) weaver, b Newb 4/15/1673, came to Hampt as John Stockbridge's apprent. Hampt sodier at Oyster Riv 1695-96 and at Ft William & Mary 1708. Constable 1728. M at Hampt 7/23/1702 Susanna Smith (John) who d bef him. Will 8/10/1744 d 5/5/1747. See Dow's Hampton for 8 ch.

BENJAMIN JAMES 1744 HAMPTON In the Name of God Amen This Ten 1 day of August 1744 I Benjamin James of Hampton in the Province of Newhampshire in Newengland being Now Weak in Body Imprimes I Give unto my Son Israel James all my Land that I have in y Second West Division Where he Now Lives and one quater Part of my Piece of Salt marsh  I Bought of Jacob Brown & one quater Part of my Whole Right y I have in Chichester Item I Give unto my Son Benjamin James all my land that I have in y first West Division & one quater Part of my Piece of Salt marsh yt I Bought of Jacob Brown & one quater Part of my whole Right of land yt I have in Chichester Itaim I Give unto my Son James all my Land that I have in y Parish of Brinitwood in y Town of Exeter & one quater of my Whole Right of land yt I have in Chichester Itaim I Give unto my Son Jabez James my Dweling house & Barn & orchard & all my land and medow Ground where my house Stands & my Share of land which lyes in y Second North Division in Timber Swamp So Called & one quater Part of my Piece of Salt marsh yt I bought of Jacob Brown & my Piece of Salt marsh yt I bought of Capt Joseph Tilton & my Piece of Salt marsh that I bought of James leavitt & one quater Part of my whole Right of land yt I have in Chichester & all my Stock of Catter horses Sheep & Swine & all my husbandry Tools Itaim I Give unto my Daughter Susannah Sanborn Fifteen Pounds in Pasable Bills of Credett of old Tenor and I order my Son Jabez James to Pay it to her Itaim I Give unto my Daughter Elizabeth Row Fifteen Pounds in Pasable bills of Credett of old Tenor and I order my Son Jabez James to Pay it to her Itaim I Give unto my Daughter mary Lane Fifteen Pounds in Pasable bills of Credett of old Tenor and I order my Son Jabez James to Pay it to her Itaim I Give unto my Grand Daughter Mary James the Bed yt I lay on & all ye beding yt Belongs to it and Thirty Pounds in Pasable bills of Credett of old Tenor & I order my Son Israel James to Pay it to her Itaim I Give unto my Grand Daughter Ruth James Thirty Pounds in Pasable bills of Credett of old Tenor and I order my Son Israel James to Pay it to her Itaim I Give unto my three Daughters viz Susannah SanbornElizabeth Row & Mary Lane all my movables in my house that I have not all Redey Disposed of to be Equially Divided Between them Lastly my Will & meaning is that What Debts or Dues are owing from me I order my Son Jabez James to Pay them & What Debts are Du to me I order him to Receive them for him Self And I Doe appoint my two above Named Sons Israel James & Jabez James to be Executors to this my Last Will & Testament & in Confirmation here of I have here unto Set my hand & Seal v day & year above mentioned in y Eighteen 1 year of King George y Second his Reign over Grate Britain Signed Sealed & Declared Benjamin James by Benjamin James to be his last Will & Testament in Presence of us Samuel Dalton Jabez Smith John Smith Proved May 27 1747 2OQ.

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