Jun. 26, 1880 Mocksville Davie County North Carolina, USA
May 5, 1919 Indianapolis Marion County Indiana, USA
William Little Ijames was a railroader in Virginia and stayed at a boarding house where Josephine Reeves Wells (who later became his wife) was a cook. He fell off the roof while roofing it, broke his leg and died of complications--pneumonia. Left his wife with 6 children to raise. Joseph's body was shipped back to North Carolina for burial.