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James L Mapes
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Birth: Mar. 20, 1863
Henry County
Illinois, USA
Death: May 13, 1908
Republic County
Kansas, USA

James L. Mapes, was the fourth child of Ashbel Mapes and Martha Almeda Vining Mapes. He was born on Mar. 20, 1863, in Henry County, Illinois.

In early 1868, when James was about five years old, his family moved to Republic County, Kansas. The Mapes family was among the first settlers of Elk Creek township, in the southeast corner of Republic County. James grew up on the Mapes farm near Agenda.

In 1895, James was farming with his father. He married Emma Bevorr in September, 1898. Emma died on January 23, 1900, after giving birth to their son Alfred.

On January 4, 1907, James married Lillie Parsons. According to an obituary that appeared in the Cuba Daylight (page 5) on May 22, 1908, James died on May 14, 1908. 
Family links: 
  Ashbel Mapes (1829 - 1908)
  Louise M. Mapes Baily (1858 - 1951)*
  Robert William Mapes (1859 - 1918)*
  Lucy Wharton (1862 - 1924)*
  James L Mapes (1863 - 1908)
  Lilly May Mapes Hill (1870 - 1892)*
  Nellie Florence Mapes Boyer (1872 - 1917)*
  Lana Dubois Mapes Hill (1875 - 1941)*
*Calculated relationship
J. L. Mapes
Mar 20 1863
May 13 1909

Emma Mapes
Died Jan 25, 1899
Aged 39 Yrs.

Willoughby Cemetery
Republic County
Kansas, USA
Created by: Genevieve
Record added: Jul 25, 2012
Find A Grave Memorial# 94164474
James L Mapes
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Rest in peace, Uncle James.
- Genevieve
 Added: Sep. 24, 2012

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