Mary Jane is the daughter of Franklin Oliff and Sarah Jane Nevils. James Samuel married Mary Jane Oliff approximately 1882. They had at least 12 children. They appear to all have lived to adulthood.
Sarah Alzada "Zada" born 1883 died 1939; married Andrew Harmon Kingery Joel Solomon born 1885 died 1960 Frank Lafayette born 1886 died 1927 Thomas Holland born 1888 died 1966 Miriam Estelle "Stella" born 1890 died 1923; married James Hampton "Hamp" Lee Mittie Magdalene born 1891 died 1966; married John Morgan Chester Rufus F. born 1893 died 1956 James Hubert born 1895 died 1954 Wesley William born 1898 died 1941 Roger H born 1901 died 1941 Ruben "Ruby" Lee born 1902 died 1982 Anna Belle born 1902 died? married ?
*Ruby and Anna Belle were twins
If anyone knows of any children that died in infancy or childhood, please let me know. Thanks Also a mystery...Stella died in 1923 and her husband moved to Florida and I can't find anyone who took in her 5 kids because he didn't take them. Any info?