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Francis Marion James
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Birth: Feb. 21, 1836
Death: Nov. 27, 1862

"Here is one Who is sleeping in faith and love, With hope that is treasured in heaven above"


Born on Feb. 21, 1836, Francis Marion James was the son of Deacon Benjamin Ditcher James IV and Sarah Riggins James , daughter of Ebenzer Riggins. He married Letitia "Leshia" Holton on Dec. 6, 1855.

They had three children:

John James, b. 1857, d. 1863, child

William C. James, b. 1858 d. 1927. Single

Benjamin G. James, b. 1859 d 1916. Married Rachel Ann Dickerson.

Francis M. James enlisted into Company N, 26th Regiment, Georgia Volunteer Infantry ( Pierce Mounted Infantry ) as Private on Sept. 29,1861; Mustered out Mar 31, 1862. Enlisted as a Private in Co. G. 4th Regt. Georgia Cavalry (Clinch's) on May 01, 1862. He died at home in Pierce County on Nov 17, 1862.
 
 
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 Parents:
  Ben T. James (1791 - 1862)
  Sarah Riggins James (1796 - 1872)
 
 Spouse:
  Lishia G. James (1833 - 1910)*
 
 Children:
  John James (1856 - 1863)*
  William Seaborn James (1858 - 1927)*
  Benjamin G James (1859 - 1916)*
 
 Siblings:
  Rachel James Minchew (1818 - 1868)*
  Nancy James Wilkinson (1822 - ____)*
  Nancy Elizabeth James O'Berry (1823 - 1850)**
  Mary Jane James O'Steen (1824 - 1885)*
  William Thomas James (1827 - 1896)*
  Ransom Thomas James (1832 - 1898)*
  Robert Gideon James (1834 - 1896)*
  Francis Marion James (1836 - 1862)
  Elizabeth Ray James Smith (1848 - 1930)*
 
*Calculated relationship
**Half-sibling
 
Burial:
Ben James Cemetery
Blackshear
Pierce County
Georgia, USA
 
Created by: Jerry Barnard
Record added: May 23, 2010
Find A Grave Memorial# 52739690
Francis Marion James
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Francis Marion James
Added by: Jerry Barnard
 
Francis Marion James
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