|Birth: ||Jun. 16, 1844|
|Death: ||Jul. 19, 1925|
James Bland was born 1844 in Bulloch County, Georgia, son of Daniel and Jincy (Parrish) Bland and brother of William H Bland (1842-1918); Elizabeth Bland; Mikel Bland; Malachi Bland; Mitchell Bland; Benjamin "Ben" Bland and Newton Bland.
He was married twice, as husband of Rebecca E (Bowen) Bland (1846-1891) in 1864 and Ella Jane (Butler) Bland (1865-1947), on Dec 19, 1894 in Bryan County, GA. James was a confederate veteran, farmer and a mason (Masonic symbol on headstone).
James and first wife, Rebecca, were the parents of M. G. Bland (1866-1930); William "W.B." Bird Bland (1868-1945); Daniel "Donnie" B Bland (1877-1953); Macyan K (Bland) Bird (born 1870); Susan L (Bland) Scott (1872-1898); Jincy (Bland) Kennedy (1875-1896); Lawrence Allen Bland (1879-1943); Aden B. Bland (1881-1927); Elliot B Bland (born 1883) and Lilly Bland (1885-1890).
James and second wife, Ella, were the parents of James Bland, Jr. (1903-1948); Gibsey (Bland) Daves (1906-1979) and Kidron (Bland) Alderman (1896-1982).
On July 19, 1925, James Bland, age 81 of Brooklet, Bulloch County, GA, died of heart failure. Informant was his nephew, Glenn Bland, of Statesboro, GA. Arrangements were with undertaker S. L. Terry of Statesboro. He was buried in Brooklet Cemetery.
Family Genealogy Source: www.geni.com/people/James-Bland-1844-1925/6000000005768553218
Biography by Jim Semple, Jr. Contributor #47523168
Daniel Bland (1817 - 1880)
Jincy Parrish Bland Nichols (1821 - 1905)
Ella Jane Butler Bland (1865 - 1947)
Rebecca Bland (1846 - 1891)*
Aden B Bland (1881 - 1927)*
Lilly Bland (1885 - 1890)*
Kidron Bland Alderman (1896 - 1982)*
James Bland (1903 - 1948)*
William H. Bland (1842 - 1918)*
James Bland (1844 - 1925)
Elizabeth Bland Groover (1846 - 1924)*
Note: Headstone includes Masonic Symbol
Maintained by: Jim Semple, Jr.
Originally Created by: nu2ga
Record added: Feb 18, 2011
Find A Grave Memorial# 65818659
Added: Jun. 22, 2011