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Maj John James
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Birth: Jun. 14, 1772
New London County
Connecticut, USA
Death: May 31, 1854
Jackson
Jackson County
Ohio, USA

Landed at Fort Harmar in Marietta in 1788. His father was a member of General Rufus Putnam's Ohio Company of Associates that founded Marietta, the first permanent white settlement of the Northwest Territory. Major James was the first Treasurer of Jackson county. 
 
Family links: 
 Spouse:
  Nancy Cook James (1775 - 1849)*
 
 Children:
  Nancy James Millar (1798 - 1840)*
  Julia James Hoffman (1800 - 1863)*
  Elizabeth James Hurst (1802 - 1872)*
  Roanna James Rathburn Johnson (1804 - 1891)*
  John Denison James (1806 - 1887)*
  Harmeon James Miller (1808 - 1886)*
  Eliza James Long (1810 - 1874)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Inscription:
"Blessed are the dead that die in the Lord". John James departed this life May 31, 1854 aged 81 Yrs 11 Mo 17 D's. The deceased was born in Connecticut June 11, 1772, came to Point Harmar Ohio 1788 and to this county 1807, was a member of the Methodist Church 40 years and died the Christians death"
 
Burial:
James Cemetery
Jackson
Jackson County
Ohio, USA
GPS (lat/lon): 39.0533, -82.62692
 
Created by: Anthony Coyan
Record added: May 27, 2010
Find A Grave Memorial# 52912234
Maj John James
Added by: Anthony Coyan
 
Maj John James
Added by: Anthony Coyan
 
Maj John James
Added by: Anthony Coyan
 
 
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Thank you for your service for our Country and for helping to found Jackson County, Ohio, a place many families call home.
- Jackson Cty,OH & Kinfolk
 Added: Jul. 20, 2012
 
 
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