Feb. 22, 1866 Keenesville Wayne County Illinois, USA
Dec. 29, 1950 Logan Phillips County Kansas, USA
James Charles was born in Illinois to James Keen and Nancy McCormick He married twice. the second time to Martha Jane Puckett. They attended the school for the blind in Illinois where he learned the trade of broom maker. They lived in Illinois for a time then moved to Logan kansas where he was a city worker.