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James Bland
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Birth: Jun. 16, 1844
Bulloch County
Georgia, USA
Death: Jul. 19, 1925
Bulloch County
Georgia, USA

James Bland was born on June 16, 1844 in Bulloch County, Georgia, son of Daniel and Jincy (Parrish) Bland. He is brother to William H. (1842); Elizabeth "Lizzie" (1846); Mikel (1848); Malachi (1850); Mitchell (1853); Benjamin "Ben" (1855) and Newton (1856) Bland.

During the Civil War, James was a private in the Confederate Georgia Infantry, 47th Regiment, Company C, Bulloch County, known as the "Bulloch Guards". His was a farmer and a mason (Masonic symbol on his gravestone).

James was married twice. In 1864, he married Rebecca E. Bowen. James & Rebecca were the parents of McCrone "M.G." (1866); William "W.B." Bird (1868); Macy Ann (1870); Susan L. (1872); Jincy (1875); Daniel "Donnie" B. (1877); Lawrence Allen (1879); Aden B. (1881); Elliot B. (1883) and Lilly (1885) Bland. In 1891, his wife, Rebecca, passed away.

On Dec 19, 1894, James married his second wife, Ella Jane Butler, in Bryan County, GA. James & Ella were the parents of James, Jr. (1903); Gibsey (1906) and Kidron (1896) Bland.

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 with undertaker S. L. Terry of Statesboro. He was buried in Brooklet Cemetery.

References: U.S. Census Records, 1894 Marriage Certificate, 1925 Death Certificate, Bulloch Times, GA, July 1925 issue

Biography arranged by family researcher Jim Semple, Jr., Contributor # 47523168, subject to additions and corrections.
Family links: 
  Daniel Bland (1818 - 1880)
  Jincy Parrish Bland (1821 - 1905)
  Ella Jane Butler Bland (1865 - 1947)
  Rebecca Elizabeth Bowen Bland (1846 - 1891)*
  M. G. Bland (1866 - 1930)*
  Aden B Bland (1881 - 1927)*
  Elabee Bland (1883 - 1975)*
  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)*
  Mallie M. Bland (1852 - 1912)*
*Calculated relationship
Note: Headstone includes Masonic Symbol
Brooklet Cemetery
Bulloch County
Georgia, USA
Maintained by: Jim Semple, Jr.
Originally Created by: nu2ga
Record added: Feb 18, 2011
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CSA pension of wife, Ella, in GA virtual vault lists Co. Co C 47th Reg.
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 Added: Jun. 22, 2011

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