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James Bland

  • Birth 16 Jun 1844 Bulloch County, Georgia, USA
  • Death 19 Jul 1925 Brooklet, Bulloch County, Georgia, USA
  • Burial Brooklet, Bulloch County, Georgia, USA
  • Memorial ID 65818659

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.


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Gravesite Details Headstone includes Masonic Symbol

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  • Maintained by: Jim Semple, Jr.
  • Originally Created by: nu2ga
  • Added: 18 Feb 2011
  • Find A Grave Memorial 65818659
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for James Bland (16 Jun 1844–19 Jul 1925), Find A Grave Memorial no. 65818659, citing Brooklet Cemetery, Brooklet, Bulloch County, Georgia, USA ; Maintained by Jim Semple, Jr. (contributor 47523168) .