1831 - 1905 (73 years)
||James, Jacob Horner  |
||5 Sep 1831
||Augusta County, Virginia, USA [1, 2]
||13 Jul 1905
||Randolph County, Indiana, USA [1, 2]
||Cedar Cemetery, Stoney Creek Township, Randolph County, Indiana, USA 
||15 Jul 2018 |
||James, Thomas Henry, b. Pennsylvania, USA , d. Unknown |
||___, Elizabeth, b. Virginia, USA , d. Unknown |
|1. James, Jacob Horner, b. 5 Sep 1831, Augusta County, Virginia, USA , d. 13 Jul 1905, Randolph County, Indiana, USA |
||Coffelt, Sarah J., b. Abt 1832, Greene County, Ohio, USA , d. 18 Feb 1866 (Age ~ 34 years) |
||15 Sep 1853
||Greene County, Ohio, USA 
| ||1. James, Mary Ann, b. Abt 1854, Xenia, Greene, Ohio, USA , d. Unknown|
| ||2. James, Thomas Henry, b. 1 Dec 1855, Xenia, Greene, Ohio, USA , d. 11 Mar 1938, Mississianwa, Darke, Ohio, USA (Age 82 years)|
| ||3. James, Sarah Isabelle, b. 15 Oct 1857, Greene County, Ohio, USA , d. 3 Jun 1878, Randolph County, Indiana, USA (Age 20 years)|
| ||4. James, Francis Missouri, b. 31 Aug 1859, Greene County, Ohio, USA , d. 1886, Randolph County, Indiana, USA (Age 26 years)|
| ||5. James, Emma Emily, b. 13 Jan 1863, Greene County, Ohio, USA , d. 12 Jul 1905 (Age 42 years)|
| ||6. James, Viola Eleita, b. 15 Mar 1864, Xenia, Greene, Ohio, USA , d. 1900, Randolph County, Indiana, USA (Age 35 years)|
||11 Nov 2017 |
||Sackett, Sarah, b. 30 Jul 1840, Blue Creek Township, Adams County, Indiana, USA , d. 20 Jul 1918, Randolph County, Indiana, USA (Age 77 years) |
||16 May 1866
- Then in the 1900 Census for Randolph Co., OH.:
1900 Census: Stony Creek Twp, Randolph Co., IN.
James, Jacob H. b. Sep 1831 age at last b.day 68 VA PA VA Farmer
James, Sarah b. July 1840 "" " " 59 IN OH OH [m. 34 yrs]
Alternate Marriage date:
Married to Sarah Jane Coffelt, May 25th 1853.
| ||1. James, William Cristopher, b. 15 Nov 1866, Farmland, Randolph County, Indiana, USA , d. Unknown|
| ||2. James, Julia Jane, b. 13 Feb 1868, Randolph County, Indiana, USA , d. 26 Mar 1954, Randolph County, Indiana, USA (Age 86 years)|
| ||3. James, Samuel Lee Andrew, b. 16 Oct 1869, Randolph County, Indiana, USA , d. 1946, Randolph County, Indiana, USA (Age 76 years)|
| ||4. James, Nancy Ellen, b. 24 Apr 1871, Randolph County, Indiana, USA , d. 3 Feb 1960 (Age 88 years)|
| ||5. James, Infant, b. 27 Feb 1873, d. 27 Feb 1873 (Age 0 years)|
| ||6. James, Hannah P. Mae, b. 21 Feb 1874, Randolph County, Indiana, USA , d. 17 Mar 1959, Randolph County, Indiana, USA (Age 85 years)|
| ||7. James, Jacob Wesley, b. 20 Jul 1876, Randolph County, Indiana, USA , d. 1953 (Age 76 years)|
|+||8. James, Margaret Alice, b. 24 Feb 1879, Randolph County, Indiana, USA , d. 24 Oct 1953, Winchester, Randolph County, Indiana, USA (Age 74 years)|
| ||9. James, Millua Ethel, b. 15 May 1881, near Cedar Church, Randolph County, Indiana, USA , d. 24 Jun 1978, Parker City, Randolph County, Indiana, USA (Age 97 years)|
||3 Jul 2009 |
|Born - 5 Sep 1831 - Augusta County, Virginia, USA
|Married - 15 Sep 1853 - Greene County, Ohio, USA
|Child - James, Sarah Isabelle - 15 Oct 1857 - Greene County, Ohio, USA
|Child - James, Francis Missouri - 31 Aug 1859 - Greene County, Ohio, USA
|Child - James, Emma Emily - 13 Jan 1863 - Greene County, Ohio, USA
|Married - 16 May 1866 - Ohio, USA
|Child - James, William Cristopher - 15 Nov 1866 - Farmland, Randolph County, Indiana, USA
|Child - James, Julia Jane - 13 Feb 1868 - Randolph County, Indiana, USA
|Child - James, Samuel Lee Andrew - 16 Oct 1869 - Randolph County, Indiana, USA
|Child - James, Nancy Ellen - 24 Apr 1871 - Randolph County, Indiana, USA
|Child - James, Hannah P. Mae - 21 Feb 1874 - Randolph County, Indiana, USA
|Child - James, Jacob Wesley - 20 Jul 1876 - Randolph County, Indiana, USA
|Child - James, Margaret Alice - 24 Feb 1879 - Randolph County, Indiana, USA
|Child - James, Millua Ethel - 15 May 1881 - near Cedar Church, Randolph County, Indiana, USA
|Died - 13 Jul 1905 - Randolph County, Indiana, USA
|Buried - - Cedar Cemetery, Stoney Creek Township, Randolph County, Indiana, USA
- Supplied by Ted Smith:
1870 Census, Stony Creek Twp., Randolph Co., IN; 26 July 1870
Dwelling 97, family 97
James, Jacob H., age 38, married, white, Farmer, value of real estate $2500, value of personal estate $500, b. Virginia,
James, Sarah J., age 30, female, white, keeps house, b. Ind.
James, Mary A., age 16, female, white, b. Ohio
James, Thomas H., age 14, male, white, b. Ohio
James, Sarah I., age 12, female, white, b. Ohio
James, Frances M., age 9, female, white, b. Ohio
James, Eleita, age 6, female, white, b. Ohio
James, William C. age 4, male, white, b. Ind
James, Julia J, age 2, female, white, b. Ind
James, Samuel L, age 8/12, male, white, b. Ind
[Supplied by Ted Smith]
1880 Census; Stony Creek, Randolph, Indiana
FHL Film, 1254307, NA Film No., T9-0307
Page No., 210B
Jacob H. JAMES, Self, M, Male, W, 49, VA, Farmer, PA, VA
Sarah JAMES, Wife, M, Female, W, 39, IN, Keeping House, PA, OH [W #12608]
William C. JAMES, Son, S, Male, W, 13, IN, At School, VA, IN
Julia J. JAMES, Dau, S, Female, W, 12, IN, At School, VA, IN
Samuel JAMES, Son, S, Male, W, 11, IN, At School, VA, IN
Nancie E. JAMES, Dau, S, Female, W, 9, IN, At School, VA, IN
Hanah P. JAMES, Dau, S, Female, W, 5, IN, --, VA, IN
Jacob W. JAMES, Son, S, Male, W, 3, IN, --, VA, IN
Margrett A. JAMES, Dau, S, Female, W, 1, IN, --, VA, IN
1900 Census: Stony Creek Twp, Randolph Co., IN.
James, Jacob H. b. Sep 1831 age at last b.day 68 VA PA VA Farmer
James, Sarah b. July 1840 " " " " 59 IN OH OH [m. 34 yrs]
had 9 children 8 still living
James, Samuel L. b. Oct 1869 son, age at last b.day 30 IN VA IN Blacksmith
James, Margaret A. b. Feb 1879 dau " " " " 21 IN VA IN
James, Willma E. b. May 1881 dau " " " " 19 IN VA IN
Roberts, Perla M. b. Dec 1884 gdau " " " " 15 IN IN OH
Sheila Snyder, (1998) (JS1241@aol.com).
Cindy Torres Owens
Information of children of Jacob Horner James is from Cindy Torres Owens.
AMERICAN CIVIL WAR SERVICE RECORDS
Jacob Horner James served in the 154 Regiment, Ohio National Guard as a fifer in Co. F. Records originally obtained by Pansy Clendenin and passed on to Mildred Smith read as follows:
Jacob James, Fifer, Co. F, 154 Reg't Ohio National Guard Inf.
Age 32 years.
Appears on Co. Muster-our Roll dated
Cp. Dennison; Sept 1, 1864
Musterout to date Sept 1, 1864
Last paid to Never paid
When enrolled May 2 1864, for 100 days
Where enrolled Xenia, Ohio
Amt for cloth'g in kind or money adv'd $10.88
Remarks: Due Suttler $2.
Appts Fifer by Col R Steveson May 8/64
Company Muster Roll for
May 2 to June 30, 1864.
Present or absent: Present.
Jacob James Pvt., Co. F, 154 Reg't Ohio Militia Inf.
Company Muster and Descriptive Roll
of the organization named above. Roll dated
Cp Dennison; May 9, 1864
Where born Greene Co., Ohio
Age 32 yrrs; occupation: Farmer
When enlisted: Aug 4, 1863
Where enlisted: Xenia, Ohio
For what period enlisted: 100 days
Eyes Dark; hair Black
Complexion.. Fair; height 5 ft. 7 in.
When mustered in May 9, 186_
Muster in date May 9, 186_
Where mustered in Cp Dennison
A manuscript describing the activities of the 154th Ohio NG While Jacob H. James served is available for viewing.
From a typed manuscript of unknown origin, handed down to Mildred Smith... [Spelling, punctuation, and grammar errors contained in the text below are faithful to the hard copy.]
Jacob H. James, son of Thomas and Elizabeth James, was born in Augusta County, Virginia, September 5, 1831, and died in Randolph County, Indiana, July 13, 1905, aged 73 years, 10 months and 8 days.
When a small boy he moved with his parents to Green (sic) County, Ohio, and remained there until his manhood. May 3, 1853, he was united in marriage to Sarah Jane Coffelt. To this union were born six children- Mary A. Thomas H. Sarah I, Francis (sic) M. Emma E. and Viola E. In 1865 the mother died, after several years of happy married life.
On the second day of May 1864, he enlisted in Company F. 154th Ohio National Guard and served 100 days in the Civil Way, being discharged September 1, 1864. Just before he entered the army, he was converted and joined the M.E. church and lived a faithful member. In 1866 he was united in marriage to Sarah Sackett, who survives him. To this union were born nine children - William C. Julia J. Samuel L, Nancy E. Hannah M. [Mae is written in by hand] Four have preceded him to the spirit land- Mary A. Emma E, Francis M, and Viola E. Two children were unable to attend the funeral on account of being in the west... William C, in Vancouver, Washington, and Sarah I, in Arborville, Nebraska. he leaves a wife and ten children, a host of grandchildren and three great grandchildren and three aged brothers to morn (sic) their loss.
in 1866 he moved from Greene County, Ohio, to near Farmland, Indiana, in Randolph County. Aftercoming (sic) to this county he removed his membership to the Christian church, in which he lived a faithful member for several years and then again removed his wife and children to the Friends' church at Cedar, where he remained a faithful member until the death angel came and claimed his own. Then he was laid to rest in the cedar cemetery. The funeral services were conducted by Rev. N. H. Thornberg.
He was strong in principle, pure and upright in his character, loving, kind and patient in disposition; industrious in habit, ever ture to his conception of right; He was a loving and devoted husband, a kind, faithful father, teaching ever by precept and example that which was good for his children, who ar...[line of text obliterated on copy.]
Dearest faterm thou hast left us,
A voice we loved is still;
A place is vacant in our home,
Which never can be filled.
God, in His mercy, has recalled
The one his love had given,
And though the body molders here
His soul is safe in heaven
One by earth;s ties are broken.
Though they lay so near our hearts;
We hope again to meet with father,
Where we do not have to part.
[Source: Ted Smith's website at:
Jacob Harner James, departed this life July 13th, 1905.
Sarah, his widow, departed this life 1917.
http://www.ingenweb.org/inrandolph/Cemeteries/CedarFriends/burials.htm lists the following as buried in Randolph County, Indiana, Stoney Creek Township, Cedar Friends Cemetery:
JAMES Jacob H. 1831 1905
JAMES Margaret E. 1860 1927
JAMES Minnie A. 1882 1898
JAMES Samuel L.1869 1946
JAMES Sarah S. 1840 1918
JAMES Thomas H. 1856 1938
Find A Grave Memorial
Jacob Horner James
Birth: Sep. 5, 1831; Augusta County, Virginia, USA
Death: Jul. 13, 1905; Randolph County, Indiana, USA
Jacob Horner James was b. 5 Sep 1931 in Augusta Co., VA. His parents are Thomas Henry James (b. abt 1784) and Elizabeth (b. abt 1813).
Jacob married Sarah Jane Coffelt (1835-1866) on 25 May 1853 in Green Co., OH. They has six children:
> Mary Ann James (b. c1854)
> Thomas Henry James (1856-1938)
> Sarah Isabelle James (1857-1878)
> Francis Missouri James (1859-1886)
> Emma Emily James (b. c1863)
> Eleita Viola James (1864-1900)
Sarah died 18 Feb 1866.
On 16 May 1966, Jacob married Sarah Sackett. They had eight children:
> William Christopher James (b. c1866)
> Julia Jane James (b. c1868)
> Samuel Lee Andrew James (1869-1946)
> Nancy Ellen James (1871-1960)
> Infant James (1873-1873)
> Hannah P. Mae James (1874-1959)
> Jacob Wesley James (1876-1953)
> Margaret Alice James (b. c1879)
> Millua Ethel James (1881-1978)
Jacob d. 13 July 1905 in Randolph Co., IN and is buried in Maxville Cem. Daughters Mary Ann, Francis Missouri, Emma Emily, and Eleita Viola are known to have preceded him in death.
Sarah Sackett James (1840 - 1918)*
Thomas Henry James (1856 - 1938)*
Sarah Isabelle James Wright (1857 - 1878)*
Julia Jane James Pegg (1868 - 1954)*
Samuel Lee Andrew James (1869 - 1946)*
Nancy Ellen James Pegg (1871 - 1960)*
Hannah P Mae James McNees (1874 - 1959)*
Jacob Wesley James (1876 - 1953)*
Millua Ethel James Mason (1881 - 1978)*
Jacob H. James, 1831-1905
Note: Born in Augusta Co., VA; d. in Randolph Co., IN; husband of Sarah (Sackett) James; son of Thomas Henry & Elizabeth James
Created by: Ted Smith
Record added: Jan 12, 2005
Find A Grave Memorial# 10311229
Headstone picture added by: Andrea
Headstone picture added by: Lynn /Blansett/ Messina
- [S184] Ted Smith.
- [S183] Cedar Friends Cemetery (http://www.rootsweb.com/~inrandol/cedarfriendsrecords.htm), Richardson, Gina.