James Bland (1844 - 1925)

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Place of Burial: Bulloch County, Georgia, USA
Birthplace: Bulloch County, Georgia, USA
Death: Died in Brooklet, Bulloch County, Georgia, United States
Occupation: Farmer
Managed by: Stephen Hightower
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About James Bland

SEE "Timeline" for chronological order of life events including photos and documents as available; SEE "Media" for documents and any photo collection included from "Timeline"

James Bland was born 1844 in Bulloch County, Georgia, son of Daniel and Jincy (Parrish) Bland and brother of William H Bland (1842-1918); Elizabeth Bland; Mikel Bland; Malachi Bland; Mitchell Bland; Benjamin "Ben" Bland and Newton Bland. He was married twice, as husband of Rebecca E (Bowen) Bland (1846-1891) in 1864 and Ella Jane (Butler) Bland (1865-1947), on Dec 19, 1894 in Bryan County, GA. James was a confederate veteran, farmer and a mason (Masonic symbol on headstone).

James and Rebecca were the parents of M. G. Bland (1866-1930); William "W.B." Bird Bland (1868-1945); Daniel "Donnie" B Bland (1877-1953); Macyan K (Bland) Bird (born 1870); Susan L (Bland) Scott (1872-1898); Jincy (Bland) Kennedy (1875-1896); Lawrence Allen Bland (1879-1943); Aden B. Bland (1881-1927); Elliot B Bland (born 1883) and Lilly Bland (1885-1890).

James and Ella were the parents of James Bland, Jr. (1903-1948); Gibsey (Bland) Daves (1906-1979) and Kidron (Bland) Alderman (1896-1982).

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

MEMORIAL: http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=65818659

Sources (SEE "Timeline" dates or "Media"): U.S. Census Records, 1894 Marriage Certificate, 1925 Death Certificate, Bulloch Times GA newspaper, Thurs, July 23, 1925

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James Bland (1844-1925)'s Timeline

June 16, 1844
Bulloch County, Georgia, USA
Age 19
July 11, 1866
Age 22
Georgia, United States
July 15, 1868
Age 24
October 8, 1870
Age 26
December 23, 1872
Age 28
February 20, 1875
Age 30
July 11, 1877
Age 33
Age 34
September 28, 1881
Age 37
Bulloch County, Georgia, USA

See "Documents"

SEE Document "Bland Family Memorandum" with description of Aden (& Maggie) Bland's parents with unknown description that looks like "Watife Homes or Hones" (?) in Bullock County in the State of Georgia. The Memorandum also includes the first marriage information of daughter: "Anna Mae Bland married June 19th, 1927 - Sunday Night, To Mr. Eason Winfred Donaldson in presence of Mr. and Mrs. Lacy Nes(?) Smith"