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John James

Birthplace: Bristol, Somerset, England
Death: 1725 (36-37)
Amrsfield Plantation, James City, Hanover County, VA
Immediate Family:

Son of William James, of Igtham Ct., Kent and Anne James
Husband of Justina James
Father of Thomas James; Christopher James and Jean Witherspoon
Brother of Col. Demetrius James; Elizabeth Irwin; William James and Richard James, of the Middle Temple

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About John James

1 John James b: 1688 in Bristol, Somerset, England d: 1725 in Armsfield Plantation, James City, Virginia

.. +Jean McCalla

….. 2 James James

….. 2 Jane James

……… +Gavin Witherspoon

….. 2 Gavin James

….. 2 Elizabeth James

….. 2 John III James

….. 2 Robert James

….. 2 William James

….. 2 Mary James

….. 2 Jean James

  • 2nd Wife of John James:

.. +Justina Thurston b: 26 Aug 1691 in Long Ashton, Summerset County, England m: Bef. 1712 in Bristol, England d: 1790 in Armsfield, James City, VA

….. 2 Thurston (Major) James b: 1715 in Martins Hundred, James City County, VA d: 05 Feb 1780 in James City, VA

….. 2 Christopher James b: 1720 in Martin’s Hundred, James City Co., VA d: 1779 in Armsfield, James City, VA

John came to South Carolina in 1732 with his brother William and lived in Ox Swamp.

--Witherspoon, Joseph B. The History and Genealogy of the Witherspoon Family (1400-1987). Fort Worth, Tex: Miran Publishers, 1988. Print. pp. 53-55.

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John James's Timeline

October 17, 1688
Bristol, Somerset, England
Scotland, United Kingdom
Virginia, United States
Age 36
Amrsfield Plantation, James City, Hanover County, VA