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From: "Vera Reeves" <>
Subject: [ARIZARD] James Gang --- Beth
Date: Fri, 25 Jan 2008 20:36:02 -0600
> Vera, Could you give me the name and how your sister-in-laws ex mother in
> law was kin to Jesse James. Dortha
My sister-in-law's Ex-mother-in-law is still living around Cave City. I
I was helping her grandson with a school paper he needed.
m-i-l's father Overton Elisha James 1878-1971
his father George W. James 1854-1937
She said something about 5 James brothers came to the USA from England
My gr gr grandfather E. K. James was one of the 5.
William James was one of the 5 and gr grandfather of Jessie Woodson James.
John James s/o William was grandpa of Jessie.
Robert James s/o John was Jessie's father.
So my great Grandfather Eligha (way it's spelled this time) was
1st cousin to Robert - Jessie's dad.
Eligha 2nd cousin to Jessie
3rd cousin to my granddad James
4th cousin to my Dad
5th cousin to me
6th cousin to my kids
I guess that would make Jessie 7th cousin to the kid I was helping with his
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