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James, Alexander Franklin

Male 1843 - 1915  (72 years)


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  • Name James, Alexander Franklin 
    Born 10 Jan 1843  Kearney, Clay Co., MO Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Gender Male 
    Died 15 Feb 1915  Fletcher, OK Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Buried Aft 6 Jul 1944  Hill Park Cemetery, Independence, Jackson Co., MO Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Person ID I55007  Bob Juch's Kin
    Last Modified 7 May 2019 

    Father James, Robert Sallee,   b. 17 Jul 1818, Logan Co., KY Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 18 Aug 1850, Gold fields near Placerville, El Dorado Co., CA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 32 years) 
    Relationship natural 
    Mother Cole, Zerelda Elizabeth,   b. 29 Jan 1825, Black Horse Tavern, Woodford Co., KY Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 10 Feb 1911, Oklahoma City, Cleveland Co., OK Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 86 years) 
    Relationship natural 
    Married 28 Dec 1841  Stamping Ground, Scott Co., KY Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Family ID F24295  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Ralston, Anna,   b. 25 Jan 1853, Independence, Jackson Co., MO Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 6 Jul 1944, James Farm, Clay Co., MO Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 91 years) 
    Married 6 Jun 1874  [5
    Children 
     1. James, Robert Franklin,   b. 6 Feb 1878, Nashville, Davidson Co., TN Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 18 Nov 1959, James Farm, Clay Co., MO Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 81 years)  [natural]
    Last Modified 7 May 2019 
    Family ID F18412  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • BIOGRAPHY: [Broderbund WFT Vol. 15, Ed. 1, Tree #1589 Frank and his wife, Anna, lived in St. Louis at the time of Jesse's wedding and later moved to Fletcher, Oklahoma, until the time of his mother's death. He then moved back to Kearney, Mo. to take over the family farm that Zerelda had maintained all those years. Jesse Jr. knew Frank as "Ben Woodson" just as Jesse's name was "Tim Woodson", as a child. BIOGRAPHY: [Broderbund WFT Vol. 7, Ed. 1, Tree #4693 When the Civil War broke out 18 year old Frank enlisted in the MO State Guards on 4 May 1861. The Confederate force was commanded by Gen. Sterling Price (1809-1867) and was in the fierce battle on Wilson's Creek near Springfield, MO on 10 Aug 1867. Defeated Union forces also had a noted gun fighter, Wild Bill Hickock, captured and released on oath. He joined the infamous band headed by William Clark Quantrell, 1837-1865. Future partners, Cole and Jim Younger also rode with Quantrell. Was aquitted of all charges in three states and spent 28 months in jail between 1885 and 1892. He sold shoes for a living latter.

  • Sources 
    1. [S848] World Family Tree Vol. 19, Ed. 1, Broderbund Software, Inc., (Name: Release date: March 13, 1998;), Tree #1417.

    2. [S1202] World Family Tree Vol. 11, Ed. 1, Broderbund Software, Inc., (Name: Release date: July 1, 1997;), Tree #0423.

    3. [S1013] Files of Ann Tucker Royal, Ann Tucker Royal.

    4. [S844] The James Family by Phillip W. Steele.

    5. [S857] World Family Tree Vol. 5, Ed. 1, Broderbund Software, Inc., (Name: Release date: August 22, 1996;), Tree #2180.