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BIOGRAPHY: Sarah Jane Arnold (1825 – 1899)

This is an excerpt from the book Compiled records of BIBB COUNTY, ALABAMA PIONEERS VOLUME I: Biographies Genealogy Reports, Notes & Records


SARAH JANE ARNOLD

BIOGRAPHY and GENEALOGY

(1825-1899)

Bibb County, Alabama

Frederick Monroe James’ second wife was Sarah Jane Arnold. She was born July 8, 1825 in Bibb County, Alabama to the pioneer family of William A. and Elizabeth (Majors) Arnold who came to Bibb County, Alabama in the early formation of the state. William and Elizabeth Majors were married in Bibb County Aug. 8, 1824. All their children were born in Alabama then William and Elizabet moved with their family to Oktibbha, Mississippi before the 1850 census, where they remained.

William and Elizabeth Arnold had the following children:

  1. Sarah Jane Arnold was the oldest daughter born July 8, 1825 in Bibb County. She married Samuel L. Walker Nov. 5, 1841 in Bibb county. He died in 1842 and she married widower Frederick Monroe James. After his death, she may have married Charles Saunders in Oktibbha, Mississippi.
  2. Elizabeth Ellen Arnold was born Dec. 22, 1826. She died in 1827.
  3. John M. Arnold was born Oct. 1, 1828. He moved to Mississippi with his family and possibly serve in the Civil War. He married Caroline Cummins. He died July 4, 1864.
  4. James W. Arnold was born April 27, 1830 and died in Vicksburg, Mississippi.
  5. Elizabeth Arnold moved to Mississippi with her family – She may have married James Miller.
  6. Mary Ann Arnold was born Jan. 22, 1832. She moved to Mississippi with he family. She may have married an (Unknown) Reed.
  7. William Wyatt Arnold was born Jan. 12, 1834 and traveled with his family to Mississippi where he married Elizabeth (last name unknown) around 1853. They had eight children in 1870. Elizabeth may have died shortly after this census because William married a second time to someone named Jane and had four more children.
  8. Williamson Meredith Arnold was born September 13, 1835 in Alabama and he moved with his family to Mississippi. He married Mary J. (last name unknown). He joined his brother William Wyatt in Choctaw, Mississippi and raised a large family.
  9. Felix Marion Arnold was born Jan. 18,1841. He married Sarah Felicia Wood around 1863. They had four children.

Other unidentified James buried in Bibb County, Alabama according to Baptist of Bibb County by Howard McCord, who may or may not be relatedinclude:

MT. OLIVE CHURCH CEMETERY – EAST FROM CENTREVILLE, ALABAMA ON U. S. HIGHWAY 82 (18 MILES) TURN RIGHT ON ALABAMA HWY 183 AND GO SIX MILES ON RIGHT

N. A. JAMES April 1, 1852- March 9, 1935

BETHEL CHURCH CEMETERY 4 MILES SOUTH OF BRENT HWY 5 –

Willy Alton James, April 16, 1907- December 20, 1947 (U. S. Navy)

Daniel Comer James November 22, 1890- September 26, 1901

Carrie Flagler James 1883-1965

John H. James Feb. 10, 1859- November 20, 1862

Byus James 1882-1968

Walter Frederick James – Nov. 5, 1891- Oct 5- 1898

Centreville Memorial Cemetery, Bibb Co., AL

Ann C. James – no dates (near William James b. 1832 and Martha R. James b. 1839)

Tabernacle Church-Bibb, Alabama

Robert Fred James November 17, 1926- December 7, 1939 (near Marvin Hill James b. 1878)

Brent Cemetery, Bibb county, Alabama

Hill B., Son of M. H. and Ida James, October 18, 1922- January 15, 1924

Cary C. James, September 28, 1878- October 4, 1943 (married Lena R. Ragland – she is buried next to him – they lived in James, Bibb County, Alabama)

Mt. Carmel Cemetery old Alabama Hwy 5 in West Blocton

B. F. James March 15, 1828-Aug. 7, 1906

Daniel James Feb. 15, 1854- Aug. 15, 1880

John H., Son of Daniel & Margaret James (July 6, 1882- Oct 21, 1898)

Bethel Church Cemetery – 4 miles south of Brent on Hwy 5

Daniel Comer James – November 22, 1890- September 26, 1901

Compiled records of BIBB COUNTY, ALABAMA PIONEERS VOLUME I: Biographies Genealogy Reports, Notes & Records

During the “Alabama Fever” period of United States history, early settlers migrated to Alabama from North Carolina, South Carolina, Virginia, Mississippi, Georgia, Kentucky, and Tennessee in search of more land to grow tobacco and/or distance themselves from the Revolutionary War. Bibb County, Alabama Pioneers Volume I focuses on the pioneer families of FREDERICK MONROE JAMES (b. 1793-d. 1863) ADAM JAMES (1800-1884) HOPKINS LEE (b. 1765-d. 1834) STEELE FAMILY (who immigrated from S.C. ca. 1780), WILLIAM WRIGHT, (b. 1778 SC) and GEORGE PETERS (b. 1790 Italy) Genealogy reports with supporting evidence, notes, brief biographies, wills, deeds and census records, when available are included – descendant surnames include: ADAMS, ARNOLD, AVERY, BAKER, BAMBERG, BARNES, BATES, BLAKE, BISHOP, BOLING, BOLLING, BOSCHUNG, BOYD, BRACKNELL, BRADLEY, BRAG, BRANSDORF, BROADHEAD, BURNS, CANTERBURY, CARDEN, CARR, CARROLL, CAUSEY, CATES, CHAMPION, CLARY, CONWAY, COOK, COOPER, COTTINGHAM, CREEL, CREWS, CROCKER, CRUNK, DAUGHERTY, DAILEY, DIXON, DOCKERY, DOVER, DREOLIA, DUGGAN, EASTERWOOD, ERVIN, FAIR, FARMER, FAUCETT, FAUCETTE, FERGUSON, FIKES, FONDREN, FRANCIS, FRIDAY, FRY, FULGHAM, GEORGE, GOLDEN, GREATHOUSE, GRIFFIN, HANCOCK, HAND, HART, HAYES, HILL, HOLLAND, HORTON, HUBBARD, INGRAM, ILES, JACKSON, JAMES, JOHNSTON, KINNAIRD, KIRBY, KORNEGAY, KROUT, LAGRONE, LAND, LARKIN, LEE, LEMLEY, LEWIS, LEVERT, LIGHTSEY, MADDOX, MAJOR, MARTIN, MASON, MCALLEN, MCBRIDE, MCCALEB, MCCULLEY, MCDOWELL, MCLEOD, MCMILLAN, MEDDERS, MEIGS, MERPHY, MESSER, MILLER, MILLS, MITCHELL, MONTGOMERY, MUELLER, MURPHY, MYRICK, NICHOLS, OGLESBY, OWENS, PALMER, PARKER, PEARSON, PETER, PETERS, PETERSON, PHELPS, PIERSON, QUINN, RAGLAN, RAGLAND, RAINES, REACH, REED, RITCHIE, ROAN, ROBINSON, SATTERWHITE, SHAW, SHOWS, SHUTTLESWORTH, SMITH, SNIPES, STACEY, STACY, STAMPS, STARLING, STEELE, STEFANICK, STEWARD, STEWART, STRICKLAND, THOMPSON, TIBBS, TUCKER, TURNER, VARNEL, VERNON, WAGGONER, WAGONER, WALKER, WALLACE, WARD, WOOD, WOODWARD, WOOLLEY, WRIGHT, WYATT, YEAGER, YOUNG


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Donna R. Causey, resident of Alabama, was a teacher in the public school system for twenty years. When she retired, Donna found time to focus on her lifetime passion for historical writing. She developed the websites www.alabamapioneers and www.daysgoneby.me All her books can be purchased at Amazon.com and Barnes & Noble. She has authored numerous genealogy books. RIBBON OF LOVE: A Novel Of Colonial America (TAPESTRY OF LOVE) is her first novel in the Tapestry of Love about her family where she uses actual characters, facts, dates and places to create a story about life as it might have happened in colonial Virginia. Faith and Courage: Tapestry of Love (Volume 2) is the second book and the third FreeHearts: A Novel of Colonial America (Book 3 in the Tapestry of Love Series) Discordance: The Cottinghams (Volume 1) is the continuation of the story. . For a complete list of books, visit Donna R Causey

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