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George Harvey James

Male 1879 - 1964  (84 years)


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  • Name George Harvey James  [1, 2
    Born 3 Apr 1879  Rushford, Fillmore, Minnesota Find all individuals with events at this location  [3, 4
    Gender Male 
    Baptism Nov 1879  Rushford, Fillmore, Minnesota Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    • Emmanuel Episcopal Church, sponsors Mrs. E. Crampton and Miss Jennie Dauchy
    Confirmation 23 Mar 1897  Rushford, Fillmore, Minnesota Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    • Emmanuel Episcopal Church
    HEAL Failing health for six years  [3
    Occupation Tri-County Electric Association  [3
    Died 9 Mar 1964  Houston, Fillmore, Minnesota Find all individuals with events at this location  [3, 4, 7
    • Blue Star Rest Home
    Buried 12 Mar 1964  Oak Grove Cemetery, Rushford, Fillmore, Minnesota Find all individuals with events at this location  [3, 7
    Notes 
    • George James, 84, Rushford, died at 2 a.m. Monday, at the Blue Star Rest Home, Houston. He had been in failing health six years. Mr. James was born here April 3, 1879 to George and Harriet Dauchy James. He married Christy Colbenson in 1909 at Rushford. His wife died in 1959. Mr. James was a member of Emmanuel Episcopal Church. He was a retired employee of Tri-County Electric Ass'n. Surviving are: one son, Lester of Rushford; one daughter, Mrs. Karl (Harriet) Hursa, Janesville, Wis. His wife, one son Harvey, and one daughter (Mrs. Alfred (Myrtle) Roppe preceded him in death. The Rev. Walter C. Ellingson will conduct a service Thursday, March 12, 2 p.m. at Emmanuel Episcopal Church. Burial will be in Oak Grove cemetery. Pallbearers are: Robert Betz, Melvin James, Obert, Carrol and Earl Colbenson of Rushford, and Vernon James of Mabel.

      Alternate birthdate: 8 Apr 1879
      Alternate marriage date: 15 Oct 1908

      Listed in 1880 MN Census, Fillmore County, Rushford, age 1, born in Minnesota
      Listed as a child of George James, residing in Rushford, MN in Probate petition re: Henry James to Columbia County Surrogates Court by George Tator, 13 Jun 1893

      1885 MN State Census, Rushford City, Fillmore Co., George James 58, Hattie 39, Nellie 9, George Jr. 6, Royal 2

      1900 MN Census, Rushford, Fillmore County, Enum. Dist. 35, p. 3B, George H. James, born Apr 1879 in MN, 21 years old, single, farm laborer

      1910 US Census, Minnesota, Fillmore, Rushford, George H. James, 29, married once for 1 year, dray line, with wife Christina 26, mother of 1 child 1 living, son Harvey is not listed

      1920 US Census, Minnesota, Fillmore, Rushford, George H. James, 39, wagon driver dray line, with wife Christie 35, children Harvey R. 10, Harriet A. 8, Myrtle M. 6, Lester B. 3-5/12, Alfred Colbenson 41, Nels E. Colbenson 26

      1930 US Census, Minnesota, Fillmore, Rushford, George H. James, owns home $800, age 47, first married age 25, laborer dray line, with wife Christie 49, children Harvey R. 20, Harriet H. 19, Myrtle M. 17, Lester D. 13

      1940 US Census, Minnesota, Fillmore, Rushford, George James, 61, education 8, born MN, running pump contractor, worked 16 weeks, wages $300, wife Christie, 56, education 8, born MN, son Harvey, 30, single, education 8, born MN, truck driver state highway, worked 4 weeks, wages 135, daughter Myrtle, 26, single, education H4, born MN, waitress local cafe, worked 52 weeks, wages 260, son Lester, 23, single, born MN, laborer private family, worked 52 weeks, wages 936

      Living in Rushford, MN 1951 [3, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, 13, 14, 15, 16, 17, 18]
    Person ID I13182  Mindrum
    Last Modified 29 Jul 2014 

    Father George James,   b. 6 Apr 1832, Spetisbury, Dorset, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 4 Mar 1907, Rushford, Fillmore, Minnesota Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 74 years) 
    Mother Harriet Elizabeth Dauchy,   b. 17 Apr 1846, New Canaan, Fairfield, Connecticut Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 25 Sep 1918, Rushford, Fillmore, Minnesota Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 72 years) 
    Married 21 Aug 1875  Rushford, Fillmore, Minnesota Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Photos
    James, George - House in Rushford, Minnesota
    James, George - House in Rushford, Minnesota
    James, George - House in Rushford, Minnesota
    James, George - House in Rushford, Minnesota
    Family ID F9157  Group Sheet

    Family Christina Kristi Colbenson,   b. 29 Jan 1884, Rushford, Fillmore, Minnesota Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 19 Jul 1959, Rushford, Fillmore, Minnesota Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 75 years) 
    Married 14 Oct 1908  Preston, Fillmore, Minnesota Find all individuals with events at this location  [9
    Children 
     1. Harvey Robert (Hoppy) James,   b. 2 Aug 1909, Rushford, Fillmore, Minnesota Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 31 Jan 1956, St. Francis Hospital, La Crosse, La Crosse, Wisconsin Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 46 years)
     2. Harriet Annette James,   b. 20 Feb 1911, Rushford, Fillmore, Minnesota Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 20 Dec 2005, Woodruff, Oneida, Wisconsin Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 94 years)
     3. Myrtle Marian Pete James,   b. 9 Jan 1913, Rushford, Fillmore, Minnesota Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 13 May 1962, Winona, Winona, Minnesota Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 49 years)
     4. Lester (Snook) Dauchy James,   b. 11 Jul 1916, Rushford, Fillmore, Minnesota Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1 Dec 1971, Winona, Winona, Minnesota Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 55 years)
    Last Modified 7 Aug 2017 
    Family ID F9158  Group Sheet

  • Photos
    James, George - Logging
    James, George - Logging
    James, George
    James, George
    George James outside his house during a flood in Rushford, Minnesota
    James Siblings
    James Siblings
    L-R, Nellie, George, Royal, Carolyn
    James Siblings
    James Siblings
    L-R, George, Nellie, Carolyn, Royal
    James, Roy and Tillie 50th Wedding Anniversary
    James, Roy and Tillie 50th Wedding Anniversary
    L-R, George James, Kristi James, Tillie James, Roy James at home of Catharine James Niggle
    James, George family
    James, George family
    Myrtle, Harriet, George, Harvey James outside James home in Rushford, Minnesota
    James, George and friends
    James, George and friends
    Unknown, George James, Unknown, Lud Chilson

    Documents
    James, Nellie and George baptism records
    James, Nellie and George baptism records

    Headstones
    James, George H.
    James, George H.

  • Sources 
    1. [S8142] Book 1, Baptisms, page 52, George Henry.

    2. [S111] Minnesota Death Index, 1908-2002, www.ancestry.com, George Harvey.

    3. [S1025]

    4. [S111] Minnesota Death Index, 1908-2002, www.ancestry.com.

    5. [S8142] Book 1, Baptisms, page 52.

    6. [S8142] Book 1, Confirmed, page 83.

    7. [S8142] Book 3, Burials, page 116.

    8. [S8160] Fillmore County Birth Records, 1870-1921, Fillmore County Historical Society, Fountain, Minnesota.

    9. [S5280]

    10. [S165] 1880 Minnesota Census.

    11. [S183] Probate petition re: Henry James to Columbia County Surrogates Court by George Tator, 13 Jun 1893.

    12. [S94] 1885 Minnesota State Census.

    13. [S97] 1900 US Census, Minnesota, Fillmore, Rushford, Enum. Dist. 35, p. 8B.

    14. [S2578]

    15. [S2558]

    16. [S2570]

    17. [S6584]

    18. [S986]