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Thomas Harvey James

Male Bef 1826 - 1887  (60 years)


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  • Name Thomas Harvey James  [1, 2
    Born Bef 7 Nov 1826  Spetisbury, Dorset, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Gender Male 
    Baptism 7 Nov 1826  Spetisbury, Dorset, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 3, 4
    Occupation Carpenter  [5
    Died 1 Mar 1887  Stockport, Columbia, New York Find all individuals with events at this location  [6, 7
    Buried Church of St. John the Evangelist, Stockport, Columbia, New York Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    Notes 
    • Alternate birthdate: 27 Oct 1827

      Alternative birth date: 1831

      Thomas James, age 12, emigrated to the US from Bristol, England on the ship Nile, arrived in New York on 6 Jun 1836

      Listed in 1850 NY Census, Columbia County, Stockport, carpenter, age 23, born in England.

      1860 US Census, New York, Columbia, Stockport, Thomas James, age 32, carpenter, born England, Grace 26, value of personal estate1,200, born NY, Ellen 3, born NY, Thomas 1, born NY, servant Mary Garner 14, born NY

      Listed in 1865 NY State Census, Columbia County, Stockport, carpenter, age 36, value of real estate owned = 800, wife Grace, children Elma L., Thomas H. Jr., John C., Mary A.

      1870 US Census, New York, Columbia, Stockport, Thomas James, age 41, Grace 35, children Elma 13, Thomas 11, John 9, Mary 7

      1880 US Census, New York, Columbia, Stockport, Thomas James, age 51, pattern maker, born England, parents born England, wife Grace 44, born NY, parents born NY, son Thomas H. 20, works in loom, born NY, daughter Mary 16, born NY

      Listed as a deceased brother of Henry James in Probate petition re: Henry James to Columbia County Surrogates Court by George Tator, 13 Jun 1893 [1, 5, 6, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12]
    Person ID I13249  Mindrum
    Last Modified 26 Aug 2011 

    Father Jeremiah James,   b. Aft 16 Apr 1802, Sturminster Marshall, Dorset, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 15 Apr 1869, Stockport, Columbia, New York Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 66 years) 
    Mother Louisa Maria Harvey,   b. Abt 21 Aug 1802, Iwerne Minster, Dorset, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 30 Aug 1873, North Adams, Berkshire, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 71 years) 
    Married 23 Sep 1822  Spetisbury, Dorset, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [3, 13, 14, 15
    Family ID F9153  Group Sheet

    Family Grace Augusta Chittenden,   b. 19 Jul 1836, Stockport, Columbia, New York Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 27 Mar 1905, Bridgeport, Fairfield, Connecticut Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 68 years) 
    Married 5 Nov 1855  Church of St. John the Evangelist, Stockport, Columbia, New York Find all individuals with events at this location  [16, 17
    Children 
     1. Elma Louise James,   b. 31 Mar 1857, Stockport, Columbia, New York Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1 Oct 1936, Middletown, Middlesex, Connecticut Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 79 years)
     2. Thomas Harvey James,   b. 5 Jun 1859, Stockport, Columbia, New York Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 5 Apr 1919, Bridgeport, Fairfield, Connecticut Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 59 years)
     3. John Chittenden James,   b. 1860, Stockport, Columbia, New York Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 13 Dec 1930, Bridgeport, Fairfield, Connecticut Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 70 years)
     4. Mary Augusta James,   b. 11 Jul 1863, Stockport, Columbia, New York Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 20 Jun 1943, Newtown, Fairfield, Connecticut Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 79 years)
    Last Modified 7 Aug 2017 
    Family ID F9209  Group Sheet

  • Documents
    James, Jeremiah immigration record
    James, Jeremiah immigration record
    Jeremiah James, age 32, occupation gardener, emigrated to US from Bristol, England on the ship Nile, and arrived in New York on 6 Jun 1836 with wife, Louisa (33), Edward (13), Jane (11), Thomas (12), Caroline (9), George (3), Janett (1). They arrived with one bed and bedding, five boxes, three baskets, one tea tray, one writing desk, one work box, one package cooking utensils

    Headstones
    James, Thomas, Grace, John, Elma, Mary
    James, Thomas, Grace, John, Elma, Mary

  • Sources 
    1. [S989]

    2. [S233]

    3. [S242]

    4. [S1095]

    5. [S987] 1850 New York Census.

    6. [S185] Grave Marker, Old Cemetery, Church of St. John the Evangelist, Stockport, NY.

    7. [S1094]

    8. [S988]

    9. [S1096] 1860 New York Census.

    10. [S1097] 1870 New York Census.

    11. [S5317]

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

    13. [S232]

    14. [S237]

    15. [S244]

    16. [S989] Date.

    17. [S184] Church records from Church of St. John the Evangelist, Stockport, NY, compiled 1991 by Linda L. Fenoff, City of Hudson Deputy Historian, Date and place.