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James, Fulton & Caldwell Family History

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Section I. Overview.
Section II. Details.
Section III. Sources and Links:


Section I. Overview.

7GF: JOHN JAMES: He married ELIZABETH BAYSE.
6GF: SHARUD JAMES, SR.: Born: 1776 in Farquier Co, VA. Died: 19 SEP 1852, Spouse: LEODICIA SANDLIN JAMES: Born: 1778 in SC. Died: 11 NOV 1850 in GA.
5GM: GILLY JAMES: Born:: 27 DEC 1803. Spouse: HORATIO SPARBURN: Born: 16 JUN 1795 in SC. Died: 1 Jan 1882 in AR.
4GM: Rachel Fulton Caldwell: Born: 1824-9-30 in SC. Died: 4 APR 1899. Spouse: Sharod (SHARUD Y.) Caldwell. Born: 17 JUL 1820 in SC. Died: 21 MAY 1884 in AR.
3GM: Tolitha Ann (Tella) Caldwell: Born: 20 FEB 1861. Died: 21 SEP 1929. Spouse: William M. Potter. Born: 25 DEC 1846 in IL. Died: 18 APR 1883.
2GF: William R. (Rash, Rashie) Potter: born 12 JUL 1881 in Aly, AR; died 14 NOV 1965. Spouses: 1) Arminda Liller Gabbert: born 4 MAR 1883; married 24 OCT 1903; died 12 NOV 1939. 2) Mattie
1GF: Vestie Oliver Potter: born 26 MAR 1913 in Aly, AR; died 8 MAY 2003. Spouse: Frances. Eulene (Kendrick). born 17 DEC 1917; married 22 DEC 1934; died 16 JAN 2007.


Section II. Details.

7GF: JOHN JAMES:

Children of JOHN JAMES and ELIZABETH BAYSE are:
1) SHARUD JAMES, SR: Born: 1776, Farquier Co, VA; Died: 19 SEP 1852, James Cemetery,Talking Rock, GA.
2) EDMUND JAMES. NOTE: Edmund was father of Cynthia. This family lived in Gilmer Co in 1840, likely near the homestead of Sharud. Cynthia is named in Sharud's estate papers and inherited or purchased the family's grist mill on Talking Rock Creek. email from Sylvia Rankin.
3) JOHN JAMES: Born: 1763; Died: 13 AUG 1850, Kings Creek, SC.
4) BETSY JAMES.

Source: http://www.scrankin.com/james.htm

6GF: SHARUD JAMES, SR: born 1776 in Farquier Co, VA. Died: 19 SEP 1852, buried in James Cemetery, Talking Rock, GA. Son of JOHN JAMES and ELIZABETH BAYSE.
Spouse: LEODICIA SANDLIN JAMES: born 1778 in SC. Died: 11 NOV 1850, buried in James Cemetery, Talking Rock, GA, daughter of RANDAL SANDLIN and MOURNING UNKNOWN.

Children of LEODICIA SANDLIN and SHARUD JAMES are:
1) ELIZABETH JAMES: Born: 22 APR 1799 in York Co, SC; Death: 28 APR 1873 in Talking Rock, Pickens Co, GA. See Caldwell Family History.
2) DANIEL JAMES: Born: 22 JUL 1801; Died: 12 Jan 1845, Yorkville, York Co, SC.
3) GILLY JAMES: Born: 27 DEC 1803, SC; Died: 11 SEP 1875, Little Fir Cemetery, Montgomery Co, AR. See Fulton Family History.
4) MARY JAMES: Born: 29 DEC 1805, SC; Married: (1) JOSEPH REED, abt. 1823; Married: (2) JEREMIAH MEEK, Bef. 1850.
5) SARAH JAMES: Born: 27 MAR 1808, York Co, SC; Died: 18 DEC 1882, Kings Mountain, Cleveland Co, NC.
6) SHARUD JAMES, JR: Born: 1 JUL 1810, SC.
7) JOHN SHELTON JAMES: Born: 14 MAY 1812.
8) NANCY JAMES: Born: 12 JUL 1816; Died: 1 JUN 1894, Berria Church Cemetery, Cherokee Co, SC; Married: JOHN CALHOUN SMITH.
9) SELINA JAMES: Born: 26 Feb 1819, SC; Died: 6 JUN 1905, Talking Rock Baptist Church Cemetery, GA.
10) SYNTHIA JAMES: Born: abt. 1806; Married: JOSEPH WILLIAMS, 3 Jan 1844.
11) DAVID JAMES: Born: 16 SEP 1819.

Family Bible Records Originally belonged to: Sharud and Leodocia Sandlin James. Transcription. Photocopy.
Estate Papers of Sharud James http://www.flickr.com/photos/thefaganranch/sets/72157628717642983/

5GM: GILLY JAMES: born: 27 DEC 1803, daughter of Sharud James SR., son of JOHN JAMES and ELIZABETH BAYSE, and Leodicia Sandlin.

Spouse: HORATIO SPARBURN FULTON: born 16 JUN 1795 in SC. Died: 1 JAN 1882 in Marcus, AR. Married: 21 FEB 1822.

United States Census 1850: Horatio S Fulton , birth: 1794 - SC, residence:, Gilmer Co, part of, Gilmer, Georgia. Source: http://freepages.genealogy.rootsweBorn:ancestry.com/~kolda/horatio-line.htm

See Fulton Family History

4GM: Rachel Fulton Caldwell.

Born: 30 SEP 1824 in York, York, SC. Married: 14 FEB 1841 Jasper (or Greene), Walker Co, AL. Died: 4 APR 1899 at Hot Springs, AR, age 72. Buried: Caldwell Cemetery.

Spouse: Sharod (SHARUD Y.) Caldwell. Born: 17 JUL 1820 in Chester, Chester Co, SC. Died: 21 MAY 1884 at Hot Springs, AR, age 63. Buried: Caldwell Cemetery, Garland Co, Mountain Pine, AR 71956. Parents: Joseph John "Jim" CALDWELL and Elizabeth Betty JAMES (sister of Gilly James, Rachel's mother).

Source: http://freepages.genealogy.rootsweBorn:ancestry.com/~kolda/horatio-line.htm

See Caldwell Family History

3GM: Tolitha Ann (Tella, Letha) Caldwell. Born: 20 FEB 1861. Died: 21 SEP 1929. Buried: New Bethel: Kingston, AR. Parents: Sharod Fulton & Rachel Fulton. Married William M. Potter, 2 JUL 1876. Spouse: William M. Potter. Born: 25 DEC 1846 in IL. Died: 18 APR 1883 (Murdered). Buried: Killian Cemetery: Aly, AR. Parents: Joel Claborn Potter and Elizabeth LNU Potter.

2GF: William R. (Rash, Rashie) Potter: Born: 12 JUL 1881 in Aly, AR. Died: 14 NOV 1965. Spouses: 1) Arminda Liller Gabbert. Born: 4 MAR 1883. Married: 24 OCT 1903. Died: 12 NOV 1939. 2) 2) Mattie

1GF: Vestie Oliver Potter: Born: 26 MAR 1913 in Aly, AR. Died: 8 MAY 2003. Spouse: Frances. Eulene (Kendrick). Born: 17 DEC 1917. Married: 22 DEC 1934. Died: 16 JAN 2007.

See Potter Family History


Section III. Sources and Links:

Yell County, Arkanasas Links:

Cemeteries: Aly Cemetery; Bluffton Cemetery; Killian, Aly; Mt. Zion Cemetery -- Briggsville; New Bethel Cemetery; All Yell County Cemeteries

Yell County Information and Voter Registration List, Yell County, Arkansas 1868-1873

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