1 Thomas born in Alabama 1825 
+ Sarah Bailey Nix born in SC abt 1834 
(see below for NIX family)
2 Mary E James b:1847
2 Milly James b:1849
2 Martha James b: 1851
2 Sarah James b: March 1855
+ Bedford Durham (See Durham Link)
2 William Charlie James b:July 26, 1858 in
Marrietta, Georgia d: 1939 Texas
+ Josie Lovina Elizabeth Logue
3 Carlton James b: 1894
3 Annie (?) James b: 1896
3 Afton James b: 1904
2 John James b: 1861
2 Angelica James b:1864
2 Malcom/Riley James b:1866
2 Rachel James b:abt 1868
2 Armanias (?) James b:abt 1871
2 Georgia James b: abt 1873 

This is obit of Sarah James-Durham
McKinney Texas Newspaper dated July 21, 1920 
Contributed by Terri Durham-Stone  email
(Anything in parentheses is a correction or full name spelled out)
Mrs. S. L. (Sarah Line) Durham died at the home of her son,  
W. B. (William Bailey) Durham in Foard County, Texas on 
the 16th inst.  The remains were shipped to McKinney where 
they were received by the J. P. Crouch undertakers and conveyed 
to the Horn Cemetery where internment was made by the side of
 her husbands grave. Funeral services were held by Eld. R. C. 
Horn at noon on Sunday the 18th.  Her husband, Bedford Forest Durham, 
during the last year of his life was sexton of the Walnut Grove 
and Horn cemeteries and was well known to the older settlers 
of these communities.  She was  born in the state of Georgia on 
March 10, 1855 and was 65 years, 4 months and 6 days old when death came.  
Her maiden name was James.  She was a sister of Charley James of the 
Franklin community.  She was the mother of 6, four of whom are living.  
They are W. B (William Bailey)  Durham of Foard County,  
S. L. (Samuel Loyd) Durham of Pilot Point, 
Mrs.  L. A. (Laura A.) Deshong and Miss W. M Williams
(Mrs. Mary Wilkinson).  She had been a member of the M. E. 
Church from girlhood.  Her former friends and neighbors sympathize 
with these sons and daughters and other relatives in their sorrow.  

This is the obit for William Charlie James
Courier in McKinney Collin County, Texas March 1939
Wm C James, 80 Succumbs near city Tuesday, Feb 28, 1939
William Charlie James,  80 years, 7 months, and 2 days  died 
Tuesday evening at 6:30 o'clock at his late home on the Celina 
Pike, known as the Tom Shewmate place, after only a week's 
illness.  Mr. James was born in Marrietta GA, July 26, 1858, 
but had lived in this county for a half century in the Rhea Mills 
section.  About fifteen months ago he bought the Shewmates 
place where he had since resided.
He was married in Tennesee in 1892 to Miss Josie Logue,  
who with three children survives, Carlton James of McKinney, 
Afton James of Rhea Mills and Mrs. Britt Granstaff of near 
McKinney, seven grandchildren survive.
Funeral Services were held Wednesday at 2:30 o'clock at Cottage 
Hill with Rev. G B. Bradshaw, Pastor of the North Baptist Church 
officatings. The Sam J Massie & Son Funeral Home had charge of 

Below are descendants of my NIX line,  some has been proven yet and is still 
being looked into to find more data to prove.
Descendants of William P Nix (?) 
1 William P Nix (?)					 
+Mary Bailey (?) b: July 30, 1810 Pickens, South Carolina	
d: March 26, 1898 Wise County,  Texas  Ball Knob Cemetery			 
2  Martha D Nix b: December 31, 1832 Georgia 
d: April 16, 1908 Wise County,  Texas  Ball Knob Cemetery			 
+James S.  Ball Jr.					 
2  Sarah Nix b: abt 1834 South Carolina
d: Abt 1880 Maury County, Tennessee (last known place to be found)			 
+Thomas James b: abt 1825 Alabama	
d: abt 1880 Maury County, Tennessee  (last known place to be found)			 
3  Mary E James b: abt 1847 Georgia				 
3  Milly James	b: abt 1849 Georgia				 
3  Martha James b: abt 1851 Georgia				 
3  Sarah/Sally Line James b: March 10, 1855 Georgia	
d: July 16, 1920 Died in Foard Co buried in Horn Cemetery,  Mc Kinney, Texas			 
+Bedford Forrest Durham b: June 10, 1854 Tennesee	
d: April 2, 1899 Horn Cemetery,  Mc Kinney, Texas 
m: September 1, 1875 Maury County , Tennesee	 
3  William Charles James
b: July 26, 1858 Marietta, Georgia
d: February 28, 1939 McKinney , Collin County Texas Cottage Hill Cemetery			 
+Josie Lovina Elizabeth Logue b: December 27, 1872 Tennessee	
d: January 31, 1955 McKinney, Texas, Collin County Texas Cottage Hill Cemetery		
m: 1892 Tennesee	 
3  John James	b: Abt 1861 Georgia				 
3  Angelica James b: Abt 1864 Georgia				 
3  Malcom James b: Abt 1866 Georgia				 
3  Rachel James b: Abt 1868 Georgia				 
3  Armanious (?) James	b: Abt 1871				 
3  Georgia James b: Abt 1873				 

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