James W. & Sarah came to Texas about 1856-57. They lived and raised their family in Lee County, Texas.James was born June 24, 1825 it is believed in Alabama and died December 27, 1893 in Lee County, Texas. Sarah was born January 16, 1825 it is also believed in Alabama and died October 15, 1907 in Lee County, Texas.They are both buried in the Lower Knobbs Cemetery along with some of their children. They were married April 9, 1845 in Alabama. James owned and operated one of the first pottery shops in Lee County, Texas.