The Chariton Leader, Chariton, Iowa Thursday, April 29, 1909
MRS. JULIA JAMES, of Whitebreast Township, died at the home of her daughter, MRS. CHARLES RAMSEY, of Oakley, Tuesday evening, at seven o'clock after an illness of several weeks with grippe and bronchitis. She was in her 87th year. Funeral services were held at the old home in Whitebreast Township today at 11 o'clock a.m. and interment made in Chariton Cemetery. A more extended notice will be given next week. ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~
The Chariton Leader, Chariton, Iowa Thursday, May 6, 1909
JULIA A. JAMES, widow of C.H. JAMES, deceased, was born in Muskingum County, Ohio, June 7, 1822 and died April 27, 1909, aged 86 years, 10 months and 20 days. She was the daughter of ANTHONY and SARAH MAUK, natives of Virginia.
She was married in Ohio, Jan. 1, 1840, to CURTIS HOOPES JAMES. To this union were born ten children, six of whom have preceded her, and those left to mourn the loss of a loving mother are; W.M. of Creston; ANTHONY M. and ETTA RAMSEY of Lucas County; and M.D. of Aurora, Neb.
About 55 years ago she was converted and joined the M.E. Church. Since then she has lived an earnest, consistent Christian life and has been loved and cherished by all who knew her. Her life was a benediction to her friends and neighbors. In her home life and in her ministrations to those in need how faithful she was. Her hands were never idle. She was a woman of remarkable strength and vigor for one of advanced age. Her last sickness was of short duration. She remained conscious almost to the last moment, and gave good assurance that for her death had no terror. Her end was peace
Funeral was held from her late residence conducted by Dr. Lathrop, her Pastor. The funeral address was delivered by Dr. B.F. Miller, of Indianola, a special friend of the family. "Blessed are the dead who die in the Lord." ----------------------------------------------------------------- Copied by Nancee(McMurtrey)Seifert July 5, 2005 firstname.lastname@example.org http://www.rootsweb.com/~ialucas/Main.htmhttp://www.rootsweb.com/~ialucas/Main.htm