James Sessions, one of Northville's oldest citizens, died Thursday morning at his house on main street.he had suffered two strokes of paralysis during the early part of the winter, and had been confined to his home since that time. The deceased was born at Abbingdon, berkshire, England on Dec 13, 1830.he went to new york state in 1836 and afterward moved to Michigan in 1843 where he has since resided. In 1851? he was married to Jane L. Blauvelt, to which union were born Charles A. Sessions, William P. Sessions and John A. Sessions, deceased. The aged couple celebrated their sixtieth wedding anniversary Sept. 24, 1911. He was in the shoe business in northville at one time having since retired. The funeral will be held from the home Saturday afternoon at 2;30 standard time.rev. Wm. S. Jerome will officiate.