According to her death certificate, Nora Elizabeth's maiden name was MAYS.Her parents are listed as Joe MAYS and Susan DEAR (or possibly LEAR)Her birth date was 1-May-1883.
On the 1900 census for Titus, TX, James says he was born in TX, his father in GA, his mother in TX.He and Nora had been married less than a year.On the same census page, several households away, is a James WAKEFIELD b. June 1849 in GA, his wife of 15 yrs, Mary, b. Jan 1845 in AL.I'm wondering if this might be your James' father and stepmother.
In every census from 1900 to 1940 James Thomas WAKEFIELD says he was born in TX and in everyone that asks for parents birth places he puts GA and TX.
I found his death certificate.It has the same dates you have, but says he was born in Titus, TX and that his father was Jim WAKEFIELD, born AL.His mother's name is not listed.
This is likely his family in the 1880 census for Titus Co, TX: WAKEFIELD, J.H. age 34, b. GA, widowed, father b. GA, mother b. SC dau Mary J. age 7 son J.T. age 5 dau Sarah L. age 3
The 1870 census for Titus, TX has a James WAKEFIELD, age 26, b. GA, and Salley, age 21, b. AL.
There's a TX death record for a Sarah Leila MCCRARY b. 17-July-1877 in Mt. Pleasant, TX, d. 7-Apr-1949 in Gilmer, Upshur Co, TX.Parents were James WAKEFIELD b. GA, and Sarah COOK b. TX.I believe this is the Sarah L., age 3, listed in the 1880 census.