A biography of James Nagues is included in "Progressive Men of the State of Montana". Parents: John and Priscilla (Jewell) Nagues, who both died in a cholera epidemic.On 15 Mar 1864, James married Miss Amelia J. Rule, a native of Wisconsin. Nagues children: Emaline E. (Mrs. B.R. Sherman), George B., Minnie (Mrs. U.T. Roberson), Jesse R.