47. James


  1. William James (ca. 1771–aft. 1841) m. Sarah Cowper (ca. 1781–aft. 1841); Glasgow, co. Lanark, Scotland
  2. William (1805–1881) m. (1) Catherine Cowan Sinclair (1803–aft. 1860); Barony, co. Lanark, Scotland; Barrington, Chicago, Winnetka, Ill.
  3. Jeanette Young James (1825–1896) m. (2) 1849 Henry Brown Willmarth (1814–1887); Chicago, Ill.

Full essay

There is no authoritative treatment of my line of descent from this family in print. The PDF essay linked below summarizes my research in documentary sources on this family. Although I necessarily pursue only one child in each family, I also attempt to provide basic chronological information on all of my ancestors’ other children and their spouses.

Related surnames

95. Sinclair · 23. Willmarth

No additional information on the Cowper family is available at this time.

Created 8 September 2013.
Austin W. Spencer | email: spencer@rootedancestry.com