Adam's Family History


The James family originally from England.

Welcome to my page. I have put this page to together in an effort to find more people interested in researching the following families.
This page is a work in progress. I will add more stories as I come across them.

Samuel Johns JAMES
Samuel Johns JAMES was born around 1817 in Devonport, England.His parents were John JAMES and Ann JOHNS. John JAMES' occupation was blacksmith according to his son Samuels death certificate. He married his wife Sarah in England, and all their children were born in New Zealand. His occupation in New Zealand was labourer and later farmer. According to his death certificate he had seven surviving children, four males aged 45,43,40,35, and three females aged 47,38,?
I am descended from his daughter Emily JAMES.

Emily JAMES.
Emily JAMES was born in New Plymouth, New Zealand on the 20th of August 1856. She married William Allen (Junior) on the 28 February 1878 at the residence Of Charles OLIVER, Upper Mangorei District, New Plymouth.
Passenger list for the Essex to New Plymouth in 1843