If this is James:"United States World War I Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1918," index and images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/KZ6K-2TF : accessed 05 Jul 2014), James Franklin Tye, 1917-1918; citing Polk County, Tennessee, United States, NARA microfilm publication M1509, (Washington D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, n.d); FHL microfilm 1877685.
Then this may be his parents
"United States Census, 1900," index and images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/MSCR-XFL : accessed 05 Jul 2014), James F Tye in household of Samuel Tye, Civil Districts 4-5, Polk, Tennessee, United States; citing sheet 5B, family 92, NARA microfilm publication T623, FHL microfilm 1241592.
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