Richard James II was born Apr, 1649 in Beaminster, Canterbury Prov, Dorset, England, Gloucestershire, England. He was the son of Richard James (1616-1670) and Maria Parsons James (1617-1669).
England & Wales Christening Records, 1530-1906 about Richard James: Name: Richard James - Gender: Male - Christening Date: 15 Apr 1649 - Christening Place: Bristol, Gloucestershire, England - Father's Name: Richard James.
Passenger and Immigration Lists Index, 1500s-1900s about Richard James: Name: Richard James - Year: 1663 - Place: Maryland - Source Publication Code: 8510 - Primary Immigrant: James, Richard - Annotation: Index from manuscript by Arthur Trader, Chief Clerk in the Maryland Land Commission, 1917. And see nos. 4507-4511, Land Notes. - Source Bibliography: SKORDAS, GUST, editor. The Early Settlers of Maryland: an Index to Names of Immigrants, Compiled from Records of Land Patents, 1633-1680, in the Hall of Records, Annapolis, Maryland. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing Co., 1968. 525p. Repr. 1986. - Page: 254.
Richard married Ellinor Orme (1649-1707) in Anne Arundel County, MD in 1665. Mary's parents' names are unknown at this time. Richard II and Ellinor Orme James were the parents of the following known children, all born in Anne Arundel County, MD,: Rachel James, Deborah James, Martha James, Sarah James and Mary James.
Richard James II died on 18 Apr 1685 in Anne Arundel County, Maryland, United States. He was 36 years old.
The inventory of Richard James' estate dated 18 April 1685 with appraisers: William Sinick & Charles Bevan. This is the beginning part of Richard II's will: "In Nomine Dei the Twelvth day of Janry An Dom 1684/5 I Richard James of Annarundall County in ye province of Maryland Plant. being sick and weak in body,but of perfect mind & memory (praise be to ye Almighty God do make this my last Will & Testament in manner and forme following-Simple I give and bequeath unto Elenor my beloved wife all the plantation I dwell on being Land for one hundred acres be it more or less during her natural life and after my said wifes decease it is my mind & will that my eldest daughter Mary, and to her heirs Execs and assigns for ever but if it shall my said eldest daughter Mary shall depart this natural life before she shall attaine to ye age of sixteene years or dye without heirs lawfully begotten of her body, that then it is my will and mind yt my said land and houses shall redowne unto my second daughter Sarah and her heirs for ever".
Family links: Parents: Richard James (1616 - 1670) Maria Parsons James (1617 - 1669)
Spouse: Ellinor Orme Turner (1649 - 1707)
Children: Mary James Hitchcock (1680 - 1747)*
Burial: Saint James Parish Episcopal Church Cemetery Lothian Anne Arundel County Maryland, USA
Created by: Stella Record added: Feb 26, 2013 Find A Grave Memorial# 105833886
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