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James was a carpenter and farmer born in Attleboro, Massachusetts, on 2 June 1716. He married Mary Day there in 1738. Their children born in Attleboro were Olive in 1741, Amos in 1743, twins Phillis and Thankful in 1745, Levi in 1747, Mary in 1749, Amaziah in 1750, James in 1752, and Elkanah who died young.
↑ Jillson, David "Genealogy of the Gillson and Jillson Family" E.L.Freeman & Company (1876) pp.135-136
Massachusetts, Town Clerk, Vital and Town Records, 1626-2001. Marriage of James (Jelson) and Mary Day on 17 Feb 1738 at Town of Attleborough, Plymouth, British Colonial America. 
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