James Kinser was born in 1849 in Tennessee. He married Elmira L. Reid in 1880.
↑ "Texas, County Marriage Index, 1837-1977," database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:XLWP-8XH : 22 December 2016), James Kinser and Elmira L Reid, 01 Dec 1880; citing Blanco, Texas, United States, county courthouses, Texas; FHL microfilm 979,780.
"United States Census, 1900," database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:M32T-35M : accessed 27 October 2017), James Kinser, Justice Precincts 2-3, Blanco, Texas, United States; citing enumeration district (ED) 7, sheet 7B, family 125, NARA microfilm publication T623 (Washington, D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, 1972.); FHL microfilm 1,241,612.
It may be possible to confirm family relationships with Jim by comparing test results with other carriers of his Y-chromosome or his mother's mitochondrial DNA.
However, there are no known yDNA or mtDNA test-takers in his direct paternal or maternal line.
It is likely that these autosomal DNA test-takers will share DNA with Jim: