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James Bennett Sawyer Jr (abt. 1881 - 1935)

James Bennett (Lil Jimmy) Sawyer Jr
Born about in Green Turtle Cay, Abaco, Bahamasmap
Ancestors ancestors
Husband of — married 4 Feb 1901 in Green Turtle Cay, Abaco, Bahamasmap
Husband of — married 8 Mar 1929 in Green Turtle Cay, Abaco, Bahamasmap
Descendants descendants
Died in Hope Town, Abaco, Bahamasmap
Profile last modified | Created 28 Jan 2015
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Lil Jimmy Sawyer Jr is part of a Bahamian family.

Biography

James 'Lil Jimmy' Sawyer was born 5 January 1880 in Green Turtle Cay, Abaco, Bahamas to James Bennett Sawyer, Sr. and Romalda Jane "Malda" Lowe or Harris.

He married twice: first, 4 February 1901, at Green Turtle Cay, Abaco to Lula Lenora Roberts; and second, 8 March 1929 at Green Turtle Cay, Abaco to Inez Louise Ingraham, daughter of James Ingraham. Lula Lenora and Jimmy had children Florrie Louise, Maurice Thomas, and Lenora Lilla Sawyer. Jimmy and Louise had a daughter born in 1932.

James Bennett Sawyer died 9 April 1935 at Green Turtle Cay, Abaco, Bahamas. He was 55 years of age.

Sources

Bahamas Births 1850-1891 (1882) lists James' mother as "Rowalda Harris" Linking James to Romalda ("Rowalda" Harris) is working supposition based on the Bahamas Births 1850-1891. There is no evidence of a marriage between Romalda and the father of James Bennett Sawyer, Jim Bolton/Bennett Sawyer.

"Bahamas Civil Registration, 1850-1959," database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:33SQ-GRST-9MG8?cc=1922411&wc=Q4ZP-7MQ%3A216280001 : 7 October 2014), Births 1910-1911 > image 87 of 463; Registrar General, Nassau. Birth record of son Maurice Thomas Sawyer.

"Bahamas Civil Registration, 1850-1959," database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:33SQ-GRS5-P52?cc=1922411&wc=Q4ZG-RMS%3A216283401 : 29 July 2015), Births 1917-1919 > image 284 of 717; Registrar General, Nassau. Birth record of daughter Lenora Lilla Sawyer.

"Bahamas Civil Registration, 1850-1959," database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:33S7-9RS1-91F?cc=1922411&wc=Q4ZP-ZNP%3A216307801 : 7 October 2014), Marriages 1929 > image 104 of 498; Registrar General, Nassau. Marriage to Inez Louise Ingraham.

"Bahamas Civil Registration, 1850-1959," database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:33SQ-GRS1-JKS?cc=1922411&wc=Q4ZP-C6F%3A216281101 : 20 May 2014), Births 1932 > image 39 of 234; Registrar General, Nassau. Birth of daughter to Jimmy Sawyer and Louise Ingraham Sawyer

"Bahamas Civil Registration, 1850-1959," database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:33S7-9RSL-2ZB?cc=1922411&wc=Q4ZG-6TP%3A216295001 : 20 May 2014), Deaths 1934-1937 > image 154 of 494; Registrar General, Nassau. Death Record of Jimmy Bennett Sawyer.



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Sawyer-2188 and Sawyer-2168 appear to represent the same person because: Same name and wife.
posted by Peter Roberts

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