Son of Thomas Edward and Susan Annis Brown Stanley. James married Ethel Mae Thompson on December 20, 1906 in Waycross, Georgia. They had eight children:
(1) James Savage Stanley Jr., born January 2, 1908.
(2) Haywood Amon Stanley
(3) Laura Brooke Stanley
(4) Susan Annis Stanley b. abt 1915.
(5) Thomas Edward Stanley II
(6) Joseph Ambler Stanley, September 28, 1919 - November 7, 1919.
(7) Ethel Mae Stanley
(8) Mary Louise Stanley, November 17, 1922 - June 3, 1923.
His burial was at Rose Hill Cemetery in Marion, Marion County, South Carolina, USA.
Fact: Residence (1900) Marion Township Marion town, Marion, South Carolina, United States
Fact: Residence (1920) Rocky Mount, Edgecombe, North Carolina, United States
Fact: Residence (13 January 1954) Charlotte, Mecklenburg, North Carolina, United States
Fact: Burial (14 January 1954) Marion, South Carolina, United States