James was born on 7 MAY 1843 in Woodbury, Cumberland County, Illinois, the son of unknown parents.
He died on 18 DEC 1878 in Woodbury, Cumberland County, Illinois.
His wife was Sarah Jane Gibbons. They were married, but the date and place have not been found. Their seven known children were Alfred McClellan (1866-1949), George A. (1868-1869), Mary Melissa (1868-1940), Edward Willis (1870-1963), Martha Luella (1874-1955), Ida Belle (1876-1920) and Harriet Mae (1879-1967).
|Birth||7 MAY 1843||
|Death||18 DEC 1878||