Joseph Henry James

Joseph Henry James

Male 1855 - 1908  (52 years)

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  • Name Joseph Henry James 
    Born 22 Oct 1855  Ogden, Weber, Utah, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Died 25 Apr 1908  Juarez, Chihuahua, Mexico Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Buried 26 Apr 1908  Juarez, Chihuahua, Mexico Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Person ID I342  James
    Last Modified 5 Feb 2004 

    Father Joseph James,   b. 26 Feb 1830, Halse, Somerset, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 19 Nov 1893, Ogden, Weber, Utah, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 63 years) 
    Mother Sarah Holyoak,   b. 4 Aug 1835, Kings Norton, Worcester, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 25 Oct 1916, Ogden, Weber, Utah, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 81 years) 
    Married 3 Oct 1854  Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F157  Group Sheet

    Family 1 Elizabeth Salome Bloomfield 
    Married 13 Jul 1877  St. George, Washington, Utah Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. Harriet Emma James,   b. 1 June 1880, Sunset, Arizona Find all individuals with events at this location
    Last Modified 24 Oct 2005 
    Family ID F154  Group Sheet

    Family 2 Mary Eliza Bloomfield 
    Married 10 Jan 1879  St. George, Washington, Utah Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
    +1. William Henry James,   b. 19 Jan 1881, Sunset, Arizona Find all individuals with events at this location,   bur. Ogden, Weber, Utah, USA Find all individuals with events at this location
    Last Modified 24 Oct 2005 
    Family ID F155  Group Sheet

    Family 3 Orpha Amelia Rogers 
    Married 12 Sep 1882  St. George, Washington, Utah Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F156  Group Sheet

  • Photos
    Family Photo of Joseph James' children and Joseph Henry James' wives.
    Family Photo of Joseph James' children and Joseph Henry James' wives.
    Left to right, top row: Mary Eliza Bloomfield James (2nd wife of Joseph Henry James), Joseph Henry James, Elizabeth Salome Bloomfield James (1st wife of Joseph Henry James).
    Left to right, middle row: Orpha Rogers James (3rd wife of Joseph Henry James), William Francis James, Sarah Hannah James Rushton, Abinadi James.
    Left to right, bottom row: Charles Willard James, Mary Elizabeth James, Hyrum Robert James.

    NOTE: Hyrum does not look like he is about seven years old, so either the photo date is wrong, this is someone else, or he is large for his age. All siblings alive in 1885 are shown.
    Joseph Henry James
    Joseph Henry James
    copied from http://www.jamesroots.com/images/JHJ9.jpg
    Joseph Henry James
    Joseph Henry James
    copied from http://www.jamesroots.com/images/JHJ8.jpg
    Joseph Henry James and Mary Eliza Bloomfield James
    Joseph Henry James and Mary Eliza Bloomfield James
    copied from http://www.jamesroots.com/JHJphotos.htm
    Joseph Henry James and Mary Eliza Bloomfiel James with family about June 1896.
    Joseph Henry James and Mary Eliza Bloomfiel James with family about June 1896.
    Standing: George Heber, Mary Eliza, William Henry. Sitting: Joseph Henry James, Mary Eliza Bloomfield James. Front: Emer, John Willard, Abinadi & Nellie Mariah. Why does Emer have a dress on?

    copied from http://www.jamesroots.com/JHJphotos.htm
    Joseph Henry James and Elizabeth Salome Bloomfield James with family about June 1895
    Joseph Henry James and Elizabeth Salome Bloomfield James with family about June 1895
    Standing: Hannah, Sarah Elizabeth, Alfretta, Harriet Emma. Sitting: Joseph Henry, Bathsheba, Elizabeth Salmome. Front: Joseph Henry, Edith.

    copied from http://www.jamesroots.com/JHJphotos.htm
    Joseph Henry James, his three wives and six siblings in 1885
    Joseph Henry James, his three wives and six siblings in 1885
    Back (l to r) Mary Eliza Bloomfield James, Joseph Henry James, Elizabeth Salome James. Middle (l to r) Orpha Rogers James, William Francis James, Sarah Hannah James (Rushton), Abinadi James. Front (l to r) Charles Willard James, Mary Elizabeth James (Jones), Hyrum Robert James.

    This is a great shot but I only have a bad photocopy. Does anyone have a good copy or original that I may scan? This is the only photo of Orpha that I know of.

    copied from http://www.jamesroots.com/JHJphotos.htm
    Elizabeth Salome Bloomfield James and Joseph Henry James
    Elizabeth Salome Bloomfield James and Joseph Henry James
    Elizabeth Salome Bloomfield James and Joseph Henry James probably about the time of their marriage July 12, 1877
    Joseph Henry James and missionary companion Robert Bliss Paine
    Joseph Henry James and missionary companion Robert Bliss Paine
    Joseph Henry James and missionary companion Robert Bliss Paine probably when called to go to Arizona January 3, 1878

    copied from http://www.jamesroots.com/JHJphotos.htm
    Joseph Henry James, about 1874
    Joseph Henry James, about 1874
    Joseph Henry James, about 1874, as a volunteer fireman in Ogden, Utah

    Documents
    Joseph James Death Notice
    Joseph James Death Notice
    Appeared in "The Standard" Newspaper from Ogden, Utah, Monday, May 4, 1908, pg. 6
    1870 Census with James Family
    1870 Census with James Family
    Census with Joseph James, Sarah Holyoak, and their children in Ogden.

    Histories
    History of Joseph Henry James
    1
    Found this history at http://members.aol.com/Cballd/jamesj.html
    History of John Bloomfield
    2
    Copied from http://www.bloomfield-family.org/DAD/Family%20Bios/John%20BloomfieldJR.htm. Mentions Joseph Henry James and Elizabeth Salome.
    Killed by Innovation
    Killed by Innovation
    Story surrounding the death of Joseph Henry James
    Copied from http://members.cox.net/jameshistory/killed.html
    Joe's Jokes
    Joe's Jokes
    Jokes attributed to Joseph Henry James
    Copied from http://members.cox.net/jameshistory/jokes.html
    One Minute History of Joseph Henry James
    One Minute History of Joseph Henry James
    copied from http://members.cox.net/jameshistory/jh_james.html
    JOSEPH HENRY JAMES
    JOSEPH HENRY JAMES
    JOSEPH HENRY JAMES
    by LaVon Gurr Hansen, a Granddaughter

    copied from http://www.jamesroots.com/Biographies/fromLavonHanson/JosephHenryJamesbyHanson.htm
    The Life History of Mr. Joseph Henry James
    The Life History of Mr. Joseph Henry James
    To the memory of a great and good grandfather

    copied from http://www.jamesroots.com/Biographies/JHJbyEthelWoolsey/Page00.htm

  • Notes 
    • !BIOGRAPHY: Stalwarts South of the Border;; comp. by N.S. Hatch & B.C. Hardy;
      pp. 321-324, 497; BYU HBLL BX 8677 2 H28S 1985.

      Additional ordinances: SP 20 Apr 1972 AZ; SS (2nd wife) 4 Jun 1976 OG, batch M170579 sheet 839.

  • Sources 
    1. [S16] The Standard, (Ogden, Utah), Vol 38, No 107, p 6, 4 May 1908.

    2. [S17] Deseret Evening News, (Salt Lake City, Utah), 57th year, page 8, 8 May 1908.


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