James Church1

ID#2056, b. about 17 January 1793, d. 9 October 1880
Father: Henry "Old Hundred" Church
Mother: Hannah Keine

Birth date: about 17 January 1793 (based on age at death per gravestone of 87 years 8 months 22 days)
Birth place: Virginia.2,3

James's first marriage was to Susannah Helms.3

James died on 9 October 1880.2 Interred in the Old Olivesburg Cemetery, Olivesburg, Richland County, Ohio, his name appears on the gravestone as "James Church". An additional inscription reads, "Aged 87 Y. 8 M. 22 D."2

Census Records

YearLocationEnumeration info as recorded
1810Monongalia County, VirginiaBelieved to be included in the household of Henry "Old Hundred" Church (his father) as the male age "16 & under 26."
(Official Census Date: 06 August 1810)4
1850Richland County, OhioJames Church, male, age 57, born in Virginia, a farmer, real estate value $2,500
(Official U.S. Census Date: 01 June 1850)3
Last Edited Date=9 May 2017


  1. [S929] "Wetzel County, WV Connections," Rootsweb WorldConnect, online http://wc.rootsweb.ancestry.com/cgi-bin/igm.cgi, Bill Cunningham.
  2. [S2230] James Church, Find A Grave memorial no. 82006315, created by user name "Names in Stone" on 15 December 2011, online http://www.findagrave.com. Photograph by user name "Names in Stone", uploaded 15 December 2011.
  3. [S2229] James Church household, 1850 U.S. Census, Richland County, Ohio, District 127 Butler Township, page 254B, National Archives micropublication M432_724.
  4. [S2224] Henry Church household, 1810 U.S. Census, Monongalia County, Virginia, page 489, National Archives micropublication M252_69.