Born: April 16, 1832 (at Bedford, Indiana) Died: August 31, 1915 (Lafayette County, MO) Buried: Greenton Cemetery, Odessa, MO
Member of First Christian Church, Odessa
Married: 1st. Eveline Lackey. 2nd. Hannah Hamer (d. October 2, 1872)
Children: 2nd. Fanny or Frances - Died at age of two. 2nd. Benjamin Franklin - b. April 2, 1864 d. June 18, 1942
After the death of Hannah Hamer, James Alexander and son Benjamin moved to Odessa, Missouri from Bedford, Indiana (moved in 1882).
Also see "Continuing the History of Lafayette County" p. 361, Vol. I, 2002. Lafayette County Historical Society. Excerpt written by Robert Kinder and Tawahna (Davis) Hoffman, great-great-grandchildren.