131. James COLLEY
(10) was born on Mar 1 1815. He died
on Aug 2 1887. He was a in Russell & Buchanan Co., VA; Occupation: Cattleman.
He was married to Louemma "Emma" FERRELL on Nov 3 1838. Source:
394 County Road 262
16 James Colley #834 (7.Richard4, 3.Thomas3, 2.Thomas2, 1.Thomas1) b.
Mar 1,1815, Sand Lick, Virginia,13 County of: Russell, S(D102, Bur:
Sandlick Baptist Cemetery, m. Nov 3,1838, Louemma (Emma)
Ferrell/Ferrill #835, b. Jan 16 1815, New Garden, Virginia,13 County
of: Russell, (daughter of William Ferrell/Ferrill #3846 and Jane
Jackson #3847) Bur: Sandlick Baptist Cemetery, d. Apr 18 1885.13 James
died Aug 2,1887,13 Cattleman, Russell & Buchanan County, Virginia.
James Colley: #834
06 Mar 1844; Russell County, Virginia; James Colley appointed Deputy
by Sheriff Thomas Dickenson [CR 11:362]
06 Jun 1846;Russell County, Virginia; James Colley appointed Deputy.
[CR 12:54]; constable for western district [CR 11:423]
06 Jul 1847; Russell County, Virginia; James Colley's bond as a
constable for 2 year term. [WB 6:86]
By 1860 James owned 15,000 acres. He held positions of: Deputy
Sheriff, Constable, J.P. and Supervisor of Sand Lick District of
Russell Co., Virginia
James Colley is mentioned by Thomas Colley Johnson, in his
correspondence with Lyman Copeland Draper. From letter #37 of "The
Draper Manuscript Collection", Series C, The Daniel Boone Papers
Vol.3. from Post script of letter dated; August 21,1884, Abingdon
Virginia: "P.S. James Colley, of Grassy, Buchanan Co., Va, is son of
"Old Dick Colley", the greatest bear hunter - he the son of Tom.
Colley no.2, & half brother to Tom Colley no.3, my grandfather"
Louemma: 1850 Census of Russell County, Virginia indicates the name
Emma, age 34.
iOrpha (Arpie) Colley #836 b. cir 1838, Virginia,13 County of:
Russell, S(E494, m. Nov 4,1858, in Buchanan County, Virginia,13
Lorenzo Dow Owens #845, b. Jan 1838, (son of Harden Owens #3848 and
Rebecca Ramey #3849) d. 186?. Orpha died Nov 2 1859, Haysi, Buchanan
County, Virginia.13 Lorenzo: Lorenzo was a member of Co E, 21st Va
Cav, CSA. Died in 1860's after a month long illness.
29.iiMartha Colley #837 b. May 17 1839.
30.iiiJosephine Colley #838 b. Dec 10 1840.
31.ivRichard Johnson Colley #3990 b. Dec 7 1844.
32.vMargaret Jane Colley #4079 b. Mar 1 1846.
33.viChristina (Crissa) Colley #839 b. Mar 11 1848.
34.viiBarbara Colley #840 b. cir 1849.
viiiMalissa Colley #4124 b. Dec 12,1855, Virginia, County of:
Russell,30 S(E501. Malissa died young.
35.ixCausby Colley #4125.
36.xWilliam Patton (Bruce) Colley #842 b. Feb 24 1859.
37.xiEunice (Nicy) Colley #841 b. cir 1861.
Louemma "Emma" FERRELL
(10) was born on Jan 16 1815 in New Garden, Russell Co., VA. She died
on Apr 18 1885. She was buried in Sandlick Baptist Cemetery, Dickenson Co.,
VA. James COLLEY and Louemma "Emma" FERRELL had the following children:
Richard Johnson COLLEY.
Margaret Jane COLLEY.
Christina "Crissa" COLLEY.
Eunicy "Nicy" COLLEY.
Major Pelham COLLEY.