James was born about 1846, the son of unknown parents. The place is not known.
His wife was Charlotte Armour, who he married in 1876. The place has not been found. Their two known children were Thomas (c1877-?) and Charlotte (c1879-?).
!Source: http://www.jaap.fsnet.co.uk/Webnew/Jaapwebnew.html The Jaap family tree. Entries: 2488, Updated: Sun Feb 29 09:17:00 2004, Contact: John Jaap