1A-E: James Guthrie

James Guthrie 1852 AR – bet. 1860-78 AR
of Washington County, Arkansas, USA

Parents: John Guthrie 1821 AL or TN – 1889 AR and Nancy Mahala 1846 MO – 1878 AR
Birth: 1852
Birth Location: Mountain, Washington County, Arkansas, USA
Marriage: N/A
Children: N/A
Death: Bet. 1860-1878
Death Location: Unknown, presumably in Washington County, Arkansas
Burial Location: Unknown, presumably in Washington County, Arkansas

James Guthrie was the eldest son of John and Nancy Mahala Guthery / Guthrie. He was eight years old at the time of the 1860 census and had attended school that year. His father was a farmer.

Since the family is not found in the Mountain, Washington, Arkansas census, nor at all in 1870, it is impossible to narrow down James Guthrie’s probably date of death.

In 1878, John and Nancy named another newborn son James P. Guthrie, so it is believed that their eldest died before that date.