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James, George Fitch


28 Oct. 1796–30 Oct. 1864. Farmer. Born in Stockbridge, Berkshire Co., Massachusetts. Son of Stephen James and Hannah Schofield. Moved to Brownhelm, Huron Co., Ohio, ca. July 1817. Married Caroline Weed, 28 June 1822, in Huron Co. Baptized into Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints by Simeon Carter, June 1831. Appointed to be ordained a priest, 7 June 1831, in Kirtland, Geauga Co., Ohio; ordained an elder, 18 Nov. 1831. Disfellowshipped, ca. 1834. Restored to fellowship, by 1836. Received blessing in Kirtland temple, 26 Mar. 1836. Leader of Democratic party in Brownhelm. Died in Brownhelm.