James Alfred Roosevelt was born 13 June 1825 in New York City, New York, United States to Cornelius Van Schaack Roosevelt (1794-1871) and Margaret Barnhill (1799-1861) and died 15 July 1898 Mineola, Nassau County, New York, United States of unspecified causes. He married Elizabeth Norris Emlen (1825-1912) 22 December 1847 in Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pennsylvania, United States.
|Offspring of James Alfred Roosevelt and Elizabeth Norris Emlen (1825-1912)|
|Mary Emlen Roosevelt (1848-1885)|
|Leila Roosevelt (1850-1934)|
|Alfred Roosevelt (1856-1891)||2 April 1856 New York City, New York, United States||3 July 1891 New York City, New York, United States||Katherine Lowell (1858-1925)|
|William Emlen Roosevelt (1857-1930)||30 April 1857 Manhattan, New York County, New York, United States||15 May 1930 804 Fifth Avenue, Manhattan, New York County, New York, United States||Christine Griffin Kean (1858-1936)|