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James Couthren Borland (1877-1943)
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James Couthren Borland
James Carruthers Borland in Store.jpg
Sex: Male
Birth: September 25, 1877
Bowerston,
Harrison County, Ohio
Death: April 19, 1943
Bowerston,
Harrison County, Ohio
Father: James Borland II (1835-1903)
Mother: Catherine Jane Walker (1848-1928)
Spouse/Partner: Lizzie Alberta Miller (1875-1975)
Marriage: September 10, 1902
Coshocton County, Ohio
Children: Gene Iris Borland (1905-1905)
Genevieve Irene Borland (1905-1905)
Weldon Earl Borland (1906-2002)
Ruth Eleanor Borland (1914-1990)

James Couthren Borland (1877-1943)

Birth[]

James was born September 25, 1877 in Bowerston, Harrison County, Ohio to parents James Borland II (1835-1903) and Catherine Jane Walker (1848-1928).

Marriage to Lizzie Alberta Miller[]

On September 10, 1902, James married Lizzie Alberta Miller (1875-1975) in Coshocton County, Ohio.

Occupation[]

James was a butcher, and he owned a general store called J.C. Borland Wholesale and Retail. The store was located in Bowerston, Ohio.

Children by Lizzie Alberta Miller[]

First in birth order were two twins who died at birth:

  • Gene Iris Borland (1905-1905)
  • Genevieve Irene Borland (1905-1905)

James and Lizzie also had the following two children who survived to maturity:

An additional son was stillborn on September 10, 1917.

Divorce[]

According to his death certificate, James had divorced Alberta Miller prior to 1943.

Death[]

James died April 19, 1943 in Bowerston, Harrison County, Ohio. The cause of death was a cerebral hemorrhage secondary to alcoholism. According to his death certificate, James had been a chronic alcoholic since 1930.

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