James Edward [#1179] Stidam was born 6 Feb 1874, in Letcher Co., Kentucky. He married Margaret Elizabeth Travis, daughter of Strother and Mandy Carter Travis of Lawrence County. The family lived in Louisa, Lawrence Co., Kentucky. James died 22 Jan 1958, at Milford Center, Ohio.
Standing left to right (all Stidams unless named differently): Strode, "Blind Bob?" John, Dave Miller, and James Stidam. Seated left to right: Rich, Curt, Mandy, Nora Stidam Miller, holding Edith Jewel Miller, Margaret (James' wife) holding Dave. Standing front row: Jasper Miller and Ralph Stidam. The two Miller children, Jasper and Edith Jewel, drown at an early age.
Photograph courtesy of Jay and Pat Stidam