James was born in Jan 1637 in Woodbridge, Middlesex, New Jersey, USA, the son of unknown parents.
He died in Apr 1755 in Mendham, Middlesex, New Jersey, USA.
His wife was Susannah Smith, who he married in 1716 in New Jersey, USA. Their six known children were Samuel (1718-1748), Jonathan (1721-1778), James (1722-1809), Elizabeth (1723-1794), Benjamin (1726-1798) and Shubael (1731-?).