James Joseph Mendenhall
- Born: 1718, East Caln, Chester County, PA
- Marriage: Hannah Thomas
- Died: 1782, Wilkes County, Georgia at age 64
SOUR William Dean Leonard (Dean)
San Jose, CA
Jamestown in Guilford , North Carolina is named after James Mendenhall. James Mendenhall was a Miller and one of the founders of the town. Home of Guilford College. Info from Tom Valentine. More info from Tom-Buried on his property in Taliaferro , GA. Had received 600 acres in land grant. Was
passed on to his son, Marmaduke Mendenhall. James died in his cabin. James Mendenhall's original land is now under the waters of High Point Lake, between High Point and Greensboro, NC.
Dean Leonard has his date of death as 1798 - quite a bit later than Tom, perhaps one of these is a typo.
James married Hannah Thomas. (Hannah Thomas was born on Jan 14, 1717 in Whiteland, Chester County, PA and died about 1798 in Guilford, County, NC.)