James "Jim" Tait
James "Jim" Tait was born December 23, 1886 to Hettie Tait
and a white man named John Dukes
and is the father of Hettie Irene (Tait) Watson.
Jim married Irene Marshall the daughter of
Nellie (Lee) Marshall and George Marshall. Jim is the first child
of Hettie Tait Hettie later married a black man and
and they had nine other kids. Jim siblings are:Prince, Sandy, Osborne,
Frank, Renitha, Lube, Shepard, and Alberta. Jim and Irene also had nine children
of their own to include: Ruby, Garfield, John David, Roger Lorenzo,
Maggie, Earlene, Hettie, and Verlie Rebecca.
James "Jim" Tait died on May 28, 1949 and is buried in the Bethany Baptist Church Cemetary.
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