Zerelda James

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Birthday
29, 1825
Birthplace
Kentucky
Death Date
Feb 10, 1911 (86)
Birth Sign
Aquarius
Birthday
29, 1825
Birthplace
Kentucky
Death Date
Feb 10, 1911 (86)

About

Mother of Jesse James and Frank James who would would charge money after her son's death and give tours to visitors wanting to see the farm that Jesse grew up on.

Before Fame

She was raised by her paternal grandfather after her father broke his neck in a riding accident.

Trivia

She attended a Catholic girls school as a child.

Family Life

She married three times and had eight children.

Associated With

She was portrayed by Ann Doran in the ABC television series The Legend of Jesse James.