James was born in 1856, the son of unknown parents. The place is not known.
He died in 1923. The place is not known.
His wife was Minnie Gossett, who he married on 29 JUN 1887 in Austin, Cass, Missouri, USA. Their six known children were John Dudley (1888-1987), Ralph (1891-1969), Isabel (1893-1973), Frank Gossett (1896-1960), Marion (1899-1911) and James Gossett (1901-1989).