James was born in 1839 in Tennessee, the son of unknown parents.
He died in FEB 1880 in Augusta, Woodruff County, Arkansas.
His wife was Tulliola Barbara Hobbs, who he married in ABT 1861 in maybe Limestone County, Alabama. Their four known children were Lulu (1862-?), James M (1864-?), Nora A (1869-?) and Finis Wylie (1877-1954).
|Census||20 JUN 1870||
|See Note 2|
1870 census, Augusta, Woodruff County, Arkansas next door to William J Ozier age 36 born Tenn --- could be a brother of James W
Dwelling 177 family 151 Ozier, William J age 36 born Tennn with wife and 7 children
Dwelling 178, family 152
Ozier, James W, age 31, male white, carpenter, born Tenn
____Tusley B, age 28 female, white, keeping house, born Ala
____ Mollie B, age 10, female white, born Ala
____ Lulu, age 8, female white, born Ala
____ James M, age 6 male, white, born Ala
____ Nora A, age 1, female white, born Ark