Remembering my third cousin five times removed, John Ijams, a Captain in the War of 1812 and one of Baltimore's "Old Defenders," . . . son of Plummer Ijams II (1748-1795) and Jemima Welsh (1760-1789). Capt. John Ijams was born in Ijamsville, Frederick, Maryland on the 3rd of April in 1789 and passed away on the 31st of August in 1879 in Baltimore City, Baltimore, Maryland, one hundred and thirty-nine years ago today.
03 Apr 1789 ~ 31 Aug 1879
Source: Roberta Iiames and our
book, "The Ijames-Ijams Family History
Plummer Ijams II, father of Capt. John Ijams and second cousin, six times removed to yours truly, a native of Maryland, moved to Frederick County and purchased a tract of land, "Paradise Grant" from the government which became, "Ijamsville." You can read a bit more →here← about my ancestors little town in Maryland.