He drowned at sea a month before Jamesina was born, so she was named after him.
James is a male given name of Hebrew origin and means he who supplants.
- His daughter Jamesina was named after him.
- He shared name with Jim Anderson and his son Jims, Jem Blythe and his son Jem Jr., James Armstrong, James Pringle, Jim Wilcox, Jim Boyd, James Grand and James A. Harrison.
- Anne of the Island (mentioned only)