Son of Robert Daniel and Roxena Jane (Day) Ready, Sr.
Born: February 3, 1874 in Scheffield, Bureau County, Illinois.
Died: July 1, 1939 in Aloha, Washington County, Oregon.
Buried: Cresent Grove Cemetery, Tigard, Oregon.
1880 - Gold, Bureau County, Illinois.
1900 - Riverton, Franklin County, Nebraska.
1910 - Dickens, Lincoln County, Colorado.
1920 - ?, Boulder County, Colorado.
1930 - Fairfield, Hayes County, Nebraska.
Residence: At age 8 James moved to Riverton, Franklin County, Nebraska.
1905 he moved to Western Nebraska, later moved to Colorado.
Spent last 4 years in Aloha, Washington County, Oregon.
Married: Ethel Jane Berry May 8, 1900 in Riverton, Franklin County, Nebraska.

He had very bad teeth but was afraid of dentists. His descendants feel his continual ill health was caused by bad teeth.

James always joked with folks that he married Ethel young and raised her to suit himself.

1880 Census
Name: James C. Ready
Residence: Gold, Bureau, Illinois
Birthdate: 1874
Birthplace: Illinois, United States
Relationship to Head: Son
Spouse's Name:
Spouse's Birthplace:
Father's Name: Robert D. Ready
Father's Birthplace: Virginia, United States
Mother's Name: Jane R. Ready
Mother's Birthplace: Indiana, United States
Race or Color (Expanded): White
Ethnicity (Standardized): American
Gender: Male
Martial Status: Single
Age (Expanded): 6 years
Occupation: At School
NARA Film Number: T9-0177
Page: 104
Page Character: A
Entry Number: 3499
Film number: 1254177
Household Gender Age
Parent Robert D. Ready M 47
Parent Jane R. Ready F 42
William A. Ready M 20
Elmer N. Ready M 17
John L. Ready M 17
Charlie A. L. Ready M 15
Jennie A. Ready F 11
Armistead T. Ready M 9
James C. Ready M 6
Robert D. Ready M 3
Ann E. Ready F 19
John Lewis M 51

1900 Census

1900 Census
Name: J C Ready
Titles & Terms:
Residence: Riverton village (pt.), Franklin, Nebraska
Birth Date: Feb 1874
Birthplace: Illinois
Relationship to Head of Household: Brother
Spouse's Titles & Terms:
Spouse's Birthplace:
Father's Titles & Terms:
Father's Birthplace: Virginia
Mother's Titles & Terms:
Mother's Birthplace: Indiana
Race or Color (expanded): White
Head-of-household Name: R D Ready
Gender: Male
Marital Status: Married
Years Married: 1
Estimated Marriage Year: 1899
Mother How Many Children:
Number Living Children:
Immigration Year:
Enumeration District: 0054
Page: 6
Sheet Letter: A
Family Number: 99
Reference Number: 11
Film Number: 1240926
Image Number: 01095
Household Gender Age
R D Ready M
Clara Ready F
J C Ready M
Ethel Ready F

1910 Census
Name: James C Ready
Birthplace: Illinois
Relationship to Head of Household: Self
Residence: Dickens, Lincoln, Nebraska
Marital Status: Married
Race : White
Gender: Male
Immigration Year:
Father's Birthplace: West Virginia
Mother's Birthplace: Illinois
Family Number: 14
Page Number: 3
Household Gender Age
James C Ready M 36y
Spouse Ethel J Ready F 25y
Child Fay E Ready M 9y
Child Merlin W Ready M 7y
Child Charles L Ready M 5y

1920 Census
Name: James Ready
Residence: , Boulder, Colorado
Estimated Birth Year: 1875
Age: 45
Birthplace: Illinois
Relationship to Head of Household: Self
Gender: Male
Race: White
Marital Status: Married
Father's Birthplace:
Mother's Birthplace:
Film Number: 1820156
Digital Folder Number: 4294426
Image Number: 00342
Sheet Number: 8
Household Gender Age
Harry C Olwin M 54y
Lucy H Olwin F 46y
James Ready M 45y
Ethel J Reading F 35y
Fay E Reading M 18y
Myrlin W Reading M 17y
Charles L Reading M 14y
James C Reading M 6y
Clarence A Reading M 31y

1930 Census
Name: James C Ready
Event: Census
Event Date: 1930
Event Place: Fairfield, Hayes, Nebraska
Gender: Male
Age: 56
Marital Status: Married
Race: White
Birthplace: Illinois
Estimated Birth Year: 1874
Immigration Year:
Relationship to Head of Household: Head
Father's Birthplace: Virginia
Mother's Birthplace: Ohio
Enumeration District Number: 0005
Family Number: 39
Sheet Number and Letter: 2B
Line Number: 75
NARA Publication: T626, roll 1282
Film Number: 2341017
Digital Folder Number: 4610714
Image Number: 01074
Household Gender Age
James C Ready M 56
Spouse Ethel J Ready F 45
Child James C Ready M 17
Child Walter V Ready M 7