Iit possibly his mother's or grandmother's maiden name.
On 30/01/2017 18:46, Janice Bartus wrote:
I am researching the JAMES family in Wales and came across a first name that I have not
heard before. The name is Beaton JAMES. I was looking through the Carmarthenshire Parish
records for Llandissilio and saw an entry for Beaton JAMES buried Feb 19 1748. The
first name is written very legible. Any ideas?