Born: January 4, 1864, Freestone County, Texas.
Died: August 1, 1937, Georgetown, Texas.
Buried: Odd Fellows Cemetery, Georgetown, Texas.
James was the son of Barton Warren Acuff and Serena J. Randolph, and husband of Leila Bird Edney.
He was a well known singer and song writer among the Churches of Christ in Texas. He wrote several popular Gospel songs, often led the singing for protracted meetings, and helped compile hymnals for the Firm Foundation Company of Austin, Texas.
Before moving to Georgetown, he lived for several years in Granger, Texas.
His career as a singer and song writer spanned nearly 50 years.
If you know where to get a good photo of Acuff (head & shoulders, at least 200×300 pixels),