The 1880 Federal Census, Pennsylvania, Berks Co., Reading, District 58, page 412A records James (34-Ireland) and Mary (36-Ireland) Nevin with children John (6), James (4), Mary (2), and Joseph (Aug 1879). James is a Rail Road Brakeman and all children are born in Pennsylvania.
Noted events in his life were:
• Occupation: Rail Road Brakeman (1880/1900).
James married Mary E. circa 1872. (Mary E. was born in Dec 1849 in Ireland and died after 1920 in Reading, Berks Co., PA..)