Hi, came across your message april of this year. In the 1900 census has James M born Feb. 1871, he was 29 in 1900 census, wife Ida B born May 1871 Age. 10 children Robert Lee born Oct. 1893 Ola born Oct. 1895 and Clara M. born 1898. They were living in St. Landry Parish Ward 6. the 1900 Census has them listed on Pg. B. Sheet 18 Supervisor Dist 3, Enumeration Dist. 63. James M was a farmer.
I hope this will help with your search.