Perhaps, son James was given the middle name of David and then called David to distinquish him from his father.Seen it happen. Just my two cents. Merry Christmas
Reasearching Swallow family head Robert Swallow b. about
1790 in Yorkshire, England. Went to prince Edward Island Canada. Married had kids and died the same day as his daughter Marie Chaffey nee Swallow.
Robert my gr gr grandfather
Marie my gr grandmother