This is a tough one. There’s nothing at all to help with identifying these children other than the photographer’s name and location: C. C. James, Artist, Greenup, ILL.
The children’s clothing makes me think the photo is from the 1880s.
You can read more about this collection of photos and its provenance here. You will also find links to all the posts in this series in that post.
Please leave a comment below if you’re related to any of the people mentioned in this series. I’d love to hear from you!
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