Fake photos of Jesse and Frank James and their family frequently circulates the Internet, however, the best way to determine if a photo is authentic or not is to do a comparison to a known, authentic photo, such as the one at right (of Jesse James).
J Frank Dalton (1848-1951), may have been a Quantrill Guerrilla, and claimed to be the real Jesse W James in his last years, and is buried under the JWJ name in Granbury TX! Just one of many "Alternate Jesse's" that popped up in the decades after Jesse's 1882 death in St Jo MO!? No one in the Family Photo he's holding appears to be Frank, Zerelda or Jesse!? https://www.facebook.com/FrankJesseJames
Confederate Outlaw Jesse James and Family Third from left in the back row is Jesse. To his left is Zee Mimms, his cousin and future wife. The man first on the left in the back row may be John Newman Edwards, Jesse’s friend and the newspaper man that.
Zerelda James, mother of Frank and Jesse.standing beside Jesse's grave at the family home in Kearney, Mo. He is no longer buried on the farm but at a cemetery in town. (past the Civil War era but I think it still fits here!