Name: Phillip "Old Phillip" JESSEE
Birth: ABT 1742 in , Halifax Co., VA
Reference Number: 40+152>26.14
Death: 26 DEC 1858 in , Russell Co., VA
Source: Information has been provided by a descendants of Phillip andGabriel, Patricia Ann Thomas Pegram, Janice Jessee Tiller, and IreneJessee Perry, which indicates that Gabriel is the son of Phillip andRachel Jessee, who may possibly be brother or cousin of John Jessee(1750-1816) of Mill Creek.
Source: Irene Jessee Perry provided an extract from the 1790 Orange Co.,NC Tax List which lists a Philip Jesse.
Source: Early Deaths of Russell Co., VA 1853-1896, transcribed by AnitaC. Adkins, 1995.
Source: Pat Pegram, 6/18/98, via e-mail provided the following. "Tom[Rudder] had that Phillip's daughter Mary was born 1802 in Botetourt Co.,(1850 RC Census). I have a photocopy of the original Bureau of VitalStatistic death, located in Richmond, VA, of Mary's death. Her name islisted as SmcKinney, Mary (Atkins Book of RC Deaths page 68 lists her asMary Sue Kinney-I disagree looking at the photocopy), white, female,death date of Oct 20, 1887, at New Garden, of old age, at the age of 94(which would place her born abt 1793). Name of Parents as Phil andRachel Jessee, she was born in Russell Co. (by ditto marks down a wholepage, but according to the 1850 Census, this should be Botetourt Co.).Her occupation was housekeeper, and the consort of S mcKinney."
Source: 1850 Russell Co., VA Census as extracted by Michael Dye andposted on VARussel-L@Rootsweb.com, 4/10/2001.
1641 McKinney Mary JESSEE 48 Bot. d/Phillip & Rachel Jessee
1641 McKinney John 20 Russ.
1641 McKinney Tabitha 17 Russ.
1641 McKinney Susannah 15 Russ.
1641 McKinney James H. 14 Russ.
1641 McKinney William T. 11 Russ.
1641 McKinney Cosby 8 Russ.
1641 McKinney Mary 7 Russ.
1641 Jessee Phillip 108 Halifax
Source: 1860 Russell Co. Census, #800.
ource: 1870 Russell Co., Census, pg. 420.
Source: "Some Russell County Records-Deaths 1853-1866", p. 10, Ln 4,provides a death date of 26 Dec 1858; 116y; Old Age; Russell County; notmarried; reported by Andrew L. Jackson.
Rachel (Rachael) b: ABT 1780
- John JESSEE b: MAR 1800 in , Franklin Co., VA
- Gabriel JESSEE b: 24 FEB 1804 in , Franklin Co., VA
- Mary Sue JESSEE b: 1793 in , Botetourt Co., VA