Name: John JESSE
Birth: ABT 1766/1770 in , Cumberland Co., VA
Reference Number: J2-1
Death: ABT 1808 in , Cumberland Co., VA
Source: Descendants of John and two of his sons, especially WilliamMorgan Jesse, are well documented in the book, "The Jesses, 1601-1928"prepared by J. S. Jesse.
Source: Harry and Beverly Jesse Shuptrine (4851 Royce Road, Irvine, CA92612-2233; Hbshup@aol.com) in their book "William Morgan Jesse and HisDescendants" (July, 1995. Revised August, 1996), Gateway Press, Inc., ofBaltimore, Maryland, August 1995, detail over 6200 descendants of WilliamMorgan Jesse. This book is a major revision to and update of "TheJesses, 1601-1928" by J. S. Jesse. Copies of the book are still availablefrom Larry Weitkemper at e-mail address "LWeitkempe@aol.com".
Source: Carin Vance forwarded this information regarding John Jessee andthese descendants from Wilma Davis who states: "My oldest Jesse ancestorwas William Morgan born 2 Sept. 1798, Cumberland Co., VA. His parentsboth died while he was too young to remember them. He had at least 3brothers: John P born 1789. Thomas Hall born 11 Dec. 1791. Samuel bornabout 1800. Can't find any record of sisters or the mother's name. Hisfather was John Jesse of Cumberland Co., VA. After death of his parents,William was "bound out" to a wheelwright to be sent to school and learn atrade. The man didn't keep his contract and William never went toschool. William married Mary Ann Parker 6 Jan 1820 in Cumberland Co.,VA. In 1833, they and a neighbor moved to Callaway Co., MO."
Source: Bea Barton (Fiebar@aol.com) provided the family information forJohn Jessee and the following, 1-30-1999. "My earliest Jesse ancestor wasJohn Jesse b. 1766 who married Clia Smith 17 Jan 1791 in Powhatan Co. VA.I descend from John's son William Morgan Jessee. He married Mary AnnParker 6 Jan 1820 in Cumberland Co. VA. They had 16 children and thenmoved to Audrain Co., MO."
Clia SMITH b: ABT 1770
17 JAN 1791
in , Powhatan Co., VA 1
- Marriage Bann: 1
- William Morgan JESSE b: 02 SEP 1798 in Cumberland Co., Virginia
- John P JESSE b: ABT 1789/1793 in Cumberland Co., Virginia
- Samuel JESSE b: ABT 1795/1800 in Cumberland Co., Virginia
- Thomas Hall JESSE b: 11 DEC 1791 in Cumberland Co., Virginia
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