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James B. Jessee
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Birth: Oct. 13, 1803
Russell County
Virginia, USA
Death: Aug. 19, 1881
New Ross
Montgomery County
Indiana, USA

James B. Jessee was one of the founding fathers of New Ross, Indiana (formally known as Valley City)

Son of Archie & Nancy Browning Jessee

Husband of Nancy Candler Jessee

Father of Martha, Issac W., Dorothy, Dosha, Thomas J., & James B. Jessee

Both of Mr. Jessee's grandfathers were American Revolutionary War Soldiers.

His Grandfather Browning lived to be 102 years old.

Mr. Jessee was a farmer, carpenter, blacksmith, & shoemaker.

He was self educated.

Mr. Jessee owned 240 acres of land, on which he farmed and built a log school (1836)which was taught by Christopher Walkup.

Mr. Jessee was also one of the first Trustees for the New Ross Methodist Church.

Age: 77 years 10 months 6 days

 
 
Burial:
Jessee Cemetery
New Ross
Montgomery County
Indiana, USA
 
Maintained by: M & K Fine
Originally Created by: R & S Fine
Record added: Sep 12, 2005
Find A Grave Memorial# 11733820
James B. Jessee
Added by: R & S Fine
 
James B. Jessee
Added by: M & K Fine
 
 
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- J.A. & D.S.
 Added: Apr. 17, 2009
With love and respect. Rest in peace xoxoxoxoxoxo
- Mysticalminded
 Added: Jan. 7, 2009
God Bless You
- Angel Kirstin's Mommy
 Added: Dec. 23, 2008
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