|Birth: ||Oct. 13, 1803|
|Death: ||Aug. 19, 1881|
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
Maintained by: M & K Fine
Originally Created by: R & S Fine
Record added: Sep 12, 2005
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