Name: Phillip "Old Phillip" JESSEE
Birth: ABT 1742 in , Halifax Co., VA
Death: 26 DEC 1858 in , Russell Co., VA
Reference Number: 40+152>26.14
Source: Information has been provided by a descendants of Phillip and Gabriel, Patricia Ann Thomas Pegram, Janice Jessee Tiller, and Irene Jessee Perry, which indicates that Gabriel is the son of Phillip and Rachel Jessee, who may possibly be brother or cousin of John Jessee (1750-1816) of Mill Creek.
Change Date: 17 JAN 2004 at 19:19:45
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 Anita C. 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 Vital Statistic death, located in Richmond, VA, of Mary's death. Her name is listed as SmcKinney, Mary (Atkins Book of RC Deaths page 68 lists her as Mary 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 and Rachel Jessee, she was born in Russell Co. (by ditto marks down a whole page, 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 and posted 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; not married; reported by Andrew L. Jackson.
Rachel (Rachael) b: ABT 1780
- Mary Sue JESSEE b: 1793 in , Botetourt Co., VA
- John JESSEE b: MAR 1800 in , Franklin Co., VA
- Gabriel JESSEE b: 24 FEB 1804 in , Franklin Co., VA