On This Day in 1856

152 Years Ago Today
December 18, 1856 – July 31, 1929
My great granduncle, Thomas Jefferson Jessee
was born and died in Mill Creek, Russell County, VA.
He was the 3rd of 5 children born to Civil War soldier,
Stanford Lea Jessee and Sarah Fuller.
“Big Jeff” married Mary Frances Jessee on December 22, 1880
and beget 10 children.
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126 Years Ago Today
December 18, 1882 – April 27, 1970
Mary Jane Kiser Amburgy was born to
Lilburn Hendricks Kiser and Frances Sutherland.
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103 Years Ago Today
December 18, 1905 – March 1, 1990
Ellis Jacob Minnick was born in Dewitt County, MO.
He was my 1st cousin, twice removed and son of
Virginia “Jennie” Davis of Russell County.
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72 Years Ago Today
December 18, 1936
Phyllis JoAnn Blankenship, my 2nd cousin.
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