On This Day in 1885

124 Years Ago Today
March 25, 1885 – August 2, 1934

Conley Trigg Jessee (on right) was one of nine children (my 3rd cousins, 3x removed) born to John Henry Jessee and Louvisa Powers.

  1. Catherine Florence Powers Jessee
  2. Conley Trigg Jessee
  3. William Ellis Jessee
  4. Sarah Margaret “Mag” Jessee
  5. Laura Della Jessee
  6. John Stanford Jessee
  7. Mary Alice Jessee
  8. Kent Jessee
  9. Taulbee Balford Jessee

Trigg married Margaret Augusta Gussie and they had 10 children:

  1. Robert Trigg Jessee
  2. Glenna Ruth Jessee
  3. Ralph Stanford jessee
  4. James Pyle Jessee
  5. Anna Marie Jessee
  6. Joseph Harold Jessee
  7. Lawrence Carroll Jessee
  8. Dorothy Cawood Jessee
  9. Margaret Louise Jessee
  10. Lowell Lee Jessee

187 Years Ago Today
March 25, 1822 – June 3, 1909
William Sutherland, my 4th cousin, 4x removed, was one of eight children born to Daniel Sutherland and Phoebe Fuller.See February posts for siblings.

William married Sylvia Counts in 1843 and they had fourteen children:

  1. William Floyd Sutherland
  2. Jasper Sutherland
  3. Newton Sutherland
  4. Elijah “Lige” Thurman Sutherland
  5. Joshua P. Sutherland
  6. Phoebe Sutherland
  7. Martha Taylor Sutherland
  8. Daniel Boone R. Sutherland
  9. Mary Polly Deel Sutherland
  10. Margaret Sutherland
  11. ? Sutherland
  12. George Washington Sutherland
  13. ? Sutherland
  14. Leander Sutherland

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