On This Day in 1876

133 Years Ago Today
April 8, 1876

Daniel Boone R. Sutherland, my 5th cousin, 3x removed, married Tennessee Dyer. Daniel was one of fourteen children born to William and Sylvia (Counts) Sutherland.

  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. FNU Sutherland
  12. George Washington Sutherland
  13. FNU Sutherland
  14. Leander Sutherland

133 years Ago Today
April 8, 1876

Isabel Victoria Counts was born in Russell County, VA. Isabel married Joshua P. Sutherland (above)

115 Years Ago Today
April 8, 1894 – February 11, 1956

Sarah Catherine “Kate” Jessee, my 1st cousin, 2x removed, was one of ten children born to Thomas Jefferson “Big Jeff” and Mary Frances Jessee.

  1. Georgie Estelle Jessee (birthday – 4-9-1882)
  2. Ora Stanford Jessee
  3. Gertude America Jessee
  4. Horace Foster Jessee
  5. Irene B. Jessee
  6. Sarah Catherine “Kate” Jessee
  7. Gaines Jessee
  8. Dewey D. Jessee
  9. Grady Jessee
  10. Bonnie Lake Jessee

Sarah married Roy Ernest Kiser on December 19, 1914 and they had eleven children.

  1. Nannie Frances Kiser
  2. Horace Fuller Kiser
  3. Lillian Claire Kiser
  4. Mabel Stinson Kiser
  5. Millard Combs “Red” Kiser
  6. Effie Gertrude Kiser
  7. Irene Jessee Kiser
  8. Roy Katherine Kiser
  9. Garland Kelly Kiser
  10. Caroline “Carrie” Kiser
  11. Eva Gray Kiser

Many thanks to Jessee cousins, Jeff Jessee and Kathy Haynes for the information and pictures on these relatives.

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