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This service is dedicated to furthering genealogy research and information sharing regarding the JESSEE surname, including JESSE, JESSIE, JESSEY, JESSY variations, their ancestors, descendants, and related families. Their origins are believed to be in pre-Revolutionary War Virginia and they largely lived in North Carolina, Southwest Virginia, Kentucky, and Tennessee from 1775-1825. Many descendants migrated virtually all over the South, Midwest, and West, and later the Northwest and Canada. Related families included in this database are: Armstrong, Smyth/ Smith, Porter, Duncan, Bickley, Richmond/Richman, Bartee and Barrick families; and many other Southwest Virginia Families who have intermarried with the Jessees, including: the Banner, Browning, Burk(e), Counts, Fuller, Gose, Kiser, Stone, and Vermillion families, to name a few of the surnames to be found in the Jessee Family Database.

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To search the Jessee Genealogy Service-Family Database to find surnames and individuals of interest to you, please use the Jessee search index below the banner, not the RootsWeb/Ancestral Quest search box at top.

This Family Database has the family information for James Wilson "Jim" Jessee, his wife Nelda Faye (Meline) Jessee, and the pedigree of their children, Earl Wilson Jessee and Emma Elizabeth Jessee. It includes the Meline, Ware, Tuck, andCamper surnames, who were early California pioneering families, and the Peterson/Petersen, Lunde, Skogstad, and Hermundstad surnames, whose family origins are largely from North Dakota and Canada prior to 1950, and Norway and Sweden prior to 1900.

This Database also contains information regarding Jim and his sister Julie Ann Jessee, their mother, Frances Sylvia "Brownie" (Brownfield) Jessee, her Jewish ancestors, and the survivors and descendants of her Brownfield (Bronfeld/Braunfeld), Shlomkowitz (Szlamkowicz), Ajzenbaum, Szklarczyk, and Herszlikowicz families of Russia, Poland, and Israel, most of whom perished in the Holocaust.

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Your comments and inquiries are welcome. Please write, call or e-mail James W. "Jim" Jessee, editor and genealogist, jim@jessee.org.

Jim and Nelda Jessee
1272 Hobart Street
Chico, CA 95926-3702

530-342-2652
jim@jessee.org

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Another California cousin-descendant of Archer Catron Jessee

on Sun, 03/06/2016 - 01:42

Anna Laurie  [annalaurie05@yahoo.com] wrote, March 1, 2016, regarding Another California cousin-descendant of Archer Catron Jessee


Hi Jim,  I was thrilled to find the Jessee Genealogy Service and your Jessee Newsletters online. I've only recently started my own research and felt like a new world opened up when I stumbled across your site. I'm the great-great granddaughter of Aurelia Jessee Dutcher, daughter of Archer Catron Jessee and Mary Ann Harbin. I live in the Sacramento area and have photographs of Aurelia, her children, and the Dutcher homestead I'd be happy to share with others.  

Frankey (Lea) Jessee Female MtDNA Line

on Fri, 03/04/2016 - 07:45

I posted that if we could find a daughter, of a daughter, of a daughter only descendant, of one of the seven daughters of John and Frankey (Lea) Jessee, we could discover Frankey’s Mitochondrial DNA heritage.   This would determine if Frankey has European, Indian or Melungeon origins. 

 

Gary Klinedinst, wrote, 7/23/2011, with major news regarding the MtDNA of our Frankey Lea. It was identified thanks to Gary and his mother, Alta Mae Kiser, and their willingness to share their DNA results, and deep Russell County pedigree. Alta Mae Kiser is a direct maternal descendant of John and Frankey

John Jessee Male DNA Line

on Tue, 12/24/2013 - 00:13

I submitted my DNA to FamilyTreeDNA.Com, under the Jessup surname project, which includes our Jesse, Jessie, and Jessee surnames as variants. If indeed my Jessee male line is unbroken, then all John Jessee male descendants should have the same. The Jessee Y DNA Haplogroup is R1b1b2.
From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia and FamilyTreeDNA resources. In human genetics, Haplogroup R is a Y-chromosome DNA haplogroup, a subgroup of haplogroup P, associated with the M207 mutation.
Origins: It is believed to have occurred somewhere in Central Asia between 30,000 and 35,000 years ago.
Distribution: The

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