Frances Honaker married Joe McAbier having two sons, Vernon/Bill. Joe died of TB, leaving Fran a widow at an early age.
Grandson(by marriage) of Gabriel & Nancy Lea Wallis Jessee, Tazewell Cowan Smith and his children by the 3rd marriage. Their daughter is, (Lethea L. Jessee) Tazewell was born; Nov.20, 1854. Died; May 11, 1928. More info; Taken from the Jim Jessee genealogy.Sent in by; Patricia Thomas Pegram. the following are buried in the cemetery with no stone marker. Lorenzo Dow Smith - son of Gillispie and Lethea Smith John Buryl Smith - son of Gillispie and Lethea Smith Mary Smith Younger - daughter of Gillispie and Lethea Smith Lola Smith Ray - d/o Barbara Smith (dau of Gillispie & Lethea Smith) It appears that Tazewell was married three times. The tombstones read the children belonged to Lethea L. Jessee & Tazewell Smith! (THEY WERE BURIED AS LETHEA & TAZEWELL'S CHILDREN)!
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Peggy Gillespie Where are the specific family from? i am related to the Jessees, many in Virginia.
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Peggy Gillespie Hi, wish your scanner was working. :
Nov 22, 2009 · posted to the photo Tazewell and children (Father & children)