- Family Background:
- Underwood and Allied Families
On 11 January 1800, John Jesse took out a marriage bond from the clerk of the court in Orange County, North Carolina, as surety that there was no legal obstacle to the proposed marriage between he and Mary Armstrong.1
John Jesse was mentioned as the husband of Mary Jesse in his father-in-law John Armstrong's will dated 8 September 1806 in Orange County, North Carolina.3
- [S302] Ken Cates, "Olde Orange County Families of North Carolina," online <http://www.bitwisegifts.com/orangenc/surnames.htm>, downloaded 2003, citing Ingmire, Frances T, "Orange County NC Marriage Records 1782 - 1868", Iberian Publishing Co, 1993, vol 2, pg 26.
- [S303] Ethel S. Updike, Armstrong, Branyon, Bryson and Allied Families of the South (Salt Lake City: The Hobby Press, 1967).
- [S308] Ruth Herndon Shields, comp., Abstracts of Wills Recorded in Orange County, North Carolina, 1752-1800 : and (202 Marriages Not Shown in the Orange County Marriage Bonds) and Abstracts of Wills Recorded in Orange County, North Carolina, 1800-1850, Two volumes in one (Baltimore: Clearfield Company, 1957, 1966; reprint Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing Company, 2002), D-267.