|Ancestors and Descendants of Jesse and Christina Landes of Brushy Run, WV
Ancestors of Jesse Landes
Proof of Jesse Landes' parents:
Jesse Landes' eldest child was Daniel Andrew Landes (1851 - 1934). In a diary dated 1917-18, Daniel writes [this is presented exactly as written - preservering errors, capitalization, and punctuation]:
My father Jesse Landes was born February 10th 1909 [sic] [it was actually 1809]. he was a wagon maker and a Star Route Mail Contractor.
My Grandfathers name was Jhon [sic] [John] Landes - was a farmer. his first wifes name.(my Grandmother) was Elizabeth Peacock. his Second wife's name was Catherine Buckelty [sic] [Buckley]
Here are some scans of the 1917-18 diary which contains the above citation:
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So far no other references to his grandparents have been found, but he does mention his younger brothers and sisiters, uncles, neices and nephews, and cousins.
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