I hadn't heard this story, but always possible.The only siblings that I know of of Jesse T. Mathias is:
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Jean Evelyn Mathias 1918-1963 m. Homer W. (Omer) Kessler
John R. Mathias Unk-bef. 1999
All children of William E. Mathias & Cora Ellen Loe
William E. Mathias s/o Henry (or John) Mathias & Kattie (or Katherine)Meizger (or Metzger)
Cora Ellen Loe d/o Reuben(Rueben) E. Loe & Ida Cordelia (Ressler)
I have more on the Loe/Lowe line....
Maybe will find that connection.
Jodie (Lowe) Hollifield