My maiden name is Dotson My grandfather was John (Joiner) Jess Dotson, according to his birth certificate, found recently he was named at birth with the middle name Joiner.In the records I have found, including SS death index it is Jess. I am not sure when, how or why he changed it. According to his birth certificate his mother was Mary, but mother knew her as Marie, she was murdered in the late 60's.I do not know the events around this, but grandmother, before she passed said she was often taking in homeless people and vagrants.Her maiden name may have been BELLM. His father, according to the birth certificate was Jess Dotson. They were all born in various places in Missouri. My grandfather had a sister named Alvena and according to mother she married a man named Denzel Yocum and had children named Michael and Tracy. I never knew my grandfather and his family and cannot find ONE thing about them! PLEASE HELP ME!