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Jesse Bounds (d. May 21, 1804)Jesse Bounds (son of James Bounds and Ann Dicks) was born in Dorchester, Maryland, and died May 21, 1804 in Knox, Tennessee.He married Nancy Ann.
Notes for Jesse Bounds:
Jesse's parents, James and Ann Bounds, went across Chesapeake Bay and up the Potomac River to the Shenandoah Valley, where they left records between 1745 and 1751.They then went to the Blackwater River area, then on to Anson County, North Carolina, where their son Jesse and wife Ann Bownds (called Nancy) bought and sold land.The sales involved John Cole and wife Jane Bounds Cole; John's uncle, Mark Cole; James Bounds, James Bounds, Jr. and John Bounds, his father and brothers.The rest of the family stayed on, but Jesse returned to Virginia in 1767, leaving the Piedmont for the Great Valley of Virginia by 1778, and then moving down the Holston where he claimed land in Washington and Green Counties, North Carolina.These counties became part of Tennessee in 1796.Jesse Bownds' last home was on the eastern edge of Knoxville, where he died in 1804.By this time, most of his children had married and gone.His nuncupative will dated 21 May 1804 in Knox County, Tennessee, mentioned his wife Ann and son Thomas, who was to run the plantation.After his wife's death, slaves were to go to Thomas and to daughters Nancy Clar, Elizabeth Terry and Nelly Tradaway.Jesse Bounds' sons are identified by deeds, each made in 1813, giving his place of residence.Francis, the youngest son, bought their undivided interest in Jesse's plantation, probaby after the death of their mother Ann.
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Record Change: November 13, 2003
Children of Jesse Bounds and Nancy Ann are:
- +Joseph Bounds, b. Abt. 1758, Anson, North Carolina, d. Aft. 1830, Fayette, Tennessee.