Jesse Binford

(aka) Jessie Binford

Individual

Born: 1832 in Ohio, USA

Died: 26 Sep 1920 in ?

Father: ?

Mother: ?

Family #1

Spouse/Partner: Hannah A. Smith (1845 – ?)

Married: 1864 in ?

Child: Gilbert S. Binford (1865 – 1917)

Child: Aquilla J. Binford (1868 – ?)

Child: Robert O. Binford (1870 – ?)

Child: Benj Binford (1875 – ?)

Notes:

Both of Jesse's parents were born in Virginia. [1900 U.S. Census]

In 1870, Jesse and Hannah employed a live-in domestic servant. [1870 U.S. Census]

In 1915, Jesse was in partnership on the farm with sons Acquilla, Gilbert, and Robert. While they recorded their total earnings in 1914 as "nothing," Jess recorded his as "less than nothing." However, he does record the value of the farm as $43,000. [1915 IA Census]

Change Date

This data was last changed on 5 Apr 2009, and is stored in datafile B.

Primary and Secondary Sources

(see About Sources)

1870 U.S. Federal Census (Population Schedule)
National Archives and Records Administration. [applies to name, birth, notes]
1900 U.S. Federal Census (Population Schedule)
National Archives and Records Administration. [applies to name, birth, marriage, notes]
1910 U.S. Federal Census (Population Schedule)
National Archives and Records Administration. [applies to name, birth]
1915 Iowa State Census
[applies to alias, birth, notes]
Private (Family Register, Gilbert P. Smith)
[applies to name, marriage]
Private (Spear Birth and Death Dates Notebook)
Handwritten pages, many hands, many inks. Fragile binding and paper, but with numerous names and dates of birth or death. [applies to name, death]

Research Notes (source comments, unreliable information)

Jesse's parents may have been Aquilla (age 61) and Miriam (age 55), and his siblings might have been Hannah (age 20), Robert (age 18) and Samuel (age 16). Jesse's age is given as 26. [1860 US Census]

His mother's last name might have been Crew. [unreliable source]

A grand-daughter Jessie [Binford] is living with Jesse and Hannah in 1900, born Nov 1893, but no indication of who was her parent.