There were three old Legettes, of whom the writer has knowledge - David, Jesse and Abner Legette.
Old David married, I do not know to whom, but he had and raised three children, Colonel Levi Legette,
Abner Legette, Jr. and Mrs. General Wheeler.
Old Jesse Legette, Sr. had three sons, as known to the writer, don't know who his wife was, the three sons
were Jesse, Jr. Ebenezer and David; he also had four daughters, Elizabeth, Marjorie, Ann, Jane and
Theresa Ann. Of the sons of Jesse, Sr., Jesse and Ebenezer were Methodist preachers,
traveling for several years.
--A History of Marion County, W.W. Sellers (1902)
Excerpt transcribed and contributed by Helen Moody, March 2000.
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