When Jesse A. Lucas was born on September 4, 1844, in Marion, South Carolina, his father, James, was 28 and his mother, Nancy Ann Shaw, was 26. He married Mary C. Lucas in 1888. They had three children during their marriage. He died on April 5, 1909, in his hometown at the age of 64, and was buried there.

Son of James and Nancy Ann Shaw Lucas. Jesse married (1) Mary Jane Pace, and (2) Mary C Shaw.

Jesse’s first wife, Mary Jane Pace, was born about 1840 and died after the 1880 census. Jesse married his second wife, also Mary, in 1888. Mary Jane Pace Lucas is likely buried in Wahee Cemetery but a marker has not been found.