Is listed by the DAR Register General as a Revolutionary War soldier from Washington County, Tennessee. Jesse Hoskins, Sr., was born about 1741 and died 1816 in Anderson County, Tennessee. He and his wife, Mary, are mentioned in the 1785-87 minutes of Bent Creek Church. They came to Anderson County shortly after 1800, and settled near present-day Pleasant Hill Baptist Church in Dutch Valley. They had 3 sons:
and seven daughters; including:
The Hoskins family has many documents of records on file in Clinton. The Jesse Hoskins, Sr. descendants are numerous and have played a prominent part in the history of Anderson County. Jesse, Sr, is no doubt buried in the family graveyard on the ancestral farm in Dutch Valley which is now owned by R C Hoskins of Clinton, Tennessee.
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