Researcher Shirley B. Wilson, says there were two men named Jesse Ballew. One was son of Renny Ballew from Union Co. S.C. and he married Charity Montgomery. The one from Burke Co. and Buncombe Co. NC was the son of Robert Ballew and he married Charity Moore d/o William Moore of Buncombe County, North Carolina.
Jesse and Charity (Moore) Ballew: (Don Vincent, 800 Missouri Families III:141)
i. Margaret b. 12 May 1798 Buncombe Co. NC m. ca. 1824 in Missouri Thomas Stark.
ii. Nancy b. 30 April 1800 (North Carolina)
iii. Polly b. 18 November 1802 in North Carolina
iv. Amy b. 12 January 1805
v. Elizabeth (twin) b. 12 January 1805
vi. Ruth b. 8 December 1809; m. in Missouri, Greenberry Williams
vii. Frances b. 7 October 1815 in
viii. Charity b. 1 December 1812
ix. David M. b. 27 April 1815 believed to have m. (1) Polly Cooper (2) Elizabeth Ann Barlow all of Missouri. Davidís daughter Margaret Adeline Ballew m. Condy Sully Dunnigan d/o Samuel and Matilda.
x. Rachel b. 27 February 1818 (Indiana)
xi. Robert b. 31 August 1828?