Jessie Barbara Bannatyne was born in 1857 in Victoria, her father, Daniel, was 26, and her mother, Mary, was 28. She married Frank Hart Guinness and they had seven children together. She then married John George Green on 7 April 1897. She died in October 1932 in Auckland at the age of 75, and was buried in Tauranga, Bay of Plenty.
She went from there to the Otago Goldfields with her family. She married Frank Hart Guinness in 1877 in New Zealand and they had seven children together.
Frank died on the 1st April 1895, at the Douglas Hotel, Dunedin leaving Jessie a widow.
She married John George Green in 1897 in Dunedin with her moving to Christchurch for at least five years before moving to Tauranga where she lived for twenty four years.
She died in Aug 1932 in Tauranga and was buried in Tauranga Anglican Cemetery .