Hemphill Star Cemetery, Boyce, Rapides Parish, Louisiana, USA 
"United States Census, 1920," database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:MV7R-PNG : accessed 24 April 2017), Istella Cutts in household of James R Cutts, Hineston, Rapides, Louisiana, United States; citing ED 67, sheet 17A, line 23, family 342, NARA microfilm publication T625 (Washington D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, 1992), roll 627; FHL microfilm 1,820,627.
It may be possible to confirm family relationships with Essie by comparing test results with other carriers of her mitochondrial DNA.
However, there are no known mtDNA test-takers in her direct maternal line.
It is likely that these autosomal DNA test-takers will share DNA with Essie: