Married Mary Carriger at Pactolas Iron Works, Sullivan County, Tennessee. Mary was the daughter of Michael Carriger b 1760 and Elizabeth.
1850 Census: Jesse Smith age 56 b Tennessee, Mary Smith age 57 b TN; John Smith age 19 b TN; George Smith age 31 b TN; Isaac Smith age 17 b IL; Mary J. Gephart age 15 b IL: Mary I. Smith age 5 b IL res. Vermilion Co., IL. 
1870 Census: Jesse Smith age 76 b TN; Ann Smith age 67 b VA; Sarah Craft age 39 b Indiana; Wm Chapman age 29 b IL. 
↑ "United States Census, 1850," database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:M85Q-6BN : 12 April 2016), Jesse Smith, Vermilion county, part of, Vermilion, Illinois, United States; citing family , NARA microfilm publication M432 (Washington, D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, n.d.).
↑ "United States Census, 1870," database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:M6WL-QFX : 12 April 2016), Jesse Smith, Illinois, United States; citing p. 25, family 186, NARA microfilm publication M593 (Washington D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, n.d.); FHL microfilm 545,784.
It may be possible to confirm family relationships with Jesse by comparing test results with other carriers of his Y-chromosome or his mother's mitochondrial DNA.
However, there are no known yDNA or mtDNA test-takers in his direct paternal or maternal line.
It is likely that these autosomal DNA test-takers will share DNA with Jesse: