Also William Lenoir and SF Patterson both Free masons. The Free Mason requirement is only that you believe in a God but not which or what God. The indigenous of the Americas would fall under acceptance of Free mason. There are in general a lot of what we call sympathizers in our area. William Lenoir went on an expedition with the Gilreaths to the Moravian settlement to stop them from settling in Wilkes County.The Moravian told me William Lenoir stopped them from settling there because their settlement was taking up a lot of the land in Wilkes County but I also wonder if it had to do with William Lenoir religious beliefs that he might not have wanted them in Wilkes County. Do you know if W H Thomas was a Free Mason?