I thank you for info. John Brown,brother to thomas is my direct ancestor.I knew William Sr[Wiliam Alexander Brown Jr.] was in Rev War and some of his sons but this is wonderful. Please note That Rebecca is daughter to William and sister to Thomas.William Alexander Brown Jr.father of Thomas was born in Edinburgh,Scotland 1732 came to America 1751.After Warren Co,came to Knoxville,Tn.,bought what became klnown as Brown's Mountain.William married second time while in Sc ., to Martha Kennedy perhaps related to Capt.Kennedy. Thomas 's mother was probably Elizabeth Black daughter of John & Isabel Black in Waxhaws,Anson Co,NC[SC] married 1752.She died and he remarried Martha ,daughter of Felix Kennedy. I have the complete Brown line back to 1539 .