Which of Johnathan Bass Ainsworth's 17 children do you descend from?Richard Augustus had a Thomas Berry, William Walter had a Thomas Walter, Thomas Andrew had a Thomas Allen, Charles Houston has a Tommy Webster and there are several other sons of Johnathan who could have had a son named Thomas. Johnathan Bass Ainsworth was the oldest son of Richard A. Ainsworth and Zilphia (Bass or Briggs).They married in Lawrence Co., MS in 1824.Richard came to MS between 1818 and 1822 with his brothers James, David, Levin A. , Samuel and Isaac.They were all born in SC and had spent about 10 years in Christian Co., KY before setling in MS.Richard moved most of his family to AR in the early 1850's but the older sons, Johnathan and William, stayed in MS. Richard's parents: Levin Ainsworth Jr., b. NC about 1760 , d. KY about 1816, and Nancy (possible last name Welch). Grandparents: Levin Ainsworth Sr., b. about 1735, most likely VA, d. Chesterfield Co., SC, before 1800, wife unknown. Great-grandparents: William Ainsworth, b. about 1690, VA, d. 1759, Cumberland Co., NC, and Jennet (possible last name Patterson). William's parents have never been identified.If we could find them, then we probably could establish our connection to England. The most likely possibility is that his family came from the Lancashire area of England since the largest concentration of Ainsworths is supposed to have been in the area around Bury, Bolton, Manchester, and Preston. If you want more details on any of this, contact me.