Hello Sam, I also tried to mail you direct, but it was returned.
I am researching Permelia OWENS, who married John Byrd BRANNON. I am trying to connect Permelia as a sister to Beverly Basil OWENS, who settled in Arkansas circa 1850. Have you come across this John Byrd BRANNON ?
Born 5-5-1818 in Abbeville South Carolina
Married John Byrd Brannan 1836 Hockersville (Alto) TN
Permelia OWENS BRANNON died 4-5-1892 in Athens Texas, buried Meredith Campground Cemetary
John Byrd Brannan, b. abt. 1805 in South Carolina
Children: Beverly Basil Brannan, John Brannan, James Brannan, David Crawford Brannan, Stamps Brannan.
I have also found following BRANNON family,Married into the TN CHERRY family. My OWENS family also married into the AR CHERRY family.
Williamson BRANNON and Casandra BRANNON living close by Beverly Basil OWENS Family, same township, Big Bottom Independence County, AR