I have a question for Edith. Where did you get the information that James Brian received free land for his (Rev War) military services the militia? We have found no record showing this information. James Brian bought 375 acres from Stith Parham in 1798 that was on the Crowders & Mill Creek. James bought more land from other persons in the same area.
James Brian Sr's. children with:
1st wife (name unknown)
1) Augustus B Bryant 2) William 3) Nancy 4) Margaret 5) Benjamin Sr. 6) Delilah
2nd wife Mary Jane (Matthews) Jones (wife of William Jones)
7) James Jr. 8) Thomas 9) Moses Sr. 10) Aaron 11) Mary
Benjamin Sr's children (from census & etc) with:
Benjamin Jr. Elizabeth Eliza Margaret
Moses Sr's children with:
wife Mary Massie Buffington (d/o Oburn Buffington & Massie Beasley)
1) Massie 2) Thomas N. 3) John Hammit 4) Mary N. 4) William Burr 5) N. Ezekial 6) Isabella 7) James 8) Aaron 9) Sophia 10) Joan 11) Milday 12) Moses Jr.
We have information on James' other children if anyone is interested.