John BRINGHAM, son of Sam BRINGHAM and Sarah NEILSON, or FORNEILSON, was b. in VA, at Laurel Hill on March 18, 1797 and died 22 July 1849 in Tippecanoe co. Indiana. He is bur. in the McCormick cem. in West Lafayette, Indiana. He married Sarah Jane SHEPHERD on 8 July 1821 at Dayton, OH.Jane was b. March 1, 1806.After the death of John she married Samuel SHIGLEY on 18 Feb. 1864 and she died 5 Dec. 1873.Children of John and Jane included: (1) Allen, (2) Leander, (3) Adam Asbury, (4)John Wesley, (5)Samuel, (6)Ezekile Kelly, (7)Elmore, (8)Elizabeth Jane, (9)George Washington, and (10) Sarah M.(1) Allen was b. 8 Nov. 1822 & died 25 Mar. 1861.He married Nancy Maria ROBINSON on 3 Feb. 1853.She was b. 4 May, 1829 and d. 27 May, 1911. Their children included: Emma Caroline, Elmer Richard, Wm. Allen, Mary Isobel, and Stephen Leander BRINGHAM. Adam, third son of John, was b. 18 Nov. 1828 in Tippecanoe co. IN and d. 30 May 1910.He mar. Elizabeth MUSSELMAN on 25 Feb. 1851.She was b. in 1832 and d. in 1911.Their children were Mary R., Martha J., Thomas Asbury, John Wesley, and Frank BRINGHAM.(5)Samuel, fifth son of John was b. in 1836 and d. in 1915.He mar. Martha H. MOORE and had the following children: Mary Elizabeth, John Allen, Rhoda Alice, Martin Levi, Rosa Ella, and Julia Myra BRINGHAM. (8) Elizabeth Jane BRINGHAM, older dau. of John was b. in 1843 and d. in 1878.She mar. Levi SCOTT and had the following children:John Anderson SCOTT, Clara Luella SCOTT, Lillie May SCOTT, Laura Estella SCOTT, Myrtle Louise SCOTT and Elsie Jane SCOTT.(9)George W. BRINGHAM, youngest son of John was b. in 1845 and d. in 1931.He mar. Emma MARSHALL and had the following chidren: Effie Myrtle, Jennie Maud, Lula Marshall, Edna May and Henry Raymond BRINGHAM.