Hiram married Minerva Dunlap on May 14, 1854 in Stokes County. The bondsman was William B. Duggins. Their children: John W.-1855, Julius-1856, Ruth Ann-1858(William N. Moore,1882), Hamilton-?, James N.-1863(M.E.Moore,1883), Emma-1866(Duke H. James,1883), and Daniel Franklin-1869(Ida Lee Mabe,1898). Hiram(1832) had two sisters and no brothers: Rhoda-1824(James T. Berry,1840), Laucinda-1821(Wryland Alley,1859). I have no record of Hirams mother's, Laucinda(1791,also spelled Lucinda, husband.Hiram at age 18, 1850 lived in the house of cousin? Andrew Duggins and wife Cecilia Dunlap.Minerva lived at same time in house of Joseph Duggins and Elizabeth Dunlap at same time. This should add to your knowledge. Most of this information was given me by Thelma Roberts Mabe.