Our common heritage splits at 5Jacob. My line descends from his m2. Have a lot more of these ancestor lines, but little on descendents of Mary KNIGHT and John Alexander and would like to verify Bilie Martin info. Would love to have what you know if you care to share. I show the following for Griffin S:
Descends: 1Rev Thomas, 2Thomas Jr., 3Jonathan, 4Jonathan & m2.Elizabeth BAVINGTON, 5Jacob & m1. FRANKLIN (thought to be Elizabeth), 6Jonathan b.9/1785 & m2.Elizabeth DICKINSON, 7Griffin S.
6Jonathan E./N. “Billie” b. 9/1785 Chester Co SC, d. 1870 Clarke Co AL, m1. Unknown (possibly 1806); m2. 3/10/1816 (per Logan Co marriage records–incorrectly 1806 in some family records)Logan Co KY Elizabeth “Betsy”DICKINSON/DICKENSON /DICKERSON, b.abt 1796 KY or 1792 TN, d.aft 1860 Clarke Co AL; present in Clarke Co AL in 1790, 1800, 1850, 1860(not same as Valentine Dickinson’s); also listed in records and DUNCAN or Jonathan DUNCAN DUNGAN
7Griffin Spencer/Suspencer “Griff”(listed as DUNEGAN)b.1/6/1829/30 KY/AL, d.7/12/1912Clarke Co AL, brd Ulanush CH Cem (info on tombstone b.1820 does not agree with census info-1860 census shows as age 31=b.1829), m.2/3/1853 Mary Ann WALTON b.1/5/1830, d.7/22/1912 Clarke Co A, brd Ulcanush Cem Clarke Co AL “Gone But Not Forgotten”, d/o John WALTON, listed in Coffeefille Census as age 50 widowed; in CSA Co 37 AL Inf
CH: 8Jonathan E/Enoch “Billy Martin”/J.E./Billie b.9/11/1856 Clarke Co AL, d.9/23/1944, d.1.3/29/1877 Clarke Co AL Lucy C.”Lou” BEDWELL/BIDWELL (per marriage record by J of Peace William DEAS) b.1/13/1857 AL, d.3/29/1896 AL (listed as ALDUNGAN in cemetery); m2.abt 1896 Senettie Jane ESTIS b.4/25/1868 AL, d.3/1/1941, lived with Eliza BEDWELL at age 63, b.1817 TN in 1880 census, mother of Lucy, lived Coffeeville
8Mary E.b.1858 Clarke Co AL, m.12/4/1879/89 William F. KNIGHT
8John Alexander b.4/22/1860 Clarke Co AL, d.11/4/1930, m.11/15/1880 Willie R. RIDGELL b.9/11/1864 AL, d.6/11/1948, d/o B.R. and Mary Ann DUNN RIDGELL