My GGGrandfather was Dr. Samuel McDowell Hedgpeth b. July 22, 1817 in Lincoln Co. Tenn. Died Oct. 31,1875 in Madison co.Ark.(I have personally seen the grave), His Father was Jeremiah Hedgpeth & mother was Charlotta Broadway.He married his first wife Sarah C. Wilson on Dec.16, 1841 in Lincoln Co.Tenn.they had 9 children. I am decended from Samuel and Sarah. He married Julia Gibson after Sarah and several children died in 1856.He was a medical doctor. He willed his medical pratice to his nephew William Rufus Hedgpeth who later married Dr. Sam's daughter Laura Ida by Julia Gibson. I have lots more info. if you want it.