Per the research of Jean Herrin Clinkscales, Thomas. B. who married Levina Conner was the son of Sheriff Curtis Herrin and Martha Ann Cooper. Curtis was the son of Elijah Herrin and Elizabeth Gray (based on evidence, but not proven). Elijah was indeed the son of Edward Herrin and Maryan. Edward died 1813 Spartanburg Dist., SC. Edward was the son of Edward Herrin who died 1788 Chatham Co., NC.
Elijah's wife was Elizabeth Gray, d/o John Gray of Spartanburg.