5. THOMAS3 MCLENDON, SR. (DENNIS2, JOHN1 MACLENNAN) was born Abt. 1683 in Scotland, and died Abt. 1758 in Cumberland Co., NC. He married (1) ELIZABETH BUSH 1714, daughter of WILLIAM BUSH and MARTHA HILL. She was born Abt. 1692, and died Abt. 1728. He married (2) MARY BRYAN BUSH Aft. 1728. Notes for THOMAS MCLENDON, SR.: Thomas had many land grants in Periquimans and Craven Counties. He claimed 17 in family, some of whom possibly were slaves. In New Bern, Craven Co. he was a Road Commissioner and the General Assembly appointed him a vestry-man of St. Patricks Parish. After Thomas's wife Elizabeth died, he married his sister-in-law,( widow of Elizabeth's brother John Bush) Mary Bryan Bush. Children of THOMAS MCLENDON and ELIZABETH BUSH are: i. JOEL4 MCLENDON, b. 1716, Cumberland NC; d. 1780; m. TAMER BEVERLY. ii. THOMAS MCLENDON, JR, b. 1717, Cumberland NC; m. ELIZABETH UKN.. 8. iii. DENNIS D. MCLENDON, SR, b. 1718, Perquimans, NC; d. Abt. 1792, Anson, NC. iv. JOHN MCLENDON, b. 1722, NC; d. Abt. 1784; m. (1) ANN UKN., Abt. 1742, NC; m. (2) LUCY DUNN, Aft. 1745. 9. v. ISAAC MCLENDON, b. 1724, Cumberland NC; d. Abt. 1756. 10. vi. JACOB MCLENDON, b. 1725, Perquimans, NC; d. January 12, 1793, Wilkes Co., Ga. vii. JEMIMIA MCLENDON, b. 1727, NC; m. BENJAMIN DUMAS.