Re: GREAT NEWS FOR DESCENDANTS OF CAPT. RICHARD B MEACHAM 1760 VA. TO ABT 1837 AL.
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Capt. Richard Meacham's son Hezekiah's family was in Henderson Co TX at the same time as my 3rd grandfather James Mitchum's children where in nearby Van Zandt.
James was b sometime bet 1784 and 1794
The 1850 census shows his age as 56 b NC the 1870 shows age 87 b NC both are in Shelby Co TX
no 1860 census is found for him or his family even though I have other records indicating they where in the same county as the 1850 and 1870
I however believe my James belongs to the Anson Co NC Branch of Meachum and Mitchum families based on other evidence I have