To you John H.and Pleasant Merryman fans, let me confuse you a little more. Thry are the grand children of Thomas and Mary Page Merryman(or Phebe James) Greatgrandchildren of John and Elizabeth Pleasant Merryman. Parents not known.John Merryman married Susan Burton and had the following children: James Preston Merryman (wife -Ester Dies),James Paton Merryman,Unmarried,Robert Brothers Merryman (wife-Mary Frances Gammon. PLeasant Merryman married Mariah Reece but died young.After his death John H. Merryman married Pleasant's widow, Mariah Reece Merryman Their children were; Eliza 1831-,Martha 1834-, John Napoleon, Francis 1844-, Lena 1646-Corey 1849-, Tom Reece 1852-1930. Tom Reece was my grandfather.