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Captain Robert Messer had five known children: Christian Sargent "Sarget" Messer John Messer Michael Messer Solomon Messer Joseph Messer (name also seen as Joseph Mercer)
Jarrad Messer in the 1810 census was actually Sarget Messer.
Tipton Messer was the grandson of Christian S. Messer and son of David and Mary "Polly" Gilliand Messer.
From all available information the probablity of John being the father of Mary Messer, wife of Silas Sitton, is extremely high.John was enumerated in the 1830 Buncombe County, NC census in the Mill River Township.Mary was one of the charter members of the Mills River Baptist Church when it was organized in 1833.Mills River Township was later found in Henderson County, NC after its formation in 1838.If you would like further information on this family, you may contact me at firstname.lastname@example.org or Brenda H. Messer 125 1/2 Walker Road Morganton, NC 28655 828-433-7003
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