There is not a son Joseph.John died around 1800 per doc. filed in Richmond Co. NC.Hehad 3 sons by Judith Brooks.James Henry, John Jr. b. 1778 & William.It appears that he also had another son by Fanny Wynne in Caroline Co. Va. that was in the Revolutionary War per pension petition filed in 1835.Richard Meachum witnesseddeeds for Johnin 1890.It appears that this son & his family left NC soon afterward 1790. He died in Alabama in 1837. (He changed his name to Mitcham after he left NC)His decendents carry that name & can be found scatteredin Texas today.