Kathy, The Spain Family records I have show the father of John Spain to be Thomas Spain, born abt. 1783 in Virginia, and died December 1854 in Cumberland Co.His wife was Mary Polly Holt (married abt. 1803) who was the daughter of Frederick Holt and Rebekah Putney.Mary Polly was born about 1775 in Virginia and died 1854 in Cumberland Co.John's siblings were Elizabeth Spain (b. abt. 1804) and Eliza Spain (b. abt. 1808), both in Cumberland Co.Eliza shown to have married James Stephens December 20, 1830 in Cumberland Co.Elizabeth married Timothy W. Spence December 9, 1820 in Cumberland Co.Hope this helps.