Hi Jan, I'm a descendant of James Isom's brother Samuel Wilmouth, so we are cousins.I got most of my information on their family from Walter, who has much more on them from many generations back. James Isom and Samuel are sons of George Washington and Sarah Brown Wilmouth from VA.Their children are Eliza b 1801; James Isom b 1805; Samuel b 1807; Margaret "Peggy" b 1811; Sarah Ann b 1816; Lewis b 1817.
James Isom m 1) Maria Burnett in Roane Co TN 31 Mar 1830 he m 2) Jane Thurman 19 Jan 1846 Their children were Jane; Sarah b 1846; William b 1849 (married Mary Barnes); Julia m Thomas Vittitoe; Cynthia and Caroline. Samuel (1807-1844) m Catherine Elizabeth Rightmire. Their children were James Franklin b 1829; Mary Ellen b 1830; Elizabeth Sidney b 1833; Frederick Francis Marion b 1834; Nancy J b 1836; Paulina b 1838; Margaret "Peggy" b 1840; Martha b 1841; George W b 1843.
Samuel's older children were baptized in the Catholic Church in Nelson Co.The younger ones were born in Edgar Co IL, where they moved with the Rightmires. Please e-mail me at EPerry9229@aol.com if you'd like to find out more about Samuel's branch. Joy Willmorth Perry