Thomas Gribble was born around 1748 in Pa. but moved to Mecklenburg County, N.C. sometime prior to 1766.It is in that year that he is listed as a "foot soldier" under Captain Adam Alexander Eq.He married in 1768 to Sarah Irwin who was born in 1750 in a part of Anson County, N.C. that later became Mecklenburg County, N.C.Between 1774 and 1775, he served as a juror in Mecklenburg county six times.He is believed to have died about 1813 as he is last found listed on the Mecklenburg tax records of 1812/1813 but so far, no will or inventory of estate has yet been found.Sarah Irwin Gribble's death is also unknown at this time.They had the following children:1. John Gribble who was born about 1770.He married around 1786 to Margaret Black who was born around 1767.They had eight children - James Gribble, William Black Gribble, Thomas Gribble, John G. Gribble, Jane Gribble, Ezekiel Gribble, Margaret (Peggy) Gribble, and Annie Gribble;
2. Mary Gribble - whom I have nothing on;
3. Thomas Gribble who was born about 1776.He married on 4 Feb 1801 to Hannah Shanks who was born in 1778.They had eight children - James (Hickory) Gribble, Sarah (Sally) Gribble, John C. Gribble, Samuel M. Gribble, Thomas Gribble, Andrew Jackson Gribble, William Carroll Gribble, and Irvin Gribble;
4. James Gribble was born about 1778.He married in 1795 to Mary (maiden name unknown).They had seven children - William Gribble, Frances Gribble, Annie Gribble, James Gribble, Samuel J. Gribble, Mary Gribble, and Sarah E. Gribble;
I am constantly looking to update and add information regarding the descendants of THOMAS GRIBBLE.I will be more than glad to share what I have with anyone who can add to it.