>>>>>> JOHN H. GREGORY that made the largest gold strike at Pikes Peak and started the gold rush and settlement of Denver Colorado May 6, 1859. He married Christiana Payne in Cherokee Co. GA ll Nov 1844 and had the following children:(1) Francis born 20 Dec 1848 md. William E. Watts;(2) Mary Jane born 25 May 1850 md. David H. McCleskey;(3) Howell Cobb born 29 Feb 1852;(4) William P. born 20 Nov 1853;and (5)Harriett born 1 Nov 1856 md. John Bolton.
JOHN H. GREGORY born 27 Dec 1820 in S.C. was the son of Griffin Gregory.
>>>>>>> GRIFFIN and CYNTHIA Hayna GREGORY married 2 Aug. 1815 in S.C. and had the following children: (l)John H. b 20 Dec.1820 md Christiana Payne;(2) Emily b. 15 June 1819 md. Robert Reese;(3) William H. b.25 April 1825 md.Emily Waddel; (4) Edward Pinkney b. 20 Jan. 1822 S.C. md. Edna C. Martin (5)Tempy b.l0 Sept. 1829 md Geo. Washington Payne; (6) Nancy b. 10 Sept. 1829 (7) Griffin Jr. b 25 Feb 1833 in Cherokee Co.GA, md.l5 Sept, 1856 to PaNeTe (Naty) Alford in St. Clair Co. AL.He died 6 June 1899 and is buried in Pilgrm's Rest Cemetery in New Alta, Cleveland Co., OK ;(8) Cynthia b. 17 May 1835; (9) Hiram b.24 April 1837;(10) Zilphia b.24 Feb. 1839 (11) Sheriff b.17 Feb.1841 GA md. Julia Ann Dodd 18 April,1860;(l2) Waddie b.29 Feb. 1844; (13) Ella b 31 March 1823.
>>>>>>> Griffin's father was EDWARD GREGORY that died Blount Co. ALABAMA testate. In his will he left property to his wife ELIZABETH, his sons GRIFFIN GREGORY; WILLIAM B. GREGORY; and JOHANATHAN GREGORY; and his daughter ANNIS GREGORY that married Daniel Robbins 21 Dec 1826 Blount Co. Al.