Re: James Branscom (born c. 1791)
James, still alive in 1880 Carroll County, age 88, Va was a son of my zncestor Isaac. Wife of James, Frances Jones,also living in 1880, age90., nine childreIn 1850 yiur Greenberry age 34 and wife Ann Lundy (Quaker), lived "next door". 7 ch.Sasmuel Lundy, father of Ann, livd next farm.
Isaac was bofrn in Grenvilled Co Va, son of Thomas andTobitha (Williamson) Branscomb . He married 1787 Elizabeth Harrison, 4 ch. He married (2nd) Nnncy Jones, 6 ch. He came to the Grsyson/Carroll srea in ca 1799, lived on Pauls Credek for 20 yrs.He moved to Big Reed Island Creek near Dugspur and died there in 1855, Nancy in 1851. Their daughter Tobitha (1805-1890) married Samuel Mabry (1802-1884) and they ere the ancestors of my mother Hattie (Goad) Haas (1893-1997) . Isaac was very active in the historic New Hope Primitive Bsptist Church which isstill active day. I have more data (chilren, etc) upon request.
Sam Mabry had a son Greenberry, zalled "Green" , a Confederste veteran who was also acive in the PB church. He lived to nearly 100, 3 or 4 wives.
- Ken Haas