I have a James Jefferson Briggs d. 1855 in Yell Co. Arkansas who brought his children with him. It states he came here to join the rest of his Family. We know all were kin some were born in Mi., Tn., S.C. Their buried at the Blue Bluff Cem. He owned quit abit of Yell Co. and quit afew slaves.Most of his Family remain here today. Could this be your Grandpa.