I have a little more information on my Brigmans: They appear to have been in Roanoke Rapids (I believe that's Halifax Cty.) for ages. My father was James Marshall Charles Brigman, only son of John Curtis Clark Brigman (b. 27 Feb. 1911, d. 1987) and Annie Mae Riggans (b. 29 Dec. 1913, d. 1998).