George Brinson, Sr. of Onslow County, NC
Can anyone identify where George Brinson, Sr. of Onslow County, North Carolina fits in the Brinson genealogy?
George Brinson first appears in the records of Onslow County, North Carolina in 1752.He appears in real estate transactions either as a witness or a party to the trasaction with Adam, Mathew, Isaac, and John Brinson.The name of his first wife is not clear, but it could have been Apsilla. In 1791 he began gifting his estate to his children.His last deed is dated in October of 1791.In April 1794, his widow Mourning Brinson made a marriage contract with Daniel Sheppard.His children were as follows:
1. Gause Brinson, Sr.First appears in deed records in 1788 with wife, Mary.He made his last deed in Onslow County in 1795 and removed to Stewart County, Tennessee.He died there in 1804 or 1805.He had four surviving children:Gause Brinson, Jr. (d1825), Benjamin G. Brinson (d1822/3), Drury D. Brinson (c1792-c1834), and Arissa Brinson (c1798-1835).Except for Drury, all the children eventually relocated to Claiborne County, Mississippi.
2.George Brinson, Jr.He married Rachael.He died in 1799 in Onslow County, North Carolina.He had three children, John Brinson, Sarah Brinson, and Penelope Brinson.
3.Anna Brinson. She married Benejah King.They had at least two children, George King and Benejah King, Jr.
4.Mary Brinson.She married, first, William Wantland, by whom she had one daughter, Sarah Wantland.She married, second, Jeremiah Watson, Jr., of Jones County, North Carolina before 1784.They had George Brinson Watson, Charlotte Watson, James Watson, Apsilla Watson, Calvin Watson, and maybe, Jeremiah Watson, Jr. (III).Jeremiah and Mary later removed to Sumner County, Tennessee.He and most of his children later settled in Claiborne and Jefferson Counties, Mississippi, and Concordia Parish, Louisiana.