My ancestors are Dotsons from Kentucky. James Madison Dotson was born 12 July 1808 in Shelbyville Kentucky. His wife was Sarah King. They had 8 children. Henry Clay, William, Elijah, Daniel K, James Tapley, Nancy Eliza, Chloe Ann, and Sarah Chechew.I am not sure if there is any family ties but there is a possibly.If you have any more information please let me know.