Thomas was the son of Richard Draughon and Nicy Pope.I have abt. 1774 in Bertie Co., NC as the birth date for Richard.Richard was the son of Thomas Draughon. Thomas was the son of Jame Draughon and Mary Ann Hughes. Thomas was born about 1744 in Bertie Co., NC. James Draughon was born about 1719 in Chowan Co., NCand was married to Mary Ann Hughes, the daughter of George Hughes.James was the son of Walter Draughon and Bridgitt Brown. Walter was supposedly the first Draughon in America.He was born about 1690 probably in England or Wales.My father is a descendant of Richard Draughon's brother, James.I hope this helps.