|The first Sorrels/Sorrells into Buncombe County, NC was John A. Sorrells who was a son to Walter Sorrels and Rebecca Bates from Rutherford County North Carolina. John A.'s mother, Rececca, died shortly after his birth and John A. was raised by his father, Walter, and his step-mother, Nancy Hill Sorrels.|
John A. Sorrels and Priscilla Debord were married in Rutherford Co. in the year of 1818. Shortley after their marriage John A. and Priscilla Debord Sorrels appear in the Buncombe County land records. Here they raised their family of nine children. Several of these children moved off to different parts of the country and the following information will tell you their stories.
I hope that this genealogy report will help you in your search of your roots. I would love to hear from any with connections to this family.