Sunday, July 17, 2016

The Brunson's of South Carolina (John Brunson and Hannah Scott) First three generations



Descendants of John Brunson
Generation 1

1.      JOHN1 BRUNSON was born in Aug 1645 in Hartford, Hartford, Connecticut, United States. He died on 28 Apr 1712 in Craven, South Carolina, United States. He married Hannah Scott on 24 Oct 1664 in Farmington, Hartford, Connecticut, United States. She was born in 1651 in Of Wethersfield, H, Conn. She died in 1725 in Dorchester, SC.

Notes for John Brunson:

Information on Jacob Brunson... Barbara Forster´s Marriages Barbara´s first marriage was to Jacob Brunson, from the Brunson family of Goose Creek, SC. Joop Giessendanner´s transcription and translation of Rev. Giessendanner´s Book of Record reports: Anno 1738 On 26. January have married Jacob Pruncen to Miss Barbara Furster, daughter of Johannes Furster, Tinter (Hans Ulrich Giessendanner, the elder) F'e4rber = tinter, usually dyes color in cloth or leather Their son Isaac was baptised in 1749/50:[9] (45.) On Sunday, October 28th Isaac, son of Jacob and Barbara Brunzon; born ____. Susceptr. Abraham Yssenhut. Samuel Davis, and ____ wife of Elias Snell. Hannah Brunson´s baptism was not recorded by Rev. Giessendanner. Note that Abraham Eisenhut, father of Joseph Dukes´ first wife Margaret Eisenhut Dukes, was a sponsor for the baptism of the child of Barbara Forster Brunson from her first marriage. It is not known precisely where Barbara lived when married to Jacob Brunson, but it may have been on Miller Creek in what is now Barnwell County.[10] Subsequently, Barbara married Robert Lammons in 1751. From Rev, Giessendanner´s Book of Record: 18. On Tuesday May 28th In Ditto ---- By Ditto Robert Lammon To Barbara, late Widow of Jacob Brunzon, deceased: Both living upon Edistoe River: Being present: Michael Christopher Row, Joseph Grieffous, Samuel Davis

John Brunson and Hannah Scott had the following children:

2.               i. MARY2 BRUNSON was born on 15 Sep 1668 in Wethersfield, Hartford, Connecticut, United States. She died in 1726 in Hartford, Hartford, Connecticut, United States. She married Benjamin Hills on 11 Jan 1688 in Hartford, Hartford, Connecticut, United States. He was born in 1653 in Hartford, Hartford, Connecticut, United States. He died on 02 Apr 1728 in East Hartford, Hartford, Connecticut, United States.

3.               ii. SARAH BRUNSON was born on 22 Aug 1671 in Wethersfield, Hartford, Connecticut, United States. She died in 1711 in Wethersfield, Hartford, Connecticut, United States. She married (1) DANIEL MCGREGOR in 1712. He was born in 1671 in Wethersfeld, Connecticut, United States. He died on 13 May 1723 in Prince Fredricks Parish, Marion, South Carolina, United States. She married (2) EZEKIEL BUCK on 13 Jan 1698 in Wethersfield, Hartford, Connecticut, United States. He was born on 08 Jan 1676 in Hartford, Hartford, Connecticut, United States. He died on 14 Jul 1715 in Wethersfield, Hartford, Connecticut, United States.

4.               iii. ABRAHAM BRUNSON SR. was born on 26 Nov 1673 in Wethersfield, Hartford, Connecticut, United States. He died in 1735 in south carolina.

5.               iv. JOSEPH BRUNSON was born on 19 May 1677 in Wethersfield, Hartford, Connecticut, United States. He died in 1739 in south carolina. He married (2) MRS ANN BRONSON in 1700 in Wethersfield, Hartford, Connecticut, United States. She was born in 1678 in Connecticut, United States. He married WIFE NUMBER TWO.

v.       GRACE BRUNSON was born on 07 Sep 1679 in Wethersfield, Hartford, Connecticut, United States. She died in 1739. She married MOSES MARTIN.

6.               vi. JOHN BRUNSON was born in 1680 in Conneticut. He died in 1751 in St. George Parish, SC. He married ABIGAIL UNKNOWN. She was born in 1700. She died date Unknown.

Generation 1 (con't)

7.               vii. ISAAC BRUNSON SR. was born on 02 Dec 1680 in Wethersfield, Hartford, Connecticut, United States. He died on 20 May 1739 in Dorchester, Sumter, South Carolina, United States. He married (1) MARGARET OLDYS in 1711. She was born in 1672 in Hartford, Hartford, Connecticut, United States. She died on 26 Dec 1761 in Black River, Craven, South Carolina, United States. He married THANKFUL DIBBLE. She was born on 19 Jun 1685 in Windsor, Hartford, Connecticut, United States. She died on 11 Feb 1734 in Suffield, Hartford, Connecticut, United States.
Generation 2

2.      MARY2 BRUNSON (John1) was born on 15 Sep 1668 in Wethersfield, Hartford, Connecticut, United States. She died in 1726 in Hartford, Hartford, Connecticut, United States. She married Benjamin Hills on 11 Jan 1688 in Hartford, Hartford, Connecticut, United States. He was born in 1653 in Hartford, Hartford, Connecticut, United States. He died on 02 Apr 1728 in East Hartford, Hartford, Connecticut, United States.

Benjamin Hills and Mary Brunson had the following children:

i.        ABIGAIL3 HILLS was born in 1684. She died in 1729.

ii.       SUSANNAH HILLS was born in 1691 in Hartford, Hartford, Connecticut, United States. She died in 1754.

iii.      BENJAMIN HILLS was born in 1698 in Hartford, Hartford, Connecticut, United States. He died on 03 Jul 1733 in Hartford, Hartford, Connecticut, United States.

iv.      ABIGAIL HILLS was born in 1702 in Hartford, Hartford, Connecticut, United States. She died in 1762.

v.       SAMUEL HILLS was born in 1708 in Hartford, Hartford, Connecticut, United States. He died on 23 Jul 1777 in Vernon, Tolland, Connecticut, United States.

3.      SARAH2 BRUNSON (John1) was born on 22 Aug 1671 in Wethersfield, Hartford, Connecticut, United States. She died in 1711 in Wethersfield, Hartford, Connecticut, United States. She married (1) DANIEL MCGREGOR in 1712. He was born in 1671 in Wethersfeld, Connecticut, United States. He died on 13 May 1723 in Prince Fredricks Parish, Marion, South Carolina, United States. She married (2) EZEKIEL BUCK on 13 Jan 1698 in Wethersfield, Hartford, Connecticut, United States. He was born on 08 Jan 1676 in Hartford, Hartford, Connecticut, United States. He died on 14 Jul 1715 in Wethersfield, Hartford, Connecticut, United States.

Daniel McGregor and Sarah Brunson had the following child:

i.        SARAH3 MACKGREGOR was born in Santee Parish, South Carolina, United States. She died in Berkeley, South Carolina, United States.

Ezekiel Buck and Sarah Brunson had the following child:

i.        SARAH3 BUCK was born on 25 Mar 1701 in Wethersfield, Hartford, Connecticut, United States. She died on 14 Nov 1757 in Wethersfield, Hartford, Connecticut, United States.

4.      ABRAHAM2 BRUNSON SR. (John1) was born on 26 Nov 1673 in Wethersfield, Hartford, Connecticut, United States. He died in 1735 in south carolina.

Abraham Brunson Sr. had the following children:

i.        ABRAHAM3 BRUNSON was born in 1700. He died date Unknown.

9.               ii. JACOB BRUNSON was born in 1702. He died date Unknown. He married Barbara Forster on 27 Jan 1738. She was born about 1718. She died after 1751.

Generation 2 (con't)

9.               iii. JONATHAN BRUNSON was born about 1718 in south carolina. He married MARTHA PICKERING. She was born between 1720-1728.

5.      JOSEPH2 BRUNSON (John1) was born on 19 May 1677 in Wethersfield, Hartford, Connecticut, United States. He died in 1739 in south carolina. He married (2) MRS ANN BRONSON in 1700 in Wethersfield, Hartford, Connecticut, United States. She was born in 1678 in Connecticut, United States. He married WIFE NUMBER TWO.

Joseph Brunson had the following children:

10.            i. JOHN3 BRUNSON was born between 1705-1715 in Hartford, Conneticut. He died in 1751 in Orangeburg, South Carolina. He married RACHEL. She was born between 1720-1730. She died after 1753 in Orangeburg, South Carolina. He married

ABIGAIL.

ii.       SAMUEL BRUNSON was born between 1705-1735. He died after 1760 in south carolina. He married MARY. She was born between 1720-1740. She died after 1760 in south carolina.

Notes for Samuel Brunson:

Samuel and his wife witnessed the baptism of Josiah Cantey in 1760. He is most likely a son of Joseph.


Joseph Brunson and Wife Number Two had the following child:

iii.      JOSIAH BRUNSON was born before 1738. He died in 1760. Notes for Josiah Brunson:

Josiah Brunson, Of St Johns, died 1760 calls William Bannister and James McKelvey his brothers, Ann Bannister, John Cantey and John Cook administer for William Bannister, 1775, 1763, John Cantey is brother in law of Samuel Little and
William Little, minors of Samuel Little Sr.
Josiah's mother must have remarried
then, but it is really questionable who is father is or could be.
Josiah wasn't



baptized after 1738. His father could be John, Samuel, Abraham, or Joseph. Given that Joseph died in 1739, it is reasonable to assume his mother, a widow remarried.


6.      JOHN2 BRUNSON (John1) was born in 1680 in Conneticut. He died in 1751 in St. George Parish, SC. He married ABIGAIL UNKNOWN. She was born in 1700. She died date Unknown.

Notes for John Brunson:

John Brunson had the following child:

i.     MARY3 BRUNSON was born about 1697. She married Preserved Ford about 1710.

7.      ISAAC2 BRUNSON SR. (John1) was born on 02 Dec 1680 in Wethersfield, Hartford, Connecticut, United States. He died on 20 May 1739 in Dorchester, Sumter, South Carolina, United States. He married (1) MARGARET OLDYS in 1711. She was born in 1672 in Hartford, Hartford, Connecticut, United States. She died on 26 Dec 1761 in Black River, Craven, South Carolina, United States. He married THANKFUL DIBBLE. She was born on 19 Jun 1685 in Windsor, Hartford, Connecticut, United States. She died on 11 Feb 1734 in Suffield, Hartford, Connecticut, United States.

Isaac Brunson Sr. and Margaret Oldys had the following children:

11.            i.     UNKNOWN3 BRUNSON.

Generation 2 (con't)

12.            ii. DORCAS BRUNSON was born in 1708 in Dorchester, Dorchester, South Carolina, United States. She died on 03 Aug 1758 in Dorchester, Dorchester, South Carolina, United States. She married JARED NEILSON. He was born in 1700. He died date Unknown in south carolina.

13.            iii. GEORGE BRUNSON SR. was born in 1709 in Hartford, Hartford, Connecticut, United States. He died on 03 Feb 1762.

14.            iv. ISAAC BRUNSON JR. was born on 25 Jul 1711 in Dorchester, Dorchester, South Carolina, United States. He died on 09 Jan 1771 in St Marks, Craven, South Carolina, United States. He married Mary Mellett in 1726 in Santee River, Sumter, South Carolina, United States. She was born about 1715. She died after 1770.

15.            v. JAMES BRUNSON was born on 25 Jul 1711 in Dorchester, Maryland, United States. He died on 09 Jan 1771 in Craven, SC. He married REBECCA UNKNOWN. She was born in 1720 in , , South Carolina, USA. She died date Unknown in , , South Carolina, USA.

16.            vi. WILLIAM BRUNSON was born in 1716 in Dorchester, SC. He died in 1756 in south carolina. He married SARAH FRIERSON. He married (2) ELIZABETH COOPER on 26 Apr 1744 in SC. She was born in 1720. She died date Unknown.

17.            vii. DAVID BRUNSON SR. was born on 28 May 1718 in Dorchester, SC. He died in 1785. He married Susan Johnson about 1774. She was born in 1750. She died date Unknown.


18.            viii. ELIZABETH BRUNSON was born in 1720 in Dorchester, Dorchester, SC. She died date Unknown. She married SAMUEL NEILSON. He was born in 1720. He died date Unknown.


ix.      SUSANNAH BRUNSON was born in 1723 in Dorchester, Dorchester, SC. She died on 23 Oct 1783 in PR. Frederick, Craven, SC. She married (1) WILLIAM YOUNG on 05 Aug 1757. He was born in 1723. He died date Unknown. She married (2) WILLIAM NEILSON in 1742 in Dorchester, Dorchester, SC. He was born in 1720. He died date Unknown.
Generation 3

8.      JACOB3 BRUNSON (Abraham2 Sr., John1) was born in 1702. He died date Unknown. He married Barbara Forster on 27 Jan 1738. She was born about 1718. She died after 1751.

Jacob Brunson and Barbara Forster had the following children:

i.        ISAAC4 BRUNSON was born in Oct 1750 in south carolina.

ii.       HANNAH BRUNSON was born about 1751 in south carolina.

9.      JONATHAN3 BRUNSON (Abraham2 Sr., John1) was born about 1718 in south carolina. He married MARTHA PICKERING. She was born between 1720-1728.

Jonathan Brunson and Martha Pickering had the following children:

i.        ABRAHAM4 BRUNSON was born on 23 Mar 1749 in Orangeburg, South Carolina.

ii.       MARTHA BRUNSON was born on 20 Nov 1752 in Orangeburg, South Carolina.

iii.      SUSANNAH BRUNSON was born on 26 Mar 1754 in Orangeburg, South Carolina.

Generation 3 (con't)

iv.      REBECCA BRUNSON was born on 15 Aug 1756 in Orangeburg, South Carolina.

10.      JOHN3 BRUNSON (Joseph2, John1) was born between 1705-1715 in Hartford, Conneticut. He died in 1751 in Orangeburg, South Carolina. He married RACHEL. She was born between 1720-1730. She died after 1753 in Orangeburg, South Carolina. He married ABIGAIL.

Notes for John Brunson:

Baptisms in 1750's for his children with Rachel. No idea how old he is. Most likely he is a son of Joseph Brunson There must be two John's, because in 1751 Abigail is a widow and is mentioned in the settlement of will, for marriage portion of her daughter from Solomon Dingle.

John Brunson and Rachel had the following children:

i.        RACHEL4 BRUNSON was born in Dec 1746 in Orangeburg, South Carolina.

20.            ii. ALEXANDER BRUNSON was born in Mar 1749 in Orangeburg, South Carolina. He died between 1780-1783.

iii.      SARAH BRUNSON was born in Jan 1750 in Orangeburg, South Carolina.

iv.      WILLIAM BRUNSON was born on 03 Apr 1753 in Orangeburg, South Carolina.

John Brunson and Abigail had the following child:

v.       SUSANNAH BRUNSON was born about 1730. She died date Unknown. She married SOLOMON DINGLE. He was born about 1730. He died date Unknown.

11.      UNKNOWN3 BRUNSON (Isaac2  Sr., John1).

Unknown Brunson had the following children:

20.            i. DANIEL4 BRUNSON was born on 01 Aug 1737 in Dorchester, Dorchester, South Carolina, United States. He died in 1774. He married FRANCES STANTON.

21.            ii.    JOSIAH BRUNSON was born about 1785 in south carolina. He died between

1841-1844 in Clarke Co, Alabama. He married REBECCA COX. She was born on 03 Sep 1794 in South Carolina, United States. She died on 20 Oct 1836 in Clarke, Alabama, United States.

12.      DORCAS3 BRUNSON (Isaac2 Sr., John1) was born in 1708 in Dorchester, Dorchester, South Carolina, United States. She died on 03 Aug 1758 in Dorchester, Dorchester, South Carolina, United States. She married JARED NEILSON. He was born in 1700. He died date Unknown in south carolina.

Jared Neilson and Dorcas Brunson had the following child:

i.        DORCUS4 NEILSON was born in 1741. She died in 1834.

13.      GEORGE3 BRUNSON SR. (Isaac2 Sr., John1) was born in 1709 in Hartford, Hartford, Connecticut, United States. He died on 03 Feb 1762.

George Brunson Sr. had the following child:

i.        GEORGE4 BRUNSON was born in 1730. He died date Unknown.

14.      ISAAC3 BRUNSON JR. (Isaac2 Sr., John1) was born on 25 Jul 1711 in Dorchester, Dorchester, South Carolina, United States. He died on 09 Jan 1771 in St Marks, Craven, South Carolina, United States. He married Mary Mellett in 1726 in Santee River, Sumter, South Carolina, United States. She was born about 1715. She died after 1770.

Generation 3 (con't)

Notes for Mary Mellett:

Name may be Mary Meilett  1758 Isaac named in a suit with a whole bunch of Nelsen's

Isaac Brunson Jr. and Mary Mellett had the following children:

22.            i. DAVID4 BRUNSON I was born in 1729 in Dorchester, Dorchester, South Carolina, United States. He died on 24 Oct 1784 in St Mark Parish, Craven, South Carolina, United States. He married Elizabeth Unproven Cantey in 1784 in Dorchester, Dorchester, South Carolina, United States. She was born on 29 Aug 1739 in Prince Federick, South Carolina, United States. She died on 03 Jan 1791 in South Carolina, United States.

ii.       MARY BRUNSON was born in 1734 in Dorchester, Dorchester, South Carolina, United States. She died in 1774 in Craven, South Carolina, United States. She married PETER MELLET. He was born in 1740. He died date Unknown.

23.            iii. DANIEL BRUNSON SR. was born in 1743 in Sumter Co., SC. He died in 1770. He married SARAH MELLETT.

24.            iv.    ISAAC BRUNSON III was born about 1745 in Sumter Co., SC. He died between

1819-1820 in Stewart County, TN. He married MARY EDGAR. She was born in 1750. She died date Unknown.

25.            v. SUSANNA BRUNSON was born in 1747 in St Mark Parish, Craven, South Carolina, United States. She died in 1826 in EC, South Carolina, United States. She married RANDOLPH PLATT. He was born in 1754 in St Marks Par, Dorchester, South Carolina, United States. He died in 1778.

26.            vi. JOSIAH BRUNSON SR. was born in 1750 in Clarendon, South Carolina, United States. He died in Feb 1795 in Carolina, Carolina, Puerto Rico, United States. He married Comfort in 1770 in South Carolina, United States. She was born in 1755 in South Carolina, United States. She died on 05 May 1808 in Richmond, Georgia, United States.

vii.     PETER BRUNSON was born about 1750 in Sumter Co., SC. He died before 1818.


Notes for Peter Brunson:


tax roll for 758 acres 1825 Prince Williams Parish
WILL OF SHEARWOOD
JAMES
IN THE NAME OF GOD AMEN-
I Shearwood James of Saint Marks
Parish Planter Being Sick and weak in body but in perfect mind and memory




Thanks be given to God Calling to mind the Mortality of my body, and knowing that it is Appointed for all men Once to Die, I do make and Ordain this My Last will and Testament that is to say Principally and first of all I give and Recommend my Soul in the hand of Almighty God that gave it, and my body I Recommend to the Earth to be Buried in a Deceant Christian Burial at the Discresion of my Executors hereafter Appointed Nothing Doubting but at the general Resurrection I Shall Receive the Same Again by the mighty power of God and as touching Such worldly Estate wherewith it hath Pleased God to Bless me with in this Life I give Demise and Dispose of the same in the following manner and form as follows Viz. Imprimis, I Lend unto my Loving Wife Martha James During her widowhood all my land and negro Stock of all kinds. Household furniture that I shall hereafter give and bequeath unto my two Sons Talefero and Sherwood James, I lend the same to her During her widowhood but in Case she should marry she shall be cut out of every thing except one hundred pound good and Lawfull money of the State of South Carolina to be paid her out of my two Sons Estates Annually for a maintenance During Life. Item, I give and Demise unto my Loving Daughter Martha James two negroes named Alec and Tabby and also one Gray Horse Call.d Dalphin also one

Generation 3 (con't)

Cow and Calf Likewise one feather Bed & Furniture I give the same to her and her Heirs for ever. Item I give and bequeath unto my Loving Son Talefero James one trac of land Containing three hundred Acres more or lefs being the trac I formerly lived on also nine negros Viz Dick Charity Joe Jacob Jinney Isaac Dery Jessy & Adam also my will and Desire is that when my son Talefero James Arives to the age of twenty one that all the remainder of my Estate such as Stocks of all kind Household Furniture Plantation utensials, Except such as I hereafter give and Bequeath to and Amongst my Other Children & grandchildren to be equally Divided Between my two Sons Talefero and Sherwood James by my Executors hereafter Appointed I give the same to him and his Heirs forever Item I give and bequeath unto my Loving Son Sherwood James my manner Plantation whereon I now live Containing two hundred Acres Also one other trac of land being on Raffting Creek Adjoining M.r Robert Darrington Containing one hundred Acres also nine Negros Viz. Roger Nanney Jim Sam Tom Nelley Charles Jordan & Jerry also an equal Dividend with my son Talefero of my other Estate as above mentioned I give the same to him and his Heirs forever. Item I give and bequeath unto my grandson William Rees son of Mary Rees my Daughter one Negro named Abram a Boy I formerly lent to my Daughter Mary Rees I give the same to him and his Heirs forever.-- Item I give and bequeath unto my grandson Rechy Rees Son of my Daughter Sarah Rees one Negro Girl named Luce I give the same to him and his Heirs forever- Item I give and bequeath unto Nancy Brunson Daughter of Peter Brunson one Negro Boy named Robin I give the same to her and her Heirs forever-Item I give and bequeath unto my Loving Daughter Elizabeth Singleton two Negros

Bess & Lucky I give the same to her and her Heirs forever-   Item I give and
bequeath unto my Grand Daughter Sarah Singleton Daughter of my Daughter
Elizabeth Singleton one negro girl named Eve I give the same to her and her heirs forever- And I do hereby Constitute make ordain my loving Wife Martha James and Joseph Singleton Executors of this my last will and Testament and making Note and Void all every other former Testaments Wills legacy bequeath and Executors by me made in any will before named willed or bequeathed ratifying and Confirming this and no other to be my last will and Testament in witnefs whereof
shall hereunto set my hand and seal this 9 November 1782
Shew.d James
(SEAL)
Signed Sealed Published and Declared by me the Said Sher.d James
as this my last will and Testament in the Presents of us who have Presents
Subscribed,
Sam.l Tynis
Wm Hood
Richard Singleton
Thomas Andrews
(Not recorded in Will Book)
Proven May 4, 1784
Wm Murrell J. P.
Bundle 119,
Pkge 12







27.            viii. MATTHEW BRUNSON was born in 1752 in Dorchester, Dorchester, South Carolina, United States. He died in Feb 1781 in Clarendon, Columbus, North Carolina, United States. He married Nancy Ann Brown about 1775. She was born in 1755 in south carolina. She died in 1844 in East Feliciania Parish, LA.

28.            ix. MOSES BRUNSON was born in 1753 in Clarendon, South Carolina, United States. He died on 01 Feb 1826.

29.            x. JOSHUA BRUNSON was born in 1755 in St Mark, Craven, South Carolina, United States. He died in 1838 in Pulaski, Giles, Tennessee, United States. He married MARY UNKNOWN. She was born in 1760 in Sumter, Sumter, South Carolina, United States. She died date Unknown in Madison, Madison, Alabama, United States.

15.      JAMES3 BRUNSON (Isaac2 Sr., John1) was born on 25 Jul 1711 in Dorchester, Maryland, United States. He died on 09 Jan 1771 in Craven, SC. He married REBECCA UNKNOWN. She was born in 1720 in , , South Carolina, USA. She died date Unknown in , , South Carolina, USA.

James Brunson and Rebecca Unknown had the following children:

i.        REBECCA4 BRUNSON was born on 06 Nov 1732 in St Andrews Parish, Berkeley, South Carolina, USA.

Generation 3 (con't)

ii.       MARGARET BRUNSON was born in 1733 in South Carolina, United States. She died in Apr 1807 in Camden, Sumpter, South Carolina, United States. She married Robert Carter in 1754. He was born about 1730. He died date Unknown.

30.            iii. JAMES BRUNSON JR. was born on 19 Dec 1736 in Craven, South Carolina, United States. He died on 22 Oct 1811 in Sumter, Sumter, South Carolina, United States. He married Elizabeth Cantey, daughter of Josiah Cantey and Susanna LNU on 24 Mar 1760. She was born in 1741.

iv.      PETER BRUNSON was born on 15 May 1746 in St Marks Parish, Craven, South Carolina, United States. He died on 28 Jun 1788.

31.            v. ISAAC BRUNSON V was born on 01 Mar 1747. He died in 1827 in Sumter Co., SC. He married SUSANNAH ELLENDER.

16.      WILLIAM3 BRUNSON (Isaac2 Sr., John1) was born in 1716 in Dorchester, SC. He died in 1756 in south carolina. He married SARAH FRIERSON. He married (2) ELIZABETH COOPER on 26 Apr 1744 in SC. She was born in 1720. She died date Unknown.

Notes for William Brunson:

is this the William with Berkley Co. (Santee River) land grants? Claims in AMerican Revolution for a William R. ? him family correction here...
http://homepages.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~switzer/brunson.htm

William Brunson and Sarah Frierson had the following child:

i.        PETER EDGAR4 BRUNSON was born on 28 Dec 1754. He died on 22 Sep 1836 in Sumter Co., SC.

Notes for Peter Edgar Brunson:

Eleanor ? was Peter's 2nd wife. His first wife was Helen ? "Sumter County Probate Bundle 6, pkg. 5: Peter E. Brunson, Intestate, citation to kindred 22 September 1836: Administrator of his estate, William Hodge. List of heirs as follows: Leonard E. Brunson, Manning D. Brunson, Lawrence Brunson, Jared N. Brunson, Merry Brunson, Demarias Hodge and Emily McElvain. William Nettles appointed regular guardian with the statement that the minor is over 14 years of age, May 7, 1838, Willis L. being the minor. The Camden Journal for November 19, 1836 shows publication of the Notice of partition, directed to any and all heirs who have left South Carolina. The land grant records in Columbia, South Carolina show Peter Brunson had a grant of 400 acres in Camden District on waters of the Black River, bounded by lands of Thomas Sumter, Jr. (He was the son of Revolutionary War General Sumter), William Rees, Archibald Hanson, and Charles Robinson, plat certified 2 June 1784. "Sumter, SC Deed Book C., Page 34: "Peter Edgeah Brunson State of South Carolina, Camden District: Know all men by these presents that we, Joshua Hodges and Mary Hodges, his wife of Claremont County and State aforesaid, shoemaker, for and in consideration of 25 pounds sterling money tous paid in hand by Peter Edgeah Brunson of the County and state aforesaid, planter, have granted, bargained, sold, released unto the said Peter E. Brunson all that plantation, parcel or tract of land containing 100 acres situated in Craven County, on a branch of Black River called Cypress Pond Branch, East side

of the Wateree River, bounded at the time the original grant thereof of Samuel Timmons on 24 May 1795, all sides vacant. Witness our hands and seals the 7th day of September 1797. Signed, Joshua Hodges Mary Hodges Witness: Jesse Nettles, J.P. page 415-517: "Jeremiah Rhame and wife Creasy, conveyed to Peter E. Brunson, 400 acres in Claremont County, bounded by lands of Thomas Gibbs, Barney Kelly, John Bongeane (/) and land of Beerham, deed dated 4
Generation 3 (con't)

January 1809. (Claremont County was the territory around Statesborough, along the Wateree River, abolished when Sumter District was formed about 1800. Old Camden District embraced the whole territory before the Revolutionary War, and various other counties too.) Baptism at Dorchester, SC 2-17-1755, sponsers William Cantey and his wife From Sumter Co., SC Estates-Bundle 6, Pkg. 5-Peter E. Brunson No will was in this package. There are 2 sets of documents-one dealing with personal property and one dealing with real estate. Personal property was sold 15 Dec 1836. The following people were purchasers:(I will transcribe this to the best of my ability in reading these names.) A.W. SMITH, M.D. BRUNSON, James HODGE, W. L. SINGLETON, Thomas WELLS, Thomas GARRETT, Ju?. O. HOLLIDAY, H. BRUNSON, L. GALLOWAY, Levi GALLOWAY, N. B. COCKERILL, James RICHARDSON, H. H. WELLS, James BRUNSON, Benjamin HODGE, W.V. RICHARDSON, and J. W. RICHARDSON. Total amount sold was $549.28. William HODGE was the administrator; on the administration bond is listed William HODGE, James HODGE, and William NETTLES. Signed, sealed and delivered in presence of Amos A. NETTLES. Property: Summons in Partition: To William H. Brunson, Merry Brunson, Leonard E. Brunson, Manning D. Brunson, Lawrence Brunson, Jared A.(?) Brunson, James Y. Brunson, Willis L. Brunson (minor), Harvey P. Brunson, Emily Brunson McElvain, Demaris Brunson Hodge, and Mason Reams. Greeting, you are hereby requested to appear at a court of ordinary to be holden at Sumter Court House for Sumter District on Saturday the tenth day of December next to how cause if any you can why the real estate of Peter E. Brunson situated in Claremont Co. on the waters of Frontier Branch and ? being formerly 2 tracts of land- one of one hundred acres of land and one other tract of four hundred acres of land should not be divided or sold alloting to the said William H. Brunson his proportionate part thereof, and the remainder to the other heirs in equal proportions(except the widow who is entitled to one third). Given under my hand and seal this tenth day of October 1836. William Lewis Ordinary S.D. William H. Brunson, Applicant, vs. Leonard E. Brunson,Manning D. BRUNSON, James Y. BRUNSON, Willis L. BRUNSON (minor), Henry N. BRUNSON, Marry(?) BRUNSON, Demaris BRUNSON (now HODGE having intermarried with one HODGE), Emily BRUNSON (now McELVAIN having intermarried with one McElvain), Mason REAMS guardian ? for minor heir Willis L. BRUNSON. On due examination, it is ordered and decreed that the land described in the Summons in Partition in this case, be sold by the Sheriff of Sumter district on the first Monday in January next, on a credit of twelve months-except so much as will pay Sheriff and ordinary fees, the purchaser giving bond with good security and a mortgage of the premises to the Ordinary, for the payment of the purchase money with interest from the day of sale. Given under my Hand and Seal this tenth day of December 1836. William Lewis, Ordinary S. D. Land was sold at public auction to Timothy L. JONES. I don't know why there were more people listed in one document than in the other.

William Brunson and Elizabeth Cooper had the following children:

ii.       ELIZABETH BRUNSON was born in 1740. She died date Unknown. She married THOMAS CORDES. He was born in 1730. He died date Unknown.

iii.      WILLIAM BRUNSON was born on 03 Oct 1745 in SC. He died date Unknown. He married Elizabeth Davis about 1765. She was born in 1745. She died date Unknown.

17.      DAVID3 BRUNSON SR. (Isaac2 Sr., John1) was born on 28 May 1718 in Dorchester, SC. He died in 1785. He married Susan Johnson about 1774. She was born in 1750. She died date Unknown.


Notes for David Brunson Sr.:


1759 turkey creek, Craven Co. SC
him or his son, claims for american revolution
http://www.angelfire.com/david-macon/david/d-23.html
his family genealogy page, excellent

Generation 3 (con't)

David Brunson, the fifth and last son born to Isaac and Margaret Brunson, was born about 1720 in the Santee River District of South Carolina. He owned a tract of three hundred acres in the High Hills of Santee, originally granted his mother, Margaret Brunson, July 4, 1749. David bought a hundred acres of land from Josiah Cantey which was originally granted him in 1768, and situated on Lynch´s Creek. Charleston Deeds, R-4, p. 54. David memorialized several grants along Black River, between 1770-1775 and was a wealthy planter. He waited late in life to marry, but about 1765 he married Susannah Johnson a daughter of Benjamin Johnson, They had one son, David, who was born about 1770. David Brunson, Sr. died February 10, 1785 and his citation was read at Salem Church in Sumter, South Carolina where he was buried. After David´s death, Susannah secondly married Benjamin Webb who reared her son David Brunson to maturity. Benjamin Johnson, David´s grandmother listed him as an heir when the Johnson property was sold to Evan Benbow, March 5, 1803.[33]

David Brunson Sr. and Susan Johnson had the following child:

32.            i. DAVID4 BRUNSON JR. was born in 1775 in SC. He died in 1830 in Pike, Alabama, United States. He married Sarah Johnson Richburg in 1795. She was born in 1774 in South Carolina, United States. She died on 21 Mar 1821 in Alabama, United States.


18.      ELIZABETH3 BRUNSON (Isaac2 Sr., John1) was born in 1720 in Dorchester, Dorchester, SC. She died date Unknown. She married SAMUEL NEILSON. He was born in 1720. He died date Unknown.

Samuel Neilson and Elizabeth Brunson had the following children:

i.        ISABELLA4 NEILSON.

ii.       MARY NEILSON.

iii.      SAMUEL NEILSON II.

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