Terry Mason's Family History Site

Major lines: Allen, Beck, Borden, Buck, Burden, Carpenter, Carper, Cobb, Cook, Cornell, Cowan, Daffron, Davis, Downing, Faubion, Fauntleroy, Fenter, Fishback, Foulks, Gray, Harris, Heimbach, Henn, Holland, Holtzclaw, Jackson, Jameson, Johnson, Jones, King, Lewis, Mason, Massengill, McAnnally, Moore, Morgan, Overstreet, Price, Peck, Rice, Richardson, Rogers, Samuel, Smith, Taylor, Thomas, Wade, Warren, Weeks, Webb, Wodell, Yeiser.


Selected Families and Individuals


Spencer Faubion

He moved to Missouri i 1836, buying 150 acres from Silas & Amanda Jones on the NW 1/4 of Section 8, Township 51, Range 32. He sold a portion to the school district on June 11, 1837 which erected a school named in his honor "Faubion School".

He probably moved to MO because of favorable reports from relatives already there. According to a family story, he immigrated to MO to join with cousins and members of the Meredith family, immigrating to MO via IN.

The 1850 Federal Census in Gallatin Township, Clay Co. MO shows Spencer Faubion, 63 years, farmer, real estate valued at $1,600 born VA; Franky, age 62, female, born TN); Jacob, age 31, born TN; Spencer, age 27, born TN; Hezakiah, age 19, born TN; Jane, age 21, born TN; Justice; John F., age 12, born MO.

James Christian Holland

The Cocke Co 1850 census shows James T Smart, age 8, born in TN and Mary J Smart, age 6, born in TN living in household. James and Margaret had 13 or 14 children. Have not been able to find all, some may have died at a young age prior to the parents moving to MO. Some may have married and stayed in TN as they did not move to MO until 1854. At the time they had been married 40 years.

James Holland states that Thomas Holland who was in the revolutionary War was his uncle. He also states that his father was from Wyate Co. VA. He was in the War of 1812, in General Cocke command against the Creek Indians. He states that his father's house was burned by Indians, when his father was a small boy in VA.

RESEARCHER-DESCENDANTS: Information sent to T.Mason on 5 Apr 2004 by Alison Stevens.

"Garden of the Plain" Garden Plain, Kansas, 1884-1984. N.p.: 1984. (K978.1/-Se2/G167).

Margaret Runyan

ANCESTORS: E-mail from Bill Kerr to T.Mason on 29 Jul 2002. "I may have the parents of Margaret. To my knowledge there was only one Runyan family in Sevier Co, TN in 1799. If you are interested in learning more about this possibility let me know."

She was daughter of Isaac "Barefoot" Runyon and Margaret Rambo.

Hugh L. Holland

The 1850 census shows Narcissa Barnette, age 24, born in TN living in household (Cocke Co) also shows land 1600 (acres?)

Ellen Holland

May have been named Susan also and married ____________ Duncan