Thomas Bry GREGORY Harden GREGORY Tapley GREGORY Ambrose GREGORY Christine Elizabeth AUSTIN William Henry GREGORY Thomas GREGORY Lou GREGORY Sarah Elizabeth BENTON Mini tree diagram
Benjamin Bry GREGORY

Benjamin Bry GREGORY1,4,2,3,5,6

May 17611,2,3 - 8th Jan 18461,4,5

Life History

May 1761

Born in Virginia.1,2,3

15th Nov 1793

Birth of son Tapley GREGORY in Guilford County, North Carolina.1,7,8


Married Christine Elizabeth AUSTIN in North Carolina.2


Death of Christine Elizabeth AUSTIN in Smith County, Tennessee.1


Birth of son Ambrose GREGORY in Chatham County, North Carolina

8th Jan 1846

Died in Pleasant Shade, Smith, Tennessee.1,4,5


  • Family Data Collection - Births
    Bry Bray Gregory
    Father Thomas Gregory
    Mother Sarah Elizabeth Gregory
    Birth 1761 NC

    U.S. and International Marriage Records, 1560-1900
    Bry Gregory
    Birth 1761 VA
    Spouse Name Elizabeth
    Marriage 1799 NC

    Bri Gregory
    25 acres in Smith County, Tennessee
    Grant issued 17 October 1832
    Refers to survey date 16 June 1835
    Signed by Governor Newton Cannon 30 November 1835
    Certificate #13282 recorded 11 February 1836, Smith County Land Records, page 196

    This listing under the name Berry Gregory appears to be Bry, also found listed as Bray in some records.

    Tennessee, Compiled Census and Census Substitutes Index, 1810-1891
    1840 Tennessee Pensioners List, Page 157
    Berry Gregory
    Age 79 No Township Listed
    Smith County TN

    Tennessee Land Grants

    Family Data Collection - Deaths
    Bry Gregory
    Death 8 Jan 1846, Pleasant Shade, Smith County, TN USA

    "Two of Thomas' children died before he made his will in 1811, Thomas Jr and Lou.  Bry outlived his father by 28 years, dying January 9, 1846.  William lived 6 years longer that Bry, dying September 30, 1852.  We do not know when the other children died."
    --  Source publication unknown, p 69; posted on the Genealogy "Early American Pioneers" without credit,


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