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Rev James J. Brinson, Jr
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Birth: 1761
Craven County
North Carolina, USA
Death: Sep. 5, 1831
Mount Lebanon
Bienville Parish
Louisiana, USA

BRINSON, James, clergyman. Born near New Bern, N. C., 1761; son of Rev. James and Kezia Linton Brinson. Removed from Middle Tennessee to North Louisiana frontier, 1820, with several related families. Established the first Baptist churches in the hill country, including present parishes of Lincoln, Webster, Bienville and Claiborne. Moderator, Louisiana Baptist Convention, 1822 and 1827. Married, 1783, Patience Purser of North Carolina. Children: Mary Ann (Polly) Koonce, Enoch, Jesse, Josiah, Elizabeth Whitson, Hollen (Holly) McFarland, Sarah Ann (Sallie) Nelson, Philip, Keziah Martin Crow, Laurett Nelson and Mitchell Brinson. Died, September 5, 1831, either Bienville Parish or Claiborne Parish. Grave site undetermined. P.C.C. Sources: Robert W. Brinson, Here, There and Yonder: A Brinson Genealogy (n.d.); Glen Lee Greene, House Upon a Rock: About Southern Baptists in Louisiana (1973); William E. Paxton, A History of the Baptists of Louisiana (1888). 
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  James Jesse Brinson (1730 - 1798)
  Keziah Linton Brinson (1734 - 1771)
  Patience Purser Brinson (1762 - 1850)*
  Mary Ann Brinson Koonce (1785 - 1825)*
*Calculated relationship
Holston Cemetery
Bienville Parish
Louisiana, USA
Maintained by: Jim & Lou
Originally Created by: Mary (inactive)
Record added: May 13, 2006
Find A Grave Memorial# 14276690

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Remembering my 4th great grandfather
- Mary Cosenza
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Thinking fondly of my 6th great grandfather - rest in peace
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