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Isham Hansford Bilbrey
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Birth: 1765
North Carolina, USA
Death: 1847
Overton County
Tennessee, USA

Isham Hansford Bilbrey was born 1765 to Thomas Bilbrey and Sarah Smith in North Carolina. Isham served in the military in North Carolina with the Revolutionary Army, Halifax Military District under the name of Isham, Bilbor. Three of his son's (Benton, James and William served in the Tennessee Militia during the War of 1812.

Isham married Ruth Sellers around 1788 in Chatham County, North Carolina. They had 13 children :Patience, Mary, Isaac, James, William, Thomas,Young, Lawrence, Hansford, John C., Peggy, Margaret,and Chamberlain. Isham and his wife are both burried at the Polk Bilbrey Cemetery

You can find Isham in the Chatham, North Carolina Census in 1790 and 1800. Latter Isham Bilbrey can be found in the Overton, Tennessee Census durning the years of 1820 and 1840. We believe he migrated to Tennessee from North Carolina around 1807. The family built their homestead near the Head waters of the Roaring River in the Oak Hill Community. Within three miles of his brothers Lawrence and Johnie. 
 
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 Parents:
  Thomas Bilbrey (1739 - 1775)
  Sally Patsey Smith Bilbrey (1739 - ____)
 
 Spouse:
  Ruth Parker Sellers Bilbrey (1764 - 1842)
 
 Children:
  Patia Bilbrey Bilbrey (1788 - 1840)*
  Isaac Bilbrey (1792 - 1880)*
  James Bilbrey (1793 - 1860)*
  William Bilbrey (1794 - 1876)*
  William Bilbrey (1794 - 1870)*
  Thomas Bilbrey (1795 - 1865)*
  Young Bilbrey (1802 - 1873)*
  Lawrence Bilbrey (1803 - 1876)*
  John Couch Bilbrey (1803 - 1880)*
  Isham Hansford Bilbrey (1805 - 1848)*
  Isham Hansford Bilbrey (1805 - 1848)*
  Margaret Bilbrey Davis (1819 - 1867)*
 
 Siblings:
  Isham Hansford Bilbrey (1765 - 1847)
  John Bilbrey (1767 - 1845)*
  Lawrence Bilbrey (1770 - 1860)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Polk Bilbrey Cemetery
Overton County
Tennessee, USA
 
Created by: MooMcLeod
Record added: Dec 20, 2007
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Isham Hansford Bilbrey
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Isham Hansford Bilbrey
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Isham Hansford Bilbrey
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We salute you sir for your service!
- Descendants of Gen John Sevier
 Added: Feb. 14, 2016
Remembering you GGG Grandfather. Love Johnny and Debbie Bilbrey
-Anonymous
 Added: Jul. 17, 2015

- Brigitte Masters
 Added: Apr. 12, 2015
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