John Brickey was born in Virginia in 1740 and died in Blount Co., Tennessee in 1807. In 1759 he married Mary Elizabeth Garner. Children were Jaret (Garrard) Brickey, Elizabeth Brickey, Peter Brickey, Winifred Lucas Brickey, Mary Brickey, John Caldwell Brickey and William (Will) Brickey. Mary Elizabeth died February 18, 1780 in Virginia and he married Jane Scott November 22, 1782. John Brickey, his wife Jane and two sons Peter and John immigrated to Tuckaleechee Cove, TN in 1790. After John Brickey died Jane Scott Brickey moved to Missouri when some of the Brickey family moved there.