1. John ECKFORD(1)
(4) was born on 26 Aug 1766 in Innerleithen,
Peebles, Scotland.(5) He appeared on the
census in 1820 in Limestone Co, Ala. (pg 131) He died in Alabama or Tennessee.
He was a Doctor. John emigrated to America abt 1801 since youngest son William
was born in Petersburg, VA in 1802. He was in Rogersville, TN in 1805. On 23
Feb 1810 he applied to the government for a grant of 160 acres (T3S, R1E, Sec
19, SW 1/4) in Madison Co, Al and by Oct 1811 signed a contract to deliver cotton.
In 1810 and 1812 John was involved in lawsuits in Madison County. He was
referred to as Dr. Eckford from Peebles, Scotland in Alabama Records, vol 71,
married to Mary\Marian POW (daughter of ) on 5 Jun 1795 in Innerleithen, Peebles,
POW was born on 6 May 1770 in Innerleithen, Peebles, Scotland.
(6) Marian's parents were John Pow and Marian Bleakie.
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