James Pinkerton b: 11 May 1811 in Buncombe County, NC married Nancy Elizabeth GARREN b: 7 Oct 1808 in Buncombe County. They had a son, Alfred, born abt 1833 whose letter of 1899 I posted to the forum. This James is the
son of Robert Chapman Pinkerton b: 22 Feb 1779, Orange, NC and Mary Ray b: 9 Jul 1781 Orange, NC married 6 Sep 1800 Rowan County, NC.
Robert Chapman PINKERTON is the son of David PINKERTON II and Annie SHIPTON (NOT SPARKS!!!) Robert was their only son and had a twin, Margaret, who married her first cousin, David Pinkerton, son of William A. PINKERTON and Sarah <Easley?>