I have looked for my great grandfather on these message boards and never found him, but found lots of info on his ancestors. So I thought maybe someone else out there might be looking for information on him and his descendants.His father was Robert C Pinkerton,jr and his mother was Elizabeth(Betsey)McBrayer. He was born the 17th of May 1834 in Buncombe county,NC. He married Nancy K Ransom in 1858 in Marshall County Alabama, she died in 1873 leaving 4 children, in 1874 he married Nancy's younger sister Anah Licitta Ransom Chapman a widow with 4 children, they then had 4 children of their own 3 born in Alabama and one born in Arkansas, their yougest son Alonzo R Pinkerton was my grandfather, he was commonly known as Lonnie or Lon Pinkerton, Thomas J died at Long, Sequoyah, Ok in 1911. Have more info if anyone wants it.