Pemberton Genealogy - VA and TN

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Pemberton Genealogy - Virginia and Tennessee

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My Pemberton lineage begins with Elizabeth Pemberton (1772-1802) who married James Jordan George 1789 in Sullivan Co., TN. She is a child of Col. John Pemberton (1742-1813) and Elizabeth Delaney. They married ca 1764 in Culpeper Co., VA. John's parents are unknown, but he appears to be a brother to George Pemberton (c1744-1804) (of Washington Co., VA and Green Co., KY) and William Pemberton (c1750-1814) of Washington Co., VA.


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Pemberton is the 2,745th most common surname in America. (Source: Name Statistics)