Thomas Anderson and wife Sarah lived in the area north of Surgoinsville , possibly closer to Church Hill. Thomas was the son of David M. and Margaret Anderson. David M. was the son of David and Elizabeth (Hardy) Anderson. David Anderson married Elizabeth Hardy in Amhersy Co. VA in 1782. David had served in the Rev. War and was b. in Ireland. This brief bit of Anderson information was from "Families of Hawkins County Tennessee 1786-1994" in an article submitted by Naomi Hopperstead.