David Brunson, Sr. (1729-1784) was the father of Margaret Brunson David, who was the spouse of Isaac David. David Brunson, Sr. was the eighth generation down from the first documented Brunson progenitor. David's parents were Isaac Brunson, Jr. (1706-1770) and Mary Neilson (1710-after 1770). Isaac Brunson, Jr., the seventh generation down from the first documented Brunson progenitor, was born at Dorchester County, South Carolina and died in St. Markís Parish, S.C. He married Mary in 1726. Mary was born at Prince William, S.C. Her father was Matthew Neilson. Isaac migrated early into the backcountry, that is, about 1737. Isaac Brunson, Jr. and Mary (Neilson) Brunson had nine children. These were:
Isaac Brunson 3rd (called Colonel) (1728-1776/7). He married Mary Edgar.
David Brunson (1729-1784). He married Elizabeth Cantey.
Susanna Brunson (1733-1769). She married James Barwick (Berwick) .
Daniel Brunson (by 1741-1770). He married Sarah Mellet.
Mary Brunson (1741-1771). She married Peter Millet.
Josiah Brunson (1749-after 1783). He married Comfort Burkhalter. He died in South Carolina.
Matthew Brunson (after 1750-January 1781). He married Nancy Ann Brown. He died in South Carolina.
Moses Brunson (after 1750-1802). He died in Tennessee.
Joshua Brunson (1755-1784). He married Mary. He died in Alabama.
George Brunson (1704-after 1762). He married a woman surnamed Fredericks and is buried at Prince Frederick, Craven County, S.C.
Isaac Brunson (1706-1770). He married Mary Neilson in 1726. He is buried at St. Marks Parish, S.C.
James Brunson, Sr. (b. bet. 1706-1711), d. 1770). He married Rebecca and is buried at St. Marks Parish, Craven County, S.C.
William Brunson (b. bet. 1705-1716, d. by 1756). He married Elizabeth Cooper and Theodora Ash.
David Brunson (b. bet. 1705-1718, d.1752).
Dorcas Brunson (1711-1757). She married Jared Neilson.
Susannah Brunson (1723-October 13, 1783). She married first William Neilson and then William Young.
Elizabeth Brunson (b.1718). She married Samuel Neilson, Jr.
John Brownson (1665-1705). He married Mary Demming and is buried at Farmington, Connecticut.
Mary Brownson (1668-by 1726). She married Benjamin Hills on January 11, 1688 and is buried in Connecticut.
Sarah Brownson (b. 1671). She married Daniel McGregor before 1712 and died in South Carolina.
Abraham Brownson (1673-1744). He married Mary. They lived in Berkeley County, South Carolina and were Edisto planters around Orangeburg. They spelled their name Brunzon. They had two children: Abraham and Jacob Brownson. He died in South Carolina.
Joseph Brownson (1677-1740). He married Ann Way and was buried at St. George Parish, South Carolina.
Grace Brownson (1679-1738). She married Moses Martin in 1700.
Isaac Brownson Sr. (December 2, 1680-1733). He married Margaret in 1704. He is buried at St. Johnís Parish, S.C.
Mary Brownson (1627-after 1680). She married John Wyatt in 1647.The above material about John Brownson, Jr. (1602-1680) and the fourth generation follows Ray and Jean Brunson's Four Generations of Brunson and Allied Families (Self-published, 1988). Click here to view another version given by Harriet Bronson Sibley in Bronson Lineage, 1636-1917 (Dallas, OR: Self-published, 1917), p. 8. (www.angelfire.com/david-macon/david/d-8.html).
John Brownson (b. 1628). He died in infancy.
John Brownson (1631-1631)
Dorcas Brownson (1633-1697). She married Stephen Hopkins before 1657 and died at Hartford, Connecticut.
Sarah Brownson (1639-1711). She married John Kilbourn in 1662. She was buried at Wethersfield, Connecticut.
Jacob Brownson (1641-1708). He married twice. The second wife was Mary Andrews Barnes. He married her in 1688.
John Brownson (1642-1711). He married Hannah Scott in 1664 and is buried at Dorchester, S.C.
Isaac Brownson (1645-1719). He married Mary Roote and is buried at Waterbury, Connecticut.
Abraham Brownson (1647-1719). He married Annah (Hannah) Griswold in 1674.
Roger Brownson (b. 1601). He died in infancy.
John Brownson, Jr. (1602-1680). He married Frances Hills in 1626. He is buried at Hartford or Farmington, Connecticut.
Edith Brownson (b.1604). She married John Evered (Everett) .
Cornelius Brownson (1609-1656). He married Martha Goulson (Gulston) in 1636. They had no children
Alice Brownson (1612-1612).
Richard Brownson (1615-1687). He married Abigail Elizabeth Weyborn (Wyborn) . He is buried at Farmington, Connecticut.
Elizabeth Brownson (1617-1618).
Mary Brownson (1618-before 1670). She married Nicholas Desborough. She died at Hartford, Connecticut.
Mary Brewer was a step-daughter of Roger Brownson.
Roger Brownson (September 15, 1576-August 25, 1635). He married Mary Underwood on May 12, 1600. John Brownson (1580-1638). He married first Elizabeth Laver in 1603. Then he married Margaret Coleman. He is buried at Earlís Colne. Alice Brownson (b. 1584).