letter is from Hiram D. Payne in Allen Station, Hancock County,
Tennessee and was written to his brother John Parker Payne b.
1809, in Barron
County, Kentucky, near present day Thompkinsville, Monroe County.
It is dated March 24, 1849. Hiram D. Payne was listed as
postmaster of Allen Station which is very near Horton's Ford near the
Scott County, Va line. His mention of men leaving for the gold
mines in California during the actual rush in 1849.
Hiram Daniel Payne b. 1804 was a brother to my GGGrandfather Enoch
Payne b. 1796. Hiram Daniel married Isabel Odle and he is
living in Hancock County in the 1850 Census with his wife Isabel, 27
yrs and her brother Jerimiah Odel, 28 yrs. Both were born in
VA. No other record of this family has been found by me. Lineages Here