These Marcums are descendants of Josiah Markham/Marcum who was a brother of my 3rd Great Grandfather Nathaniel E. Markham. Josiah Markham/Marcum moved to Lee County, Virginia in the early 1800. His son John Frank Marcum was born in Lee County, Virginia about 1838. John Frank's son John Walter Marcum was born in Rose Hill, Virginia, and moved to Tennessee. His sisters Isabelle, and Stella, were also born in Virginia. John Frank had ten children, six boys and four girls. John Frank Marcum and his wife Margaret Hobbs Marcum eventually moved to Tennessee and are buried in Knoxville.
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