The children of Bennett (Benton) A. Upchurch and Sarah A.C. Lawrence, m. 31 Jan 1858, Chatham County, North Carolina. They settled in Wake County, NC, where the children were born. Thomas B. and Lucy (Louisa) J. stayed in the Raeford, NC, area. William J. settled in Thomasville, GA, and James Curtis Upchurch, settled in Tallahassee, FL. The brothers were in the timbermill business.