Thomas Triplett, of Buncombe County, North Carolina, had the follow children James, William, George, John, Rebecca, Nancy, and Lydia. William married Hannah Cox, of North Carolina, and settled in Montgomery County in 1830. He was a blacksmith and wheelwright by trade; and a staunch member of the Baptist Church. It was at his house that Macedonia Church was organized by Jabez Hair, in 1831. His children were Olive, nary, Margaret, Harriet D., Rebecca C., Narcissa J., Lydia, Thomas, Zaccheus, David, Isaac M., and William H. Mary married William E. Wells, who settled in Montgomery County in 1830.