168. Israel Folsom (1) was born about 1719 in Conneticut or NJ. He died in 1771 in NC. "Met Israel Folseum with his wife and six children. Had 33 head of cattle and some horses, on the way to Pensacola to sell, but was advised to go back to the Mississippi because of hostile Indians." From the Journal of David Taitt entitled: TRAVELS IN THE AMERICAN COLONIES, 1690-1783, PAGE 497, under the date: May 31, 1772. Quoted in CHOCTAW FOLSOMS.