Thomas Tomlinson, b. c1794, Johnston Co., NC; d. c1847, Cumberland Co., NC; m. 17 Apr 1818 (bond) Johnston Co., NC, Sarah Penny, b. c1803 NC; d. after 1870, Cross Creek Twp., Cumberland Co., NC?, daughter of Hardy Penny and Mary Young.
Their children were:
Delila Tomlinson, b. c1819, Johnston; d. after 1850, Fayetteville, Cumberland Co., NC?; m. 6 Aug 1838 (bond), Cumberland Co., NC, Datus Jones, b. c1815, NC; d. after 1860, Fayetteville?
Altona Jane, b. aft 1820, NC; . Daniel Shepherd Maltby. (Daughters of 1812 chart)
William Hardy, b. 17 Aug 1823, Fayetteville, Cumberland Co., NC; d. after 1870, Fayetteville?; m. 21 Dec 1848 (bond) Cumberland Co., NC, Sarah Jane Wooten, b. by 1822, daughter of Thomas B. Wooten and Mary Singletary. Her name on the marriage bond was Sarah Crossline; some descendants referred to her as Sarah Jane Wooten Crossland. She apparently had a prior marriage.
Thomas was the eldest child of Edmund Tomlinson, b. 30 Nov 1764, Johnston Co., NC; d. by 25 Feb 1815, Johnston; m. 1 28 May 1794 (bond), Johnston, Delilah McCoy/McKoy/McKay, b. by 1779, d. by 1809, Johnston, daughter of (RW) John McCoy/McKoy/McKay, b. by 1759; d. 8 Sep 1781 near Eutaw Springs, SC. Edmund m. 2 25 July 1809 (bond), Johnston, Sarah (Sally) Coats, b. 1780-1787, Johnston; d. 1830-1840?, Johnston?, daughter of John Coats, Sr., b. by 1765, d. ca. 1823?, Johnston?
Edmund was a son of Thomas Tomlinson, b. 1737-1744, Brunswick Co., VA; d. by 24 Feb 1795, Johnston; m. Sarah (Averyt?), b. c1736; d. 14 Oct 1824, Johnston.
Thomas was a son of William Tomlinson, b. c1715, Surry Co., VA; d. 15 Feb-28 Mar 1758, Brunswick Co., VA, a son of Thomas Tomlinson, Sr., b. by 1690, VA; d. 5 Feb 1750/1, Albemarle Parish, Surry Co., VA, and Elizabeth Cook, b. by 1700, VA; d. 27 Jan 1750/1, Albemarle Parish.
I have a few descendants of Delila Tomlinson Jones, more of William Hardy, none of Altona Jane. Appreciate data on descendants (and ancestors).
You are fortunate to be studying lines passing through Johnston Co., NC, where splendid records are available in the Johnston County Room of the Johnston-Smithfield Library in Smithfield, NC.