Descendants of Daniel BYERS

Vicki Kay Spencer - genealogist

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Generation No. 1

 

1. DANIEL1 BYERS was born Abt. 1757 in (?) Pennsylvania, and died Abt. 1818 in Grayson County, Kentucky. He married MARGARET UNKNOWN 1777 in Virginia. She was born Abt. 1760, and died 1818 in Grayson County, Kentucky.

Notes for DANIEL BYERS:

Daniel is reported to have been with George Rogers Clark in 1780 in campaigns against the Shawnee Indians, allies of the British. Clark's command was part of the Virginia Militia. These campaigns took place in what is now southwestern Ohio.

In 1781 Daniel was granted 400 acres on the Rolling Fork of Salt River for his service.

Copies of Daniel's payroll are available from Virginia Historical Society, Richmond, Va.

Illinois S.A.R. list Daniel:

BIER, Daniel 5-127; 5-382; 12-318

More About DANIEL BYERS:

Burial: Abt. 1818, Grayson co. , Kentucky

Misc: 1780, Virginia

Occupation: Farmer

More About MARGARET UNKNOWN:

Burial: Anderson- Barton Cem., Grayson Co., Ky.

 

Children of DANIEL BYERS and MARGARET UNKNOWN are:

2. i. JEAN2 BYERS, b. Abt. 1778, Virginia; d. Abt. 1809, Ohio County, Kentucky.

3. ii. THOMAS BYERS, b. Abt. 1781, Jefferson Co., Virginia; d. March 07, 1855, Pike County, Indiana.

4. iii. JOHN RILEY BYERS, b. January 06, 1782, Jefferson Co., Kentucky; d. December 12, 1827, Grayson Co., Kentucky.

5. iv. JAMES BYERS, b. 1787, Nelson Co., Kentucky; d. Abt. 1875, Grayson County, Kentucky.

v. MARGARET BYERS, b. Abt. 1794, Hardin Co., Kentucky; d. (?) Ohio County, Kentucky; m. ATHEL ANDERSON, January 08, 1810, Ohio County, Kentucky.

6. vi. HANNAH BYERS, b. Abt. 1796, Hardin County, Kentucky; d. Abt. 1890, Butler County, Kentucky.

vii. SAMUEL BYERS, b. Abt. 1802, Hardin Co., Kentucky; d. Bet. 1870 - 1880, Grayson Co., Kentucky; m. MARGARET UNKNOWN.

 

Generation No. 2

 

2. JEAN2 BYERS (DANIEL1) was born Abt. 1778 in Virginia, and died Abt. 1809 in Ohio County, Kentucky. She married ATHEL ANDERSON January 03, 1793 in Ohio County, Kentucky.

 

Children of JEAN BYERS and ATHEL ANDERSON are:

i. SARAH3 ANDERSON, b. Abt. 1794, Hardin County, Kentucky; m. JOHN JOSEPH SMITH, April 19, 1813, Hardin County, Kentucky.

ii. NANCY ANDERSON, b. Abt. 1796, Hardin Co., Kentucky; m. JESSE CROWE, October 01, 1814.

iii. WILLIAM ANDERSON, b. Abt. 1803, Kentucky; m. SARAH HORSEMAN, October 18, 1830.

 

3. THOMAS2 BYERS (DANIEL1) was born Abt. 1781 in Jefferson Co., Virginia, and died March 07, 1855 in Pike County, Indiana. He married (1) MARY BURTLE CORN. He married (2) SARAH BURTLE May 31, 1810.

More About THOMAS BYERS:

Burial: March 08, 1855, Brewster Branch Cem., Pike co., In.

 

Children of THOMAS BYERS and SARAH BURTLE are:

i. JAMES3 BYERS, b. Abt. 1811, Grayson County, Kentucky; d. Abt. 1879, Warwich , Indiana.

More About JAMES BYERS:

Burial: Garrison Cem., Warwich, Indiana

ii. HUGH BYERS, b. Abt. 1813, Grayson County, Kentucky; d. Bet. 1865 - 1870, Garrison, Warrick Co., Indiana.

iii. CYNTHIA BYERS, b. Abt. 1815.

iv. URIAH BYERS, b. Abt. 1817, Grayson County, Kentucky.

v. MARGARET BYERS, b. Abt. 1819, Grayson County, Kentucky; d. Abt. 1860, Warrick County, Indiana; m. DANIEL KANADA WELLS, February 28, 1839.

vi. SARAH L. BYERS, b. Abt. 1821; m. JAMES SIMPSON, February 20, 1842.

More About SARAH L. BYERS:

Burial: Warrick County, Indiana

vii. THOMAS C. BYERS, b. Abt. 1822; d. November 1852, Pike County, Indiana; m. MARY CATHERINE BAKER, January 09, 1842.

viii. GEORGE W. BYERS, b. Abt. 1823; d. May 08, 1896, Indiana.

More About GEORGE W. BYERS:

Burial: Twin Cem., Warrick Co., Indiana

ix. HARDIN BYERS, b. January 15, 1825; m. ELIZABETH A. GRAHAM.

x. ELIZABETH BYERS, b. Abt. 1829, Grayson County, Kentucky; d. February 09, 1885, Warrick County, Indiana; m. WILLIAM WEIR, February 21, 1850.

 

4. JOHN RILEY2 BYERS (DANIEL1) was born January 06, 1782 in Jefferson Co., Kentucky, and died December 12, 1827 in Grayson Co., Kentucky. He married ELIZABETH ANDERSON August 21, 1801 in Ohio County, Kentucky, daughter of JONATHAN ANDERSON and UNKNOWN. She was born Abt. 1784 in Virginia, and died January 02, 1857 in Grayson County, Kentucky.

More About JOHN RILEY BYERS:

Burial: December 13, 1827, Anderson/ Barton Cem., Grayson co., Ky.

Occupation: Farmer

More About ELIZABETH ANDERSON:

Burial: January 03, 1857, Anderson/Barton Cem. Grayson Co., Ky.

 

Children of JOHN BYERS and ELIZABETH ANDERSON are:

7. i. DANIEL3 BYERS, b. June 14, 1802, Hardin County, Kentucky; d. February 01, 1875, Ohio County, Kentucky.

ii. FEMALE BYERS, b. Abt. 1804, Hardin County, Kentucky.

iii. JONATHAN W. BYERS, b. Abt. 1805, Hardin County, Kentucky; d. Abt. 1829.

8. iv. JAMES HENDERSON BYERS, b. March 01, 1808, Hardin County, Kentucky; d. May 03, 1887, Grayson County, Kentucky.

v. REBECCA BYERS, b. February 09, 1810, Ohio County, Kentucky; d. November 29, 1879, Butler County, Kentucky; m. JOSEPH D. BRATCHER, Abt. 1826.

More About REBECCA BYERS:

Burial: December 01, 1879, Butler County, Kentucky

vi. WILLIAM BYERS, b. Abt. 1824, Grayson County, Kentucky.

vii. JOHN MEADE BYERS, b. Abt. 1825, Grayson County, Kentucky; d. Abt. 1869; m. (1) JANE HAYSE; m. (2) ELIZABETH J. CARWILE, Abt. 1851.

 

5. JAMES2 BYERS (DANIEL1) was born 1787 in Nelson Co., Kentucky, and died Abt. 1875 in Grayson County, Kentucky. He married MARGARET BRATCHER May 12, 1806 in Hardin County, Kentucky, daughter of WILLIAM BRATCHER and UNKNOWN. She was born Abt. 1790 in South Carolina, and died Bef. 1850 in Grayson County, Kentucky.

More About JAMES BYERS:

Burial: Abt. 1875, Grayson co. , Kentucky

More About MARGARET BRATCHER:

Burial: Bef. 1850, Grayson co. , Kentucky

 

Children of JAMES BYERS and MARGARET BRATCHER are:

9. i. JOHN EDWARD "NED"3 BYERS, b. Abt. 1808, Hardin County, Kentucky; d. September 1875, Grayson co. , Kentucky.

ii. UNKNOWN FEMALE BYERS, b. Abt. 1810.

iii. BABY BYERS, b. Abt. 1812.

iv. MARY BYERS, b. Abt. 1814; m. JOHN MUDD, Bet. 1835 - 1838.

10. v. DANIEL BYERS, b. Abt. 1818.

11. vi. WILLIAM BYERS, b. Abt. 1822, Kentucky; d. Aft. 1880, Ohio Co., Kentucky.

vii. MARTILDA BYERS, b. May 25, 1825, Grayson County, Kentucky; d. April 18, 1884, Grayson County, Kentucky; m. JOHN BARTON, Abt. 1842.

More About MARTILDA BYERS:

Burial: April 19, 1884, Anderson/Barton Cem. Grayson Co., Ky.

viii. JR. JAMES BYERS, b. Abt. 1830, Grayson County, Kentucky; d. October 28, 1910; m. ELIZABETH /OILER/ OLLER, December 1853.

12. ix. MARGARET BYERS, b. Abt. 1833, Grayson County, Kentucky.

 

6. HANNAH2 BYERS (DANIEL1) was born Abt. 1796 in Hardin County, Kentucky, and died Abt. 1890 in Butler County, Kentucky. She married DRURY ROSE.

 

Children of HANNAH BYERS and DRURY ROSE are:

i. ELIZABETH3 ROSE, m. JOSEPH E. JOHNSON.

ii. JAMES ROSE, b. Abt. 1822; m. MARY UNKNOWN.

iii. BARBARA ROSE, b. March 11, 1827; d. February 06, 1899; m. WILLIAM RAYMER.

iv. JOHN TAPLEY ROSE, b. April 05, 1831, Near Decatur, Macon Co., Illinois; d. December 05, 1879, Frankfort, Kentucky; m. ELIZABETH BROWN.

 

Generation No. 3

 

7. DANIEL3 BYERS (JOHN RILEY2, DANIEL1) was born June 14, 1802 in Hardin County, Kentucky, and died February 01, 1875 in Ohio County, Kentucky. He married MARGARET BRATCHER December 1821. She was born June 19, 1805 in Kentucky, and died 1883 in Ohio County, Kentucky.

More About DANIEL BYERS:

Burial: February 02, 1875, Spurrier Cem., Ohio Co., Ky.

 

Children of DANIEL BYERS and MARGARET BRATCHER are:

i. SAMUEL4 BYERS.

13. ii. AVERY BYERS, b. February 28, 1826, Grayson co. , Kentucky; d. January 21, 1865, Louisville, Jefferson Co., Kentucky.

14. iii. WILLIAM SPURRIER BYERS, b. April 14, 1829, Grayson County, Kentucky; d. March 27, 1916, Ohio County, Kentucky.

iv. ELIZABETH BYERS, b. March 10, 1834, Kentucky; d. January 02, 1922, Narrows, Ohio Co., Ky..

More About ELIZABETH BYERS:

Burial: January 03, 1922

 

8. JAMES HENDERSON3 BYERS (JOHN RILEY2, DANIEL1) was born March 01, 1808 in Hardin County, Kentucky, and died May 03, 1887 in Grayson County, Kentucky. He married MARGARET RENFROW Abt. 1843.

More About JAMES HENDERSON BYERS:

Burial: May 04, 1887, Byers Cem., Grayson Co., Kentucky

 

Children of JAMES BYERS and MARGARET RENFROW are:

i. JOHN R.4 BYERS, b. June 11, 1835, Grayson co. , Kentucky; d. February 22, 1922, Grayson co. , Kentucky.

More About JOHN R. BYERS:

Burial: February 23, 1922, Byers Cem., #1, Grayson Co., Kentucky

ii. JOSEPH HENDERSON BYERS, b. January 04, 1846, Grayson co. , Kentucky; d. February 17, 1925, Grayson co. , Kentucky; m. HANNAH D. ROBBINS; b. May 04, 1861; d. May 25, 1926, Grayson co. , Kentucky.

More About JOSEPH HENDERSON BYERS:

Burial: February 18, 1925, Byers Cem., #1, Grayson Co., Kentucky

More About HANNAH D. ROBBINS:

Burial: May 26, 1926, Byers Cem., #1, Grayson Co., Kentucky

iii. ANSEL BYERS, b. June 27, 1850, Grayson co. , Kentucky; d. April 27, 1921, Grayson co. , Kentucky; m. BETTIE DAVIS; b. September 04, 1859; d. January 21, 1916, Grayson co. , Kentucky.

More About ANSEL BYERS:

Burial: April 28, 1921, Byers Cem., #1, Grayson Co., Kentucky

More About BETTIE DAVIS:

Burial: January 22, 1916, Byers Cem., #1, Grayson Co., Kentucky

 

9. JOHN EDWARD "NED"3 BYERS (JAMES2, DANIEL1) was born Abt. 1808 in Hardin County, Kentucky, and died September 1875 in Grayson co. , Kentucky. He married JANE ELDER Abt. 1828 in Grayson County, Kentucky. She was born Abt. 1810 in Grayson County, Kentucky.

More About JOHN EDWARD "NED" BYERS:

Burial: September 1875, Grayson co. , Kentucky

 

Child of JOHN BYERS and JANE ELDER is:

15. i. IREDELL4 BYERS, b. September 19, 1828, Grayson County, Kentucky; d. April 07, 1916, Butler County, Kentucky.

 

10. DANIEL3 BYERS (JAMES2, DANIEL1) was born Abt. 1818. He married SARAH MUDD Abt. 1839 in Grayson County, Kentucky. She was born 1826.

 

Children of DANIEL BYERS and SARAH MUDD are:

i. JOSEPH4 BYERS, b. 1841, Grayson County, Kentucky.

ii. NANCY BYERS, b. 1843, Grayson Co., Kentucky.

iii. HANNAH BYERS, b. 1845, Grayson Co., Kentucky.

iv. JAMES BYERS, b. 1850, Grayson Co., Kentucky.

 

11. WILLIAM3 BYERS (JAMES2, DANIEL1) was born Abt. 1822 in Kentucky, and died Aft. 1880 in Ohio Co., Kentucky. He married RHODA LACEFIELD June 15, 1844 in Butler County, Kentucky, daughter of JOHN LACEFIELD and SALLY PHELPS. She was born Abt. 1828 in Indiana (?) Kentucky.

More About WILLIAM BYERS:

Misc: 1880, Grayson co. , Kentucky

Occupation: Farmer

More About RHODA LACEFIELD:

Occupation: Housewife

 

Children of WILLIAM BYERS and RHODA LACEFIELD are:

16. i. JAMES4 BYERS, b. 1845, Grayson County, Kentucky.

17. ii. PALESTINE BYERS, b. Abt. 1848, Grayson County, Kentucky; d. March 03, 1952, Ohio County, Kentucky.

iii. JOHN BYERS, b. Abt. 1849, Grayson County, Kentucky; d. October 18, 1928, Rockport, Ohio Co., Kentucky.

More About JOHN BYERS:

Burial: October 19, 1928, Echols Cem., McHenry, Ohio Co., Kentucky

Occupation: Day Labor, Mendicant

18. iv. HANNAH BYERS, b. 1850, Grayson County, Kentucky; d. August 10, 1943, Island, McLean Co., Kentucky.

19. v. RANSOM BYERS, b. March 20, 1851, Grayson Co., Ky.; d. January 05, 1929, Nelson, Muhlenberg County, Kentucky.

vi. LEWIS BYERS, b. February 17, 1853, Grayson County, Kentucky.

More About LEWIS BYERS:

Occupation: FL & Servant

vii. MARY M. BYERS, b. 1858, Grayson Co., Kentucky; m. SR. JAMES MUDD, December 30, 1899, Grayson County, Kentucky; b. 1836, Kentucky.

20. viii. NANCY JANE BYERS, b. February 08, 1861, Grayson County, Kentucky; d. January 12, 1923, Island, McLean Co., Kentucky.

21. ix. JR. WILLIAM BYERS, b. June 03, 1863, Grayson County, Kentucky; d. December 23, 1929, Mooreman, Muhlenberg Co., Kentucky.

 

12. MARGARET3 BYERS (JAMES2, DANIEL1) was born Abt. 1833 in Grayson County, Kentucky. She married JOHN GOFF.

More About MARGARET BYERS:

Occupation: Keeps House

 

Child of MARGARET BYERS and JOHN GOFF is:

i. JOHN E.4 GOFF, b. 1858, Grayson co. , Kentucky; d. 1939, Grayson co. , Kentucky; m. JUDA E. GOFF.

More About JOHN E. GOFF:

Burial: 1939, Bratcher Cem. #1, Grayson co., Ky.

 

Generation No. 4

 

13. AVERY4 BYERS (DANIEL3, JOHN RILEY2, DANIEL1)1 was born February 28, 1826 in Grayson co. , Kentucky, and died January 21, 1865 in Louisville, Jefferson Co., Kentucky. He married ELIZABETH JANE TANNER October 15, 1848 in Daviess County, Kentucky. She was born 1826 in Kentucky, and died March 19, 1874 in McLean County, Kentucky.

Notes for AVERY BYERS:

Avery enterded the military service as a 2nd Lieut. Co. "B" 17th Regt. Then resigned his office in the summer of 1863 and returned home and became Capt. of Co., "H" 35th Ky. Mounted Infantry in the fall of 1863. He was mustered out abt the 1st of Jan. in Louisville, Ky. abt the same time that the 17th Ky., Regt. mustered out.

More About AVERY BYERS:

Military: 1861, Kentucky1

More About ELIZABETH JANE TANNER:

Burial: March 20, 1874, McLean County, Kentucky

 

Children of AVERY BYERS and ELIZABETH TANNER are:

i. JOHN5 BYERS, b. April 13, 1840, Kentucky.

Notes for JOHN BYERS:

John served in Co. A, 17th Infantry Kentucky. His rank was Cpl.

ii. SAMUEL D. BYERS, b. September 25, 1849, Kentucky.

iii. JAMES W. BYERS, b. November 19, 1851, Kentucky.

iv. MARGARET A. BYERS, b. Abt. 1855, Kentucky.

v. SARAH F. BYERS, b. January 30, 1861, Kentucky.

vi. ULYSSES GRANT BYERS, b. April 30, 1864, Ohio Co., Kentucky.

 

14. WILLIAM SPURRIER4 BYERS (DANIEL3, JOHN RILEY2, DANIEL1) was born April 14, 1829 in Grayson County, Kentucky, and died March 27, 1916 in Ohio County, Kentucky. He married NANCY TANNER December 10, 1850. She was born May 26, 1828 in Daviess County, Kentucky, and died in Ohio County, Kentucky.

More About WILLIAM SPURRIER BYERS:

Burial: March 29, 1916, Spurrier Cem. Ohio Co., Kentucky

 

Child of WILLIAM BYERS and NANCY TANNER is:

i. RICHARD ANDERSON5 BYERS, b. May 20, 1871, Pike Co., Co., Indiana; d. September 11, 1941, Ohio County, Kentucky; m. ALICE JANE LEACH, December 05, 1895; b. September 25, 1875, Ohio Co., Kentucky; d. 1950, Ohio County, Kentucky.

 

15. IREDELL4 BYERS (JOHN EDWARD "NED"3, JAMES2, DANIEL1) was born September 19, 1828 in Grayson County, Kentucky, and died April 07, 1916 in Butler County, Kentucky. He married MARY HAYSE March 26, 1885. She was born April 13, 1830, and died August 24, 1908 in Butler County, Kentucky.

 

Child of IREDELL BYERS and MARY HAYSE is:

i. AUSTIN GRANT5 BYERS, b. November 22, 1864, Butler County, Kentucky; d. November 06, 1939; m. SARAH BELL EMBRY, March 26, 1885, Butler County, Kentucky.

 

16. JAMES4 BYERS (WILLIAM3, JAMES2, DANIEL1) was born 1845 in Grayson County, Kentucky. He married PHARBY ELDER. She was born 1845 in Kentucky.

 

Children of JAMES BYERS and PHARBY ELDER are:

i. MANERVA A.5 BYERS, b. 1867, Grayson County, Kentucky.

ii. MARY ELIZABETH BYERS, b. 1870, Grayson County, Kentucky.

iii. JAMES L. BYERS, b. 1879, Grayson County, Kentucky.

 

17. PALESTINE4 BYERS (WILLIAM3, JAMES2, DANIEL1) was born Abt. 1848 in Grayson County, Kentucky, and died March 03, 1952 in Ohio County, Kentucky2. She married (1) FRANKLIN M. MYERS 1878 in Grayson Co., Ky.3. He was born 1853 in Grayson County, Kentucky, and died 1894 in Kentucky. She married (2) WILLIAM F. WEATHERFORD March 18, 1889 in Ohio County, Kentucky4. He was born Abt. 1830 in Caswell County, North Carolina. She married (3) JOHN K. ROWE February 20, 1896 in Ohio co., Ky.5. He was born February 1846 in Ohio County, Kentucky, and died March 23, 1930 in Ohio Co., Kentucky6.

Notes for PALESTINE BYERS:

Some of this data is conflicting. I am writing it as it is shown on the death certificate.

More About PALESTINE BYERS:

Occupation: Grayson co. , Kentucky; Occupation: Housewife

More About FRANKLIN M. MYERS:

Burial: Grayson co. , Kentucky

Occupation: Servant

More About WILLIAM F. WEATHERFORD:

Occupation: Farmer

Notes for JOHN K. ROWE:

The age on John's death certificate is 76 which would make him born in 1854.

JOHN T ROWE

Date

300323

Age

076

Place

OHIO

Volume

016

Cert

07677

Deathvol

30

JOHN T ROWE

Date

300323

Age

076

Place

OHIO

Volume

016

Cert

07677

Deathvol

30

More About JOHN K. ROWE:

Occupation: Carpenter

 

Children of PALESTINE BYERS and FRANKLIN MYERS are:

i. LOENA "EDNA"5 MYERS, b. 1879, Grayson County, Kentucky; d. April 02, 1975, Rockport, Ohio Co., Kentucky7; m. W.H. BLACKBURN8, Abt. 19069; b. 1872, Muhlenberg Co., Kentucky10; d. July 16, 1948, Ohio Co., Kentucky.

Notes for LOENA "EDNA" MYERS:

EDNA M BLACKBURN

Date

750502

Age

089

Place

OHIO

Residence

OHIO

Volume

026

Cert

12819

Deathvol

75

 

 

Edna's age is 89 on her death certificate.

EDNA M BLACKBURN

Date

750502

Age

089

Place

OHIO

Residence

OHIO

Volume

026

Cert

12819

Deathvol

75

 

 

 

Notes for W.H. BLACKBURN:

WILLIAM H BLACKBURN

Date

480716

Age

076

Place

MLNBG

Residence

OHIO

Volume

031

Cert

15272

Deathvol

48

Marriage Notes for LOENA MYERS and W.H. BLACKBURN:

Census list the Blackburn's living in Rockport, Ky.

ii. LAFAYETTE MYERS, b. February 1882, Grayson County, Kentucky.

 

Children of PALESTINE BYERS and WILLIAM WEATHERFORD are:

iii. CHARLENA5 WEATHERFORD, b. June 1891, Kentucky.

iv. FARLINA WEATHERFORD, b. June 1891, Kentucky; m. SAM DURHAM.

v. WILLIAM WEATHERFORD, b. November 1893, Kentucky.

 

Child of PALESTINE BYERS and JOHN ROWE is:

vi. GEORGE M.5 ROWE, b. June 1896, Ohio County, Kentucky11,12; d. January 21, 1940, Ohio Co., Kentucky12.

Notes for GEORGE M. ROWE:

GEORGE W ROWE

Date

400121

Age

073

Place

OHIO

Residence

OHIO

Volume

006

Cert

02518

Deathvol

40

Death Certificate lists George's age 73. This would place his birth 1867.

GEORGE W ROWE

Date

400121

Age

073

Place

OHIO

Residence

OHIO

Volume

006

Cert

02518

Deathvol

40

 

18. HANNAH4 BYERS (WILLIAM3, JAMES2, DANIEL1) was born 1850 in Grayson County, Kentucky, and died August 10, 1943 in Island, McLean Co., Kentucky. She married OLIVER COOPER EMBRY 1877 in Grayson co. , Kentucky, son of WILLIAM EMBRY and JANE COOPER. He was born February 1850 in Grayson Co., Kentucky, and died 1930 in Island, McLean Co., Kentucky.

More About HANNAH BYERS:

Burial: Baptist Cem. Island, McLean Co., Kentucky

More About OLIVER COOPER EMBRY:

Occupation: Farmer

 

Children of HANNAH BYERS and OLIVER EMBRY are:

i. JULIAN5 EMBRY, b. 1876, Kentucky.

ii. ERVIN EMBRY, b. 1878, Kentucky.

iii. MARTHA EMBRY, b. August 1880, Kentucky.

iv. NICY EMBRY, b. August 1880, Kentucky.

v. CASSA T. EMBRY, b. 1891, Kentucky.

vi. VALENTINE EMBRY, b. 1899, Kentucky.

 

19. RANSOM4 BYERS (WILLIAM3, JAMES2, DANIEL1) was born March 20, 1851 in Grayson Co., Ky.13, and died January 05, 1929 in Nelson, Muhlenberg County, Kentucky13. He married (1) ELLENOR D. MYERS August 01, 1881 in Ohio County, Kentucky14, daughter of JAMES (SIC) and ORA. She was born 1862 in Illinois, and died Abt. 1886 in Ohio County, Kentucky. He married (2) MARGARET ELIZABETH "BETTIE" GOFF October 27, 1888 in Ohio County, Kentucky14, daughter of W.ILLIAM GOFF and NANCY SOUTHARD. She was born 1868 in Ohio Co., Kentucky, and died 1953 in Nauvoo, Alabama.

More About RANSOM BYERS:

Burial: January 06, 1929, Nelson, Muhlenberg County, Kentucky15

More About MARGARET ELIZABETH "BETTIE" GOFF:

Burial: 1953, Flatwood Cem., Nauvoo, Alabama

 

Children of RANSOM BYERS and ELLENOR MYERS are:

i. ANDERSON5 BYERS, b. April 1883, Kentucky; d. Abt. July 06, 1947, Louisville, Jefferson Co., Kentucky; m. MARY E. ELMORE, March 19, 1904, Ohio County, Kentucky; b. February 11, 1883, Hartford, Ohio County, Kentucky; d. August 27, 1911, Rockport, Ohio Co., Kentucky.

More About MARY E. ELMORE:

Burial: August 28, 1911, Sunny Dale, Kentucky

Occupation: Housekeeping

ii. WILLIAM P. BYERS, b. Abt. 1884, Kentucky.

iii. LILLIE M. BYERS, b. January 1886, Muhlenberg County, Kentucky; m. R. E. KINNISON, May 22, 1907, Ohio County, Kentucky.

 

Children of RANSOM BYERS and MARGARET GOFF are:

iv. JAKE5 BYERS, b. September 1891, Ohio County, Kentucky.

v. ARL DEE BYARS, b. October 05, 1894, Ohio County, Kentucky16; d. August 18, 1937, Outwood, Christian County, Kentucky17; m. KATHRINE DOUGHTERY, Abt. 1919, Muhlenberg Co., Kentucky18; b. August 28, 1896; d. November 07, 1926, Central City, Muhlenberg Co., Kentucky.

Notes for ARL DEE BYARS:

Arl Dee suffered from shell shock, and died in a Veterans hospital in Outwood, Ky.

More About ARL DEE BYARS:

Burial: August 18, 1937, Fairmont Cem., Muhlenberg Co., Kentucky

Occupation: Central City, Kentucky; Occupation: Coal Miner18

More About KATHRINE DOUGHTERY:

Burial: November 09, 1926, Fairmont Cem., Muhlenberg Co., Kentucky

Marriage Notes for ARL BYARS and KATHRINE DOUGHTERY:

According to death certificate, Arl was married to a Maggie and was separated but not divorced at the time of his death.

vi. MATTIE ELIZABETH BYERS, b. December 1896, Ohio County, Kentucky.

vii. BRIAN BYERS, b. September 1899, Ohio County, Kentucky.

viii. BASIL BYERS, b. October 12, 1901, Ohio County, Kentucky; d. May 06, 1916, Central City, Muhlenberg Co., Kentucky.

More About BASIL BYERS:

Burial: May 07, 1916, Rockport, Ohio Co., Kentucky

ix. EMMA BYERS, b. 1903, Kentucky.

x. JANIE BYERS, b. 1906, Kentucky.

xi. VIRGIL BYERS, b. 1912, Kentucky.

 

20. NANCY JANE4 BYERS (WILLIAM3, JAMES2, DANIEL1) was born February 08, 1861 in Grayson County, Kentucky, and died January 12, 1923 in Island, McLean Co., Kentucky19. She married THOMAS MYERS July 12, 1883 in McLean County, Kentucky20. He was born May 06, 1854 in Kentucky, and died January 01, 1914 in Island, McLean County, Kentucky.

More About NANCY JANE BYERS:

Burial: January 13, 1923, Baptist Cem. Island, McLean Co., KY.

Occupation: Housewife

More About THOMAS MYERS:

Burial: January 02, 1914, Baptist Cemetery, Island, Ky.

 

Children of NANCY BYERS and THOMAS MYERS are:

i. HESTER D.5 MYERS, b. April 01, 1884, Ohio County, Kentucky; d. October 05, 1959, Central City, Muhlenberg Co., Kentucky; m. SAMUEL JAMES JOHNSON, July 29, 1902, Muhlenberg County, Kentucky; b. 1881, Grayson co. , Kentucky; d. Muhlenberg Co., Kentucky.

Notes for HESTER D. MYERS:

Mary Jane's death certi. states that Hester was born in McLean county.

More About HESTER D. MYERS:

Burial: October 07, 1959, Central City, Kentucky

ii. LOUIS MYERS, b. May 05, 1889, McLean County, Kentucky; d. 1970, Evansville, Indiana; m. EVA CAOKLEY.

iii. EFFIE MAY MYERS20, b. January 12, 1895, Ohio Co., Kentucky; d. June 26, 1983, Greenville, Muhlenberg Co., Kentucky21; m. STEVEN BENNETT CALVERT, June 10, 1919, McLean County, Kentucky22.

More About EFFIE MAY MYERS:

Burial: Baptist Cem., Island, Kentucky

Marriage Notes for EFFIE MYERS and STEVEN CALVERT:

Copy of marrriage bond obtained in Calhoun , McLean Co., Kentucky

 

21. JR. WILLIAM4 BYERS (WILLIAM3, JAMES2, DANIEL1)23 was born June 03, 1863 in Grayson County, Kentucky, and died December 23, 1929 in Mooreman, Muhlenberg Co., Kentucky. He married (1) DORA BRATCHER May 18, 1888 in Ohio County, Kentucky, daughter of FRANKLIN BRATCHER and CORILLA SHULTZ. She was born January 26, 1872 in Kentucky, and died November 05, 1956. He married (2) ETHYL LOTT Aft. 1907.

More About JR. WILLIAM BYERS:

Burial: December 24, 1929, Union Cem. Muhlenberg Co., Kentucky

Occupation: Farmer

More About DORA BRATCHER:

Burial: Methodist Cem., Island, McLean Co., Ky.

 

Children of WILLIAM BYERS and DORA BRATCHER are:

i. MARY ELIZABETH CASANDRA5 BYERS, m. RAY BOBBITT.

ii. NEELY BYERS, d. Las Vegas, Nevada24; m. (1) JOE MITCHELL; m. (2) JOE PARISHO.

iii. KATHERINE BYERS24, m. (1) LESTER JONES; m. (2) GUY HOWARD.

iv. PERRY VERUM BYERS, b. April 27, 1889, Ohio County, Kentucky; d. November 16, 1955, Muhlenberg Co., Kentucky; m. ARA COX; b. November 14, 1887, Kentucky; d. October 02, 1984, Kentucky.

More About PERRY VERUM BYERS:

Burial: Methodist Cem., Island, McLean Co., Ky.

More About ARA COX:

Burial: October 04, 1984, Methodist Cem., Island, Kentucky

v. PEARL BYERS, b. September 22, 1899, Ohio County, Kentucky; d. April 22, 1922, Island, McLean Co., Kentucky.

More About PEARL BYERS:

Burial: Methodist Cem. Island, McLean Co., Ky.

vi. DIMPLE BYERS, b. December 12, 1907, Ohio County, Kentucky; d. June 15, 1930, Louisville, Jefferson Co., Ky..

More About DIMPLE BYERS:

Burial: Methodist Cem. Island, McLean Co., Ky.

 

 

Endnotes

 

1. Military Records.

2. Death Certificate.

3. 1880 Grayson County, Kentucky Census.

4. Marriage Certificate, McLean County, Kentucky.

5. Marriage Records Ohio County, Kentucky.

6. Death Certificate, JOHN T ROWE Date 300323 Age 076 Place OHIO Volume 016 Cert 07677 Deathvol 30.

7. Death Certificate.

8. Death Certificate, WILLIAM H BLACKBURN Date 480716 Age 076 Place MLNBG Residence OHIO Volume 031 Cert 15272 Deathvol 48.

9. 1920 Ohio County, Kentucky Census, pg 82Household # 15/16W. H. Blackburn 48Edna 33Henry 13"Aunt" Mary Byers 46.

10. Death Certificate, WILLIAM H BLACKBURN Date 480716 Age 076 Place MLNBG Residence OHIO Volume 031 Cert 15272 Deathvol 48.

11. 1900 Ohio County, Kentucky Census.

12. Death Certificate, GEORGE W ROWE Date 400121 Age 073 Place OHIO Residence OHIO Volume 006 Cert 02518 Deathvol 40.

13. Death Certificate.

14. Marriage Records Ohio County, Kentucky.

15. Death Certificate.

16. Death Certificate, Death Certificate # 20437 KentuckyArl is listed as the informant on his death certificate, upon enteringthe hospital..

17. Death Certificate, Death Certificate # 20437 KentuckyVeterans Administration FacilityC#408 668 (NSC)Cause of death: Congestive Heart Failure, Pneumonia, broncho, typeundetermined.Age: 42 yrs. 10 months 12 daysDied at 8:30 a.m..

18. Death Certificate, Cert. # 20437.

19. Death Certificate.

20. Marriage Certificate, McLean County, Kentucky.

21. Death Certificate.

22. Marriage Certificate, McLean County, Kentucky, Certificate on file in Calhoun, McLean Co., Kentucy Court House..

23. 1920 Ohio County, Kentucky Census, Pg. 186 Point Pleasant 31-2 Jan. Feb.17/18Wm. Byers Divorced Farmer.

24. Vernon Byers Sister of Guy E. Byers.