Vera Quinn

F, (1917 - )
     Vera Quinn was born in 1917. She married Escar J. (Beck) Rice, son of Daniel Oliver Rice and Vicki Pearl Smith, on May 26, 1963. Vera Quinn and Escar J. (Beck) Rice were divorced on Jan 7, 1972.

Family

Escar J. (Beck) Rice b. Aug 28, 1913, d. May 20, 1997

Joel Blackwell

M, (circa 1738 - 1821)
     Joel Blackwell was born circa 1738. He married Henrietta Byars; had seven children. Joel Blackwell married Rebecca Watkins; had four children, Rebeccah, Daniel, Peter and ? Joel Blackwell married Sarah Ann Doggett, daughter of Bushrod (1) Doggett and Sarah/Nancy Ann Stripling; had no children together. Joel Blackwell was buried at State Line Baptist Church Cemetery (formerly Blackwell's Church), Rutherford County, North Carolina. He died in 1821 at Rutherford, North Carolina.
     He left a will on Jul 26, 1817 at Rutherford County, North Carolina; "I, Joel Blackwell, being sound in mind and memory, I give unto my wife, Sarah, all the property received by her on our marriage, that is my river plantation, and my negro woman named Win and all her increase, except Win's daughter, Ester, which I have given to Bushrod Doggett which he is to have no further demands on my wife's estate. Win's son, Dick, I have given at the death of my wife unto Ann suttle, widow, for her part of my wife's estate. I also give unto my wife two mares, three cows and calves, one feather bed and furniture (names), 12 months provision to her and to her heirs by William Byers. I have given some of my children as follows, sons James, Charles and Peter, daughters Sally and Rebecca Martin $200 in property. It is also my will that my other children have $200 in property extra allowed them in the division of my estate. I give unto my son Daniel, 250 acres whereon I now live as his $200 extra. I give unto my granddaughter Harriet Blackwell a young mare names Pall. The balance of my estate to be equally divided among all my children. The children of my son Joel shall have $100 extra of the estate when they come of age. I appoint my sons Daniel and George Byars my executors. Wit: George Camp, David Pope."

Family 2

Rebecca Watkins

Family 3

Sarah Ann Doggett b. between 1738 and 1743, d. Aug 12, 1823

Sarah Byars

F, (1779 - )
FatherWiliam Byars b. Apr 6, 1747, d. after Oct 12, 1832
MotherSarah Ann Doggett b. between 1738 and 1743, d. Aug 12, 1823
Relationship3rd great-grandaunt of Anita Jean Cooper
     Sarah Byars married Rev. George Kelly. Sarah Byars was born in 1779.

Rev. George Kelly

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     Rev. George Kelly married Sarah Byars, daughter of Wiliam Byars and Sarah Ann Doggett.

Family

Sarah Byars b. 1779

Charles Byars

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FatherWiliam Byars b. Apr 6, 1747, d. after Oct 12, 1832
MotherSarah Ann Doggett b. between 1738 and 1743, d. Aug 12, 1823
Relationship3rd great-granduncle of Anita Jean Cooper

George K. Byars

M, (1769 - 1843)
FatherWiliam Byars b. Apr 6, 1747, d. after Oct 12, 1832
MotherSarah Ann Doggett b. between 1738 and 1743, d. Aug 12, 1823
Relationship3rd great-granduncle of Anita Jean Cooper
     George K. Byars married Anna Blackwell, daughter of Joel Blackwell and Henrietta Byars. George K. Byars was born in 1769 at Rutherford County, North Carolina. He died in 1843 at Butts County, Georgia.

Nancy Ann Byars

F, (Mar 28, 1766 - Jul 7, 1837)
FatherWiliam Byars b. Apr 6, 1747, d. after Oct 12, 1832
MotherSarah Ann Doggett b. between 1738 and 1743, d. Aug 12, 1823
Relationship3rd great-grandaunt of Anita Jean Cooper
     Nancy Ann Byars was born on Mar 28, 1766 at Rutherford County, North Carolina. She married George Suttle, son of Joseph Suttle and Molly Doggett, on Feb 8, 1787; first cousin. Nancy Ann Byars died on Jul 7, 1837 at Rutherford County, North Carolina, at age 71.

George Suttle

M, (Oct 25, 1766 - after Feb 1, 1816)
FatherJoseph Suttle
MotherMolly Doggett
Relationship1st cousin 5 times removed of Anita Jean Cooper
     George Suttle was born on Oct 25, 1766. He married Nancy Ann Byars, daughter of Wiliam Byars and Sarah Ann Doggett, on Feb 8, 1787; first cousin. George Suttle died after Feb 1, 1816 at Rutherford County, North Carolina.

Joseph Suttle

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     Joseph Suttle died in the Revolution. He married Molly Doggett, daughter of Bushrod (1) Doggett and Sarah/Nancy Ann Stripling, circa 1754 at Fauquier County, Virginia.

Family

Molly Doggett
Child

William Byars Suttle

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FatherGeorge Suttle b. Oct 25, 1766, d. after Feb 1, 1816
MotherNancy Ann Byars b. Mar 28, 1766, d. Jul 7, 1837
Relationship1st cousin 4 times removed of Anita Jean Cooper

Elizabeth Suttle

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FatherGeorge Suttle b. Oct 25, 1766, d. after Feb 1, 1816
MotherNancy Ann Byars b. Mar 28, 1766, d. Jul 7, 1837
Relationship1st cousin 4 times removed of Anita Jean Cooper

Joseph Suttle

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FatherGeorge Suttle b. Oct 25, 1766, d. after Feb 1, 1816
MotherNancy Ann Byars b. Mar 28, 1766, d. Jul 7, 1837
Relationship1st cousin 4 times removed of Anita Jean Cooper

Benjamin Franklin Suttle

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FatherGeorge Suttle b. Oct 25, 1766, d. after Feb 1, 1816
MotherNancy Ann Byars b. Mar 28, 1766, d. Jul 7, 1837
Relationship1st cousin 4 times removed of Anita Jean Cooper

Nancy Suttle

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FatherGeorge Suttle b. Oct 25, 1766, d. after Feb 1, 1816
MotherNancy Ann Byars b. Mar 28, 1766, d. Jul 7, 1837
Relationship1st cousin 4 times removed of Anita Jean Cooper

George Suttle Jr.

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FatherGeorge Suttle b. Oct 25, 1766, d. after Feb 1, 1816
MotherNancy Ann Byars b. Mar 28, 1766, d. Jul 7, 1837
Relationship1st cousin 4 times removed of Anita Jean Cooper

Susannah Suttle

F
FatherGeorge Suttle b. Oct 25, 1766, d. after Feb 1, 1816
MotherNancy Ann Byars b. Mar 28, 1766, d. Jul 7, 1837
Relationship1st cousin 4 times removed of Anita Jean Cooper

John Byars Suttle

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FatherGeorge Suttle b. Oct 25, 1766, d. after Feb 1, 1816
MotherNancy Ann Byars b. Mar 28, 1766, d. Jul 7, 1837
Relationship1st cousin 4 times removed of Anita Jean Cooper

Charles? Byars

M, (between 1770 and 1780 - between 1827 and 1830)
FatherWiliam Byars b. Apr 6, 1747, d. after Oct 12, 1832
MotherSarah Ann Doggett b. between 1738 and 1743, d. Aug 12, 1823
Relationship3rd great-granduncle of Anita Jean Cooper
     Charles? Byars married Elizabeth Walker, daughter of Thaddeus Dudley Walker and Nancy Byars. Charles? Byars was born between 1770 and 1780. He died between 1827 and 1830 at Jefferson County, Alabama.

Joseph Byars II

M, (before 1795 - before 1836)
FatherStripling Byars b. circa 1768, d. after Feb 17, 1836
MotherElizabeth Blair b. circa 1770, d. circa 1842
Relationship2nd great-granduncle of Anita Jean Cooper
     Joseph Byars II was born before 1795 at Rutherford County, North Carolina. He married Margaret Grosvenor on Oct 27, 1817 at Christian County, Kentucky. Joseph Byars II died before 1836 at Jefferson County, Alabama.

Family

Margaret Grosvenor b. circa 1802
Children

Mary "Polly" Byars

F, (before 1795 - )
FatherStripling Byars b. circa 1768, d. after Feb 17, 1836
MotherElizabeth Blair b. circa 1770, d. circa 1842
Relationship2nd great-grandaunt of Anita Jean Cooper
     Mary "Polly" Byars was born before 1795 at Rutherford County, North Carolina. She married Thomas Goode on May 26, 1813 at Christian County, Kentucky.

Family

Thomas Goode b. 1789

Nancy Byars

F, (before 1795 - Jan 27, 1869)
FatherStripling Byars b. circa 1768, d. after Feb 17, 1836
MotherElizabeth Blair b. circa 1770, d. circa 1842
Relationship2nd great-grandaunt of Anita Jean Cooper
     Nancy Byars was born before 1795 at Rutherford County, North Carolina. She married William Cannon, son of James Cannon and Rachel Stark, on Mar 15, 1814 at Christian County, Kentucky. Nancy Byars died on Jan 27, 1869 at Logan County, Illinois.
     She in 1817, they moved to Lincoln County, Missouri; in 1833 they moved to Alabama and in 1839 moved to Pike County, Illinois. They had 12 children. between 1817 and 1839.

Family

William Cannon b. Sep 12, 1795, d. Mar 7, 1861
Children

Agnes Byars

F, (1800 - )
FatherStripling Byars b. circa 1768, d. after Feb 17, 1836
MotherElizabeth Blair b. circa 1770, d. circa 1842
Relationship2nd great-grandaunt of Anita Jean Cooper
     Agnes Byars was born in 1800 at Rutherford County, North Carolina. She married Joseph R. Findley on Apr 19, 1821 at Jefferson County, Alabama. Agnes Byars married William J. Gee on Apr 21, 1824. Agnes Gee died at Chickasaw County, Mississippi, and was buried at Gee Cemetery.
     She had three known children who all died young and are buried in the Gee Cemetery.

Family 2

William J. Gee b. 1801
Children

Elizabeth Byars

F, (Mar 4, 1812 - )
FatherStripling Byars b. circa 1768, d. after Feb 17, 1836
MotherElizabeth Blair b. circa 1770, d. circa 1842
Relationship2nd great-grandaunt of Anita Jean Cooper
     Elizabeth Byars was born on Mar 4, 1812 at Rutherford County, North Carolina. She married John R. Goyne, son of John Goyne and Nancy (?), at Jefferson County, Alabama. Elizabeth Goyne died at Lavaca County, Texas.
     She moved to Mississippi in the 1840's; had one child, G. W. Goyne who married in 1872 in Lamar County, Texas. The 1850 Federal Census enumerated her as head of household in 1850 Kemper County, Mississippi; with husband, John Goyne, age 41, farmer; Elizabeth, age 35; Harrison, age 18; William, age 16; Adeline, age 13; John, age 10; Nancy, age 9; James, age 6; Selina, age 4; George, age 2.

Family

John R. Goyne b. Feb 18, 1809, d. circa 1870
Children

William Henry Byars

M, (Oct 3, 1802 - Oct 5, 1887)
FatherStripling Byars b. circa 1768, d. after Feb 17, 1836
MotherElizabeth Blair b. circa 1770, d. circa 1842
Relationship2nd great-granduncle of Anita Jean Cooper
     William Henry Byars was born on Oct 3, 1802 at Rutherford County, North Carolina. He married Elizabeth Jane Goode, daughter of Robert Goode and Martha Hawkins, on Mar 23, 1824 at Jefferson County, Alabama. William Henry Byars died on Oct 5, 1887 at Terryville, DeWitt County, Texas, at age 85 and was buried at Old Terryville Cemetery. He married Leura Deida Cook, daughter of Joseph Samuel Cook and Leura (Laura) Goode, in 1906.
     William Henry Byars had eight children between 1838 and 1852 at Chickasaw County, Mississippi. The 1850 Federal Census enumerated him as head of household on Sep 4, 1850 Chickasaw County, Mississippi; William Byars, 48, farmer, 500, born North Carolina; Jane 35 (should be 45), born North Carolina; Laurence, 25; Susan, 21, Savannah H. 17 or 13; Joseph, 9; all born Alabama; William H. H., 7; George C., 5; Sarah Ann, 3; Robert V. 1; all born Mississippi (does not match prior information.) He at "Old" Terryville, DeWitt County, Texas, in 1856 (per Sybil Northcutt: came to Hebron community about 1853.) The 1880 Federal Census enumerated him as head of household in 1880 DeWitt County, Texas; Byars, William H., Sr., head, 77, farmer, born North Carolina, father born Virginia, mother born North Carolina; Jane, wife, 74, born North Carolina, father born North Carolina, mother born Mississippi.

Family 1

Elizabeth Jane Goode b. Dec 26, 1806, d. Jun 7, 1883
Children

Family 2

Leura Deida Cook b. Jan 12, 1883, d. Jan 12, 1958

Abraham (Abram) Byars

M, (Mar 3, 1806 - Mar 18, 1885)
FatherStripling Byars b. circa 1768, d. after Feb 17, 1836
MotherElizabeth Blair b. circa 1770, d. circa 1842
Relationship2nd great-granduncle of Anita Jean Cooper
     Abraham (Abram) Byars was born on Mar 3, 1806 at Rutherford County, North Carolina. He married Sarah Mooreland in 1825. Abraham (Abram) Byars died on Mar 18, 1885 at Alma, Crawford County, Arkansas, at age 79.
     He was one of the first children of Stripling Byars to move to Chickasaw County arriving before 1837. He moved to Desoto County, Mississippi in the 1840's and then to Crawford County, Arkansas in 1874 He and Sarah had nine or ten children in 1837. The 1840 Federal Census enumerated him as head of household in 1840 Chickasaw County, Mississippi; Byars, Abraham, head, males: 0-4 yrs=2, 5-9 yrs=2, 10-14 yrs=1, 30-39 yrs=1; females: 10-14 yrs=1, 30-39 yrs=1. The 1850 Federal Census enumerated him as head of household in 1850 De Soto, De Soto County, Mississippi; Abram Byars, wife Sarah, 44, born North Carolina; Mary A. Cole, 24, born Alabama; James S., 21, born Alabama; Joseph J., 18, born Alabama; William, 16, born Alabama; Greenfield, 13, born Alabama; Benj F, 10, born Mississippi; S Bonner, 8, born Mississippi; Thomas T, 6, born Mississippi; Eliza V, 1, born Mississippi, William T Cole, 25, born T.

Family

Sarah Mooreland b. 1806
Children

John Byars

M, (1820 - circa 1844)
FatherStripling Byars b. circa 1768, d. after Feb 17, 1836
MotherElizabeth Blair b. circa 1770, d. circa 1842
Relationship2nd great-granduncle of Anita Jean Cooper
     John Byars was born in 1820. He married Melissa Mary Middlebrook, daughter of Ibzan Middlebrook and Jane Crawford, circa 1840 at Chickasaw County, Mississippi. John Byars was buried circa 1844 at Gee Cemetery, Chickasaw County, Mississippi. He died circa 1844.
     He According to Kay Griffin of Houston, Mississippi, John and Mary died young and assumed to be buried in the Gee Cemetery in Chickasaw County. After their death, the Middlebrook family took their children to Texas. He and Melissa Mary Middlebrook Melissa's parents, Ibzan and Jane C. Middlebrook, took the small children and moved to Texas with their family.

Family

Melissa Mary Middlebrook b. circa 1820, d. between 1846 and 1849
Children

Jane Byars

F, (before Aug 1, 1810 - 1851)
FatherStripling Byars b. circa 1768, d. after Feb 17, 1836
MotherElizabeth Blair b. circa 1770, d. circa 1842
Relationship2nd great-grandaunt of Anita Jean Cooper
     Jane Byars was born before Aug 1, 1810 at Rutherford County, North Carolina. She married Eason Gee on Mar 25, 1830 at Jefferson County, Alabama. Jane Byars died in 1851.
     She is listed in Stripling Byars' will.

Family

Eason Gee d. before 1840
Child

Martha Byars

F, (after 1810 - )
FatherStripling Byars b. circa 1768, d. after Feb 17, 1836
MotherElizabeth Blair b. circa 1770, d. circa 1842
Relationship2nd great-grandaunt of Anita Jean Cooper
     Martha Byars was born after 1810. She married James R. Wharton on May 24, 1838 at Jefferson County, Alabama.

Aliena Louise Byars

F, (Mar 24, 1817 - Nov 7, 1886)
FatherStripling Byars b. circa 1768, d. after Feb 17, 1836
MotherElizabeth Blair b. circa 1770, d. circa 1842
Relationship2nd great-grandaunt of Anita Jean Cooper
Aleina Autrey
     Aliena Louise Byars was born on Mar 24, 1817 at Christian County, Kentucky. She married Isham Autrey on Sep 16, 1837 at Jefferson County, Alabama. Aliena Louise Autrey died on Nov 7, 1886 at Lavaca County, Texas, at age 69 and was buried at Memorial Cemetery in Halletsville.
     She moved to Chickasaw County, Mississippi before 1840 and lived there until after 1852 and then moved to Texas.

Family

Isham Autrey
Children