Vera Quinn

F, b. 1917
     Vera Quinn was born in 1917. She married Escar J. (Beck) Rice, son of Daniel Oliver Rice and Vicki Pearl Smith. Vera Quinn and Escar J. (Beck) Rice were divorced in 1972.

Family

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

Joel Blackwell

M, b. circa 1738, d. 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 left a will on 26 July 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." He was buried at State Line Baptist Church Cemetery (formerly Blackwell's Church), Rutherford County, North Carolina. He died in 1821 at Rutherford, North Carolina.

Family 2

Rebecca Watkins

Family 3

Sarah Ann Doggett b. bt 1738 - 1743, d. 12 Aug 1823

Sarah Byars

F, b. 1779
FatherWiliam Byars b. 6 Apr 1747, d. a 12 Oct 1832
MotherSarah Ann Doggett b. bt 1738 - 1743, d. 12 Aug 1823
     Sarah Byars married Rev. George Kelly. Sarah Byars was born in 1779.

Rev. George Kelly

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

Family

Sarah Byars b. 1779

Charles Byars

M
FatherWiliam Byars b. 6 Apr 1747, d. a 12 Oct 1832
MotherSarah Ann Doggett b. bt 1738 - 1743, d. 12 Aug 1823

George K. Byars

M, b. 1769, d. 1843
FatherWiliam Byars b. 6 Apr 1747, d. a 12 Oct 1832
MotherSarah Ann Doggett b. bt 1738 - 1743, d. 12 Aug 1823
     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, b. 28 March 1766, d. 7 July 1837
FatherWiliam Byars b. 6 Apr 1747, d. a 12 Oct 1832
MotherSarah Ann Doggett b. bt 1738 - 1743, d. 12 Aug 1823
     Nancy Ann Byars was born on 28 March 1766 at Rutherford County, North Carolina. She married George Suttle, son of Joseph Suttle and Molly Doggett, on 8 February 1787; first cousin. Nancy Ann Byars died on 7 July 1837 at Rutherford County, North Carolina, at age 71.

George Suttle

M, b. 25 October 1766, d. after 1 February 1816
FatherJoseph Suttle
MotherMolly Doggett
     George Suttle was born on 25 October 1766. He married Nancy Ann Byars, daughter of Wiliam Byars and Sarah Ann Doggett, on 8 February 1787; first cousin. George Suttle died after 1 February 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. 25 Oct 1766, d. a 1 Feb 1816
MotherNancy Ann Byars b. 28 Mar 1766, d. 7 Jul 1837

Elizabeth Suttle

F
FatherGeorge Suttle b. 25 Oct 1766, d. a 1 Feb 1816
MotherNancy Ann Byars b. 28 Mar 1766, d. 7 Jul 1837

Joseph Suttle

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FatherGeorge Suttle b. 25 Oct 1766, d. a 1 Feb 1816
MotherNancy Ann Byars b. 28 Mar 1766, d. 7 Jul 1837

Benjamin Franklin Suttle

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FatherGeorge Suttle b. 25 Oct 1766, d. a 1 Feb 1816
MotherNancy Ann Byars b. 28 Mar 1766, d. 7 Jul 1837

Nancy Suttle

F
FatherGeorge Suttle b. 25 Oct 1766, d. a 1 Feb 1816
MotherNancy Ann Byars b. 28 Mar 1766, d. 7 Jul 1837

George Suttle Jr.

M
FatherGeorge Suttle b. 25 Oct 1766, d. a 1 Feb 1816
MotherNancy Ann Byars b. 28 Mar 1766, d. 7 Jul 1837

Susannah Suttle

F
FatherGeorge Suttle b. 25 Oct 1766, d. a 1 Feb 1816
MotherNancy Ann Byars b. 28 Mar 1766, d. 7 Jul 1837

John Byars Suttle

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FatherGeorge Suttle b. 25 Oct 1766, d. a 1 Feb 1816
MotherNancy Ann Byars b. 28 Mar 1766, d. 7 Jul 1837

Charles? Byars

M, b. between 1770 and 1780, d. between 1827 and 1830
FatherWiliam Byars b. 6 Apr 1747, d. a 12 Oct 1832
MotherSarah Ann Doggett b. bt 1738 - 1743, d. 12 Aug 1823
     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, b. before 1795, d. before 1836
FatherStripling Byars b. c 1768, d. a 17 Feb 1836
MotherElizabeth Blair (not proven) b. c 1770, d. c 1842
     Joseph Byars II was born before 1795 at Rutherford County, North Carolina. The 1800 Federal Census enumerated him as a member of Stripling Byars's household; Stripling Byas, males: 10010; females: 301001. The 1810 Federal Census enumerated him as a member of Stripling Byars's household; Stripling Byars, head, males: 21010; females: 32101; slave: 1; homespun looms: 1; annual yards of homespun: 200; value: $100. Joseph Byars II married Margaret Grosvenor on 27 October 1817 at Christian County, Kentucky. Joseph Byars II died before 1836 at Jefferson County, Alabama. He witnessed the Estate of Stripling Byars on 26 September 1840 at Jefferson County, Alabama; estate distributed as follows: To Elizabeth Byars, the widow, $964.32 3/4 and $321.45 to each of the following: Thomas Goode in right of wife Mary; William Cannon in right of wife Nancy; Cader Cooper in right of wife Sarah; Joseph Byars representatives, William Byars, Abram Byars, William J. Gee in right of wife Agnes Jane Gee, Isham Autrey in right of wife Aliena, Martha Byars, John Byars, John R. Goyne in right of wife Elizabeth.

Family

Margaret Grosvenor b. c 1802
Children

Mary "Polly" Byars

F, b. before 1795
FatherStripling Byars b. c 1768, d. a 17 Feb 1836
MotherElizabeth Blair (not proven) b. c 1770, d. c 1842
     Mary "Polly" Byars was born before 1795 at Rutherford County, North Carolina. The 1800 Federal Census enumerated her as a member of Stripling Byars's household; Stripling Byas, males: 10010; females: 301001. The 1810 Federal Census enumerated her as a member of Stripling Byars's household; Stripling Byars, head, males: 21010; females: 32101; slave: 1; homespun looms: 1; annual yards of homespun: 200; value: $100. Mary "Polly" Byars married Thomas Goode on 26 May 1813 at Christian County, Kentucky. Mary "Polly" Byars witnessed the Estate of Stripling Byars on 26 September 1840 at Jefferson County, Alabama; estate distributed as follows: To Elizabeth Byars, the widow, $964.32 3/4 and $321.45 to each of the following: Thomas Goode in right of wife Mary; William Cannon in right of wife Nancy; Cader Cooper in right of wife Sarah; Joseph Byars representatives, William Byars, Abram Byars, William J. Gee in right of wife Agnes Jane Gee, Isham Autrey in right of wife Aliena, Martha Byars, John Byars, John R. Goyne in right of wife Elizabeth.

Family

Thomas Goode b. 1789

Nancy Byars

F, b. before 1795, d. 27 January 1869
FatherStripling Byars b. c 1768, d. a 17 Feb 1836
MotherElizabeth Blair (not proven) b. c 1770, d. c 1842
     Nancy Byars was born before 1795 at Rutherford County, North Carolina. The 1800 Federal Census enumerated her as a member of Stripling Byars's household; Stripling Byas, males: 10010; females: 301001. The 1810 Federal Census enumerated her as a member of Stripling Byars's household; Stripling Byars, head, males: 21010; females: 32101; slave: 1; homespun looms: 1; annual yards of homespun: 200; value: $100. Nancy Byars married William Cannon, son of James Cannon and Rachel Stark, on 15 March 1814 at Christian County, Kentucky. Nancy Byars 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. She witnessed the Estate of Stripling Byars on 26 September 1840 at Jefferson County, Alabama; estate distributed as follows: To Elizabeth Byars, the widow, $964.32 3/4 and $321.45 to each of the following: Thomas Goode in right of wife Mary; William Cannon in right of wife Nancy; Cader Cooper in right of wife Sarah; Joseph Byars representatives, William Byars, Abram Byars, William J. Gee in right of wife Agnes Jane Gee, Isham Autrey in right of wife Aliena, Martha Byars, John Byars, John R. Goyne in right of wife Elizabeth. Nancy Byars died on 27 January 1869 at Logan County, Illinois.

Family

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

Agnes Byars

F, b. 1800
FatherStripling Byars b. c 1768, d. a 17 Feb 1836
MotherElizabeth Blair (not proven) b. c 1770, d. c 1842
     Agnes Byars had three known children who all died young and are buried in the Gee Cemetery. She was born in 1800 at Rutherford County, North Carolina. The 1800 Federal Census enumerated her as a member of Stripling Byars's household; Stripling Byas, males: 10010; females: 301001. The 1810 Federal Census enumerated her as a member of Stripling Byars's household; Stripling Byars, head, males: 21010; females: 32101; slave: 1; homespun looms: 1; annual yards of homespun: 200; value: $100. Agnes Byars married Joseph R. Findley on 19 April 1821 at Jefferson County, Alabama. Agnes Byars married William J. Gee on 21 April 1824. Agnes Byars witnessed the Estate of Stripling Byars on 26 September 1840 at Jefferson County, Alabama; estate distributed as follows: To Elizabeth Byars, the widow, $964.32 3/4 and $321.45 to each of the following: Thomas Goode in right of wife Mary; William Cannon in right of wife Nancy; Cader Cooper in right of wife Sarah; Joseph Byars representatives, William Byars, Abram Byars, William J. Gee in right of wife Agnes Jane Gee, Isham Autrey in right of wife Aliena, Martha Byars, John Byars, John R. Goyne in right of wife Elizabeth. Agnes Gee died at Chickasaw County, Mississippi, and was buried at Gee Cemetery.

Family 2

William J. Gee b. 1801
Children

Elizabeth Byars

F, b. 4 March 1812
FatherStripling Byars b. c 1768, d. a 17 Feb 1836
MotherElizabeth Blair (not proven) b. c 1770, d. c 1842
     Elizabeth Byars moved to Mississippi in the 1840's; had one child, G. W. Goyne who married in 1872 in Lamar County, Texas. She was born on 4 March 1812 at Rutherford County, North Carolina. She married John R. Goyne, son of John Goyne and Nancy (?), at Jefferson County, Alabama. Elizabeth Byars witnessed the Estate of Stripling Byars on 26 September 1840 at Jefferson County, Alabama; estate distributed as follows: To Elizabeth Byars, the widow, $964.32 3/4 and $321.45 to each of the following: Thomas Goode in right of wife Mary; William Cannon in right of wife Nancy; Cader Cooper in right of wife Sarah; Joseph Byars representatives, William Byars, Abram Byars, William J. Gee in right of wife Agnes Jane Gee, Isham Autrey in right of wife Aliena, Martha Byars, John Byars, John R. Goyne in right of wife Elizabeth. 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. Elizabeth Goyne died at Lavaca County, Texas.

Family

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

William Henry Byars

M, b. 3 October 1802, d. 5 October 1887
FatherStripling Byars b. c 1768, d. a 17 Feb 1836
MotherElizabeth Blair (not proven) b. c 1770, d. c 1842
     William Henry Byars was born on 3 October 1802 at Rutherford County, North Carolina. The 1810 Federal Census enumerated him as a member of Stripling Byars's household; Stripling Byars, head, males: 21010; females: 32101; slave: 1; homespun looms: 1; annual yards of homespun: 200; value: $100. William Henry Byars married Elizabeth Jane Goode, daughter of Robert Goode and Martha Hawkins, on 23 March 1824 at Jefferson County, Alabama. William Henry Byars had eight children between 1838 and 1852 at Chickasaw County, Mississippi. He witnessed the Estate of Stripling Byars on 26 September 1840 at Jefferson County, Alabama; estate distributed as follows: To Elizabeth Byars, the widow, $964.32 3/4 and $321.45 to each of the following: Thomas Goode in right of wife Mary; William Cannon in right of wife Nancy; Cader Cooper in right of wife Sarah; Joseph Byars representatives, William Byars, Abram Byars, William J. Gee in right of wife Agnes Jane Gee, Isham Autrey in right of wife Aliena, Martha Byars, John Byars, John R. Goyne in right of wife Elizabeth. The 1850 Federal Census enumerated him as head of household on 4 September 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.) William Henry Byars 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. He died on 5 October 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.

Family 1

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

Family 2

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

Abraham Byars

M, b. 3 March 1806, d. 18 March 1885
FatherStripling Byars b. c 1768, d. a 17 Feb 1836
MotherElizabeth Blair (not proven) b. c 1770, d. c 1842
     Abraham Byars was born on 3 March 1806 at Rutherford County, North Carolina. The 1810 Federal Census enumerated him as a member of Stripling Byars's household; Stripling Byars, head, males: 21010; females: 32101; slave: 1; homespun looms: 1; annual yards of homespun: 200; value: $100. Abraham Byars married Sarah Mooreland in 1825. Abraham Byars 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. He witnessed the Estate of Stripling Byars on 26 September 1840 at Jefferson County, Alabama; estate distributed as follows: To Elizabeth Byars, the widow, $964.32 3/4 and $321.45 to each of the following: Thomas Goode in right of wife Mary; William Cannon in right of wife Nancy; Cader Cooper in right of wife Sarah; Joseph Byars representatives, William Byars, Abram Byars, William J. Gee in right of wife Agnes Jane Gee, Isham Autrey in right of wife Aliena, Martha Byars, John Byars, John R. Goyne in right of wife Elizabeth. Abraham Byars died on 18 March 1885 at Alma, Crawford County, Arkansas, at age 79.

Family

Sarah Mooreland
Children

John Byars

M, b. 1820, d. circa 1844
FatherStripling Byars b. c 1768, d. a 17 Feb 1836
MotherElizabeth Blair (not proven) b. c 1770, d. c 1842
     John Byars 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. The 1810 Federal Census enumerated him as a member of Stripling Byars's household; Stripling Byars, head, males: 21010; females: 32101; slave: 1; homespun looms: 1; annual yards of homespun: 200; value: $100. 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 witnessed the Estate of Stripling Byars on 26 September 1840 at Jefferson County, Alabama; estate distributed as follows: To Elizabeth Byars, the widow, $964.32 3/4 and $321.45 to each of the following: Thomas Goode in right of wife Mary; William Cannon in right of wife Nancy; Cader Cooper in right of wife Sarah; Joseph Byars representatives, William Byars, Abram Byars, William J. Gee in right of wife Agnes Jane Gee, Isham Autrey in right of wife Aliena, Martha Byars, John Byars, John R. Goyne in right of wife Elizabeth. John Byars was buried circa 1844 at Gee Cemetery, Chickasaw County, Mississippi. He died circa 1844.

Family

Melissa Mary Middlebrook b. c 1820, d. bt 1846 - 1849
Children

Jane Byars

F, b. before 1 August 1810, d. 1851
FatherStripling Byars b. c 1768, d. a 17 Feb 1836
MotherElizabeth Blair (not proven) b. c 1770, d. c 1842
     Jane Byars is listed in Stripling Byars' will. She was born before 1 August 1810 at Rutherford County, North Carolina. The 1810 Federal Census enumerated her as a member of Stripling Byars's household; Stripling Byars, head, males: 21010; females: 32101; slave: 1; homespun looms: 1; annual yards of homespun: 200; value: $100. Jane Byars married Eason Gee on 25 March 1830 at Jefferson County, Alabama. Jane Byars died in 1851.

Family

Eason Gee d. b 1840
Child

Martha Byars

F, b. after 1810
FatherStripling Byars b. c 1768, d. a 17 Feb 1836
MotherElizabeth Blair (not proven) b. c 1770, d. c 1842
     Martha Byars was born after 1810. She married James R. Wharton on 24 May 1838 at Jefferson County, Alabama.

Aliena Louise Byars

F, b. 24 March 1817, d. 7 November 1886
FatherStripling Byars b. c 1768, d. a 17 Feb 1836
MotherElizabeth Blair (not proven) b. c 1770, d. c 1842
Aleina Autrey
     Aliena Louise Byars was born on 24 March 1817 at Christian County, Kentucky. She married Isham Autrey on 16 September 1837 at Jefferson County, Alabama. Aliena Louise Byars moved to Chickasaw County, Mississippi before 1840 and lived there until after 1852 and then moved to Texas. She witnessed the Estate of Stripling Byars on 26 September 1840 at Jefferson County, Alabama; estate distributed as follows: To Elizabeth Byars, the widow, $964.32 3/4 and $321.45 to each of the following: Thomas Goode in right of wife Mary; William Cannon in right of wife Nancy; Cader Cooper in right of wife Sarah; Joseph Byars representatives, William Byars, Abram Byars, William J. Gee in right of wife Agnes Jane Gee, Isham Autrey in right of wife Aliena, Martha Byars, John Byars, John R. Goyne in right of wife Elizabeth. Aliena Louise Autrey died on 7 November 1886 at Lavaca County, Texas, at age 69 and was buried at Memorial Cemetery in Halletsville.

Family

Isham Autrey
Children