Margaret Grosvenor

F, b. circa 1802
     Margaret Grosvenor was also known as Grovesnor. She was born circa 1802 at Kentucky; in household of D. K. Woodall, 41, wife Elizabeth, 31, and children. She married Joseph Byars II, son of Stripling Byars and Elizabeth Blair (not proven), on 27 October 1817 at Christian County, Kentucky.

Family

Joseph Byars II b. b 1795, d. b 1836
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Thomas Goode

M, b. 1789
     Thomas Goode was born in 1789 at Rutherford County, North Carolina. He married Mary "Polly" Byars, daughter of Stripling Byars and Elizabeth Blair (not proven), on 26 May 1813 at Christian County, Kentucky.

Family

Mary "Polly" Byars b. b 1795

William Cannon

M, b. 12 September 1795, d. 7 March 1861
FatherJames Cannon
MotherRachel Stark
     William Cannon was born on 12 September 1795 at Roberson, Tennessee. He married Nancy Byars, daughter of Stripling Byars and Elizabeth Blair (not proven), on 15 March 1814 at Christian County, Kentucky. William Cannon died on 7 March 1861 at Nebo, Pike County, Illinois, at age 65.

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Nancy Byars b. b 1795, d. 27 Jan 1869
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William J. Gee

M, b. 1801
     William J. Gee was born in 1801 at South Carolina; listed as males "122101", females "01001" in the Chickasaw County Mississippi 1840 Federal Census. He married Agnes Byars, daughter of Stripling Byars and Elizabeth Blair (not proven), on 21 April 1824.

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Agnes Byars b. 1800
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John R. Goyne

M, b. 18 February 1809, d. circa 1870
FatherJohn Goyne
MotherNancy (?)
     John R. Goyne was born on 18 February 1809. He married Elizabeth Byars, daughter of Stripling Byars and Elizabeth Blair (not proven), at Jefferson County, Alabama. John R. Goyne died circa 1870 at Lamar County, Texas.

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Elizabeth Byars b. 4 Mar 1812
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Sarah Mooreland

F
     Sarah Mooreland married Abraham Byars, son of Stripling Byars and Elizabeth Blair (not proven), in 1825.

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Abraham Byars b. 3 Mar 1806, d. 18 Mar 1885
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Melissa Mary Middlebrook

F, b. circa 1820, d. between 1846 and 1849
FatherIbzan Middlebrook
MotherJane Crawford
     Melissa Mary Middlebrook and John Byars Melissa's parents, Ibzan and Jane C. Middlebrook, took the small children and moved to Texas with their family. Melissa Mary Middlebrook was born circa 1820 at Greene County, Alabama. She married John Byars, son of Stripling Byars and Elizabeth Blair (not proven), circa 1840 at Chickasaw County, Mississippi. Melissa Mary Middlebrook died between 1846 and 1849 at Chickasaw County, Mississippi.

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John Byars b. 1820, d. c 1844
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Isham Autrey

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Isham Autrey
     Isham Autrey married Aliena Louise Byars, daughter of Stripling Byars and Elizabeth Blair (not proven), on 16 September 1837 at Jefferson County, Alabama.

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Aliena Louise Byars b. 24 Mar 1817, d. 7 Nov 1886
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Thaddeus Dudley Walker

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     Thaddeus Dudley Walker married Nancy Byars, daughter of Nathan Byars.

Nancy Byars

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FatherNathan Byars b. 1749, d. 1846
     Nancy Byars married Thaddeus Dudley Walker.

Nathan Byars

M, b. 1749, d. 1846
FatherJames Henry Byars b. 1713, d. 1792
MotherRachel Matthews
     Nathan Byars was born in 1749. He died in 1846.

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Eason Gee

M, d. before 1840
     Eason Gee married Jane Byars, daughter of Stripling Byars and Elizabeth Blair (not proven), on 25 March 1830 at Jefferson County, Alabama. Eason Gee died before 1840.

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Jane Byars b. b 1 Aug 1810, d. 1851
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Ibzan Middlebrook

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     Ibzan Middlebrook married Jane Crawford.

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Jane Crawford
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Jane Crawford

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     Jane Crawford married Ibzan Middlebrook.

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Ibzan Middlebrook
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Nancy Cooper

F, b. 11 May 1817
FatherCader Cooper b. 26 Apr 1796, d. 22 Sep 1842
MotherSarah Byars b. 9 Apr 1799, d. 18 Oct 1864
     Nancy Cooper was born on 11 May 1817 at Christian County, Kentucky. The 1830 Federal Census enumerated her as a member of Cader Cooper's household; Cooper, Cader, head; males: under 5=1 (Albert); 5-10=1 (John); 30-40=1 (Cader); females under 5=1 (Mary Jane); 5-10=2 (Eliza, Elizabeth); 10-15=1 (Nancy); 20-30=1 (Sarah); no slaves, no free colored. Nancy Cooper married Byrum C. Goyne. The 1840 Federal Census enumerated her as head of household in 1840 Jefferson County, Alabama; shows Byrum C. Goyne, age 20-30; wife, age 20-30; son age 0-5; and son age 5-10. The 1850 Federal Census enumerated her as head of household in 1850 Kemper County, Mississippi; page 178.

Byrum C. Goyne

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     Byrum C. Goyne married Nancy Cooper, daughter of Cader Cooper and Sarah Byars.

Family

Nancy Cooper b. 11 May 1817

Eliza Cooper

F, b. 28 December 1819, d. 22 August 1851
FatherCader Cooper b. 26 Apr 1796, d. 22 Sep 1842
MotherSarah Byars b. 9 Apr 1799, d. 18 Oct 1864
     Eliza Cooper was born on 28 December 1819 at Christian County, Kentucky; date February 23, 1819 also from Malcolm Cooper. The 1830 Federal Census enumerated her as a member of Cader Cooper's household; Cooper, Cader, head; males: under 5=1 (Albert); 5-10=1 (John); 30-40=1 (Cader); females under 5=1 (Mary Jane); 5-10=2 (Eliza, Elizabeth); 10-15=1 (Nancy); 20-30=1 (Sarah); no slaves, no free colored. Eliza Cooper married David C. Hefner on 24 May 1836 at Jefferson County, Alabama. The 1850 Federal Census enumerated her as a member of David C. Hefner's household. Eliza Cooper died on 22 August 1851 at age 31.

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David C. Hefner b. 21 Feb 1812, d. 1 Jul 1862
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David C. Hefner

M, b. 21 February 1812, d. 1 July 1862
     David C. Hefner was born on 21 February 1812 at Tennessee. He married Eliza Cooper, daughter of Cader Cooper and Sarah Byars, on 24 May 1836 at Jefferson County, Alabama. The 1850 Federal Census enumerated him as head of household Kempner County, Mississippi. David C. Hefner married S. A. C. McCray on 9 October 1853. David C. Hefner served in the Confederate Army during Civil War enlisted Jan 18, 1862, Vaiden, Carroll County, Mississippi - 1st Mississippi Light Artillery, Company L, Rank-Pvt; May 4, 1862 - sick in hospital, Oxford, Mississippi. He died on 1 July 1862 at Oxford, Mississippi, at age 50.

Family 1

Eliza Cooper b. 28 Dec 1819, d. 22 Aug 1851
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S. A. C. McCray

John C. Cooper

M, b. 9 September 1821
FatherCader Cooper b. 26 Apr 1796, d. 22 Sep 1842
MotherSarah Byars b. 9 Apr 1799, d. 18 Oct 1864
     John C. Cooper was born on 9 September 1821. The 1830 Federal Census enumerated him as a member of Cader Cooper's household; Cooper, Cader, head; males: under 5=1 (Albert); 5-10=1 (John); 30-40=1 (Cader); females under 5=1 (Mary Jane); 5-10=2 (Eliza, Elizabeth); 10-15=1 (Nancy); 20-30=1 (Sarah); no slaves, no free colored. John C. Cooper married Martha Walker on 8 October 1839 at Talladega County, Alabama. John C. Cooper married Priscilla H. Rodgers on 26 October 1843 at Talladega County, Alabama.

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Martha Walker

Martha Walker

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     Martha Walker married John C. Cooper, son of Cader Cooper and Sarah Byars, on 8 October 1839 at Talladega County, Alabama.

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John C. Cooper b. 9 Sep 1821

Elizabeth Cooper

F, b. 7 November 1823
FatherCader Cooper b. 26 Apr 1796, d. 22 Sep 1842
MotherSarah Byars b. 9 Apr 1799, d. 18 Oct 1864
     Elizabeth Cooper was born on 7 November 1823. The 1830 Federal Census enumerated her as a member of Cader Cooper's household; Cooper, Cader, head; males: under 5=1 (Albert); 5-10=1 (John); 30-40=1 (Cader); females under 5=1 (Mary Jane); 5-10=2 (Eliza, Elizabeth); 10-15=1 (Nancy); 20-30=1 (Sarah); no slaves, no free colored. Elizabeth Cooper married Haslet (Haskill) Owens on 10 October 1839 at Talladega County, Alabama. The 1850 Federal Census enumerated her as head of household in 1850 Kemper County, Mississippi; with Thomas Owens, age 55, miller and next door to sister Eliza and David Hefner.

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Haslet (Haskill) Owens
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Haslet (Haskill) Owens

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     Haslet (Haskill) Owens married Elizabeth Cooper, daughter of Cader Cooper and Sarah Byars, on 10 October 1839 at Talladega County, Alabama.

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Elizabeth Cooper b. 7 Nov 1823
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Albert C. Cooper

M, b. 5 December 1825
FatherCader Cooper b. 26 Apr 1796, d. 22 Sep 1842
MotherSarah Byars b. 9 Apr 1799, d. 18 Oct 1864
     Albert C. Cooper was born on 5 December 1825. The 1830 Federal Census enumerated him as a member of Cader Cooper's household; Cooper, Cader, head; males: under 5=1 (Albert); 5-10=1 (John); 30-40=1 (Cader); females under 5=1 (Mary Jane); 5-10=2 (Eliza, Elizabeth); 10-15=1 (Nancy); 20-30=1 (Sarah); no slaves, no free colored.

Mary Jane Cooper

F, b. 19 March 1828
FatherCader Cooper b. 26 Apr 1796, d. 22 Sep 1842
MotherSarah Byars b. 9 Apr 1799, d. 18 Oct 1864
     Mary Jane Cooper was born on 19 March 1828. The 1830 Federal Census enumerated her as a member of Cader Cooper's household; Cooper, Cader, head; males: under 5=1 (Albert); 5-10=1 (John); 30-40=1 (Cader); females under 5=1 (Mary Jane); 5-10=2 (Eliza, Elizabeth); 10-15=1 (Nancy); 20-30=1 (Sarah); no slaves, no free colored. Mary Jane Cooper married W. Allen McKee. The 1850 Federal Census enumerated her as head of household on 12 October 1850 Oktibbeha County, Mississippi; on page 290A, Allen age 24, occupation - physician; Mary age 21; son Thomas age 11/12.

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W. Allen McKee b. 1826
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Emily Cooper

F, b. 22 November 1832
FatherCader Cooper b. 26 Apr 1796, d. 22 Sep 1842
MotherSarah Byars b. 9 Apr 1799, d. 18 Oct 1864
     Emily Cooper was born on 22 November 1832.

Joseph T. Cooper

M, b. 1834, d. 2 July 1863
FatherCader Cooper b. 26 Apr 1796, d. 22 Sep 1842
MotherSarah Byars b. 9 Apr 1799, d. 18 Oct 1864
     Joseph T. Cooper was born in 1834 at Alabama. The 1850 Federal Census enumerated him as a member of Sarah Cooper's household; Sarah Cooper, 48, born North Carolina; Sylvester 20, farmer; Joseph, 16; Sarah, 14; Martha, 12; George, 9; all born Alabama. Joseph T. Cooper served in the Confederate Army during Civil War between 16 March 1862 and 2 July 1863 enlisted in Capt. Pulliam's Company A of the 17th Mississippi Infantry, CSA, for 3 year enlistment; fought along with his two brothers, George W. and Sylvester. He was married at the time of his enlistment. He died on 2 July 1863 at Battle of Gettysburg, Pennsylvania. [burial place not known]

Sarah Cooper

F, b. 18 May 1836
FatherCader Cooper b. 26 Apr 1796, d. 22 Sep 1842
MotherSarah Byars b. 9 Apr 1799, d. 18 Oct 1864
     Sarah Cooper was born on 18 May 1836. The 1850 Federal Census enumerated her as a member of Sarah Cooper's household; Sarah Cooper, 48, born North Carolina; Sylvester 20, farmer; Joseph, 16; Sarah, 14; Martha, 12; George, 9; all born Alabama.

Martha A. Cooper

F, b. 1838
FatherCader Cooper b. 26 Apr 1796, d. 22 Sep 1842
MotherSarah Byars b. 9 Apr 1799, d. 18 Oct 1864
     Martha A. Cooper was born in 1838. The 1850 Federal Census enumerated her as a member of Sarah Cooper's household; Sarah Cooper, 48, born North Carolina; Sylvester 20, farmer; Joseph, 16; Sarah, 14; Martha, 12; George, 9; all born Alabama. Martha A. Cooper married G W Cook. The 1860 Federal Census enumerated her as a member of G W Cook's household; in household of G. W Cook, age 22, merchant, born Tennessee, Martha Cook, age 18, born Mississippi, James T, age 1/12.

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G W Cook
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George W. Cooper

M, b. 10 July 1842, d. 28 April 1862
FatherCader Cooper b. 26 Apr 1796, d. 22 Sep 1842
MotherSarah Byars b. 9 Apr 1799, d. 18 Oct 1864
     George W. Cooper was born on 10 July 1842 at Talladega, Alabama. The 1850 Federal Census enumerated him as a member of Sarah Cooper's household; Sarah Cooper, 48, born North Carolina; Sylvester 20, farmer; Joseph, 16; Sarah, 14; Martha, 12; George, 9; all born Alabama. George W. Cooper served in the Confederate Army during Civil War on April 22, 1861, he joined the Buena Vista Rifles, Mississippi Volunteers. He joined Company A of the 17th Mississippi Infantry as a Private on May 30, 1861, in Corinth, Mississippi, at age 19 for a 12 month enlistment by T. L. Rogers. He was a farmer and single. He fought along with his two brothers, Sylvester and Joseph T. He served in the 17th Regiment, Mississippi Volunteers until his death. He died on 28 April 1862 at Chimborazo Hospital No. 5, Richmond, Virginia, at age 19 of Fibris Continua (malaria?). He was due 4 months and 17 days pay at $11 per month. The Confederate States of America, Treasury Department of the Second Auditor's Office on August 25, 1862, issued a Treasury Certificate for $50.23 made payable to Joseph T. Cooper, Attorney, for Sarah Cooper, mother and a widow. In court papers filed in Mississippi regarding this death of her son, she was shown to be living in Monroe County, Mississippi (the county next to Chickasaw County.) He was buried Soldiers' section, Section B, Grave #182;
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John (Cotton) Cooper

M, b. 1758, d. before 1 May 1829
FatherDavid (Progenitor) Cooper b. 1725, d. b 1 Apr 1796
MotherElizabeth Wilder b. 1726, d. a 1805
     John (Cotton) Cooper was also known as John Cotton Cooper [middle name as Cotton not proved but is referenced in other researcher's work]. He was born in 1758 at Spartanburg, South Carolina. He married Nancy Arnold in 1775 at Kentucky. The 1790 Federal Census enumerated him as head of household in 1790 Spartanburg County, South Carolina; 96th District. John (Cotton) Cooper to Isaac Gorden; for $400 sold 400 ac on Beverdam and Cherokee Creeks of Broad R; part of 600 ac grant in 1787 to John Cooper. Witness Jacob Crocker and Nathaniel Robertson. Signed John Cooper. Wit. oath Nov 5, 1806 Jacob Crocker to John Lipscomb. Rec. Nov 9, 1807. Dower renounced Nancy Cooper to John Lipscomb Nov 5, 1806 on 29 October 1806. He left a will on 1 April 1829 at Monroe County, Mississippi; lists heirs as wife, Nancy, sons and daughters, Charity Hester, Rebecca Logan, Thomas Cooper, Betsey Byers, Zachariah Cooper, Sarah Morgan, Winnifray Biers, David Cooper, Isaac Cooper, Marcum Cooper, Abner Cooper, Rhody Givens, Cader Cooper, Eady Givens. Signed by his mark-a 'C'- John Cooper. He died before 1 May 1829 at Monroe County, Mississippi.

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Nancy Arnold
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