The Descendants of Isaac Byerley

Generation No. 1

Isaac Byerley, son of Gasper Philip and Mary Moore Byerley,  was born May 1807 in Knox County, Tennessee, and died March 18, 1875 in Tennessee. He married (1) Mary "Polly" Hobbs February 25, 1834 in Knox County, Tennessee. James Courtney was the bondsman.  He married (2) Malinda French October 18, 1840 in Blount County, Tennessee.  The marriage was performed by William Coleburn, J.P.

The Children of Isaac Byerley and Mary Hobbs included:

  1. Nancy Byerley.
  2. Mary Elizabeth Byerley.
  3. Marcus Layfette Byerley, born October 25, 1831 in Knox County, Tennessee; died November 27, 1924 in Knox County, Tennessee.
  4. Sophy J. Byerley, born 1836. She married William A. Moore February 22, 1857 in Blount County, Tennessee.  The marriage was performed by Horace Foster, J.P


The Children of Isaac Byerley and Malinda French included::

  1. Mary Elizabeth Byerley, born August 08, 1841.
  2. Margaret Catherine Byerley, born February 28, 1843.
  3. James Madison Byerley, born June 06, 1844; died October 29, 1923 in Blount County, Tennessee.
  4. William Jasper Byerley, born March 1846.
  5. Lucy Byerley, born 1848.
  6. Martin S. Byerley, born 1853.

Generation No. 2

Marcus Layfette Byerley, son of Isaac and Mary Hobbs Byerley   was born on October 25, 1831 in Knox County, Tennessee, and died November 27, 1924 in Knox County, Tennessee. He married Rachael Catherine Clark February 27, 1855 in Roane County, Tennessee.  Rachael Catherine Clark was born August 14, 1832 and died July 24, 1903.  She was the daughter of Eli Clark and Elizabeth Swan.   In 1910 Marcus resided with his daughter and son in law, J.L. Yearout.  Marcus is buried in Middlesettlements Cemetery Methodist Church, 6 miles west of Maryville, Tennessee.   His obituary can be found in the March 28, 1924 edition of the Knoxville Journal.


The Children of Marcus Byerley and Rachael Clark included:

  1. Mary Elizabeth Byerley, born February 08, 1856 in Blount County, Tennessee; died August 1856 in Blount County, Tennessee.
  2. Sarah Frances Byerley, born November 29, 1857 in Blount County, Tennessee; died February 04, 1858 in Blount County, Tennessee.
  3. Sarah Emma Byerley, born November 30, 1859 in Blount County, Tennessee; died October 13, 1942 in Knox County, Tennessee.
  4. Ida May Byerley, born September 05, 1861 in Blount County, Tennessee; died February 10, 1925 in Taft, San Patricio County, Texas. She married Hugh C Johnson December 07, 1880 in Knox County, Tennessee.
  5. Don Charles Byerley, born February 28, 1863 in Blount County, Tennessee; died September 13, 1896 in Blount County, Tennessee.
  6. Isaac Clark Boone Byerley, born August 06, 1866 in Blount County, Tennessee; died January 01, 1953 in Ralls, Crosby County, Texas. He married Fannie Lee Taylor May 15, 1890 in Hillsboro. Texas.
  7. Edward Ernest Byerley, born November 21, 1868 in Blount County, Tennessee; died March 27, 1951 in Maryville, Tennessee.
  8. Myrtle Ellis Byerley, born August 21, 1870 in Blount County, Tennessee; died February 05, 1951.
  9. James Gillespie Byerley, born July 16, 1872 in Blount County, Tennessee; died June 19, 1957 in Rocky Ford, Colorado.
  10. Marcus Lafayette Byerley, born May 29, 1879 in Blount County, Tennessee; died November 24, 1938 in Blount County, Tennessee.

James Madison Byerley, son of Isaac and Malinda French Byerley,  was born June 06, 1844, and died October 29, 1923 in Blount County, Tennessee.  He is buried in Carpenters Cemetery, Blount County, Tennessee.  He married Hannah L Maxwell October 04, 1868 in Knox County, Tennessee.  The marriage was performed by Wm. L. Cottrell, the bondsman was W.A. Moore.


The Children of James Byerley and Hannah Maxwell included:

  1. Homer Byerley, born January 1876.
  2. Dora H Byerley, born March 1880.  She married William F. Young May 08, 1904 in Blount County, Tennessee.  The marriage was performed by A.M. Rose, M.G.
  3. James Byerley, born March 1880
  4. Stella Byerley, born January 1884
  5. Earl Byerley, born March 1886
  6. Burl Ruble Byerley, born March 09, 1886.
  7. Olga Byerley, born May 1889.  She married Brickey Walker May 26, 1907 in Blount County, Tennessee.  The marriage was performed by James Osborn M.G.
  8. Mildred Byerley, born October 1892

William Jasper Byerley, son of Isaac and Malinda French Byerley,  was born March 1846.  He married Jane Eliza Craig February 04, 1866 in Knox County, Tennessee.  The marriage was performed by D. Nelson, J.P.  Craig was not her maiden name unless she had a son named William M. Craig out of wedlock as in the 1900 Soundex her son Isaac N., lived with his half-brother William M. Craig.


The Children of William Byerley and Jane Craig included:

  1. Carra B. Byerley, born 1869 .
  2. Isaac N. Byerley, born March 1873
  3. Gertrude Byerley, born 1876
  4. Annie E Byerley, born April 1879
  5. Lucy E Byerley, born March 1881
  6. John W Byerley, born December 1882
  7. Stalie E Byerley, born December 1884
  8. Spencer G Byerley, born October 30, 1886; died June 1971

Generation No. 3

Sarah Emma Byerley, daughter of Marcus Layfette and Rachel Catherine Clark Byerley, was born November 30, 1859 in Blount County, Tennessee.She died October 13, 1942 in Knox County, Tennessee. She married James Henry Strange January 23, 1881 in Knox County, Tennessee.

The Child of Sarah Byerley and James Strange was:

  1. Katie Bell Strange, born October 20, 1883; died April 07, 1915 in Knox County, Tennessee. She married James Critenton Crass October 18, 1903 in Roane County, Tennessee.
  2. Walt Strange
  3. Ed Strange
  4. Eb Strange

Don Charles Byerley, son of Marcus Layfette and Rachel Catherine Clark Byerley,  was born February 28, 1863 in Blount County, Tennessee, and died September 13, 1896 in Blount County, Tennessee. He married Florence Tallent December 20, 1893 in Blount County, Tennessee.


The Child of Don Byerley and Florence Tallent was:

  1. Catherine Byerley, born in Blount County, Tennessee; died December 21, 1926 in Blount County, Tennessee. She married J. A. Meek October 13, 1925 in Blount County, Tennessee.

Edward Ernest Byerley, son of Marcus Layfette and Rachel Catherine Clark Byerley,  was born November 21, 1868 in Blount County, Tennessee and died March 27, 1951 in Maryville, Tennessee. He married (1) Mollie Taylor December 24, 1891 in Blount County, Tennessee. The marriage was performed by W.C. Faris, M.G.  He married (2) Rosa Longbottom October 30, 1901 in Knox County, Tennessee. He married (3) Cina E Sherrod October 11, 1904 in Blount County, Tennessee.  The marriage was performed by J.D. Dame, M.G.


The Children of Edward Byerley and Mollie Taylor included:

  1. Earnest Lafayette Byerley, born February 22, 1894 in Blount County, Tennessee. He married Lottie Frost.
  2. William Frank Byerley, born October 24, 1896 in Blount County, Tennessee and died December 22, 1950. He married Nelle Rosine Margherat August 18, 1921 in Knox County, Tennessee.


The Children of Edward Byerley and Cina Sherrod included:

  1. Eugene Earl Byerley, born July 07, 1905 in Blount County, Tennessee and died April 15, 1955. He married Gertrude Lyons February 05, 1927 in Knox County, Tennessee.
  2. Charles Foy Byerley, born September 27, 1906 in Blount County, Tennessee. He married Mary Ida Light.
  3. Nellie Kathleen Byerley, born May 16, 1908 in Blount County, Tennessee and  died March 27, 1961. She married Dee Carter.
  4. Harrold Aubrey Byerley, born February 25, 1910.  He married Frances Stipe.
  5. Robley (Robert) Burl Byerley, born November 24, 1911 in Blount County, Tennessee; died June 19, 1959.  He married Alice Graves November 23, 1935 in Knox County, Tennessee.
  6. Edward A. Byerley, born March 23, 1914 in Blount County, Tennessee; died March 17, 1958. He married Ruby Huffstetler.  Ruby Huffstetler Byerley died December 29, 1999.
  7. Helen Blanche Byerley, born November 04, 1916 in Blount County, Tennessee; died November 21, 1918 in Blount County, Tennessee.
  8. Edith May Byerley, born October 27, 1920 in Blount County, Tennessee. She married (1) James E. Woods. She married (2) John W. Sumpter.
  9. Carl Wendell Byerley, born March 11, 1923 in Blount County, Tennessee. He married Kathleen Gumm.

Myrtle Ellis Byerley, daughter of Marcus Layfette and Rachel Catherine Clark Byerley,  was born August 21, 1870 in Blount County, Tennessee, and died February 05, 1951. She married John Lowery Yearout January 02, 1892 in Blount County, Tennessee.  The marriage was performed by R.L. Jenkins M.G.


The Children of Myrtle Byerley and John Yearout included:

  1. Louise Ethyl Yearout, born July 07, 1893 in Cloverhill, Blount County, Tennessee. She married William Erby Coker July 25, 1911 in Blount County, Tennessee.
  2. William Marcus Yearout, born March 15, 1895 in Cloverhill, Blount County, Tennessee. He married Ilia Lucile Tefferteller August 25, 1915.
  3. Charles Yearout, born October 1896 in Cloverhill, Blount County, Tennessee; died July 04, 1897 in Blount County, Tennessee.
  4. Mary Katherine Yearout, born June 12, 1899 in Cloverhill, Blount County, Tennessee. She married Laurence Ayrthon Parker September 16, 1925 in Blount County, Tennessee.
  5. Hazel Myra Yearout, born February 22, 1905. She married (1) Marvin Harvey April 09, 1924 in Blount County, Tennessee. She married (2) Clifford Demarchus July 24, 1945 in Rossville, Georgia.
  6. Myrtle Helen Yearout, born September 18, 1907. She married John L. Jefferies September 11, 1924 in Blount County, Tennessee.

James Gillespie Byerley, son of Marcus Layfette and Rachel Catherine Clark Byerley, was born July 16, 1872 in Blount County, Tennessee, and died June 19, 1957 in Rocky Ford, Colorado. He married Anna May Powers December 24, 1895 in Hillsboro. Texas.


The Children of James Byerley and Anna Powers included:

  1. Nellie Catherine Byerley, born May 13, 1897 in Hillsboro. Texas. She married Fred R. Merk November 27, 1919 in Rocky Ford, Colorado.
  2. Arthur Bernard Byerley, born January 22, 1899 in Hillsboro. Texas. He married Ida Johns January 24, 1921 in Rocky Ford, Colorado.
  3. Lydia May Byerley, born March 25, 1901 in Hillsboro. Texas. She married H. C. Elmquist August 06, 1925 in Hutchinson, Kansas.
  4. Venena Margaret Byerley, born March 04, 1903 in Hillsboro. Texas. She married Otte Paul Straeter October 14, 1922 in Dodge City, Kansas.
  5. James Guy Byerley, born June 10, 1905 in Marlow, Oklahoma. He married Bobby Cope in Denver, Colorado.
  6. Hannah Frances Byerley, born June 13, 1908 in Marlow, Oklahoma; died June 06, 1933 in Amarillo, Texas.
  7. Lorene Hazel Byerley, born August 03, 1911 in Marlow, Oklahoma; died August 19, 1954. She married John Pryer in Rocky Ford, Colorado.
  8. Marion Edwin Byerley, born April 1915 in Rocky Ford, Colorado; died April 29, 1915 in Rocky Ford, Colorado.
  9. Donald Byron Byerley, born 1916 in Rocky Ford, Colorado. He married Caroline Shearer September 20, 1940 in New Haven, Connecuit.

Marcus Lafayette Byerley, son of Marcus Layfette and Rachel Catherine Clark Byerley,  was born May 29, 1879 in Blount County, Tennessee and died November 24, 1938 in Blount County, Tennessee.  His death may have been March 27, 1939 instead.  He is buried in Middlesettlements Cemetery, Blount County, Tennessee. He married Florence Harrington February 21, 1901 in Blount County, Tennessee. 


The Child of Marcus Byerley and Florence Harrington was:

  1. Henry Byerley who married Alice Watson May 30, 1936 in Blount County, Tennessee.

Homer Byerley, son of James Madison and Hannah L. Maxwell Byerley, was born January 1876.. He married Frances Evelyn Jones.

The Children of Homer Byerley and Frances Jones included:

  1. Robert Byerley.
  2. Fred Byerley.
  3. Joe Byerley.

Burl Ruble Byerley, son of James Madison and Hannah L. Maxwell,  was born March 09, 1886.  He married Mary Fern Shields.   Information from this family obtained from WFT Vol. 6, Tree 2720)

The Children of Burl Byerley and Mary Shields included:

  1. Carolyn May Byerley who married Ethan Mils Whitman
  2. Richard Charles Byerley who married Beth Marie Holms.
  3. Doris Jean Byerley who married John Harvey Rogers.
  4. Louis Shields Byerley, born May 16, 1920 in Yakima, Washington  and died November 1946 in Walla Walla, Washington.

 

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