Margaret Grosvenor

F, (circa 1802 - )
     Margaret Grosvenor 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, on Oct 27, 1817 at Christian County, Kentucky.
     Margaret Grosvenor was also known as Grovesnor.

Family

Joseph Byars II b. before 1795, d. before 1836
Children

Thomas Goode

M, (1789 - )
     Thomas Goode was born in 1789 at Rutherford County, North Carolina. He married Mary "Polly" Byars, daughter of Stripling Byars and Elizabeth Blair, on May 26, 1813 at Christian County, Kentucky.

Family

Mary "Polly" Byars b. before 1795

William Cannon

M, (Sep 12, 1795 - Mar 7, 1861)
FatherJames Cannon
MotherRachel Stark
     William Cannon was born on Sep 12, 1795 at Roberson, Tennessee. He married Nancy Byars, daughter of Stripling Byars and Elizabeth Blair, on Mar 15, 1814 at Christian County, Kentucky. William Cannon died on Mar 7, 1861 at Nebo, Pike County, Illinois, at age 65.

Family

Nancy Byars b. before 1795, d. Jan 27, 1869
Children

William J. Gee

M, (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, on Apr 21, 1824.

Family

Agnes Byars b. 1800
Children

John R. Goyne

M, (Feb 18, 1809 - circa 1870)
FatherJohn Goyne
MotherNancy (?)
     John R. Goyne was born on Feb 18, 1809. He married Elizabeth Byars, daughter of Stripling Byars and Elizabeth Blair, at Jefferson County, Alabama. John R. Goyne died circa 1870 at Lamar County, Texas.

Family

Elizabeth Byars b. Mar 4, 1812
Children

Sarah Mooreland

F, (1806 - )
     Sarah Mooreland was born in 1806 at North Carolina. She married Abraham (Abram) Byars, son of Stripling Byars and Elizabeth Blair, in 1825.

Family

Abraham (Abram) Byars b. Mar 3, 1806, d. Mar 18, 1885
Children

Melissa Mary Middlebrook

F, (circa 1820 - between 1846 and 1849)
FatherIbzan Middlebrook
MotherJane Crawford
     Melissa Mary Middlebrook was born circa 1820 at Greene County, Alabama. She married John Byars, son of Stripling Byars and Elizabeth Blair, circa 1840 at Chickasaw County, Mississippi. Melissa Mary Middlebrook died between 1846 and 1849 at Chickasaw County, Mississippi.
     She and John Byars Melissa's parents, Ibzan and Jane C. Middlebrook, took the small children and moved to Texas with their family.

Family

John Byars b. 1820, d. circa 1844
Children

Isham Autrey

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Isham Autrey
     Isham Autrey married Aliena Louise Byars, daughter of Stripling Byars and Elizabeth Blair, on Sep 16, 1837 at Jefferson County, Alabama.

Family

Aliena Louise Byars b. Mar 24, 1817, d. Nov 7, 1886
Children

Thaddeus Dudley Walker

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

Nancy Byars

F
FatherNathan Byars b. 1749, d. 1846
Relationship1st cousin 5 times removed of Anita Jean Cooper
     Nancy Byars married Thaddeus Dudley Walker.

Nathan Byars

M, (1749 - 1846)
FatherJames Henry Byars b. 1713, d. 1792
MotherRachel Matthews
Relationship4th great-granduncle of Anita Jean Cooper
     Nathan Byars was born in 1749. He died in 1846.

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Child

Eason Gee

M, ( - before 1840)
     Eason Gee married Jane Byars, daughter of Stripling Byars and Elizabeth Blair, on Mar 25, 1830 at Jefferson County, Alabama. Eason Gee died before 1840.

Family

Jane Byars b. before Aug 1, 1810, d. 1851
Child

Ibzan Middlebrook

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     Ibzan Middlebrook married Jane Crawford.

Family

Jane Crawford
Child

Jane Crawford

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     Jane Crawford married Ibzan Middlebrook.

Family

Ibzan Middlebrook
Child

Nancy Cooper

F, (May 11, 1817 - )
FatherCader Cooper b. Apr 26, 1796, d. Sep 22, 1842
MotherSarah Byars b. Apr 9, 1799, d. Oct 18, 1864
RelationshipGreat-grandaunt of Anita Jean Cooper
     Nancy Cooper was born on May 11, 1817 at Christian County, Kentucky. She 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. May 11, 1817

Eliza Cooper

F, (Dec 28, 1819 - Aug 22, 1851)
FatherCader Cooper b. Apr 26, 1796, d. Sep 22, 1842
MotherSarah Byars b. Apr 9, 1799, d. Oct 18, 1864
RelationshipGreat-grandaunt of Anita Jean Cooper
     Eliza Cooper was born on Dec 28, 1819 at Christian County, Kentucky; date February 23, 1819 also from Malcolm Cooper. She married David C. Hefner on May 24, 1836 at Jefferson County, Alabama. Eliza Cooper died on Aug 22, 1851 at age 31.

Family

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

David C. Hefner

M, (Feb 21, 1812 - Jul 1, 1862)
     David C. Hefner was born on Feb 21, 1812 at Tennessee. He married Eliza Cooper, daughter of Cader Cooper and Sarah Byars, on May 24, 1836 at Jefferson County, Alabama. David C. Hefner married S. A. C. McCray on Oct 9, 1853. David C. Hefner died on Jul 1, 1862 at Oxford, Mississippi, at age 50.
     The 1850 Federal Census enumerated him as head of household Kempner County, Mississippi. He served 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.

Family 1

Eliza Cooper b. Dec 28, 1819, d. Aug 22, 1851
Children

Family 2

S. A. C. McCray

John C. Cooper

M, (Sep 9, 1821 - )
FatherCader Cooper b. Apr 26, 1796, d. Sep 22, 1842
MotherSarah Byars b. Apr 9, 1799, d. Oct 18, 1864
RelationshipGreat-granduncle of Anita Jean Cooper
     John C. Cooper was born on Sep 9, 1821. He married Martha Walker on Oct 8, 1839 at Talladega County, Alabama. John C. Cooper married Priscilla H. Rodgers on Oct 26, 1843 at Talladega County, Alabama.

Family 1

Martha Walker

Martha Walker

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

Family

John C. Cooper b. Sep 9, 1821

Elizabeth Cooper

F, (Nov 7, 1823 - )
FatherCader Cooper b. Apr 26, 1796, d. Sep 22, 1842
MotherSarah Byars b. Apr 9, 1799, d. Oct 18, 1864
RelationshipGreat-grandaunt of Anita Jean Cooper
     Elizabeth Cooper was born on Nov 7, 1823. She married Haslet (Haskill) Owens on Oct 10, 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.

Family

Haslet (Haskill) Owens
Children

Haslet (Haskill) Owens

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

Family

Elizabeth Cooper b. Nov 7, 1823
Children

Albert C. Cooper

M, (Dec 5, 1825 - )
FatherCader Cooper b. Apr 26, 1796, d. Sep 22, 1842
MotherSarah Byars b. Apr 9, 1799, d. Oct 18, 1864
RelationshipGreat-granduncle of Anita Jean Cooper
     Albert C. Cooper was born on Dec 5, 1825.

Mary Jane Cooper

F, (Mar 19, 1828 - )
FatherCader Cooper b. Apr 26, 1796, d. Sep 22, 1842
MotherSarah Byars b. Apr 9, 1799, d. Oct 18, 1864
RelationshipGreat-grandaunt of Anita Jean Cooper
     Mary Jane Cooper was born on Mar 19, 1828. She married W. Allen McKee.
     The 1850 Federal Census enumerated her as head of household on Oct 12, 1850 Oktibbeha County, Mississippi; on page 290A, Allen age 24, occupation - physician; Mary age 21; son Thomas age 11/12.

Family

W. Allen McKee b. 1826
Child

Emily Cooper

F, (Nov 22, 1832 - )
FatherCader Cooper b. Apr 26, 1796, d. Sep 22, 1842
MotherSarah Byars b. Apr 9, 1799, d. Oct 18, 1864
RelationshipGreat-grandaunt of Anita Jean Cooper
     Emily Cooper was born on Nov 22, 1832.

Joseph T. Cooper

M, (1834 - Jul 2, 1863)
FatherCader Cooper b. Apr 26, 1796, d. Sep 22, 1842
MotherSarah Byars b. Apr 9, 1799, d. Oct 18, 1864
RelationshipGreat-granduncle of Anita Jean Cooper
     Joseph T. Cooper was born in 1834 at Alabama. He died on Jul 2, 1863 at Pennsylvania [burial place not known].
     He served during Civil War between Mar 16, 1862 and Jul 2, 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.

Sarah Cooper

F, (May 18, 1836 - )
FatherCader Cooper b. Apr 26, 1796, d. Sep 22, 1842
MotherSarah Byars b. Apr 9, 1799, d. Oct 18, 1864
RelationshipGreat-grandaunt of Anita Jean Cooper
     Sarah Cooper was born on May 18, 1836.

Martha A. Cooper

F, (1838 - )
FatherCader Cooper b. Apr 26, 1796, d. Sep 22, 1842
MotherSarah Byars b. Apr 9, 1799, d. Oct 18, 1864
RelationshipGreat-grandaunt of Anita Jean Cooper
     Martha A. Cooper was born in 1838. She married G W Cook.

Family

G W Cook
Child

George W. Cooper

M, (Jul 10, 1842 - Apr 28, 1862)
FatherCader Cooper b. Apr 26, 1796, d. Sep 22, 1842
MotherSarah Byars b. Apr 9, 1799, d. Oct 18, 1864
RelationshipGreat-granduncle of Anita Jean Cooper
     George W. Cooper was born on Jul 10, 1842 at Talladega, Alabama. He died on Apr 28, 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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     He served 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.

John Cooper

M, (1758 - before May 1, 1829)
FatherDavid (Progenitor) Cooper b. 1725, d. before Apr 1, 1796
MotherElizabeth Wilder b. 1726, d. after 1805
Relationship3rd great-grandfather of Anita Jean Cooper
     John Cooper was born in 1758 at Spartanburg, South Carolina. He married Nancy Arnold in 1775 at Kentucky. John Cooper died before May 1, 1829 at Monroe County, Mississippi.
     He was also known as John (Cotton) Cooper John Cooper signed his Will with a C instead of the traditional X. Other researchers have mistaken this to be the initial of John's middle name. This author has not found any proof of John's middle name. The 1790 Federal Census enumerated him as head of household in 1790 Spartanburg County, South Carolina; 96th District. He 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 Oct 29, 1806. He left a will on Apr 1, 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.

Family

Nancy Arnold
Children