John Logan Byars

Male 1805 - 1854  (48 years)


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  • Name John Logan Byars 
    Born 5 Nov 1805  Buncombe County, North Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2
    Gender Male 
    Occupation farmer  [3
    Died 7 Jun 1854  Warren County, Tennessee Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2
    Buried 8 Jun 1854  Byars Cemetery, Warren County, Tennessee Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2
    Probate 31 Jan 1857  Warren County, Tennessee Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Person ID I2095  The Hennessee Family
    Last Modified 30 Mar 2014 

    Father Burgess Harrelson "Harrel" Byars,   b. 1779, Buncombe County, North Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 13 Feb 1874, Warren County, Tennessee Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 95 years) 
    Mother Jane "Jennie" Gill,   b. 0___ 1785, Rowan County, North Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 0___ 1867, Warren County, Tennessee Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 82 years) 
    Married (~ 1804)  (Rowan County, North Carolina) Find all individuals with events at this location  [5, 6
    Residence (Family) 1807  Warren County, Tennessee Find all individuals with events at this location  [7
    Family ID F270  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Mary "Polly" Hopper,   b. 24 Mar 1812, Pulaski County, Kentucky Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 20 Aug 1886, New Providence, Shelby County, Missouri Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 74 years) 
    Married (C. 1829)  (Warren County, Tennessee) Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Children 
     1. Nathan Byars,   b. 15 Mar 1830, Warren County, Tennessee Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 10 Jun 1908, Cherry Box, Shelby County, Missouri Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 78 years)
     2. Elizabeth Byars,   b. 11 Oct 1831, Warren County, Tennessee Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1 Mar 1891, DeKalb County, Tennessee Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 59 years)
     3. Martha "Mattie" Byars,   b. 0___ 1834, Warren County, Tennessee Find all individuals with events at this location
     4. Jane Byars,   b. 22 Feb 1835, McMinnville, Warren County, Tennessee Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 24 Jan 1901, Maitland, Holt County, Missouri Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 65 years)
     5. Drucilla Byars,   b. 19 Nov 1835, McMinnville, Warren County, Tennessee Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 2 Nov 1874, Gorin, Scotland County, Missouri Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 38 years)
     6. Mary Byars,   b. 16 Apr 1838, Warren County, Tennessee Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 29 Jan 1887, (Adair County) Missouri Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 48 years)
     7. Harrell Byars,   b. 12 Feb 1840, Warren County, Tennessee Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 5 Mar 1923, Napa, Napa County, California Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 83 years)
     8. Joseph Gill Byars,   b. 0Nov 1843, Warren County, Tennessee Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 0Sep 1888, Clarence, Shelby County, Missouri Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 44 years)
     9. James Knox Polk Byars,   b. 0___ 1843, Warren County, Tennessee Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 0___ 1881, Shelby County, Missouri Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 38 years)
     10. Mary Byars,   b. CIRCA 1846, Warren County, Tennessee Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Bef 1850, (Warren County, Tennessee) Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 3 years)
    Last Modified 13 Nov 2018 
    Family ID F893  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 5 Nov 1805 - Buncombe County, North Carolina Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 7 Jun 1854 - Warren County, Tennessee Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - 8 Jun 1854 - Byars Cemetery, Warren County, Tennessee Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsProbate - 31 Jan 1857 - Warren County, Tennessee Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - (C. 1829) - (Warren County, Tennessee) Link to Google Earth
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  • Notes 
    • From: "Tennessee Tid Bits", Vol. III, p. 52:

      "Byars, John L. (Byus) d. by Mar. 25, 1857 as shown in suit of Nathan Byars et al. vs James Gordon et al. Mary, widow of sd John L. is to have dower. James Gordon was admin. Warren County, Tennessee Court Minutes 2/19 - 201. Land was sold & title divested out to Nathan Byars, Martha Byars, John Titsworth and wife Elizabeth, James Gordon and wife Jane, Mary the wd, Drucilla Byars, Harrell Byars, Joseph Byars, James Byars and Mary Byars, Jr.

      p. 246:

      Nathan Byars appointed guardian of Mary, Harrell, Joseph G. and James K.P. Byars by the County Court of Shelby Co.,MO, Oct. term 1858. The money to sd heirs as well as share to sd Nathan is to be paid to John S. Spurlock for remittance to State of MO."

      Referenced in Warren County,TN Deed Book I, p. 164.
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      1830 Census - Middle Tennessee, Byaron Sistler, 1971, p. 171:

      "Byers, John 00001-0001"
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  • Sources 
    1. [S798] "History of the Byars Family", by Nell Byars Thaten, published by Miran (Reliability: 3).

    2. [S47107] http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=33099555.

    3. [S23] 1850 Warren Co.,TN Census, transcribed from a microfilm copy of the original, p. 14 (Reliability: 3).

    4. [S24] "Warren County, Tennessee, Will Books 1-3 (1827-1858)", Abstracted and, p. 164 (Reliability: 3).

    5. [S47104] http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GSln=byars&GSfn=jennie&GSbyrel=all&GSdyrel=all&GSst=45&GScntry=4&GSob=n.

    6. [S6405] http://sciway3.net/clark/gill/ncjoseph.html.

    7. [S53294] http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GSln=Byars&GSiman=1&GScid=2212075&GRid=18821471&.