Ascenith Potter

Ascenith Potter

Female 1844 - 1913  (69 years)

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  • Name Ascenith Potter 
    Born 14 Oct 1844  DeKalb County, Tennessee Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2, 3, 4, 5
    Gender Female 
    Religion Primitive Baptist 
    Also Known As Mellisa Asenith Potter Byars  [5, 6
    Also Known As Senith 
    Census Name Senie Byars  [3
    Died 24 Oct 1913  DeKalb County, Tennessee Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2, 5
    Buried New Bildad Primitive Baptist Church Cemetery, Smithville, DeKalb County, Tennessee Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 4
    • Cemetery notes and/or description:

      From Smithville, take Hwy. 56 South for seven miles and turn east on Seven Springs Rd. Go about one mile and turn right. The cemetery is on the left.
    Person ID I700  The Hennessee Family
    Last Modified 29 Jul 2015 

    Father Watson Cantrell Potter,   b. 15 Feb 1815, DeKalb County, Tennessee Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 20 Jul 1891, DeKalb County, Tennessee Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 76 years) 
    Mother Harriet Magness,   b. 2 Jun 1817, Indiana Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 10 Jul 1866, DeKalb County, Tennessee Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 49 years) 
    Married 5 Jan 1834  DeKalb County, Tennessee Find all individuals with events at this location  [7
    Family ID F1553  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Perry Green Byars,   b. 22 Nov 1845, DeKalb County, Tennessee Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 25 Feb 1908, Warren County, Tennessee Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 62 years) 
    Married 20 Feb 1866  DeKalb County, Tennessee Find all individuals with events at this location  [8
    • by his uncle , P. G. Magness, Jr., M.G.
    Residence (Family) 1870  DeKalb County, Tennessee Find all individuals with events at this location  [9
    Residence (Family) 1880  DeKalb County, Tennessee Find all individuals with events at this location  [3, 10
    Children 
     1. William Harrell "Harrell" Byars, Sr.,   b. 21 Nov 1867, DeKalb County, Tennessee Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 20 Feb 1947, Marion County, Tennessee Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 79 years)
     2. John Watson "Pa" Byars,   b. 30 Sep 1869, DeKalb County, Tennessee Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 8 Apr 1931, McMinnville, Warren County, Tennessee Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 61 years)
     3. Joseph Lee "Joe" Byars,   b. 27 Oct 1871, DeKalb County, Tennessee Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 29 Apr 1942, Oroville, Butte County, California Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 70 years)
     4. Floyd Byars,   b. 6 Aug 1873, DeKalb County, Tennessee Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 8 Sep 1966, Stroud, Lincoln County, Oklahoma Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 93 years)
     5. Julius Ceasar "Ceasar" Byars,   b. 8 Jun 1875, DeKalb County, Tennessee Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 18 Mar 1944, Denton, Denton County, Texas Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 68 years)
     6. L(eander) Poper "Pope" Byars,   b. 27 Jun 1877, DeKalb County, Tennessee Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 30 Jul 1945, Wichita Falls, Wichita County, Texas Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 68 years)
     7. Samuel Thomas Byars,   b. 13 Feb 1879, DeKalb County, Tennessee Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Bef 1952  (Age 72 years)
     8. Perry Green "Doc" Byars, Jr.,   b. 13 Feb 1879, DeKalb County, Tennessee Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1 Dec 1958, Warren County, Tennessee Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 79 years)
     9. Mary Elizabeth Byars,   b. 8 Mar 1881, DeKalb County, Tennessee Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 23 Jun 1952, Oak Ridge, Anderson County, Tennessee Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 71 years)
     10. Harriet Etta Byars,   b. 30 Oct 1882, DeKalb County, Tennessee Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 15 Oct 1933, Seven Springs Hotel, DeKalb County, Tennessee Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 50 years)
    Last Modified 15 Oct 2018 
    Family ID F272  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 14 Oct 1844 - DeKalb County, Tennessee Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 20 Feb 1866 - DeKalb County, Tennessee Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence (Family) - 1870 - DeKalb County, Tennessee Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence (Family) - 1880 - DeKalb County, Tennessee Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 24 Oct 1913 - DeKalb County, Tennessee Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - New Bildad Primitive Baptist Church Cemetery, Smithville, DeKalb County, Tennessee Link to Google Earth
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  • Photos
    Ascenith Potter Byars (1844-1913)
    Ascenith Potter Byars (1844-1913)
    Photo taken from a tin-type, circa 1870 in DeKalb Co.,TN

  • Notes 
    • Birth: Oct. 14, 1844
      Tennessee, USA
      Death: Oct. 24, 1913
      DeKalb County
      Tennessee, USA

      Daughter of Watson Cantrell Potter and Harriet Magness.

      Family links:
      Spouse:
      Perry Green Byars (1845 - 1908)*

      Children:
      William Harrell Byars (1867 - 1947)*
      Mary Elizabeth Byars Cantrell (1888 - 1952)*

      *Calculated relationship

      Burial:
      New Bildad Primitive Baptist Church Cemetery
      Smithville
      DeKalb County
      Tennessee, USA

      Created by: G. W. Bowen
      Record added: Dec 18, 2011
      Find A Grave Memorial# 82106339 [4]

  • Sources 
    1. [S102] "DeKalb County Cemeteries",by Thomas G. Webb,DeKalb County Historian,Audrey D., p. 48 (Reliability: 3).

    2. [S44486] Sue Schumpf | Email | 12 Apr 2006 | schumpfs@aol.com.

    3. [S53173] "United States Census, 1880," index and images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/MD79-TLQ : accessed.

    4. [S11148] "Mellisa Asenith Potter Byars", Cemetery Profile, https://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=82106339, retri.

    5. [S13173] "Joseph Lee “Joe” Byars", Cemetery Profile, https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/143128911/joseph-lee-byars, abstracted b.

    6. [S11147] "Perry Green Byars", Cemetery Profile, http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GSln=Byars&GSiman=1&GScid=230072.

    7. [S10085] "Harriet Magness Potter" profile, accessed & downloaded Saturday, December 3rd, 2016 by David A. Hennessee, http://www.f.

    8. [S7808] "DeKalb Co.,TN Marriage Book", compiled by Jorene Washer Parsley, Route 5,, p. 44 (Reliability: 3).

    9. [S48671] https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/MD8R-M38.

    10. [S11164] "Percy G Byars", 1880 DeKalb County Census,.