When John Thompson Sayers was born on 23 June 1799, in Tazewell, Tazewell, Virginia, United States, his father, Alexander Sayers, was 27 and his mother, Susannah Cecil, was 22. He married Elizabeth Goodwin on 15 August 1820. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 4 daughters. He died in Tazewell, Virginia, United States.
English: variant of Sayer , with genitival or post-medieval excrescent -s. This name is also established in Ireland.
Irish: Anglicized form of Gaelic Mac Saoghair; see Sears .