Ellen Morandy Byars

15 December 1874–5 July 1926 (Age 51)
Texas, United States

The Life of Ellen Morandy

When Ellen Morandy Byars was born on 15 December 1874, in Texas, United States, her father, Joseph Jeremiah Byars, was 32 and her mother, Georgia Ann Melvina Sirmons, was 28. She married William Johnson Patterson on 19 August 1889, in Hays, Hays, Texas, United States. They were the parents of at least 5 sons and 3 daughters. She lived in Justice Precinct 4, Hays, Texas, United States for about 20 years and Justice Precinct 6, Cass, Texas, United States in 1910. She died on 5 July 1926, in Gulf, Matagorda, Texas, United States, at the age of 51, and was buried in Mineral Springs Cemetery, Joliet, Caldwell, Texas, United States.

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Family Time Line

William Johnson Patterson
Ellen Morandy Byars
Marriage: 19 August 1889
Willie Gertrude Patterson
John Bluford Patterson
Birdie Morandy Patterson
Samuel Adolph Patterson
Joseph Warren Patterson
Hugh Onis Patterson
Pearle Mae Patterson
Louis T Patterson

Spouse and Children

19 August 1889
Hays, Hays, Texas, United States


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World Events (8)

1875 · A Treaty with Hawaii

Age 1

In the Mid 1870s, The United States sought out the Kingdom of Hawaii to make a free trade agreement. The Treaty gave the Hawaiians access to the United States agricultural markets and it gave the United States a part of land which later became Pearl Harbor.
1876 · Segregation Laws Are Passed

Age 2

A new state constitution was passed in 1876, announcing the segregation of schools.
1890 · The Sherman Antitrust Act

Age 16

This Act tried to prevent the raising of prices by restricting trade. The purpose of the Act was to preserve a competitive marketplace to protect consumers from abuse.

Name Meaning

1 Scottish: variant spelling of Byers .2 Possibly also an Americanized spelling of German Bayer .

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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Sources (3)

  • Ellen Byars in household of Joseph J Byars, "United States Census, 1880"
  • Ellen Patterson in household of William P Patterson, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Mirandi E Patterson in household of William J Patterson, "United States Census, 1910"

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