James Anders Byers

26 June 1850–1944 (Age 93)
Madison, Missouri, United States

The Life of James Anders

When James Anders Byers was born on 26 June 1850, in Madison, Missouri, United States, his father, Jonathan Byers, was 40 and his mother, Elizabeth Washman, was 23. He married Nora Jane Yates on 2 January 1881, in Tallula, Menard, Illinois, United States. They were the parents of at least 7 sons and 3 daughters. He lived in Sumner, Atchison, Kansas, United States in 1895 and White Oak Township, Polk, North Carolina, United States in 1920. He died in 1944, in Wellington, Sumner, Kansas, United States, at the age of 94, and was buried in Prairie Lawn Cemetery, Wellington, Sumner, Kansas, United States.

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Family Time Line

James Anders Byers
1850–1944
Nora Jane Yates
1866–1950
Marriage: 2 January 1881
Nellie Byers
1883–1966
Helen Mary Byers
1904–1990
Joseph Perry Byers
1885–1976
Della Byers
1887–1959
James Harrison Byers
1890–1946
Charles Sherman Byers
1892–1958
Infant Son Byers
1895–1895
Orbbit Lee Byers
1896–1982
Richard Yates Byers
1900–1979
Theodore. Edward Byers
1903–1990

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
2 January 1881
Tallula, Menard, Illinois, United States
children

(10)

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Parents and Siblings

    Jonathan Byers

    Male1810–1865Male

    Elizabeth Washman

    Female1827–1865Female

siblings

(4)

    Male1850–1944Male

    John Meade Byers

    Male1852–1915Male

    William Devaul Byers

    Male1855–1935Male

    Rebecca Byers

    Female1859–Female

World Events (8)

1860

Age 10

In 1860, the Pony Express used men riding on horseback to carry mail between St. Joseph, Missouri, and Sacramento, California.
1863

Age 13

Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
1875 · A Treaty with Hawaii

Age 25

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.

Name Meaning

1 Scottish and northern English: topographic name for someone who lived by a cattleshed, Middle English byre, or a habitational name with the same meaning, from any of several places named with Old English bȳre, for example Byers Green in County Durham or Byres near Edinburgh.2 Americanized spelling of German Bayers .

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • James Byars, "United States Census, 1920"
  • James A Byers, "Kansas State Census, 1925"
  • J A Byers, "Kansas State Census, 1915"

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