John O. Byers

1845–27 October 1914 (Age 69)
Pennsylvania, United States

The Life of John O.

John O. Byers was born in 1845, in Pennsylvania, United States as the son of Cathrine Hoover. He married Mary Ellen Black on 4 September 1866, in Ashland, Ohio, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 2 daughters. He lived in Troy Township, Morrow, Ohio, United States in 1880 and Ohio, United States in 1914. He died on 27 October 1914, in Mansfield, Richland, Ohio, United States, at the age of 69.

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Family Time Line

John O. Byers
Mary Ellen Black
Marriage: 4 September 1866
Nettie Cambia Byers
James W. Byers
Jesse Orr Byers
Flora Byers

Spouse and Children

4 September 1866
Ashland, Ohio, United States


Parents and Siblings

    Cathrine Hoover




World Events (8)


Age 1

U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.
1860 · Ohio supports the Union side of the Civil War

Age 15

Although divided as a state on the subject of slavery, Ohio participated in the Civil War on the Union's side, providing over 300,000 troops. Ohio provided the 3rd largest number of troops by any Union state.

Age 20

Abraham Lincoln is assassinated by John Wilkes Booth.

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.

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Sources (3)

  • John Byers, "United States Census, 1880"
  • John Byers, "United States Census, 1880"
  • John Byers, "United States Census, 1900"

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