DESCENDANTS OF ELIZABETH WYER

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                              Don Norman

 

1.ELIZABETH WYER

 

Elizabeth Wyer was born in VA about 1801 and died in Gilmer County WV after 1870. She is listed as head of a household in Ritchie County VA (WV) in the 1850 Ritchie County census. Her spouse is unknown. In the 1860 Gilmer County VA (WV) census, Elizabeth is listed with son Benjamin F. She was born in Harrison County VA.

 

Known children of Elizabeth Wyer.

 

  2.  (1). Sarah J.                 b.c.    1826

 

  3.  (2). John                     b.c.    1830

         m. Sarah ----

 

  4.  (3). Archibald                b.c.    1828

         m. Ruhama -----

   m. Cindrilla Holbert  Gilmer County WV  Aug 30 1883

 

  5.  (4). Isaac                    b.c.    1832

 

  6.  (5). James M.                 b.c.    1833

 

  7.  (6). Elizabeth A.             b.c.    1834

 

  8.  (7). Benjamin F.              b.c.    1838

         m. Hannah M. -----

 

 

4.ARCHIBALD WYER   1.ELIZABETH WYER

 

    Archibald Wyer was born in Lewis County VA (WV) about 1828.  He

married Ruhama ------.  Ruhama was born in Lewis County about 1833.

    The family moved from Ritchie County VA (WV) to Gilmer County (WV)after 1850. They are listed in the 1880 Gilmer County WV census. Ruhama died and Archibald married Cindrilla Holbert in Gilmer County August 30, 1883. Archibald and Cindrilla are listed in the household of Newton Holbert, Cindrilla’s son, in the 1910 Gilmer County census. Cindrilla was born in VA about 1834 and was the mother of 10 children, with 8 living.

 

Children of Archibald and Rhuhama Wyer.

 

  9.  (1). James C.                b. Sep  1851

         m. Sarah S. Snider Feb 7 1878 Gilmer County WV

                                                                                                              

 10.  (2). Sarah S.                b.c.     1852   d.       1944

         m. Anthony H. Moore Jun 14 1898 Gilmer County WV

 

 11.  (3). Nancy E.                b.c.     1857

         m. Marion McCartney Jul 4 1880 Gilmer County WV

 

 12.  (4). Strother A.             b.c.     1858

 

 13.  (5). Ezra M.                 b.c.     1859

 

 14.  (6). William Jefferson       b.c.     1861

         m. Laura E. Miller Jun 29 1887 Gilmer county WV

 

 15.  (7). Benjamin F.L.           b.c.     1864

 

 16.  (8). George G.               b.c.     1866

 

 17.  (9). Tamar L.                b.       1867   d.       1909

         m. Henson McCartney

 

 18. (10). Lenora O.               b.       1870

 

 

8.BENJAMIN F. WYER    1.ELIZABETH WYER

 

Benjamin F. Wyer, a son of Elizabeth Wyer, was born in Harrison County VA (WV) about 1838 and died in Gilmer County WV between 1880 and 1900. He married Hannah M. ----. She was born in VA in February 1845. She is listed in the 1900 Gilmer County WV census as a widow. She was the mother of 3 children, with 2 living.

 

Child of Hannah M. -----.

 

 19.  (1). Clara Lee Wright         b.c.    1863

 

Known children of Benjamin F. and Hannah M. Wyer.

 

 20.  (1). Clay L.F.                b.c.    1864

 

 21.  (2). Francis G.               b.c.    1871

 

 22.  (3). George M.                b.c.    1878

         m. Susan G. Riddle Mar 25 1900 Gilmer County WV

 

9.JAMES C. WYER   4.ARCHIBALD WYER   1.ELIZABETH WYER

 

James C. Wyer, a son of Archibald and Rhuhama Wyer, was born in Ritchie County VA (WV) in September 1851. He married Sarah S. Snider February 7, 1878 in Gilmer County WV. Sarah, a daughter of James and Mahala (Sleeth) Snider, was born in Lewis County VA (WV) January 16, 1853 and died December 25, 1921.

      They are listed in the 1900 Gilmer County WV census. They had been wed 22 years. Sarah was the mother of 9 children, all living.

 

Known children of James C. and Sarah S. (Snider) Wyer.

 

 23.  (1). Andrew  M.               b. Jun  1880

 

 24.  (2). William E.               b. Mar  1883

 

 25.  (3). John A.                  b. Mar  1885

 

 26.  (4). Dora L.                  b. Dec  1886

         m. G.W. Wilson Jul 26 1904 Gilmer County WV

 

 27.  (5). Benjamin Howard          b. Mar  1889

          m. Gae Bailey (w) Mar 12 1910 Gilmer County WV

 

 28.  (6). Hannah R.                b. Oct  1891

 

 29.  (7). Allison E.               b. Feb  1894

          m. Dora Bush Jan 19 1920 Gilmer County WV

 

 30.  (8). Clara E.                 b. Mar  1897

         m. Elza Johnson (w) Apr 1 1912 Gilmer County WV

 

 

14.WILLIAM JEFFERSON WYER   4.ARCHIBALD WYER   1.ELIZABETH WYER

 

William Jefferson Wyer, a son of Archibald and Rhuhama Wyer, was born in Gilmer County VA (WV) in November 1861. He married Laura Ella Miller June 29, 1887 in Gilmer county WV. She was born in February 1870.

 

Known children of William Jefferson and Laura Ella (Miller) Wyer.

 

 31.  (1). Acy                      b. Sep  1887

 

 32.  (2). Tacy R.                  b. Jun  1890

 

 33.  (3). Tincey                   b. Apr  1892

 

 34.  (4). Harley B.                b. Nov  1894

 

 35.  (5). Bessie                   b. May  1899

 

 36.  (6). Earl                     b.c.    1902

 

 37.  (7). Pearl                    b.c.    1902

 

 

BIBLIOGRPAHY:

 

Calhoun County WV Marriages”

Gilmer County Wv Marriages”

1850, 1870 Ritchie County VA (WV) census

1860, 1870, 1880, 1900, 1930 Gilmer County WV census

Norman, Don “Descendants of Samuel Moore”, “Descendants of Andrew McCartney”

1850, 1870 Ritchie County VA (WV) census

1860, 1870, 1880, 1900, 1910, 1930 Gilmer County WV census