Today's featured relative in my database is my paternal 5th great-grandfather, Abraham Byers.
Abraham was born December 31, 1777 probably in York Co., PA., the son of Charles and Elizabeth ([________]) Byers. Abraham married circa 1795 in York Co., PA to Mary Stickel, daughter of Jacob and Anna Maria ([_______]) Stickel. Mary was born August 28, 1768 Warrington Twp., York Co., PA., and died September 24, 1842 in Warrington Twp., York Co., PA. Abraham died January 21, 1823 in Warrington Twp., York Co., PA.
Known children of Abraham and Mary (Stickel) Byers are as follows :
i. Barbara Byers b. January 5, 1798 York Co., PA., d. December 4, 1874 Wayne Co., OH. m. David Jacobs.
ii. John Byers b. 1800 York Co., PA., d. September 20, 1879 Burbank, OH., m. Elizabeth Umberger.
iii. [________] Byers b. 1802 York Co., PA., d. 1802 York Co., PA
iv. Abraham Byers b. March 13, 1803 York Co., PA., d. December 31, 1867 York Co., PA., m. Louisa Bower.
v. David Byers b. 1805 York Co., PA., m. Hester ________
vi. Elizabeth Byers b. 1809 York Co., PA.
vii. Hannah Byers b. 1811 York Co., PA.
viii. Jacob Byers b. 1814 York Co., PA., m. Sarah ________
ix. Mary Byers b. 1816 York Co., PA, d. after 1884, m. William Hagen
I descend from Abraham and Mary (Stickel) Byers through their daughter, Barbara, as follows :
Abraham Byers and Mary Stickel
Barbara Byers and David Jacobs
Susan Jacobs and David Sherrick
Mary Jane Sherrick and George Washington Haley
Eli Weldon Haley and Cora Belle Metzner (my great-grandparents)