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COLYER Family
Five Generational Chart

 

First Generation

1.  John COLYER was born in 1860 in Pulaski County, Kentucky.   Listed on
1860 and 1870 Census with grandparents, Robert and Eleanor Sears Randall  He
appeared in the census in 1880 in Pulaski County, Kentucky.   Listed on 1860
and 1870 Census with grandparents, Robert and Eleanor Sears Randall

Second Generation

2.  Charles Richard COLYER was born on 2 Feb 1836 in Ruth, Pulaski County,
Kentucky. ,   Pulaski County Kentucky cemetery records, Vol 1, 197  He
appeared in the census in 1870 in Pulaski County, Kentucky.   He appeared in
the census in 1880 in Pulaski County, Kentucky.   He died on 18 Apr 1903 in
Pulaski County, Kentucky. ,   Source: Pulaski County Cemetery Records,
Volume 1, 198.
Tombstone shows date of death as 18 April, 1910  He was buried about 20 Apr
1903 in Clay Hill Cemetery, Pulaski County, Kentucky.   Charles Richard
COLYER and Jemima RANDALL were married on 22 Dec 1858 in Pulaski County,
Kentucky. , ,   Surety: Charles R. Colyer, C. G. Colyer.  Witnesses: Bennet
Sears, Jesse O. Wells, Minister: Peter W. Sears, Methodist Episcopal Church,
South


3.  Jemima RANDALL was born in 1840 in Kentucky.  Charles Richard COLYER and
Jemima RANDALL had the following children:

 1 i. John COLYER.

Third Generation

4.  James Alexander COLYER was born on 26 Feb 1811 in Ruth, Pulaski County,
Kentucky.   He appeared in the census in 1850 in Pulaski County, Kentucky.
He appeared in the census in 1860 in Pulaski County, Kentucky.   He appeared
in the census in 1870 in Pulaski County, Kentucky.   He appeared in the
census in 1880 in Pulaski County, Kentucky.   He died in 1888 in Somerset,
Pulaski County, Kentucky.   He was buried in Clay Hill Cemetery, Pulaski
County, Kentucky.   James Alexander COLYER and Lydia SEARS were married on
17 Mar 1834 in Pulaski County, Kentucky.   1880 Pulaski County Kentucky
Census, Juggernot #10 District, shows:
Alexander Collyer, head of household, age 69, born KY, both parents born TN
Lydia,                    Wife,                       age 67, born KY, both
parents born VA
Polly A.                  Daughter,                age 39, born KY, both
parents born KY
James Walter,       Grandson,                age 19, born KY, both parents
born KY
Nancy J. Simpson, Granddaughter,       age 9,  born KY, both parents born KY
Martin Collyer,  !/2 Brother,                    age 49, born KY, father
born TN, mother born KY

5.  Lydia SEARS  was born in 1812 in Whitley County, Kentucky.   She died in
1889 in Somerset, Pulaski County, Kentucky.   She was buried in Clay Hill
Cemetery, Pulaski County, Kentucky.   James Alexander COLYER and Lydia SEARS
had the following children:

 2 i. Charles Richard COLYER.
  ii. Nancy COLYER was born in 1839 in Ruth, Pulaski County, Kentucky.
  iii. Mary COLYER was born in 1840.
  iv. Sara Jane COLYER was born on 15 Jan 1841 in Ruth, Pulaski County,
Kentucky.   She died on 7 Aug 1887 in Somerset, Pulaski County, Kentucky. ,
  v. Mary Ann COLYER was born in 1842 in Ruth, Pulaski County, Kentucky.
  vi. Lindsay Randall COLYER was born in 1844 in Ruth, Pulaski County,
Kentucky.   He appeared in the census in 1870 in Pulaski County, Kentucky.
He died in 1930 in Pulaski County, Kentucky.   He was buried in Clay Hill
Cemetery, Pulaski County, Kentucky.
  vii. Louise M. (Louiza C.) COLYER was born on 30 Dec 1845 in Ruth, Pulaski
County, Kentucky. ,   Name is Louiza C. in Dean Hunter Gedcom
   Name is Louise M. in Pat Treadwell Gedcom
   Married at home of Alexander Colyer  She died on 4 May 1921 in Pulaski
County, Kentucky. ,   She was buried in Bethel Church Cemetery, Pulaski
County, Kentucky.
  viii. Harriet B. COLYER was born in 1848.  She was born in 1848 in Ruth,
Pulaski County, Kentucky.
  ix. Hamil R. COLYER was born about 1848 in Pulaski County, Kentucky.
  x. John D. COLYER was born on 20 Dec 1851 in Pulaski County, Kentucky.  He
died on 19 Oct 1871.



6.  Robert RANDALL was born on 8 Apr 1816 in Kentucky.  He died on 30 May
1898 in Pulaski County, Kentucky.  He was buried in Randall Chapel Cemetery,
Pulaski County, Kentucky.  Robert RANDALL and Eleanor S. SEARS were married
on 1 Sep 1834 in Pulaski County, Kentucky.

7.  Eleanor S. SEARS was born in Dec 1817 in Knox County, Kentucky.  She
died on 25 Sep 1902 in Pulaski County, Kentucky.  She was buried in Randall
Chapel Cemetery, Pulaski County, Kentucky.  Robert RANDALL and Eleanor S.
SEARS had the following children:

  i. James RANDALL was born in 1836 in Kentucky.
  ii. Andrew I. RANDALL was born about 1838.   He died after Jan 1857.
 3 iii. Jemima RANDALL.
  iv. John RANDALL was born in 1842 in Kentucky.
  v. Alexander RANDALL was born in 1844 in Kentucky.
  vi. Nancy RANDALL was born in 1845 in Kentucky.
  vii. Sarah RANDALL was born in 1847 in Kentucky.
  viii. William P. RANDALL was born in 1849 in Kentucky.
  ix. Lucinda RANDALL was born on 9 Aug 1855 in Somerset, Pulaski County,
Kentucky.  She died on 13 Aug 1913 in Somerset, Pulaski County, Kentucky.
She was buried in Clay Hill Cemetery, Pulaski County, Kentucky.
  x. Jesse P. RANDALL was born in 1857 in Pulaski County, Kentucky.
  xi. Robert R. RANDALL was born in 1859 in Pulaski County, Kentucky.
  xii. Martha E. RANDALL was born in 1861 in Pulaski County, Kentucky.


Fourth Generation

8.  John COLYER was born on 20 Aug 1781 in probably Washington County,
Tennessee. ,   Information in 1880 Pulaski County Census indicates John was
born in Tennessee.  He appeared in the census in 1810 in Pulaski County,
Kentucky.   He appeared in the census in 1820 in Pulaski County, Kentucky. ,
He appeared in the census in 1830 in Pulaski County, Kentucky.   He appeared
in the census in 1840 in Pulaski County, Kentucky.   He appeared in the
census in 1850 in Pulaski County, Kentucky.   He died on 18 Aug 1851 in
Pulaski County, Kentucky.   Died at age 18 from Typhoid Fever.  Born on
Pitman Creek, Pulaski County, lived and died in Grundy district, Pulaski
County  John COLYER and Martha MINUS were married about 1805 in Washington
County, Tennessee.

9.  Martha MINUS was born in Tennessee.   John COLYER and Martha MINUS had
the following children:

  i. William COLLYER was born on 9 Dec 1806 in Somerset, Pulaski County,
Kentucky.   Apparently William chose to add another l to the spelling of his
last name.  There is no documentation for this change in spelling.  JAP  He
died on 24 Nov 1889 in Maysville, DeKalb County, Missouri.
  ii. Elizabeth COLLYER was born about 1808.  This date is estimated from
marriage date
  iii. Buford COLYER was born on 17 Jan 1809 in Somerset, Pulaski County,
Kentucky.   He appeared in the census in 1850 in Pulaski County, Kentucky.
He appeared in the census in 1860 in Pulaski County, Kentucky.   He appeared
in the census in 1870 in Pulaski County, Kentucky.   He died before 1880 in
Pulaski County, Kentucky.   Family lived in Jauggernuat District of Pulaski
County according to Timothy Colyer, great grandson.
 4 iv. James Alexander COLYER.
  v. Nancy COLYER was born on 27 Jul 1813 in Somerset, Pulaski County,
Kentucky.   She died about 1849 in Pulaski County, Kentucky.
  vi. John COLYER Jr. was born on 1 Apr 1815 in Somerset, Pulaski County,
Kentucky.   He appeared in the census in 1850 in Pulaski County, Kentucky.
He died on 15 Apr 1855 in Somerset, Pulaski County, Kentucky.


10.  Jesse SEARS  was born in 1783 in Virginia. ,   He died in 1860 in
Pulaski County, Kentucky.   Kentucky Land Grants shows that Jesse Sears
received the following:

Page 720
50 acres, Book C-2, Page 95, Survey date 9-13-1833, Pulaski County,
Cumberland River
50 acres, Book C-2, Page 96, Survey date 9-14-1833, Pulaski County, Sugar
Camp Branch
50 acres, Book D-2, Page 35, Survey date 4-10-1832, Pulaski County,
Cumberland River
50 acres, Book D-2, Page 38, Survey date 8-24-1833, Pulaski County, Big
Branch
50 acres, Book D-2, Page 39, Survey date 6-4-1833, Pulaski County,
Cumberland River
50 acres, Book Q-2, Page 412, Survey date 4-29-1836, Pulaski County, Buck
Creek
50 acres, Book Q-2, Page 413, Survey date 6-11-1834, Pulaski County, Buck
Creek

Page 1676
150 acres, Book 53, Page 458, Survey date 3-19-1856, Pulaski County, Buck
Creek
35 acres, Book 57, Page 75, Survey date 5-25-1859, Pulaski County,
Cumberland River
100 acres, Book 57, Page 82, Survey date 5-14-1858, Pulaski County,
Cumberland River
  Jesse SEARS and Margaret Ellen "Peggy" COX were married on 5 Mar 1807 in
Knox County, Kentucky.

11.  Margaret Ellen "Peggy" COX was born on 3 Oct 1786 in Montgomery County,
Virginia.  She died between 19 Sep 1852 and 1855 in Pulaski County,
Kentucky.   Jesse SEARS and Margaret Ellen "Peggy" COX had the following
children:

  i. James S. SEARS  was born on 27 Apr 1809 in Whitley County, Kentucky.
He died on 11 Mar 1897 in Whitley County, Kentucky.  He was buried in
Bradley Chapel Cemetery, Pulaski County, Kentucky.
  ii. John Riley SEARS     was born in 1810 in Whitley County, Kentucky.
  iii. Nathaniel SEARS was born in 1810 in Whitley County, Kentucky.  He
died on 16 Nov 1885 in Tempe, Maricopa County, Arizona.
 5 iv. Lydia SEARS.
  v. William Harvey SEARS was born on 18 Apr 1816 in Whitley County,
Kentucky.  He died on 16 Feb 1874 in Lineville, Wayne County, Iowa.  He was
buried in Gatliff Cemetery, Decatur Co, Iowa.
  vi. Jesse SEARS Jr. was born on 10 Mar 1818 in Whitley County, Kentucky.
He died on 29 Apr 1873 in Pulaski County, Kentucky.  He was buried in Pisgah
Presbyterian Church Cemetery, Pulaski County, Kentucky.
  vii. Indiana "India" SEARS was born on 16 Aug 1821 in Whitley County,
Kentucky.  She died on 29 Mar 1884 in Lineville, Wayne County, Iowa.  She
was buried in Evergreen Cemetery, Lineville, Wayne Co, Iowa.
  viii. Elias W. SEARS was born on 11 Aug 1826 in Pulaski County, Kentucky.
He died on 14 Sep 1890 in Wesley Chapel, Pulaski County, Kentucky.  He was
buried in Wesley Chapel Cemetery, Pulaski County, Kentucky.
  ix. Simeon SEARS was born on 16 Jun 1827 in Whitley County, Kentucky.  He
died on 31 Jan 1865 in Poplarville, Pulaski County, Kentucky.  He died in
Wesley Chapel, Pulaski County, Kentucky.       BIRTH AND DEATH DATES TAKEN
FROM FAMILY BIBLE NOW IN POSSESSION OF
   DITTY JAMES THORBJORNSEN DAUGHTER OF BERTHA SEARS JAMES. (OCTOBER 1995)
  x. Mary Ann SEARS was born on 5 Dec 1828 in Pulaski County, Kentucky.  She
died on 13 Apr 1878 in Whitley County, Kentucky.
  xi. Bennet SEARS was born on 5 Apr 1833 in Pulaski County, Kentucky.  He
died on 3 May 1876 in Rock Lick, Pulaski County, Kentucky.  He was buried in
Rock Lick Cemetery, Pulaski County, Kentucky.


14.  James SEARS Sr. was born in 1773 in Virginia.  He died after 19 Feb
1844 in Pulaski County, Kentucky.  James SEARS Sr. and Anna MEEKS were
married in 1798.

15.  Anna MEEKS was born in 1775.  She died on 19 Feb 1844 in Pulaski
County, Kentucky.  James SEARS Sr. and Anna MEEKS had the following
children:

  i. James , Jr SEARS was born in 1798.  He died after 1868.
  ii. Sarah C. SEARS was born on 13 Oct 1799 in Whitley County, Kentucky.
She died on 14 Oct 1856 in Whitley County, Kentucky.  She was buried in
Sharp Cemetery, Whitley County, Kentucky.
  iii. Mary Anne SEARS was born on 11 Nov 1801 in Knox County, Kentucky.
She died on 16 Mar 1862 in Whitley County, Kentucky.  She was buried in
Samuel Boyd Cemetery, Whitley County, Kentucky.
  iv. Lucinda SEARS was born in 1804.
  v. Nancy B. SEARS was born in 1806.
  vi. Elizabeth "Betsy" SEARS was born in 1808.   She died after 1860.
  vii. Jesse W. SEARS was born about 1808 in Whitley County, Kentucky.
  viii. George Young SEARS was born on 19 Mar 1810 in Knox County, Kentucky.
He died on 6 Mar 1879 in Knox County, Kentucky.
  ix. Peter Wilson SEARS was born on 1 Sep 1814 in Knox County, Kentucky.
He died in Sep 1875 in Pulaski County, Kentucky.  He was buried in Randall
Chapel Cemetery, Pulaski County, Kentucky.
 7 x. Eleanor S. SEARS.
  xi. John Lewis SEARS was born on 6 May 1821 in Whitley County, Kentucky.
He died on 12 Mar 1880.
  xii. Whitten Linzey SEARS was born in 1819 in Whitley County, Kentucky.
Civil War Veteran, Company H, Kentucky Volunteer Infantry  He died in 1890
in Pulaski County, Kentucky.
  xiii. Emily Jane SEARS was born in 1823 in Whitley County, Kentucky.


Fifth Generation

16.  William COLYER Sr. , ,  was born about 1754 in possibly Fauquier
County, Virginia. ,   He died in 1819 in Washington County, Tennessee.   Was
a Justice of the Peace in Washington County, Tennessee in 1821  William
COLYER Sr. and Agnes Ann (Nancy) SINCLAIR were married in Near Roanoke,
Montgomery County, Virginia. ,   A Buford Coliar is shown in the 1810
Pulaski County Census with 1 male under 10, 1 male 16-26, 1 female 16-26.

17.  Agnes Ann (Nancy) SINCLAIR was born about 1758 in Orange County,
Virginia. ,   William COLYER Sr. and Agnes Ann (Nancy) SINCLAIR had the
following children:

  i. Arthur St. Clair COLYER was born about 1780 in probably Washington
County, Tennessee.
  ii. William COLYER Jr. was born about 1780.
 8 iii. John COLYER.
  iv. Dorcas COLYER was born about 1785 in Washington County, Tennessee.
She died about 1843 in Cooper County, Missouri.
  v. Ursula COLYER was born about 1785.   She died about 1843.
  vi. Alexander COLYER was born in 1790 in Washington County, Tennessee.
He died about 1856 in probably Franklin County, Tennessee.


18.  Buford MINUS.  Buford MINUS and Unknown MINUS? were married.

19.  Unknown MINUS?.  Buford MINUS and Unknown MINUS? had the following
children:

 9 i. Martha MINUS.


20.  John Lewis SEARS was born about 1750 in Virginia.  He died in 1841 in
Knox County, Kentucky.   Purchased land by the Nolichucky River in 1789 from
George Brock. Tennessee became a state in 1796.  Family lived in Green
County, Tennessee 1809-1812.  John Lewis SEARS and Judith SEARS? were
married about 1770 in Knox County, Kentucky.

21.  Judith SEARS? was born in 1750.   She died on 18 Apr 1821 in Knox
County, Kentucky.   John Lewis SEARS and Judith SEARS? had the following
children:

  i. John Lewis SEARS Jr. was born on 11 Aug 1771 in Virginia.   He died on
18 May 1841 in Orleans Township, Orange County, Indiana.
 14 ii. James SEARS Sr..
  iii. Elizabeth Judith SEARS was born about 1775 in Virginia.  She died in
1853 in Knox County, Kentucky.
  iv. Sarah SEARS was born about 1777 in Virginia.  She died after 25 Oct
1839 in Kentucky.
  v. William SEARS was born in 1780 in Virginia.  He was born about 1780 in
Virginia.  He died on 9 Jun 1837 in Pulaski County, Kentucky.
 10 vi. Jesse SEARS.
  vii. Mary Ann SEARS was born in 1785 in Virginia.  She died on 4 Dec 1875
in Whitley County, Kentucky.


22.  John COX died in Pulaski County, Kentucky.  John COX and Margaret CARR
were married.

23.  Margaret CARR died in Pulaski County, Kentucky.  John COX and Margaret
CARR had the following children:

 11 i. Margaret Ellen "Peggy" COX.


28.  John Lewis SEARS is the same as person number 20.

29.  Judith SEARS? is the same as person number 21.

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