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Armistead
Franklin Armistead was a soldier of the war of 1812.  He married Hannah Rice, of Virginia, and they had-William, Franklin, Jr., Hannah, and Delpha.  Franklin, Jr., married Martha Faulkner, and settled in Audrain county in 1833.  They had-Franklin W., Martha, Lucy, Mary, Joseph, John, Virginia, James, and Eliza.
Source: A History of the Pioneer Families of Missouri, with Numerous Sketches, Anecdotes, Adventures, Etc. Relating to Early Days in Missouri, St. Louis, MO, Wm. S. Bryan, 1876

Bybee
James Bybee, of England, came to America and settled in Clark county, Ky.  His children were-Alfred, James, Thomas, Louis, John, and two daughters.  Alfred and John came to Missouri.  The former settled in Cass county, and the latter in Howard.  John was married six times: first to Polly Adams, of Kentucky, by whom he had six children; second to Nancy Adams-two children; third to Mary Myers-one child; fourth to Mary Kyle-four children; fifth to Nannette Creed-nine children; sixth to the widow McGee.  He had twenty-two children in all.  He settled in Audrain county in 1833, and two of his sons, Martellus and John, are still living in that county.  One of his daughters, Mrs. Bloom, a widow, also lives in that county.  Martellus is a great wit and humorist.  He was the principal witness for the defence in the celebrated Boggs breach of promise suit that came off in Mexico, Mo., many years ago, and created a great deal of fun.
Source: A History of the Pioneer Families of Missouri, with Numerous Sketches, Anecdotes, Adventures, Etc. Relating to Early Days in Missouri, St. Louis, MO, Wm. S. Bryan, 1876

Brown
Coulborn Brown, of Pennsylvania, was killed in the revolutionary war.  He had a son named Solomon, who settled in Bourbon county, Ky., when he was a boy.  He married after he was grown, and had two sons, William and Coulborn.  The former lived and died in Kentucky.  Coulborn married Jane Taylor, who was of Irish descent, and they had- William, Samuel, Alexander, Clarissa, George, Labban I.T., Coulborn, Jr., Jane, Milton and Elijah, all of whom, except Alexander and Eliza settled in Missouri.
Source: A History of the Pioneer Families of Missouri, with Numerous Sketches, Anecdotes, Adventures, Etc. Relating to Early Days in Missouri, St. Louis, MO, Wm. S. Bryan, 1876

Bradley
Ichem Bradley, of Ireland, came to America and settled in Virginia.  His wife was a Miss McGee, by whom he had-John, Thomas and William.  John was a soldier in the revolutionary war.  He married Martha Mosbey, and they had- David, Thomas, Edward, Ichem, Nancy, Sally, Polly and Martha.  David and thomas were both soldiers in the war of 1812, the former serving in and near Norfolk, and the latter below Richmond.  Thomas became tired of the smell of gun powder, and hired a substitute at $100 per day.  He married Frankey Winler, and they had nine children.  Mr. Bradley and his family settled in Audrain county in 1838.
Source: A History of the Pioneer Families of Missouri, with Numerous Sketches, Anecdotes, Adventures, Etc. Relating to Early Days in Missouri, St. Louis, MO, Wm. S. Bryan, 1876

Blue
Duncan Blue, of Scotland, married his cousin, Effie Blue, and came to America and settled in North Carolina before the revolution.  He joined the American army when the war began, and served during the struggle for independence.  After the war he removed to Christian county, Ky.  His children were- Daniel, Neal, and Peggy.  Neal was in the war of 1812.  He married Elizabeth Galbreth, of North Carolina, and they had-Duncan, John, Sally, Effie A., Peggy, Flora, Eliza, Emeline, caroline, and Charlotte E. Several of the children died young, and in 1831 Mr. Blue and the rest of his family came to Missouri and settled in Audrain county.
Source: A History of the Pioneer Families of Missouri, with Numerous Sketches, Anecdotes, Adventures, Etc. Relating to Early Days in Missouri, St. Louis, MO, Wm. S. Bryan, 1876

Byrnes
John Byrnes and his wife were natives of Halifax county, Va. Thier children were-William, John, Richard, Rhoda, Martha, and Sarah.  William married Catharine H. Thagmorton, and settled in Audrain county in 1830.  They had-William H., John R., Sarah F., James T., Mary, Millie C., and Lucinda.  Richard Byrnes married Patsey Barnes, of Virginia, and settled in Audrain county in 1832.  His  children were- John, Richard, Jr., William, George, Fielding, Sarah, Jane, and Ann.  Rhoda Byrnes married George Bonar, and they had-Alexander, Catharine, Sarah, Rebecca, Elizabeth, and Georgiana.  Martha Byrnes married Matthew Scott, who died, leaving her a widow with one child.
Source: A History of the Pioneer Families of Missouri, with Numerous Sketches, Anecdotes, Adventures, Etc. Relating to Early Days in Missouri, St. Louis, MO, Wm. S. Bryan, 1876

Bowen
Thomas Bowen, of Virginia, married Mary Stone, and removed to Kentucky where they lived and died.  Their children were Benjamin, John, Reece, George, Lorenzo, Thomas, Sarah, Polly, Elizabeth, Anna and Delilah.  Thomas is a Baptist peracher, and lives in Mexico, Mo.  He was born in Madison county, Ky., in 1796, and he and his brother Reece belonged to Nathan Boone's company of rangers during the Indian war in Missouri.  Mr. Bowen married a daughter of Adam Zumwalt.  He was very fond of dancing  when he was a young man, and was present at Peter Yater's house warming, in Warren county, when the floor fell through.   Mr. Bowen had the misfortune to get caught under Mrs. Yater in the fall, and she left an impression on him that he never forgot, for she weighed 250 pounds.
Source: A History of the Pioneer Families of Missouri, with Numerous Sketches, Anecdotes, Adventures, Etc. Relating to Early Days in Missouri, St. Louis, MO, Wm. S. Bryan, 1876

Beatty
James Beatty was born in Maryland, in 1742.  He married Elizabeth Ramer, whose father fled from Germany to avoid religious persecution by Charles V.  Mr. Beatty settled in Fayette county, Ky., among the first white people who sought homes in that State, and he experienced all the dangers and trials of the long and bloody Indian war that followed.  After the return of peace he gave his assistance to the development of the country, and was one of the party who opened the first road to Ohio.  His children were-Mary, Michael, James E., Lydia, Edward, Jonathan, Ann, Rugh, Amy, and Barbara.  James E. married and lived in Mobile, Ala.  Edward married Malinda Price, by whom he had-James E., John P., Elizabeth S., and William.  He was married the second time to Anna S. Smith, and they had Joseph and Martha J.  He was married the third time to Eliza J. Holmes, but they had no children.  Mr. Beatty settled in Audrain county in 1837.  John P. Beatty married Elizabeth J. Clark, and they had-Edward H., John W., Lycurgus, Mary E., Leonidas, Helen S., Lawrence, James, and Oliver, all of whom live in Missouri.
Source: A History of the Pioneer Families of Missouri, with Numerous Sketches, Anecdotes, Adventures, Etc. Relating to Early Days in Missouri, St. Louis, MO, Wm. S. Bryan, 1876

Barnett
John Barnett, of England, had a son named Hutchins, who married Polly Matthews, of Virginia, and settled in Boone county, Mo., in 1820.  Their children were-John W., Thomas M., Jane W., Mildred A., and Sarah R.  John W. married Arretta Willingham in 1822, and settled in Audrain county in 1831.  They had-Sarah J., Mary M., Mildred A., Martha E., William J., Napoleon B., Sanders, Hutchins, Athanasis, John W., Thomas and Jesse E.  Thomas, son of Hutchins Barnett, Sr., settled in Audrain county in 1831.  He never married.  He possesses a remarkable memory, and can relate past events with great accuracy.  Sarah R., daughter of Hutchins Barnett, Sr., married Daniel Ellington, of Boone county, Mo.
Source: A History of the Pioneer Families of Missouri, with Numerous Sketches, Anecdotes, Adventures, Etc. Relating to Early Days in Missouri, St. Louis, MO, Wm. S. Bryan, 1876






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