Monday, December 30, 2013

Eyre / Ayers lines of descent, making my parents 10th cousins





First Generation 
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1. Thomas Eyre. Born in 1549 in New Sarum, Wiltshire, England. Thomas died in St. Thomas, Salisbury, Wiltshire, England, on 10 Sep 1629; he was 80.

Thomas married Elizabeth Rogers, daughter of John Rodgers & Mrs. (Rodgers), in St. Thomas, Salisbury, Wiltshire, England. Born abt 1549 in Dorsetshire, England. Elizabeth died in St. Thomas, Salisbury, Wiltshire, England, on 24 Dec 1612; she was 63.

There may have been other children,  but these two  are the ones I am interested in.  
2 i. Robert (1569-1638)
3 ii. John (<1582-1657)

Second Generation 
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2. Robert Eyre. Born in 1569 in St Thomas, Salisbury, Wiltshire, England. Robert died in St Thomas, Sarum, Wiltshire, England, on 8 Aug 1638; he was 69.

Robert married Ann Still, daughter of Rev. John Still & Lady Jane Horner. Born on 19 Aug 1576 in Bath, Somersetshire, England.

There may have been other children: They had the following child:
4 i. Catherine (1602-1667)

3. John Ayers. Born bef 2 Sep 1582 in St. Thomas, Salisbury, Wiltshire, England. John died in Haverhill, Essex Co., Massachusetts, on 31 Mar 1657; he was 74.

abt 1620 when John was 37, he married Hannah Evered (Webb), daughter of John Evered (Webb) & Mary (Evered Webb), in England. Born abt 1598 in Salisbury, Wiltshire, England. Hannah died in Haverhill, Essex Co., Massachusetts, on 8 Oct 1688; she was 90.

There may have been other children: They had the following child:
5 i. Obiadiah (1635-1694)

Third Generation 
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4. Catherine Eyre. Born in 1602 in England. Catherine died in Massachusetts on 24 Nov 1667; she was 65.

On 17 Mar 1630 when Catherine was 28, she married Rev. Charles Chauncey in England. Born on 5 Nov 1592 in England. Charles died in Massachusetts on 19 Feb 1671; he was 78.

There may have been other children: They had the following child:
6 i. Rev. Israel (1644-1703)

5. Obiadiah Ayers. Born on 1 Oct 1635 in Salisbury, Essex Co., Massachusetts. Obiadiah died in Woodbridge, Middlesex Co., NJ, on 14 Nov 1694; he was 59.

On 19 Mar 1660 when Obiadiah was 24, he married Hannah Pike, daughter of John Pike Capt. & Mary Turvell, in Haverhill, Essex Co., Massachusetts. Born on 26 Apr 1643 in Haverhill, Essex Co., Massachusetts. Hannah died in Woodbridge, Middlesex Co., NJ, on 31 May 1689; she was 46.

There may have been other children: They had the following child:
7 i. John (1662-1732)

Fourth Generation 
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6. Rev. Israel Chauncey. Born in 1644 in Scituate, Mass. Israel died in Stratford, Conn., in 1703; he was 59.

On 8 Jan 1666/1667 when Israel was 22, he first married Mary Nichols, daughter of Isaac Nichols & Margery Washbourne, in New Haven, Connecticut. Born on 2 Feb 1648 in Stratford, Conn. Mary died bef 1684; she was 35.

There may have been other children: They had the following child:
8 i. Rev. Isaac (1670-1745)

7. John Ayers. Born on 2 May 1662 in Newbury, Essex, Massachusetts. John died in Basking Ridge, Somerset Co., NJ, on 4 Oct 1732; he was 70.

On 24 Feb 1690 when John was 27, he married Mary Walker, daughter of Francis Walker & Elizabeth Soule, in Newbury, Essex, Massachusetts. Born abt 1662 in Woodbridge, Middlesex Co., NJ. Mary died in Basking Ridge, Somerset Co., NJ, on 24 Oct 1739; she was 77.

There may have been other children: They had the following child:
9 i. Moses (1706-1750)

Fifth Generation 
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8. Rev. Isaac Chauncey. Born on 5 Oct 1670 in Stratford, Conn. Isaac died in Hadley, Mass, on 2 May 1745; he was 74.

In 1697 when Isaac was 26, he married Sarah Blackleach, daughter of Richard Blackleach & Abigail Hobson. Born in 1681 in Connecticut. Sarah died in Hadley, Mass., on 29 Jun 1720; she was 39.

There may have been other children: They had the following child:
10 i. Charles (1712-1785)

9. Moses Ayers. Born on 3 Jan 1706 in Woodbridge, Middlesex Co., NJ. Moses died in Somerset Co., NJ, on 4 Dec 1750; he was 44.

On 2 Nov 1739 when Moses was 33, he married Jane Chambers, daughter of John Chambers & Eleanor (Chambers), in Somerset Co., NJ. Born abt 1706 in New England, USA. Jane died bef 29 Jul 1759; she was 53.

There may have been other children: They had the following child:
11 i. David (1744-1835)

Sixth Generation 
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10. Charles Chauncey. Born on 28 Jun 1712 in Hadley, Mass. Charles died in Shaker Colony At New Lebanon, NY, in Nov 1785; he was 73.

On 29 Jan 1740 when Charles was 27, he first married Sarah Ingram, daughter of Nathaniel Ingram & Hester/Esther Smith, in Hadley, Hampshire Co., Massachusetts. Born on 2 Oct 1714 in Hadley, Massachusetts. Sarah died in Hadley, Massachusetts, in Apr 1744; she was 29.

There may have been other children: They had the following child:
12 i. Israel (1744-1785)

Charles second married Mary Gaylord.

11. David Ayers. Born on 8 Jan 1744 in Basking Ridge, Somerset Co., NJ. David died in Scotch-Irish Presb. LMB. Twp., Northampton Co. PA, on 25 Jan 1835; he was 91.

bef 1770 when David was 25, he married Elizabeth McDowell, daughter of Ephraim McDowell & Margaret Adams, in Northampton Co, .PA. Born in 1736. Elizabeth died in Scotch-Irish Presb. LMB. Twp., Northampton Co. PA, on 13 Feb 1815; she was 79.

There may have been other children: They had the following child:
13 ii. Moses (1773-1854)

Seventh Generation 
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12. Israel Chauncey. Born in Apr 1744 in Hadley, Mass. Israel died in Shaker Colony At New Lebanon, NY, on 15 Oct 1785; he was 41.

On 16 Feb 1763 when Israel was 18, he married Elizabeth Petty  Or  Huckabone, daughter of Petty, in Sunderland, Massachusetts. Born on 19 Nov 1744 in Westminster, Worcester Co., Mass. Elizabeth died in Shaker Colony At New Lebanon, NY, on 1 Sep 1826; she was 81.

There may have been other children: They had the following child:
14 vii. Russell R.G.E. (1774-1859)

13. Moses Ayers. Born on 14 May 1773 in Lower Mt. Bethel Twp. Northampton Co. PA. Moses died in Lower Mt. Bethel Twp. Northampton Co. PA, on 8 Jun 1854; he was 81.

Moses married Mary Brittian, daughter of Nathaniel Brittian & Jean Simonton. Born on 16 Apr 1776 in Lower Mt. Bethel Twp., Northampton Co, .PA. Mary died in Lower Mt. Bethel Twp., Northampton Co, .PA, on 7 Jun 1840; she was 64.

There may have been other children: They had the following child:
15 i. Jane (1801-1875)

Eighth Generation 
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14. Russell R.G.E. Chauncey. Born on 7 Dec 1774 in Canaan,  New York. Russell R.G.E. died in Spencer Cem., Maryland, Columbia Co., NY, on 16 Jun 1859; he was 84.

On 23 Sep 1802 when Russell R.G.E. was 27, he married Mable Porter, daughter of John Chipman Porter & Mehitable Flower, in Ashfield, Franklin, Massachusetts. Born on 26 Sep 1779 in Ashfield, Mass. Mable died in Maryland, Columbia Co., NY, on 9 May 1864; she was 84.

There may have been other children: They had the following child:
16 i. Sarah Angeline (1820-1921)

15. Jane Ayers. Born on 5 Jul 1801 in Lower Mt. Bethel Twp. Northampton Co. PA. Jane died in Lower Mt. Bethel Twp. Northampton Co. PA, on 10 Sep 1875; she was 74.

On 20 Jan 1824 when Jane was 22, she married Henry Rasley II, son of John Henry (Rosli) Rasley I & Anna Elizabeth Schmell, in Lower Mt. Bethel Twp. Northampton Co. PA. Born on 21 Sep 1795 in Mt. Bethel Twp. Northampton Co., PA. Henry died in Lower Mt. Bethel Twp. Northampton Co. PA, on 25 Aug 1877; he was 81.

There may have been other children: They had the following child:
17 i. Sarah (1829-1919)

Ninth Generation 
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16. Sarah Angeline Chauncey. Born on 24 Apr 1820 in Ghent, Columbia Co., NY. Sarah Angeline died in Southport, Chemung Co., NY, on 21 May 1921; she was 101.

On 2 Mar 1850 when Sarah Angeline was 29, she married Hosea Phillip Scott, son of Jonathan Scott & Sarah Merritt, in East Troy, Bradford Co., PA. Born on 7 Aug 1820 in Troy, Bradford Co., PA. Hosea Phillip died in Armenia,  Bradford Co., PA, on 3 Nov 1899; he was 79.

There may have been other children: They had the following child:
18 iii. Helen Florence (1860-1930)

17. Sarah Rasley. Born on 24 Jan 1829 in Richmond, PA. Sarah died in Richmond, PA, on 12 Jan 1919; she was 89.

On 11 Dec 1852 when Sarah was 23, she married William McEwen, son of John McEwen & Anna Houck, in Richmond, PA. Born on 9 Jul 1832 in Northampton Co., PA  Mt. Bethel. William died in Richmond, PA, on 21 Apr 1902; he was 69.

They had one child:
19 i. Henry (1856-1946)

Tenth Generation 
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18. Helen Florence Scott. Born on 5 Nov 1860 in Armenia Mt., Tioga Co., PA. Helen Florence died in Columbia, Bradford Co., PA, on 13 Aug 1930; she was 69.

On 3 Dec 1883 when Helen Florence was 23, she married Charles Shafer Estep, son of James Estep & Elizabeth Pritchard. Born on 2 Feb 1865 in Bloomsburg PA. Charles Shafer died in Bradford  Co., PA, on 9 Feb 1943; he was 78.

There may have been other children: They had the following child:
20 x. Zilpha  Imo Marie (1902-1978)

19. Henry McEwen. Born on 14 May 1856 in Richmond, PA. Henry died in Richmond, PA, on 19 Aug 1946; he was 90.

On 25 Dec 1878 when Henry was 22, he married Clara Matilda Illick, daughter of Samuel Christopher Illick & Henrietta Kressler, in Richmond, PA. Born on 15 Sep 1859 in Richmond, PA. Clara Matilda died in Richmond, PA, on 20 Feb 1942; she was 82.

 They had the following child:
21 ii. Wm. "Homer" (1895-1977)

Eleventh Generation 
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20. Zilpha  Imo Marie Estep. Born on 23 Jul 1902 in E. Troy , PA. Zilpha  Imo Marie died in Canton, PA, on 15 Aug 1978; she was 76.

On 20 Dec 1920 when Zilpha  Imo Marie was 18, she married Richard Lyle Hughes Sr., son of Simeon Hughes & Fannie B. Westlake, in Williamsport, PA. Born on 23 Jun 1900 in Tioga Co., PA. Richard Lyle died in Tioga Co., PA, on 23 Dec 1973; he was 73.

They had the following children:
22 i. Rev. Richard Lyle Jr. (1921-2002) - my dad
ii. Nina "Loreen" (1923 -1999)
iii. Nina Marie (1924 - 1926)

21. Wm. "Homer" McEwen. Born on 10 Oct 1895 in Richmond, PA. Wm. "Homer" died in Richmond, PA, on 21 Oct 1977; he was 82.

On 5 Aug 1920 when Wm. "Homer" was 24, he married Sarah "Eliza" Long, daughter of Rev. Howard Herbert Long & Ella May Heffner, in Red Lion, PA. Born on 24 Mar 1899 in Spring City, PA. Sarah "Eliza" died in Columbus, OH, on 9 May 1987; she was 88.

They had the following children:
23 i. Lois Marie  - my mom
ii. Homer Henry 
iii. Wm. Howard

Twelfth Generation 
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22. Rev. Richard Lyle Hughes Jr.   married  23.  Lois Marie McEwen on 5 Jun 1943 in Richmond, Pennsylvania.

They had the following children:
i. Stephen Earl 
ii. Sharon Elizabeth 
iii. Cynthia Marie -   That's me.
iv. Deborah Ann 
v. Richard Lyle III (1958-2001)


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