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Rev William C Byer
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Birth: 1814
Madison County
New York, USA
Death: Oct. 30, 1868
Onondaga County
New York, USA

Rev. Wm. C. Byer, Sr., was a native of Eaton, NY. While attending school in Clinton (NY) he became acquainted with Miss Samantha Ward, who became his wife and helper through life. Her influence was instrumental in leading him to Christ.
He was ordained in 1842 to the Freewill Baptist ministry, and labored in Union Yearly Meeting until about 1856, when he became connected with the Burlington Flats Church. He held many protracted meetings and baptized, during his ministry, about five hundred converts. As a preacher he was warm-hearted and earnest. He never feared to rebuke sin, yet was kind and benevolent.
The 1860 census shows his familY:

1860 United States Federal Census
about W C Byer

Name: W C Byer
Age in 1860: 46
Birth Year: abt 1814
Birthplace: New York
Home in 1860: Burlington, Otsego, New York
Gender: Male
Post Office: Burlington Flats
Household Members:
Name Age
W C Byer 46
Smatha Byer 45
Sarah Byer 17
Semantha Byer 13
William C Byer 10
Stanton A Byer 5

The son, William C., Jr., b. ca 1850, also became a Free Baptist minister. He mar. Inez K. Smith Oct. 18, 1876. He was educated at Whitestown Seminary and received ordination in 1883, taking charge of the North Scriba FB church, where he continued some years. He enjoyed the esteem of his people.
Family links: 
  Semanthe H Byer (1815 - 1884)
Fabius Evergreen Cemetery
Onondaga County
New York, USA
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Record added: Mar 04, 2013
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Rev William C Byer
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Rev William C Byer
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Rev William C Byer
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