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Amanda W "Manda" Biley/Bybee Owens
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Birth: 1852
Arkansas, USA
Death: 1907
Independence County
Arkansas, USA

Various spellings of the Bybee - Bybee/Byan/Bibee/Biley/Bebee, and other various sound-a-like names.


Amanda W Bybee born 1852 Des Arc, White, Arkansas, daughter of Adam Bybee born 1820 TN and Nancy Johnson, born 1816 Alabama.

Adam and Nancy married 4-27-1848 White Co Arkansas.They had Amanda 1852. Adam had previous been married to Elizabeth unk abt 1840.They had one daughter, Marina 1842. Adam divorced Eizabeth Ap 15, 1845.

Marina would marry Granville Fugate 10 Sep 1857 Independence County AR,one daughter, A.Fugate.By 1860, Marina was noted as a widow on census.

Amanda would marry first to LeRoy Jack Frost June 1871. He was son of unk Frost and Elizabeth Walker. LeRoy's siblings were Charles,John,and Elizabeth.Amanda second married to John G Owens 30 May 27 1875, Independence Co AR.Amanda and John would have Urban Elbert, Elbert Gideon, Beverly Basil and George Owens.

According to probate, Amanda's parents died while Amanda was young.Adam Bybee died Jan. 15, 1858 Pulaski County Arkansas. Guardianship of 5/6 yr old Amanda was noted to a Daniel Johnson 1858. Daniel Johnson Sr was her grandfather, Daniel Johnson jr was an Uncle.After the death of Nancy Johnson Bybee(Amanda's mother) 1852/3,Amanda's father Adam married to Jemima Tomlinson 19 July 1853 in Independence Co, Arkansas.Adam then dies Jan. 15, 1858 Pulaski County
Arkansas. Amanda,now only abt 5/6 yrs old,instead of being raised by her step mother Jemima, Amanda was taken by her mother Nancy Johnson's side of the family.

In 1870 and 1871, Amanda abt 15-17 yrs of age, is noted as ward of her older half brother W H Tomlinson(son of Jemima). June of 1871, Amanda marries LeRoy Jack Frost.After Frost marriage,Amanda marries to John G Owens May 27 1875. After death of John G Owens, Amanda married as many as six more times.

She possibly died abt 1907 and is likely buried Dugger Cemetery next to John G Owens in Independence Arkansas.

Adam Bybee was a son of Sherrod Bybee born abt 1789 Kentucky and Nancy Royal born c 1790 in Kentucky/Tennessee.They were married abt 1810/15 Kentucky.Sherrod would die abt 1825/28 possibly in KY/TN or more likely Arkansas, and Nancy (Royal) Bybee would latter marry James Henry McPherson abt 1828, Arkansas.Nancy would die in Jackson AR , possibly abt 1845.




Amanda/Manda/Mandy


Daughter of Adam Bybee and Nancy (Johnson) Bybee.
Granddaughter of Daniel Johnson sr and Sarah Johnson.Amanda was born abt 1852 just before her mother Nancy died in 1852. Adam, Amanda's father, would then marry Jemima (Henderson) Tomlinson. Adam would die abt 1858. Amanda, then abt
5 yrs old, would be a ward of Daniel Johnson .
By 1870, Amanda, age 16/17, would be noted as a ward of , W H Tomlinson,son of Hugh Tomlinson and
Jemima Henderson Tomlinson Bybee . In 1871, Amanda would marry LeRoy Jack Frost. Possibly one daughter. Jenny.

Married Leroy Jack Frost June 1871.
Married John G Owens 30 May 27 1875.
Children of John G Owens and Amanda were : Urben Elbert b.1878 AR, Elbert Gideon b. July 5 1879 , Beverly Basil b.1883 AR And Georgie b 1887 d 1892.

Amanda possibly named her boys after Urben Elbert Tomlinson, b 1873, son of William H Tomlinson and Sarah Porter .

In 1870 and 1871, Amanda abt 15-17 yrs of age, is noted as ward of
W H Tomlinson(son of Jemima). June of 1871, Amanda marries LeRoy Jack

In 1870, L Roy Frost living next door to William Tomlinson.In Tomlinson house is Jemima Biby, Amanda's stepmother.Amanda Biley m to LeRoy Frost June 1871.

1850: District 12, Franklin, Tennessee
Name Age
Elizabeth Frost 30
Hiram Frost 12
Benjamin Frost 10
L Jack Frost 8
Charles Frost 6
Mary E Frost 1
William Frost 3


1870: Big Bottom, Independence, Arkansas
Oil Trough
Household Members:
Name Age
L Roy Frost 26 head
Elizabeth Frost 50 mother
William Frost 13 brother

1870: Big Bottom, Independence, Arkansas
Oil Trough
Household Members:
Name Age
William Tomlinson 26
Sarah 21
John 4
Hugh 2
John Black 44 farm worker
Jemima Biby 52 [mother to Wm Tomlinson, wife of Adam Biby/Bybee]

1880 Census Big Bottom Township Independence Cy
John G 36
Amanda 27
Lilly 11
Jenny 8
Urban 4
Elbert 1


Amanda was married several times.
Elbert Gideon Owens remembered his mother was once married "to a guy that was a gambler and traveled around quite a bit. When he came came back from one of his trips, he brought gifts for the kids". Elbert remembered living
in a house "that extended out over the river and
there were cracks in the floor and one time he dropped one of the gifts through the floor and that was the last time he saw it".circa 1880/1890.

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POSSIBLE marriages of Amanda--

Amanda's ages off a few years --

Arkansas County Marriage Records 1837-1957

1.Marriage of Amanda Biley age 18 ,to LeRoy Frost age ? June 25 1871 Ages blank. length - 3-4 yr

2.Marriage of Mrs M W Frost age 22, to John G Owens age 30 May 27 1875. length - 12-13 yr

3.Marriage of Amanda W Owens,age 37 to John J Slatton, age 40, Aug 29 1889.length - 4-5 yr

4.Marriage of Mauda [Manda?] Slatton age 40, b 1854 to J W King 46, b 1848 Independence ARK
Married Apr 8 1894 length - 3-4 yr

5.Marriage of Amanda Owens age 44, to E C Sage age 65 Jan 12 1898.
residence Paroquet, ARK Independence County ARK
[used name Owens to remarry ] length - 2-3 yr

6.Marriage of Manda Sage age 46 to J E Ellis, age 43, May 22 1901 Independence County ARK

Source: Arkansas County Marriage Records, 1837-1957

Groom: Leroy Frost
Groom's Age:
Groom's Estimated Birth Year:[1846]
Groom's Residence: Independence, Arkansas
Bride: Amanda Biley
Bride's Age:
Bride's Estimated Birth Year:
Bride's Residence: Independence, Arkansas
Marriage Date: 25 Jun 1871
Marriage License Date:
Marriage Place: , Independence, Arkansas, United States
Film Number: 1288646
Digital Folder Number: 4309411
Image Number: 00178
Page Number: 552

Groom: John G Owens
Groom's Age: 30
Groom's Estimated Birth Year: 1845
Groom's Residence: Independence, Arkansas
Bride: M W Frost
Bride's Age: 22
Bride's Estimated Birth Year: 1853
Bride's Residence: Independence, Arkansas
Marriage Date: 06 Jun 1875
Marriage License Date: 27 May 1875
Marriage Place: , Independence, Arkansas, United States
Film Number: 1288646
Digital Folder Number: 4309411
Image Number: 00345
Page Number: 239

Groom: John J Slatton
Groom's Age: 40
Groom's Estimated Birth Year: 1849
Groom's Residence: Independence, Arkansas
Bride: Amanda W Owens
Bride's Age: 37
Bride's Estimated Birth Year: 1852
Bride's Residence: Independence, Arkansas
Marriage Date: 29 Aug 1889
Marriage License Date: 28 Aug 1889
Marriage Place: , Independence, Arkansas, United States
Film Number: 1288647
Digital Folder Number: 4309412
Image Number: 00651
Page Number: 548

Groom: J W King
Groom's Age: 46
Groom's Estimated Birth Year: 1848
Groom's Residence: Independence, Arkansas
Bride: Mauda Slatten
Bride's Age: 40/46
Bride's Estimated Birth Year: 1854
Bride's Residence: Independence, Arkansas
Marriage Date: 08 Apr 1894
Marriage License Date: 06 Apr 1894
Marriage Place: , Independence, Arkansas, United States
Film Number: 1288648
Digital Folder Number: 4309413
Image Number: 00321
Page Number: 468

Groom: E C Sage
Groom's Age: 65
Groom's Estimated Birth Year: 1833
Groom's Residence: Paroquet, Independence, Arkansas
Bride: Amanda Owen [used name Owens to remarry ]
Bride's Age: 44
Bride's Estimated Birth Year: 1854
Bride's Residence: Paroquet, Jackson, Arkansas
Marriage Date: 12 Jan 1898
Marriage License Date: 12 Jan 1898
Marriage Place: , Jackson, Arkansas, United States
Film Number: 1290123
Digital Folder Number: 4309492
Image Number: 00664
Page Number: 545

Groom: J E Ellis
Groom's Age: 43
Groom's Estimated Birth Year: 1858
Groom's Residence: Independence, Arkansas
Bride: Mrs Manda Sage
Bride's Age: 46
Bride's Estimated Birth Year: 1855
Bride's Residence: Independence, Arkansas
Marriage Date: 22 May 1901
Marriage License Date: 22 May 1901
Marriage Place: , Independence, Arkansas, United States
Film Number: 1288649
Digital Folder Number: 4309414
Image Number: 00388
Page Number: 15

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United States Census 1880 for Minny Beby
[Jimima (Henderson) Tomlinson Biby/Bybee
Name: Minny Beby
Residence: Big Bottom, Independence, Arkansas
Birthdate: 1811
Birthplace: Tennessee, United States
Relationship to Head: Mother
Father's Birthplace: North Carolina, United States
Mother's Name:
Mother's Birthplace: North Carolina, United States
Race or Color (Expanded): White
Ethnicity (Standardized): American
Gender: Female
Martial Status: Widowed
Age (Expanded): 69 years
Occupation: At Home

Household Gender Age
Child William Tomlinson M 36
Sarah Tomlinson F 33
Johney Tomlinson M 14
Elbert Tomlinson M 7
Sella G. Tomlinson F 5
Robert Tomlinson M 8M
Minny Beby F 69
Robert Ratten M 25


United States Census 1900 for Bill Tomlinson
Name: Bill Tomlinson
Titles & Terms:
Residence: Newark town, Independence, Arkansas
Birth Date: Jul 1842
Birthplace: Arkansas
Relationship to Head of Household: Self
Spouse: Sosho Tomlinson
Spouse's Titles & Terms:
Spouse's Birthplace: Arkansas
Father:
Father's Titles & Terms:
Father's Birthplace: Georgia
Mother:
Mother's Titles & Terms:
Mother's Birthplace: Georgia
Race or Color (expanded): White
Head-of-household Name: Bill Tomlinson
Gender: Male
Marital Status: Married
Years Married: 36
Estimated Marriage Year: 1864
Mother How Many Children:
Number Living Children:
Immigration Year:
Enumeration District: 0032
Page: 12
Sheet Letter: A
Family Number: 228
Reference Number: 30
Film Number: 1240061
Image Number: 00650
Household Gender Age
Bill Tomlinson M
Spouse Sosho Tomlinson F
Child Elbert Tomlinson M 1872 27
Child Ed Tomlinson M
Child Bee Tomlinson F
Child Wilson Tomlinson M
Child Enis Tomlinson M
Hubert Tomlinson M
Verdie Tomlinson F


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Family links: 
 Parents:
  Adam Bybee (1820 - 1858)
  Nancy Johnson Bybee (1816 - 1852)
 
 Spouses:
  LeRoy Jack Frost (1842 - ____)
  John Gideon Owens (1843 - 1888)
  John J Slatton (1849 - ____)
  J W King (1848 - ____)
  E C Sage (1833 - ____)
 
 Children:
  Urban Elbert Owens (1878 - 1948)*
  Elbert Gideon Owens (1879 - 1968)*
  Beverly Basil Owens (1883 - 1975)*
  George Owens (1887 - 1892)*
 
 Sibling:
  Marina Bybee Fugate (1841 - ____)**
  Amanda W Biley/Bybee Owens (1852 - 1907)
 
*Calculated relationship
**Half-sibling
 
Burial:
Dugger Cemetery
Newark
Independence County
Arkansas, USA
 
Created by: Jude
Record added: Feb 17, 2010
Find A Grave Memorial# 48255161
Amanda W Manda <i>Biley/Bybee</i> Owens
Cemetery Photo
Added by: Melvyn E. Huddleston
 
 
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John G Owens was a ferry boat operator on the White River, ARK.He was drowned in boat accident abt 1888.
- Joan Shoffner
 Added: Mar. 4, 2012
Gr Grandmother
- Jude
 Added: Feb. 17, 2010
 
 
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