Begin New Search
Refine Last Search
Cemetery Lookup
Add Burial Records
Help with Find A Grave

Find all Ayreses in:
 • Black Jack Cemetery
 • Abner
 • Kaufman County
 • Texas
 • Find A Grave

Top Contributors
Success Stories
Community Forums
Find A Grave Store

Log In
Sponsor This Memorial! Advertisement
Maj Thomas Eli Ayres
Learn about removing the ads from this memorial...
Birth: Nov. 21, 1803
Death: Sep. 3, 1890

Son of Moses Ayres, Jr. and Rachel McFadden Ayres. Born in Lexington, Kentucky. Married Caroline Wilson in 1829. Lived in Pontotoc County, MS before coming to Texas. Married Cornelia Hampton Walker in 1861. Father of Amelia Evaline Ayres Johnson by Caroline and Nellie Ayres Bartlett and Olivia Ayres Jackson by Cornelia. He also had 10 other children with Caroline. 
Family links: 
  Moses Ayers (1774 - 1841)
  Rachel McFadden Ayres (1774 - 1846)
  Cornelia Hampton Walker Ayres (1822 - 1893)*
  Amelia Evaline Ayres Johnson (1832 - 1922)*
  Bert Olinthus Ayres (1834 - 1929)*
  Mary Alosia Ayres Adler (1851 - 1925)*
  Charles Carroll Ayres (1855 - 1933)*
  Nellie May Ayres Bartlett (1862 - 1950)*
  Olivia Benson Ayres Jackson (1865 - 1955)*
  John Ayres (1801 - 1874)*
  Thomas Eli Ayres (1803 - 1890)
  Allen Ayers (1809 - 1886)*
  Rachel Ayers Crum (1811 - 1858)**
*Calculated relationship
Black Jack Cemetery
Kaufman County
Texas, USA
Created by: Charmian Giles
Record added: Aug 04, 2005
Find A Grave Memorial# 11478319
Maj Thomas Eli Ayres
Added by: Charmian Giles
Maj Thomas Eli Ayres
Cemetery Photo
Added by: Jeff & Cheryl
Photos may be scaled.
Click on image for full size.

Sir, you did it all, a True Pioneer
- Grady Leroy Puryear
 Added: Jun. 5, 2014
1856,Eli moved to Texas. Settled first at Seguin in Guadalupe County; from there moved to Smith County. Eli and Caroline's youngest Child, Charles Carroll was born in Texas. Eli Ayres was a veteran of the Mexican-American War. January 31, 1861 Eli marr...(Read more)
 Added: Sep. 12, 2010
Eli and Carolyn moved to Poplar Springs, Pontotoc County, Mississippi and established a Plantation on land purchased from the Chickasaw Indians. Six more children: George Wilson, John Thomas, Zelone, Zadora, William Eli and Mary Alosa, were born while...(Read more)
 Added: Sep. 12, 2010
There are 2 more notes not showing...
Click here to view all notes...

Privacy Statement and Terms of Service