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Joseph D Byler
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Birth: 1773
Pennsylvania, USA
Death: Jul. 21, 1858
Cooper County
Missouri, USA

Son of Jacob Byler (1739-1804/NC) and Catherine Kitsch (1742- ), whose other children inc: Jacob Franklin, David, Catherine, Abraham, Elizabeth, John.

m1) Rebecca Dillard Apr 19 1803, TN.
ch include:
-Jacob Dillard 1804-Dec 6 1873 m: Arrena Scott
-Thomas Dillard Oct 10 1805/NC-Dec 6 1878/Cooper
-Abraham May 19 1810/NC-Aug 18 1862/Cooper m Mary Polly Bowman 1831, 5 ch; Penelope Wood Howard 1844, 4 ch.
-David Colly/Colley 1812-1884 m1) Nancy Lilly, 11 ch; m2: Mrs Elizabeth (Burch) Hughes, 4 ch.
-Mary "Polly" 1814-1836

m2: Rachel Harper, 1821 Cooper Co MO
ch inc:
-John 1822-
-James Harper 1823-1913/Ark., m: Catherine Failer
-Joseph 1826-1891 m: Henrietta Crawford 1851; 3 ch, Harry Lee and infants H.O., Graham.

m3: Mrs. Mary "Polly" Black Wilson Jan 9 1835, Cooper MO
ch inc:
-William Perry 1837-
-Sarah Ann 1840-

Polly died of the "bloody flux" (dysentery) which she contracted while visiting her Wilson children in Morgan Co. She died on way to see doctor and the family buried her at roadside where she died, and returned in the spring to move her to Wilson Family Cemetery.

1840 census Joseph has 8 in household -- 3 males 19 or under, 3 females 14 or under and an adult couple. He also has 10 slaves, Cooper Co MO.

1850 Cooper: BYLER Joseph/79, Polly/59, Joseph/22, William/14, Sarah Ann/10.

Tennessee State Marriages, 1780-2002
Name: Joseph Byler
Spouse: Rebeccah Dillard
Marriage Date: 19 Apr 1803
Marriage County: Washington

Missouri Marriage Records, 1805-2002
Name: Joseph Byler
Marriage Date: 9 Jan 1835
Marriage County: Cooper
Spouse Name: Mary Wilson
***
The following from: COOPER COUNTY, MISSOURI CEMETERY RECORDS VOL. 1O, compiled by The Cooper County, Missouri Historical Society, 1981, PAGE: 58.

"Joseph D. Byler, died: July 21, 1858, in the 85th years of his life. He was native of Pennsylvania. and emigrated to Cooper County, Missouri in 1817. He is buried in the Byler Family Cemetery.

Roger Byler of Texas has told of an old Byler Family Cemetery on the old Muntzel Farm - just south of Windsor Place; south of Rankin's Mill where some of his family where buried. It has since been practically destroyed - information before 1981.

Roger Byler has had these stones removed to Pisgah Cemetery at Pisgah, Missouri.

Joseph D. Byler
Catherine Peters
Samuel Peters

Since there is no mention of remains being moved, it is assumed that only the tombstones were moved and any over-100-years-old remains are still buried in Byler Family Cemetery." 
 
Family links: 
 Parents:
  Jacob Byler (1737 - 1804)
  Katherine Kish Byler (1745 - 1830)
 
 Spouses:
  Rebecca Dillard Byler (1779 - 1818)
  Rachel Harper Byler
  Mary Black (Wilson) Byler (1792 - 1851)
 
 Children:
  Thomas Dillard Byler (1805 - 1878)*
  Jacob Dillard Byler (1806 - 1877)*
  Abraham Byler (1810 - 1862)*
  David Colly Byler (1812 - 1884)*
  James Harper Byler (1824 - 1915)*
  Joseph Byler (1826 - 1891)*
 
 Siblings:
  Jacob Franklin Byler (1765 - 1846)*
  Joseph D Byler (1773 - 1858)
  Catherine Byler Peters (1774 - 1847)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Inscription:
age:85; came to Cooper Co MO in 1817
 
Burial:
Pisgah Baptist Church Cemetery
Pisgah
Cooper County
Missouri, USA
Plot:
 
Maintained by: LaDon Brennan
Originally Created by: Deb
Record added: Apr 01, 2007
Find A Grave Memorial# 18720126
Joseph D Byler
Added by: John Robertshaw
 
Joseph D Byler
Added by: Undertaker's Gr/Granddaughter
 
Joseph D Byler
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Added by: Kevin Casey
 
 
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RIP 4th great grandfather.
- Ed Cook
 Added: Feb. 1, 2014
 
 
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