Wier Family

This information concerns three generations of the Wier family.
1800-1900

 • Individuals are listed chronologically, and those in red show the line of descent.
 • Connections of collateral lines to main lines are indicated by linked names.
 • Generations within a family are separated by a series of asterisks: * Generation # *.
 • Unknown or unsubstantiated data are marked with blanks or with question marks.

CAVEAT: Apart from census data, this information has not been confirmed entirely by my personal research, and mistakes are likely present, so use at your discretion.

                   * Generation I *
   William born: (December 20, 1788) in Pittsylvania County, VA
married: Mary Ann Burton (December 19, 1810) in Caswell County, NC
children: Nancy [Palmer W. Hopper], Susan [Palmer W. Hopper], Elizabeth [R. Allen Smith], Nathaniel, Samuel,
John Allen, David W., James, William Wesley, Thomas Burton [Sarah Jane Barkley], Sarah Jane [Gossett], Dianna Margaret [Robert Lawson], Mary, Ebenezer Titus [Isabella Caroline Bratton]
died: ( ) in
buried: New Hope Methodist Church Cemetery, Tippah County, MS
census: On the 1850 census, he was (age 63) with his wife Mary Burton (age 58) in Tippah County, MS;
note: His children Sarah Jane (age 25), Mary (age 19) and Ebenezer Titus (age 17) were listed on the 1850 census.

* Generation II *
   John Allen born: (March 30, 1812) in Caswell County, NC
married: Margaret A. (Martha) Carpenter (about 1838) in Lincoln County, TN
children: Mary Ann [Warren Washington Patterson] [Samuel W. Adams], Martha Jane [Samuel Stewart], Sarah [C. H. Cockrill], Clarinda [Able Sorrell McCrory], George Charles [Elizabeth Stewart], Peter Allen,
William Wilburn [Viola Townsend] [Sarah Jane Stapleton], John [Mattie Ella Harris], Nora [William Augustus Wansley]
died: (June 4, 1890) in Fayette County, TX
buried: Wallace Ranch Cemetery, Gonzales County, TX
census: On the 1860 census, he was (age 47) with his wife in Fayette County, TX; on the 1870 census, he was (age 58) with his wife in Fayette County, TX; on the 1880 census, he was (age 68) with his wife in Fayette County, TX
note:
* Generation III *
   Mary Ann born: (October 15, 1839) in Ripley, Tippah County, MS
married: (a) Warren Washington Patterson (December 18, 1855) in Fayette County, TX
               (b) Samuel W. Adams (March 8, 1877) in LaGrange Fayette County, TX
children: (a) John A. [Elizabeth Thorton], William Johnson [Ellen Morandy Byars], Isham Jones [Lille Ella Green], Thomas B. [Stella Aurora Walker], Samuel [Eleanor Radigan], Matthew [Beulah Beatrice Yates], Bluford [Sarah Elizabeth Steubing], Warren Washington [Nettie Carson Lipps], Mary Elizabeth
               (b) Miinnie Lee and Tandy Young [Edna Hill]
died: (December 16, 1926) in San Antonio, Bexar County, TX
buried: Oak Hill Cemetery, Flatonia, Fayette County, TX
census:
note:
   Martha Jane born: (August 6, 1842) in Ripley, Tippah County, MS
married: Samuel Stewart (October 6, 1864) in Fayette County, TX
children: John, Cordie, Sam, William [Essie Fogg], and Mattie [James Sheridan Patterson]
died: (September 16, 1918) in Abilene, Taylor County, TX
buried: Jeddo Cemetery, Bastrop County, TX
census: On the 1860 census, she was (age 17) with her parents in Fayette County, TX; on the 1870 census, she was (age 28) with her husband in Gonzales County, TX; on the 1880 census, she was (age ) a widow in Gonzales County, TX
note: Her husband was the son of Abigail Burleson and John Stewart, and his sister Elizabeth married Martha Jane's brother George Charles Wier.
   Sarah born: (August 28, 1844) in Ripley, Tippah County, MS
married: Edward Harrison Cockrill (July 3, 1864) in Fayette County, TX
children: Mary Etta [Willy Obar] [Thomas Terrell], John William [Della Robbins], Thomas Edward [Cora Virginia Davis], James Oliver [Della Long], Margaret [Joseph Hallmark], Lula Mae [ W. Shook Galloway], Elizabeth [George H. Bartlett, Buford E. [Rhonda Fike [Mary Ann White], Mance Owen [Nora Crenshaw], Arthur A. Jennie Lee Davis]
died: (August 10, 1927) in San Antonio, Bexar County, TX
buried: Cistern Cemetery, Fayette County, TX
census: On the 1860 census, she was (age 13) with her parents in Fayette County, TX; on the 1900 census, she was (age )
note:
   Clarinda
(Boog)
born: (August 24, 1845) in Tippah County, MS
married: Abram Sorrell McCrory (December 26, 1868) in Fayette County, TX
children: Walton, Sarah Alice [Sterling Price Johnson], Margaret [Galloway], J. William, Katherine [Ross Miller], Charles Alonzo, Samuel Houston (Pug), Cora R. [Samuel E. Fike], Bessie E. [Cowan], Marshall E., Dorsey (Doss)
died: (October 12, 1920) in
buried: Elm Grove Cemetery, Fayette County, TX
census: On the 1860 census, she was (age 12) with her parents in Fayette County, TX;
note:
   George Charles born: (April 1848) in Tippah County, MS
married: Elizabeth Stewart (December 27, 1868) in Fayette County, TX
children: James T., Nora [Ed I. Carter], Penny [Thomas Cude], Tempie [William Otto Strickling], Jesse [Katie Herring], Burtie [William Elbert Sorrell] Clifford [Anson Carroll] [John Edward Miner], Stella [Olen William Evans]
died: (after 1920) in Frio County, TX ?
buried: unknown location
census: On the 1860 census, he was (age 11) with his parents in Fayette County, TX; on the 1870 census, he was (age 18) with his parents in Fayette County, TX; on the 1900 census, he was (age 52) with his wife in Frio County, TX; on the 1910 census, he was (age 62) with his wife in Frio County, TX; on the 1920 census, he was (age 71) a widower in the household of Nancy and John W. Winters in Frio County, TX
note: His wife and several of their children are buried in the Devine Evergreen Cemetery, Devine, Medina County, TX.
   Peter Allen born: (September 9, 1850) in Ripley, Tippah County, MS
married: (a) Julia Anderson (October 26, 1879) in Fayette County, TX
                 (b) Lillie Mae Snow Tabor (July 30, 1893) in Fayette County, TX
children: (a) none
                 (b) Minnie Mae [Hugh Manahan], Maude Emma [Jewell Aubrey Duncan], John Owen [Vallie Bell Mills], Murl Ivan [Genevieve Reily]
died: (August 13, 1925) in Houston, Harris County, TX
buried: Oak Hill Cemetery, McDade, Bastrop County, TX
census: On the 1860 census, he was (age 9) with his parents in Fayette County, TX; on the 1870 census, he was (age 18) with his parents in Fayette County, TX; on the 1880 census, he was (age ) with his wife in the household of his father-in-law in Fayette County, TX;
note:
   William Wilburn
(Billy)
born: (April 10, 1853) in Flatonia, Fayette County, TX
married: (a) Viola Townsend (September 4, 1874) in Colorado County, TX
                 (b) Sarah Jane (Sally) Stapleton (September 4, 1875) in Comal County, TX
children: (a) Georgia [James Darling]: mother died in childbirth
                 (b) Edna Virginia [John West Cochran], Clara [Graham B. Gibbons], William Monroe [Mamie Lee England], Mada [Hal Hamilton Davenport]
died: (August 21, 1949) in San Antonio, Bexar County, TX
buried: Mission Burial Park South, San Antonio, Bexar County, TX
census: On the 1860 census, he was (age 7) with his parents in Fayette County, TX; on the 1870 census, he was (age 16) with his parents in Fayette County, TX; on the 1880 census, he was (age 25) with his second wife in Fayette County, TX; on the 1900 census, he was (age 47) living alone in Hays County, TX; on the 1920 census, he was (age ) in Bastrop County, TX; on the 1930 census, he was (age 77) in Bastrop County, TX; on the 1940 census, he was (age ) with his daughter Edna Cochran in Bexar County, TX
note:
   John born: (September 6, 1856) in Fayette County, TX
married: Mattie Ella Harris (December 28, 1887) in Gonzales County, TX
children: Max Harris [Grace Burdett], John Rex [Elvie Holland], Raymond David [Louise Lena Villemain], Modie Fay, Luke Burton [Hazel Wilson], Jack Daw, Mattie Maud, George Washington [Pearl Gwendolyn Jones]
died: (April 15, 1936) in San Antonio, Bexar County, TX
buried: Pearsall Cemetery, Pearsall, Frio County, TX
census: On the 1870 census, he was (age 14) with his parents in Fayette County, TX; on the 1880 census, he was (age 20) with his parents in Fayette County, TX; According to the 1910-1930 census, he was in Frio County, TX
note:
   Nora
(Emma)
born: (November, 1859) in Fayette County, TX
married: William Augustus Wansley (March 17, 1881) in Fayette County, TX
children: William A., Mary Alma [McCall], Charles J., Reuben A., Edna
died: (October 17, 1906) in
buried: Elm Grove Cemetery, Elm Grove, Fayette County, TX
census: On the 1860 census, she was (age 9 months) with her parents in Fayette County, TX; on the 1870 census, she was (age 12) with her parents in Fayette County, TX; on the 1880 census, she was (age 19) with her parents in Fayette County, TX;< on the 1900 census, she was (age 40) with her husband in TX
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