Is anyone researching this family ?
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.
I would like to find a marriage record of Sherrod Bybee to Nancy Royal, Virginia, TN, or more likely Kentucky. Abt 1810/1815.
I would like to find a will of Sherrod Bybee abt 1829/30
White Co or Independence Co AR.
I would like to find a will of Adam Bybee 1858.
Index Arkansas Wills and
Administrations from the
Earliest to 1900.
Bybee, Adam 1858 Book C page 38
Children of Sherrod Bybee and Nancy Royal-
1. George D. Bybee
Born: 1809 -
Marr: - Sarah
2. Sherrod A. Bybee
Born: 1812 - South Carolina
Marr: 1838 - Rosca "Rosanna" James
3. James Bybee
Born: 1815 - Kentucky
Marr: 1864 - Mary W. Post
Utopia, Uvalde, Texas
4. *Adam Bybee
Born: 1820 - Tennessee
Marr: Elizabeth, divorced.One dau, Marina.
Marr: Nancy Johnson.one daughter - *Amanda Bybee
Died: White County Arkansas 1858
5. Mary Elizabeth Peggie Bybee
Born: 1824 - Tennessee
6. Margaret Bybee
Born: - 1826
Marr: 1843 - William Carson Watson
Died: - Aug. 17, 1905 Sabinal, Uvalde County ,Texas