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Descendants of Roland Bias, Sr.
Generation No. 1
1.ROLAND2 BIAS, SR.(JAMES BYAS1) was born Abt. 1767 in Amherst County, Virginia, and died Abt. 1838 in Cabell County, (West) Virginia.He married (1) UNKNOWN Bef. 1790 in Kanawha County, (West) Virginia.He married (2) NANCY JENKINS September 14, 1804 in Kanawha County, (West) Virginia, daughter of THOMAS JENKINS and UNKNOWN.She was born Bef. 1786, and died Bef. 1850.He married (3) SALLY MAYES December 24, 1833 in Kanawha County, (West) Virginia.She was born Bef. 1813.
Notes for ROLAND BIAS, SR.: Like the Obediah Byases, there were several Roland Biases.The oldest of these died about 1838 (s/o James & Elizabeth (Larkin) Bias), leaving as his heirs - Richard S. Ellis of Amherst County.Elisha Ormandorff of Cabell County, a James Bias, and Samuel Nicely, who lived near the mouth of Merritt's Creek below Salt Rock, WV.
Children of ROLAND BIAS and UNKNOWN are: 2. i. NANCY3 BIAS, b. Abt. 1784, Amherst County, Virginia. ii. MARY 'POLLY' BIAS, b. Bef. 1792, Amherst County, Virginia; m. SAMUEL ORENDORF, March 08, 1810, Cabell County, (West) Virginia; b. Bef. 1790. 3. iii. JENNIE 'JANE' BIAS, b. Abt. 1795, Amherst County, Virginia; m. Jonas Nicley, November 27, 1811, Amherst County, Virginia; b. Bef. 1795.