My ggg grandparents were John M. DePOYSTER b. abt. 1788 NC & Elizabeth ROBESON? b. abt. 1798 NC. Their son Charles Wesley was my gg grandfather. Charles was b. abt.1839 IN;He married Margaret E. LANDRETH b. abt.1846 IN, on July 28, 1865 in Fayette, IL. Children: Charles W. Jr; Ella; Hannibal; Sherman b.1873 in Little Prairie, Clay Co., IL.
Sherman DePOYSTER married Minnie Viola Perkins LAY on Sept. 7, 1893 in Clay Co.,IL.Their children: Charles b. abt. 1894; Flossie Mae b. Sept. 6, 1895; Ivy Olie b. Nov. 28, 1898; Vernie b. Oct. 3, 1900; Roy b. Aug. 28, 1905; Annabelle b. abt. 1908; Roscoe b. Dec. 20, 1910; Oscar b. Sept. 16, 1914; and Clarence b. abt. 1916.
The following is a census I discovered on Ancestry.com regarding my Charles W. DePOYSTER.
1860 Edgewood Twp., Clay Co., IL DePOYSTER, John M. age 25 Farmer $200 (value of pers.) b. IN Elizabeth age 16 F b. IN John age 6 M b. IL DePOYSTER, John age 72 M Farmer b. NC WILLIAMS, Elizabeth B. age 35 F $1000 (value of real estate) $100 (value of pers.) b. IN Frances age 6 F b. IL Amanda J. age 4 F b. IL DYER, Sarah age 30 F $100 (value of pers.) b. IN Myram age 28 F b. IN Greenberry age 4 M b. IL May E. age 1 F b. IL DePOYSTER, Charles W. age 23 M Farmer $100 (value of real estate) $100 (value of pers.) b. IN Mary A. age 20 F b. IN Nancy J. age 19 F b. IN Elizabeth age 62 F b. NC
I would love to hear from anyone that may have a connection to my DePoysters/DePoisters. Vicki