GREENE COUNTY FOLKS-Pyron
GENERATION 1 & 2
William C. Pyron born1757 Ashland, Hanover, Va son of James bv 1751 Ashland
---Married 1769 Macklenburg Co NC Mary Powell who died1769 Mecklenburg, NC. He died 1850 Goose --Creek Twp, Union, SC and he was a resident of Greene Co. Ga.
--1778 in Served as a private in Capt. Robt. Moore's Co., & Capt. Marlboro's Co., in Col. Thos.
Lytle's Reg. JUL 1779 in Discharged and was employed in Hillsboro, NC making Army wagons
under Col. Thomas
Children of this Couple:
William “Billy-see below
Sarah 1773 married Joel Helms
Mary marriedEmmanuel Helms
Thomas Nmarried 1800 Rowen Co NCCathy Crowell
Emelia “Milly” married A. John Secrest-to Tn
Lewis1793 SC- 1842 Tn married Mary Harris dtr of Matthew & Mary House of Greene Co Ga.
Elizabeth Jane 1798 Greene Co Ga
Charles Allen 1808 Greene Co Ga to Coweta Co Ga
William “Billy” Pyron-physician born 10 Feb 1770 Vadied 29 Sep 1853 at his
Plantation-Greene Co Ga.
“Billy” married 1795 Martha Elizabeth “Patsy” Allen 1780-1815
(dtr. ofDrury & Elizabeth Yarborough)
(Line Young Allen &Martha N Coleman,Robert & Eliz.Stokes, Robert &
Susannah 1797 m 1817 John F Patterson
Jane1798Mecklenburg Co NC-1887 Monroe, Union, NC Mecklenburg Co NCm
Drury 1799 Greene Co Ga-1872 samem 1822 JacksonRachel Pyron cousin
Lewis1802 m 1836 Richmond Martha Twiggs Greenwood
Charles Allen 1804-1882 m 1827 Nancy Pyron cousin to Meri. Co Ga.
His dtr. Susan Eliz. 1833- 1853 Troup m1851Meri. Charles Andrew Cannon #1
Son of Josiah & Elizabeth Williamson Harris of Greene, Meri., Fayette, Terrell
Josiah Hicks 1806 Greene-1882 Taylorm 1833 #1Clark Elizabeth Willoughby
Dtr of William& Jerusalem Jones of Amhurst Co Va, Greene & Clarke Co Ga
Martham 14 Jun 1830 Greene Stephen Allen hr cousinson ofStokes &Susan
Elizabeth R m 17 Dec 1828 Greene Mark Jackson
Nancy m____ Garmon
Marriage #1 Martha E P Allen 1795
Marriage #2Nancy Crowell 5 Mar 1812
Marriage #3 Elizabeth Browninga 1817
By #3 Emily born 1818 Greene d 1879 Athens, Clark, Ga m 1837 Ch. Wm. Mason
1820-Greene Co Ga
1822- William Pyron was appointed guardian of Barbara and Josiah Allen, minor children of
Josiah Allen, deceased, in Greene Co., Ga. in 1822. Also in Greene Co. on May 5, 1828,
William is appointed guardian of his children Elizabeth, Nancy and Martha. His wife must have
died around this time.
1830 pg 296
1840 pg 50,
1850-#193--Census-Greene Co Ga-living w/dtr and son-in-law pg 85
William-84 years old- born Va $1500 value of property
Elizabeth- 74 NC
1853-Age 84-still-died Sep. 29 Greene Co Ga
Obits Pub by the Christian Index 1822-1879 printed 1975 page 188
Pyron History", an 8 page article by Lanny Cauthen
Drury Pyron-b. Aug 19, 1799 and married his first cousin Rachel Pyron, daughter of James Pyron and Lucy Johnson. A license was issued in Jackson Co., Ga. on Dec. 19, 1822.
They are #194 of the Greene Co. 1850 census.
a. Lucy Johnson Pyron-b. Nov 27, 1828 Greene- 1872 Greene
b. Stephen Josiah Pyron-b. Oct. 28, 1833 Greene- 1896 Greene
c. Sarah Adella Pyron-b. May 23, 1841 Greene-1906 Greene m 1861 James David Hall
d. William Henry Clay Pyron-b. Aug. 14, 1844 Greene-1919 Greene m Emiline Crawford Hall
e. Christopher Columbus Pyron-b. Sept. 5, 1847 Greene-1898 Atlanta,Fulton,Ga m 1873 Sarah J.
(From their Bible record, owned by Perry Pyron, have address)
Lewis Pyron-b. Oct. 12, 1802 and d. 21 Nov., 1856. He was married in Richmond Co., Ga. on June 16, 1836 to Martha Twiggs Greenwood. She was b. Sept. 24, 1806 and died Aug. 24, 1880 in Meriwether Co., Ga . She was the daughter of Henry Greenwood and Sarah Twiggs. Her grandfather was Major General John Twiggs and his wife Ruth Emanuel, great great granddaughter of Ga. Governor David Emanuel. Lewis was enumerated as #1427 in Meriwether Co. 1850 census. Value of property was $6,000. Their children were:
a. Sarah Henry Pyron-b. Feb. 21, 1838 and married on May 14, 1857 in Meriwether Co., Ga. to Thomas J. Robertson. They had ten children.
b. Georgiana Lucia Pyron-b. Jan. 2, 1841 and married (1) Cadmos M. Amos on Dec. 15, 1859 and had two children--Henry M. Amos and Cadmos Amos
Jr. (2) Rev. James Harvey De Votie, First Secretary State Baptist Mission Board. They had four children--three daughters and one son. One daughter Georgia De Votie married J. F. Pittman and resided in Griffin, Ga.
Charles Allen Pyron-b. c1804 and married his first cousin Nancy Pyron, daughter of James Pyron and Lucy Johnson. Their marriage took place on March 20, 1827 in Greene Co., Ga. They were #1420 of the 1850 Meriwether Co., Ga. census. Value of property was $2200. The following is given on them and their children:
Charles A. Pyron, 45, farmer, b. Ga.
Nancy Pyron, 44, b. Ga.
(Martha Caroline 1828-1918-Garrison, Nacogodoches, Tx.)
(William Young 1830)
Susan Pyron, 17, b. Ga. (Susan Elizabeth 1833 Ga- 1853 Troup Co Ga- Married Charles A.
Cannon in Meriwethe r Co. on May 22 1851)
Emily Pyron, 15, b. Ga. (1835)
James Pyron, 12, b. Ga. (James W 1838)
Stephen Pyron, 10, b. Ga. (Stephen J 1840)
Lucy Pyron, 7, b. Ga. (1843)
Charles Pyron, 3, b. Ga. (1847)
Josiah Hicks PyronTax Collector- born 14 May 1806 Greene Co Ga died 22 Nov 1882 Taylor Co. Ga.he married 31 Dec 1833 Clark Co Ga ElizabethWilloughby born 18 Dec 1808 Greene Co Ga diedApr 1859 Taylor Co. Ga. dtr. of William B & Jerusalem Jones.
William Lafayette 22 Sep 1834 Skull Shoals, Greene, Ga-31 Mar 1863CSA Chattanooga, Tn.
Ariah “Arrie” 26 Dec1838 Erin, Meriwether, Ga – 7 Jan 1867 Meri. Co Ga m 26 Dec 1860
Spaulding Co Ga ThomasDavid Seay Sr. Capt died 31 Dec 1861 Battle of Murphesboro, Tn
Mary Cornelia 31 Mar 1841 Meri-21 Aug 1841
Martha Susan “Mattie” 26 Aug 1861 Pike Co Ga-19 Feb 1888 same m 21 Nov 1859 Taylor Th.
Emma Elizabeth18 Apr 1864 Pike Co Ga married12 Dec 1871 Taylor Rev. Ignatious F Griffin
James Pyron-brother ofWilliam son of William C & Mary Powell
James born25 May 1776 Mecklenburg Co NC died11 Dec 1820 Jackson Co. Ga. He was a resident of Greene Co Ga. He married1805Mecklenburg Lucy Johnson born 25 Jun 1782 Ga died 11 May 1822 Jackson Co Ga.dtr. of Stephen & Luch
Nancy born 1806 Ga diedCoweta Co Ga married cousin Charles Allen-see above
Rachel born1807 died 18 Oct 1878 Greene Co Ga married cousin Drury-see above
Susan born 2 Jul 1809 Jackson Co Ga died1885 Lamar Co. Ga. married1 Nov 1829 Greene Co.
Ga. Benjamin Harris more later
Mary Ann b a 1811 married3 Nov 1831 Greene John E. Cannon-more later
Martha1813 Meck. Co NC- Pike Co Ga married11 Jun1832 Pleasant Josiah Allen
Lucy 13 Mar 1813 NC-29 Sep 1879 married 17 Dec 1837 Pike Co Ga Benjamin Franklin Seabraves14 Sep 1810 Buncomb Co NC-4 May 1879
James 8 Sep 1816--6 Jun 1867 Ackworth, Cobb, Ga married 3 Aug 1842
McDonough, Henry, Ga. Elizabeth Ann Cox- more later
Charles 1818 Mecklenburg , NC 22 May 1869
James was a veteran of the War of 1812
Lucy Johnson was the first cousin of Mrs. Martin, grandmother of Ga. Governor John W. Slayton.
Pyron History",article by Lanny Cauthen, have address 14 April 1979.pages 4-8:
Mary Ann Pyron & John E. Cannon born a 1801 SC maried 3 Nov 1831 Greene Co Ga.
He was the brother of Edward and Joshua in Greene, and son of John & Jemima Broughton ofSumter, Clarendon Co SC
Children in Monroe Co. Al- see Census
1850-Census- Monroe Co Al
#104David Cannon (his brother)
#105 John Cannon 22 carpenter Al (Parents in Al by 1828)
#106 William Prichett 22 farmer Al
Margaret (Cannon) 20(his sister)
895John E Cannon 47 SC (Married 1831 Greene)
Mary A W 36
Sarah J 17
Martha M 14
Susannah J 12
John E 10
May A W 7
Emily E G 4
George P 2Al
Elisha Cook 67 SC
1850-Monroe Co. Al.
14 Aug 1843 Wm. L. Moye of Darlington SC for and in consideration of the good will and
feelings of kindnesswhich have and do bear to the family, the wife and children of my friend
George P. Cannon, (brother) sells some slavesto John E. Cannon (for $1.00) for the express
purpose of a trust in the use and support of Martha Cannon, wife of George P. Cannon and
theirchildren: Sarah Jane, Edmund R, Simeon C N, Julius D, Josephine Caroline,Martha
Ann andany future children. Witness A D Sims, George Moye Filed in Darlington Dist SC 6
Sep 1843 and Wilcox Co Al 20 Feb 1852.
The Cannon, Broughton and Harrislines are mine.
Ms. Gerry Hill-Albany Ga