Karen, The John Beckner I'm searching for had children: Elizabeth b. 1816 m. John Plybon Lydia b. 1828 m. Joel Barbour Irene b. 1828 also m. John Plybon after Elizabeth died in 1855. John C. Beckner b. 1830 Stephen Beckner b. 1832 (whom I thought m. Ellen Bench). I at first thought John Beckner b. 1780 had married Mary Duncan. However, I don't think the children matched those in the censuses. These families are certainly in the area of Huntington, WV - that's were I'm from also. Perhaps we should compare some additional information to see where it matches (or doesn't).My line to this John Beckner is through his dau, Elizabeth.