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John Morgan "Ferryman" Salyer

John Morgan "Ferryman" Salyer[1]

Male 1827 - 1908  (81 years)

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  • Name John Morgan "Ferryman" Salyer 
    Born 3 Jan 1827  Floyd County, Kentucky Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Died 23 Aug 1908 
    Person ID I3168  Lucius
    Last Modified 18 Jan 2003 

    Father Abner B. Salyer,   b. 6 Jun 1800, Cooper Creek, Russell County (now Wise), Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 19 Dec 1884, Georgetown, Williamson County, Texas Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 84 years) 
    Mother Nancy Hale,   b. 1802, Floyd County, Kentucky Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1873, Magoffin County, Kentucky Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 71 years) 
    Married 1 Jul 1821  Beaver Creek, Floyd County, Kentucky Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F936  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 1 Eveline Jackson,   b. 12 Nov 1827,   d. 27 Jan 1908, Magoffin County, Kentucky Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 80 years) 
    Married 7 Jun 1848  Floyd County, Kentucky Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. Sarah Jane Salyer,   b. 1849,   bur. White Oak, Morgan County, Kentucky at Gullett Cemetery Find all individuals with events at this location
     2. Mary Ellen Salyer,   b. 7 Feb 1853, Floyd County, Kentucky Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1 Apr 1915, Georgetown, Williamson County, Texas Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 62 years)
     3. Jackson Minifee Salyer,   b. 1 Aug 1854, Meadow Branch, Floyd County, Kentucky Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Abt 1918  (Age 63 years)
     4. Nancy Catherine Salyer,   b. 1856,   bur. Fredville, Magoffin County, Kentucky at John M Salyer Cemetery in unma Find all individuals with events at this location
     5. Francis Marion Salyer,   b. 18 Nov 1857, Magoffin County, Kentucky Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 22 Dec 1941  (Age 84 years)
     6. Caroline Salyer,   b. 19 Jan 1861, Magoffin County, Kentucky Find all individuals with events at this location,   bur. Oklahoma City, Oklahoma County, Oklahoma Find all individuals with events at this location
     7. Martin Van Buren Salyer,   b. 1864,   bur. White Oak, Morgan County, Kentucky at Gullett Cemetery Find all individuals with events at this location
     8. Lee Salyer,   b. 1866, Magoffin County, Kentucky Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. California Find all individuals with events at this location
     9. Norma D. Salyer,   b. 5 May 1868,   d. 3 Mar 1940  (Age 71 years)
     10. Emma Salyer,   b. 7 Sep 1871, Floyd County, Kentucky Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 11 Mar 1962  (Age 90 years)
    Family ID F1164  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 2 Violet Montgomery 
    Children 
     1. Ratio Seymore Salyer,   b. 28 Jun 1868, Magoffin County, Kentucky Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 30 Aug 1970, Texas Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 102 years)
    Family ID F1183  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • John Morgan SALYER was the only one of Abner SALYER Sr.'s sons to remain in Kentucky. One source gives his mother's name as Emma. John was known as the "ferryman" because he operated a ferry boat across the Licking River. Several brothers and their father, ended up in Texas.

  • Sources 
    1. [S15] kwatt@breeze.org, Kim James Watt, (August 23, 2001), http://breeze.org/pg/index.html.