Byram's
Morris Co. Up


Source: Family Records or genealogies of the first settlers of Passaic Valley and Vicinity above Chatham, with their ancestors and descendants, as far as could be ascertained in 1851. By John Littell, 1851.

NAPHTALI BYRAM.

NAPHTALI BYRAM lived at Morristown. He married Amy Hedges, and had children: (2d Generation.)

[Byram, Naphtali, [s. Japhet]; C.(became Communicant) 1 Nov 1764; D. 24 June 1812, aet. 63
Amy [Hedges]; C.(became Communicant) 22 June 1808; d. 28 May 1823, aet. 78
[History of the First Presbyterian Church, Morristown, NJ, Part II, The Combined Registers From 1742 to 1885]

1. Abigail, who married her cousin, Byram Ayers, son of Elias Ayers. They removed to Lexington, Prebble county, Ohio.
[Abigail, b. 3 Mar 1771; Bap. 13 Sep 1778; [m. 3 Nov. 1797, to Ebenezer Byram Ayres?] [History of the First Presbyterian Church, Morristown, NJ, Part II, The Combined Registers From 1742 to 1885]

2. Amy married Samuel Halliday, of Newburg, New York. He lived at Morristown, and was Sheriff of Morris county several years.
[Amy, b. 17 Nov 1774; Bap. 13 Sept. 1778; C.(became Communicant) 5 Nov 1790; [m. 7 May 1803 to Sam’l Halliday, q.v.]; dis. 26 Nov. 1824, to 3d Ch., Newark [History of the First Presbyterian Church, Morristown, NJ, Part II, The Combined Registers From 1742 to 1885]

3. Ebenezer married Mary Littell, daughter of Nathaniel, and went to Darke county, Ohio. [See Littell.]
[Byram, Ebenezer, [s. Naphtali?] b. 9 Apr 1778, Bap. 13 Sept. 1778 & w. ______; Child: Sukky Ann, b. 13 Sept. 1799; Bap. 1 Nov. 1799; d. 21 Oct 1801, aet. 2. [History of the First Presbyterian Church, Morristown, NJ, Part II, The Combined Registers From 1742 to 1885]

4. Huldah married Loammi Moore, of Morristown; he was a merchant.
[Huldah, b. 19 Nov. 1779; Bap. 6 Feb 1780; C.(became Communicant) 22 Dec 1796; [m. 30 Mar 1799, to Loammi Moore, q.v.] [History of the First Presbyterian Church, Morristown, NJ, Part II, The Combined Registers From 1742 to 1885]

5. Susan, who died, aged about 50 years, unmarried.
[Susanna, b. 22 Jan 1782; Bap. 28 Feb 1782; C. (became Communicant) 24 Aug 1804; dis. 17 Aug 1839 to Carmine St. Ch., N.Y. [History of the First Presbyterian Church, Morristown, NJ, Part II, The Combined Registers From 1742 to 1885]

6. Silas Condit married Nancy Brown, daughter of Daniel, of Madison; (she was sister of Caleb Dickerson's wife;) he went to Dayton, Ohio.
[Silas Condict, b. 24 Nov. 1783; Bap. 1 Feb 1784; [m. Anna ____,] C. (became Communicant) 3 Nov 1814; dis. 26 May 1828 to Baskingridge; L.(received by letter) from same 21 May 1835; dis. 9 Nov 1836, to Succasunna. [History of the First Presbyterian Church, Morristown, NJ, Part II, The Combined Registers From 1742 to 1885]

7. Sally married Silas Broadwell, son of Simeon. [See Broadwell.]
[Sarah, b. 18 Apr 1786; Bap. 4 June 1786; [m. 17 Apr 1805, to Silas Broadwell ?] [History of the First Presbyterian Church, Morristown, NJ, Part II, The Combined Registers From 1742 to 1885]

8. Anne married the same Silas Broadwell, and had no children; she was confined to her bed about seven years, at Morristown. by disease, and subsequently went to Dayton, Ohio, and married.
[Anna, b. 21 Apr 1788; Bap. 1 June 1788; C.(became Communicant) 25 Apr 1808; “dis.,” Roll 4.

ABIGAIL BYRAM, (1st child of Naphtali Byram,) and Byram Ayers, have children:

1. Mary Ayers, who married John Cummings, of Lexington, Prebble county.

2. Phebe Ayers, not married in 1850.

3. Amy Ayers married Jacob Westerfield, of Lexington, son of Samuel.

4. Huldah Anne Ayers married John Miller, of Lexington.

5. James Ayers married _____ _____ .

AMY BYRAM, (2d child of Naphtali,) and Samuel Halliday, had children:

1. Betsey Halliday.

2. David Halliday is a Presbyterian minister at Peekskill, N. Y

3. James Richards Halliday.

HULDAH BYRAM, (4th child of Naphtali,) and Loammi Moore, had children:

1. Byram Moore married in Virginia, and lives there.

2. Sally Anne Moore married Silas Pierson, son of Benjamin. above Madison; lives at Mercersburgh, Penn., and keeps a high school.

3. Susan Moore married _____ Baldwin, of Orange, and lives there.

4. Abigail Moore went to her sister's, at Mercersburgh.

5. Phebe Moore also went to Mercersburgh.

6. William Moore went to Cincinnati, and married there, and keeps a book-store.

7. Eliza Moore also went to Mercersburgh.

SILAS CONDIT BYRAM, (6th child of Naphtali,) and Nancy Brown, had children:

1. Ebenezer, who married Sarah Hand, daughter of Aaron Hand, of Basking Ridge, and had children: 1. Aaron Milton; 2. Eliza; 3. Delia; 4. Silas; 5. Albert Barnes; 6. Hannah; 7. William Byram.
[Ebenezer, Bap. 16 Sep 1815 [History of the First Presbyterian Church, Morristown, NJ, Part II, The Combined Registers From 1742 to 1885]

2. Amy married Eli Tomkins _____ ; lives at Orange, N. J.
[Amy [Anna?] Sophia; Bap. 16 Sep 1815; L.(received by Letter) 21 May 1835, fr. Baskingridge; dis. 22 Nov 1836, to 2d Ch., Brooklyn [History of the First Presbyterian Church, Morristown, NJ, Part II, The Combined Registers From 1742 to 1885]

3. Henry married Anna Searing, of Spring Valley, Morris county, New Jersey, and has children: 1. Sarah Anne; 2. Susan; 3. Henry.
[Henry Moore; Bap 16 Sep 1815 [History of the First Presbyterian Church, Morristown, NJ, Part II, The Combined Registers From 1742 to 1885]

4. Mary married her cousin, Nathaniel L. Byram, son of Ebenezer. They both died, and left one child, Harriet Byram, who lives with her relative, the Rev. David Halliday, of Peekskill, New York.
[Mary Evalina; Bap. 16 Sep 1815 [History of the First Presbyterian Church, Morristown, NJ, Part II, The Combined Registers From 1742 to 1885]

5. David married Delia Bishop;--lives in Monmouth Co., N. J.

Byram, David Naptali, [s. Silas C.]; Bap. 16 Sep 1815; L.(received by letter), 24 June 1842. Roll 4; dis. 19 Jan. 1848 to Shrewsbury, N.Y. Roll 4. [History of the First Presbyterian Church, Morristown, NJ, Part II, The Combined Registers From 1742 to 1885]

Delia Maria Bishop, [dg. William?]; m. 17 Feb 1836; L. (received by letter) & dis. with husband, [only on Roll 4] [History of the First Presbyterian Church, Morristown, NJ, Part II, The Combined Registers From 1742 to 1885]

Children: [History of the First Presbyterian Church, Morristown, NJ, Part II, The Combined Registers From 1742 to 1885]

Mary Louisa; Bap. 29 Sept 1843

Julia Anna; b. 9 Dec. 1846; Bap. 4 June 1847

6. Jonas, who went on a whaling voyage, and never returned.
[Jonas Mills; Bap 16 Sep 1815 [History of the First Presbyterian Church, Morristown, NJ, Part II, The Combined Registers From 1742 to 1885]

7. Frances married _____ , at Succasunna Plains, and went to Illinois.

8. Silas Pierson.
[Silas Pierson; Bap. 7 Dec 1825 [History of the First Presbyterian Church, Morristown, NJ, Part II, The Combined Registers From 1742 to 1885]

Silas C. Byram and his wife both died, and are buried at Dayton.

 

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