Willard Syers

(c 1842-)
FatherDavid Alexander Syers (1820-1897)
MotherLouisa Sackett (1822-1904)
Willard Syers, son of David Alexander Syers and Louisa Sackett, was born in PennsylvaniaG in about 1842.1 He married first in about 1865, Hannah ___.1 Hannah was born in New York StateG in about 1848.1 He married second in Ionia County, MichiganG, on 21 April 1890, Eliza Miller, daughter of Jacob Miller.2 Eliza was born in MichiganG in about 1855.3
     In 1850 Willard was living in Clarksfield, Huron County, OhioG, in the household of his parents Alexander and Louisa, and was recorded in the census as Williard Syres, aged eight and born in Pennsylvania.4
     In 1860 he was living in Jamestown, Ottawa County, MichiganG, in the household of his parents Alexander and Louisa, and was recorded as Willard Sayers, a day laborer, aged 18.5
     In 1870 he was living in Jamestown, Ottawa County, MichiganG, and was recorded as Willard Syers, a blacksmith, aged 27. Living with him were his wife Hannah, 22, and their children, Charles, 4, and John, aged two. They were living next door to Willard's parents.6

Children of Willard Syers and Hannah ___

 Notes & Citations

  1. Census.
  2. "Michigan, Marriage Records, 1867–1952" (Ancestry image), "21 Apr 1890, at Ionia, MI, Willard Syers, 47, of Ionia, MI, b. PA, lumbering, father Alexander Syers, mother Louisa Sackett, 2nd m.; to Eliza Miller, 34, of Baldwin, Lake County, b. MI, housekeeping, father Jacob Miller, mother not given, 1st m. By Geo D Lindsey, Paster 1st Presby Ch. Witnesses: D A Jewell, Mrs Geo D Lindsey, both of Ionia."
  3. Marriage record.
  4. 1850 United States Federal Census, Roll: M432_697; Page: 368A; Image: 70
    Clarksfield, Huron County, Ohio, 3 Aug 1850
    Syres, Alexander, 29, farmer, b. PA
    Syres, Louisa, 26, b. NY
    Syres, Williard, 8, b. PA
    Syres, William, 6, b. OH
    Syres, George, 5, b. OH
    Syres, Wilbor, 3, b. OH
    Syres, Wesley, 1, b. OH
    Barnes, Sally, 26, b. NY.
  5. 1860 United States Federal Census, Roll: M653_557; Page: 210; Family History Library Film: 803557
    Jamestown, Ottawa County, Michigan
    Sayers, Alexander, 40, farmer, real estate $300, personal estate $150, b. PA
    Sayers, Louisa, 38, b. NY
    Sayers, Willard, 18, day laborer, b. PA
    Sayers, William, 16, day laborer, b. OH
    Sayers, Wallace, 14, b. OH
    Sayers, Wilber, 12, b. OH
    Sayers, John W, 10, b. OH
    Sayers, Walter, 9, b. WI
    Sayers, Emily, 6, b. OH
    Sayers, Margret, 4, b. MI
    Sayers, Winfield, 1, b. MI.
  6. 1870 United States Federal Census, Roll: M593_697; Page: 181A; Image: 46658; Family History Library Film: 552196
    Jamestown, Ottawa County, Michigan, 3 Jun 1870
    [Next door to Alexander Syers]
    Syers, Willard, 27, blacksmith, real estate $1,000, b. PA
    Syers, Hannah, 22, keeping house, b. NY
    Syers, Charles, 4, b. MI
    Syers, John, 2/12, b. MI.
Last Edited17 May 2017

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