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Henry MYERS
Serilda Catharine CUPP
Husband:  Henry MYERS / MEYERS
Birth:  1793/4, NC
Death:  30 Dec 1873, Claiborne Co., TN
Marriage:  13 Jun 1815, Grayson Co., VA
Wife:  (Serilda) Catharine "Caty" CUPP
Birth:  14 Feb 1797, VA
Death:  30 Dec 1873, Powell Valley, Claiborne Co., TN
Father:  Jacob CUPP
Mother:  Sibby BREEDING
Children:
born in Virginia:
  1.  Jacob MEYERS, b. 16 Feb 1817; m. Rachael OWSLEY

born in Claiborne Co., TN:
  2.  Isaac MEYERS, b. 29 Apr 1819
  3.  Vincent MEYERS, b. 18 Jul 1822 
  4.  Isham/Isom Lee MEYERS, b. Nov 1824
  5.  (Daughter A) MEYERS, b. ca. 1826; d. 1830-40
  6.  Susanna "Susan" MEYERS, b. 7 Oct 1828; m. Alexander ENGLAND
  7.  Abraham MYERS, b. 1830/1
  8.  Valentine MYERS, b. 22 Jan 1833
  9.  Newton "Newt" MYERS, b. Feb 1837
10.  Sarah MYERS, b. 1839/40
11.  Nancy Minerva MYERS, b. 1841/2

Our subjects are said to have this daughter, but she does not show up in the 1850 or 1860 census.
12.  Sidney MEYERS, b. Jun 1842

Keywords for search engines:  genealogy; USA, US, United States, North Carolina, Tennessee, Virginia

Sources:

1a.  Jordan R. Dodd, ed.  1993.  KY, NC, TN, VA/WV Marriages:  Early to 1850.  Liahona Research, Orem, UT (Broderbund CD-229):  not found.

1b.  Grayson County, Virginia.  Marriage Bonds, Vols. 2-4, 1809-1937 (LDS Film No. 1928595, as cited by Sydney Marilyn (Meyers) Weinrich).  Records in the Grayson County Courthouse, Independence, VA.  There is a bond and a permission to marry, both dated 13 Jun 1815.  The permission slip is signed with the marks of both Jacob Cup and Sibby Cup.

2.  1820

3.  1830 U.S. Census Index/Images (online at Ancestry.com, Image #62 of 97; official enumeration date 1 Jun 1830; extracted by Diana Gale Matthiesen):¤
1830 TN Claiborne Co. Roll M19_180 p. 135 Ln. 17 Henry Moyer 022 001 - 200 001 no slaves
These data indicate:
No. & Sex Age Class Therefore Born Individuals Inferred
2 males 5-9 1820-1825 = Isham (b. 1824)
= Vincent (b. 1822)
2 males 10-14 1815-1820 = Isaac (b. 1819)
= Jacob (b. 1817)
1 male 30-39 1790-1800 = Henry (b. 1793/4)
2 females 4 or under 1825-1830 = Susanna (b. 1828)
= Daughter A (b. 1826)
1 female 30-39 1790-1800 = Catharine (b. 1797) 

4.  1840 U.S. Census Index/Images (online at Ancestry.com, Image #29-30 of 101; official enumeration began 1 Jun 1840; extracted by Diana Gale Matthiesen):¤
1840 TN Claiborne Co. Roll 518 pp. 214B-215A Ln. 22 Henry MIRES 210 110 100 - 101 001 no slaves 0300000
These data indicate:
No. & Sex Age Class Therefore Born Individuals Inferred
2 males 4 or under 1835-1840 = Newton (b. 1837)
= Valentine (b. 1833/4)
1 male 5-9 1830-1835 = Abraham (b. 1830/1)
1 male 15-19 1820-1825 = Isham (b. 1824) or Vincent (b. 1822)
1 male 20-29 1810-1820 = Isaac (b. 1819)
1 male 40-49 1790-1800 = Henry (b. 1793/4)
1 female 4 or under 1835-1840 = Sarah (b. 1839/40)
1 female 10-14 1825-1830 = Susanna (b. 1828) 
1 female 30-39 1800-1810 = Catharine (b. 1797)
3 persons employed in agriculture
Catharine is fibbing about her age.  Listed next to son, Jacob MIRES (æ 20-29).

5.  1850 Census Every-Name-Index/Images (online at Ancestry.com, Image #133 of 218):  7th Subdivision, E District, Claiborne Co., TN, p. 301A, 870/870, enumerated 15 Oct 1850 (extracted by Diana Gale Matthiesen):¤
Henry Myers 56 M Hatter 400 NC
Catharine Myers 53 F     Va
Abraham Myers 19 M laborer   Tenn
Valentine Myers 16 M laborer   Tenn
Newton Myers 13 M     Tenn
Sarah Myers 10 F     Tenn
Nancy M Myers  8 F     Tenn
Ransome Cupp 32 M Farmer 300 Tenn
Elizabeth Sloan? 19 F     Tenn
Phebe Cupp  5 F     Tenn
Jacob Cupp  2 M     Tenn
Sarah Cupp 30 F     Va
Ransom CUPP is Catharine's brother, Sarah CUPP is Ransom's wife, and the CUPP children are theirs.  I don't know how Elizabeth fits in.

6.  1860 Census Images (online at Ancestry.com; Image #218 of 249):  Tazewell P.O., 11th Subdivision, Claiborne Co., TN, p. 355B, PN 216, 1382/1382, enumerated 1 Jun 1860, official enumeration date 1 Jun 1860 (extracted by Diana Gale Matthiesen):¤
Henry Meyers 70 M   Farmer 200 95 NC
Catharine " 65 F         NC
Listed next to Valentine MYERS and two doors from Aham MYERS.

7.  WorldConnect / Ancestry World Trees (online at RootsWeb.com/Ancestry.com).

8.  Email from Leon Myers.

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