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Joseph SIERS
Elizabeth McDADE?
QUESTION:  How do we know the Joseph SIERS in (West) Virginia is the Joseph SIRES in Indiana?
Husband:  Joseph SIERS
Birth said to be:  1760-65, Hampshire Co., VA/WV
Death:  2 May 1816, Jackson Co., IN
Brother? Father?:  John SIERS
Marriage?:  3 Jan 1787, Greenbrier Co., VA/WV
Wife?:  Elizabeth McDADE
Children:
.  William SIRES, b. ca. 1790, VA; d. bef. 1850, IL?
.  Joseph SIRES, Jr., b. bef. 1795; m. 29 Dec 1812, Franklin Co., IN, Nelly DORSON
.  Alexander SIRES, b. Feb 1796, VA; d. 11 Apr 1869, Henrietta, Richland Co., WI
.  George SIRES, b. 1798, VA; d. 15 Aug 1885, Carroll Co., IN
.  James SIRES, b. aft. 1800; d. ca. 1825

.  Sarah "Sally" SIRES, b. ????; m. William BUSTER
.  Elizabeth "Betsey" SIRES, b. ????


Sources:

1.  1781-82 Hampshire County, Virginia [now West Virginia], Personal Property Tax List (online at New River Notes [link died]; transcribed by Jeffrey C. Weaver).
Name Tithes Slaves
above 12
Horses Cattle
Siers, Joseph 1 0 1 0

2.  1796 Greenbrier County, Virginia [now West Virginia], Personal Property Tax List (online at New River Notes[link died]; transcribed by Jeffrey C. Weaver).
Name White
Tithes
Blacks
16+
Blacks
12-16
Horses
Siers, Joseph 1 0 0 2
Also on list:  John SIERS.

3.  Pam Shelton Anderson.  Descendants of Joseph Sires (Family Tree Maker User Page).  Quoting Anderson who cites:

3a.  Greenbrier Co., VA, Marriages, 1782-1890 (LDS FHL Film No. 0249991) and Marriage Book A, Greenbrier Co., VA, 1780, p. 135 (LDS FHL Film No. 0595040):
Probably the Joseph Sawyers who married Elizabeth McDade in Greenbrier co VA on 3 Jan 1787.

3b.  Helen S. Stinson.  1988.  Greenbrier County, West Virginia, Court Orders, 1780-1850.  [Apparently self-published.].
p. 111 30 Mar 1791 Joseph Siers was a deft in a case against James Halstead, and John Siers undertook for the defendant.

3c.  Larry Shuck.  1988.  Greenbrier County Records: Volume 1....  Iberian Publ. Co., Athens, CA.  Quoting Anderson:
This same day [2 June 1791] he [John Siers] was also involved in a case with Joseph Siers against James Holstead.

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