Jeremiah Salyers Genealogy

Record modified: 2015-09-12
This is my direct ancestor 7 generations back.

 / Jeremiah Salyers|
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Jeremiah Jr Salyers |
|  / John McCullough
 \ Jane McCullough |

Born: 1791-01-31 Clark Co, Kentucky USA
Died: 1863-07-23 Ripley Co, Indiana USA
1. about 1809-00-00 Kesia McCullough

Children of Jeremiah Salyers and Kesia McCullough:
Jeremiah M Salyers b. 1809-10-25
*Lucinda Jane Salyers b. 1815-04-01
Fletcher Salyers b. 1826-00-00
Katherine Salyers b. 1828-00-00
Mary Ann Salyers b. 1831-00-00
Elizabeth Salyers b. 1834-00-00


from LDS site (1C3Z-49M):
"of Montgomery KY"; parents; married approx 1809 to 1812 in Montgomery KY; children

Note that Montgomery Co KY wasn't formed until 1796, and is is quite a ways from Ripley Co IN.

I had found that he died in KY, but surely it should be Ripley Co IN. His father is the one who died in KY.

Another RootsWeb entry shows him born 1802 Russel Co VA died after 1870. 1802 can't be right.

buried in Ditch cemetery, Ripley Co IN

This page about the village of Canaan IN says that he platted 26 lots, but rescinded the action on 1836-08-01.

Poll Book of an Election held at Canaan on 1st Monday in April 1837
for purpose of Electing two Justices of the peace, two Constables for
Shelby Township, Jefferson Co Indiana

Jeremiah Salyers Jr
Martin Salyers
William Salyers
Samuel Salyers
Richard M. Salyers
Jeremiah M Salyers

[William and Samuel are this Jeremiah's brothers. Who are Martin and Richard?]

BLM General Land Office records, Jeffersonville IN land office

Ripley Co IN, serial no IN2660_.412
1838-08-02 Jeremiah Salyers 40 acres
NW 1/4 of NE 1/4 of section 33 in Township 6 N Range 11 E

Ripley Co IN, serial no IN2700_.080
1839-09-20 Jeremiah Salyers 40 acres
SW 1/4 of NE 1/4 of section 33 in Township 6N Range 11 E

On 1838-08-15 land in Ripley Co IN was bought by Harvey Salyers, John D Salyers, and William L Salyers. John and William are Jeremiah's brothers; is Harvey another?
George Salyers bought land in Ripley Co in 1823. Is he related?

1860 census Ripley Co IN p407, Shelby twp, New Marion post office
Jerre Salyers 67 KY [looks like Jesse]
Kesiah 66 KY
Catherine 30 IN
Elizabeth 27 IN

He is a farmer. His real estate is valued at $500, and his personal estate at $200. He and his wife can read and write.

1850 census Ripley Co IN p324b, Shelby twp
Jeremiah Salyers 59 KY
Kesiah 56 KY
Fletcher 24 KY
Katharine 22 KY
Mary Ann 19 IN
Elizabeth 16 IN
Constant McCullough 80 VA

He is a farmer. His real estate is valued at $1000.

1840 census Ripley Co IN p85, twp not given
Jeremiah Salyers 1 M 10-15, 1 M 15-20, 1 M 20-30, 1 M 40-50, 1 F 5-10, 2 F 10-15, 1 F 40-50
[Fletcher 14, x, Jeremiah Jr 30?, Jeremiah 49, Elizabeth 6, Mary Ann 10, x, Kesia 46]

I wonder if Lucinda + William are living with him. I haven't found them on the 1840 census yet.

1830 census Ripley Co IN p24, twp not given (division allotted to James Ross)
Jeremiah Salyers 2 M 5-10, 2 M 10-15, 1 M 15-20, 4 M 40-50, 2 F 0-5, 1 F 10-15, 1 F 30-40
[Fletcher 4, x, x, x, Jeremiah Jr 20, x, x, x, Jeremiah Sr 40, Katherine 2, x, Lucinda 15, Kesia 36]

Who are all those extra people? I think this has to be my Jeremiah. His father was already dead, and I don't know of another Jeremiah in the area.

1820 census Ripley Co IN p72, twp not given
Jeremiah Salyers 3 M 0-10, 1 M 26-45, 1 F 0-10, 1 F 26-45
[x, x, Jeremiah Jr 10, Jeremiah Sr 29, Lucinda 5, Kesia 26]
[next door is William Salyers, probably his brother]

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