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The Byrns family was of Scots-Irish origin. The earliest identified ancestors lived in Charleston, South Carolina, shortly after the American Revolution. The next generation moved westward to Tennessee, where they became early settlers in Robertson County. Again, some descendants remain there, while other branches of the family have moved on. The most well-known family member is Joseph Wellington Byrns (1869-1936), Speaker of the House of Representatives during the Seventy-fourth Congress.


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  1. John BYRNS, died in Charleston, South Carolina in 1801. He married in 1785 in Fairfield County, South Carolina, Anne BAXTER. Their children included:
     
  2. James BYRNS,born August 1786 in Charleston, Charleston County, South Carolina; died 8 February 1850 in Robertson County, Tennessee. He married Andromache "Anna" LUTER (born June 1787 in Pitt County, North Carolina; died 2 January 1861 in Robertson County, Tennessee. Their children included:
     
  3. Mary Ann BYRNS,born 8 May 1810 in Red River, Robertson County, Tennessee; died 9 February 1867 in Robertson County, Tennessee; buried in Batts Cemetery, Robertson County, Tennessee. She married on 1829 in Robertson, County, Tennessee, Jeremiah BATTS (born 16 August 1804 in Edgecombe County, North Carolina; died 29 December 1886 in Robertson County, Tennessee; buried in Batts Cemetery, Robertson County, Tennessee).
     

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