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 John Anderson Conyer Family

Submitted by: Linda Carpenter
© 2003

Updated: © 2009 - Darla McCool

 My sincerest gratitude to Darla.

John Anderson CONYER (son of John CONYER and Susannah ?) was born in 1827 in Wilson County, TN. John Anderson CONYER and Martha BELL were married on 13 Mar 1849 in Sumner County, TN. The bondsman for this marriage was John Smith. Wilson County Marriage Records shows that John Moore Smith married Mary Elizabeth Conyer May 3, 1845. This was John's sister. Martha BELL (daughter of Patton BELL and Jane GILBERT) was born on 21 May 1831 in Sumner County, TN. She died after 1870 in Sumner County, TN.

John Anderson CONYER and Martha BELL had the following six children:

1. John Bell CONYER was born on 31 Dec 1849 in Sumner County, TN. He died on 12 Jan 1929 in Allen County, KY. John Bell CONYER and Susan Caladonia SMITH were married on 24 Sep 1870 in Sumner County, TN. Susan Caladonia SMITH was born on 25 Sep 1848. She died on 18 Mar 1907 in Allen County, KY.

2. James Leroy CONYER was born on 1 Sep 1852 in Cannon County, KY. He died on 23 Oct 1934 in Cottontown, Sumner County, TN. He was buried on 24 Oct 1934 in Brigance Cemetery, Sumner County, TN. James Leroy CONYER and Margaret ANGLEA were married on 30 Dec 1871 in Sumner County, TN. Sumner County Cemetery Book - Brigance Cemetery, has a Rachel Conyer, wife, 28 May 1869, no death date. This may be the second wife of James Conyer. Margaret ANGLEA was born on 7 May 1855. She died on 21 Sep 1905. She was buried in Brigance Cemetery, Sumner County, TN.

3. Mary Elizabeth CONYER  was born on 17 Oct 1856 in Sumner County, TN. She died on 1 May 1921 in Allen County, KY. Mary Elizabeth CONYER and Granville H. CARTER were married on 12 Mar 1870 in Sumner County, TN. Granville H. CARTER was born on 22 Oct 1847 in Sumner County, TN. He died on 11 Jan 1921 in Allen County, KY.

4. George Thomas CONYER was born on 26 Jun 1856 in Allen County, KY. He died on 30 Nov 1935 in Sumner County, TN. He was buried on 1 Dec 1935 in Strother-Mitchell Cemetery, Cottontown, TN. George Thomas CONYER and Susan Henrietta DEMPSEY were married on 4 Nov 1874 in Sumner County, TN. Susan Henrietta DEMPSEY (daughter of George Larkin DEMPSEY and Nancy A. MOORE) was born on 10 May 1853. She died on 1 Jul 1917 in Near Cottontown, TN. She was buried on 2 Jul 1917 in Strother-Mitchell Cemetery, Cottontown, TN.

1900 Sumner County Census has Henrietta having 11 children and 10 living. George Thomas CONYER and Susan Henrietta DEMPSEY had the following 11 children:

       1. Charles Woodson CONYER was born in 1876 in Sumner County, TN.
       2. Minnie CONYER was born in 1878 in Sumner County, TN.
       3. Katie L. CONYER was born in 1880 in Sumner County, TN. Katie L. CONYER married a REDMON.
       4. Orra CONYER was born in Jun 1882. She died on 27 Sep 1948 in Sumner County, TN. She was buried in Beech Cemetery, Sumner County, TN. Orra CONYER married a BELL. 
       5. Maggie M. CONYER was born in Apr 1884 in TN. She was buried in Mitchell Cemetery, Cottontown, TN. Maggie M. CONYER and William Samuel WALKER were married on 9 Sep 1904 in Sumner County, TN. William Samuel WALKER (son of James Matthew WALKER and Jane DOUGLASS) was born on 22 Dec 1880 in Sumner County, TN. He died on 20 Mar 1961 in Sumner County, TN. He was buried on 21 Mar 1961 in Old Brush Cemetery, Portland, Sumner County, TN. Maggie M. CONYER and William Samuel WALKER had the following children: Lucy  WALKER, Nita Bell WALKER, Albert WALKER , Ruby Henrietta WALKER, Samuel Clayton WALKER, Woodson WALKER , and Charles D. WALKER.
       6. George W. CONYER was born on 1 Apr 1886 in Sumner County, TN. He died on 1 Oct 1957 in Davidson County, TN. He lived at Joywood Nursing Home, Route 1, Gallatin, TN. He was a retired farmer. He was a member of the Station Camp Creek Baptist Church. He lived in Cottontown most of his life. He was buried on 3 Oct 1957 in Crestview Cemetery, Gallatin, TN. George W. CONYER and Dora GLOVER were married on 14 Mar 1908 in Sumner County, TN. Dora GLOVER was born on 7 Jun 1892. She died on 25 Oct 1959. She was buried in Crestview Cemetery, Gallatin, TN.
       7. Jessie CONYER (*See Photo of Jessie.) was born on 25 Jun 1890. She died on 6 Mar 1917 in Sumner County, TN. She was buried on 7 Mar 1917 in Mitchell G. Y., Sumner County, TN.  Jessie CONYER and Khleaber Miller WALKER were married on 15 Aug 1904 in Sumner County, TN. Khleaber Miller WALKER (son of James Matthew WALKER and Jane DOUGLASS) was born on 21 Jan 1886. He died on 27 Apr 1959 in Sumner County, TN. He was buried in Hillcrest Cemetery. *See Photo of Khleaber.

Jessie CONYER and Khleaber Miller WALKER had the following children:

Miller Franklin Walker born October, 1906 Sumner Co. TN.; died May 25, 1966 Davidson Co. TN, buried Mt. Olivet Cemetery, Davidsin Co., TN. Miller Franklin Walker married Jessie Mai Grammer.     (Darla McCool)

Hermie Douglas Walker born November 1, 1908 Sumner Co. TN.; died Feb. 15, 1993. Hermie Walker married James Roberson. (Darla McCool)

Helen Emily Walker born November 15, 1914 Sumner Co. TN.; died April 18, 1990 Montgomery Co. TN. Helen Walker married Hubert Guy Williams July 13, 1935 Sumner Co. TN. Both are buried at Bradley Cemetery, Bethpage, TN. Note: Helen spelled her given name "Hellon" also.    (Darla McCool)

Ollie Louise Walker born September 28, 1916 Sumner Co. TN.; died June 13, 1989 Davidson Co. TN. Ollie Walker married Joseph Wilson Wiseman Dec. 24, 1931 Sumner Co. TN. Joseph Wiseman died May 22, 1940. Ollie Walker Wiseman married John Robert Morton Feb. 28, 1941 Cheatham Co. TN. They divorced 2 years later. Ollie Walker Wiseman Morton married Elmer Roscoe Richardson January 4, 1944 Los Angeles, Ca. He died April 17, 1998. Ollie and Elmer Richardson are buried at Harpeth Hills Memory Gardens, Davidson Co., TN. Joseph Wiseman is buried at Mt. Olivet Cemetery, Davidson Co., TN.                                 * See Photo of Ollie Louise Walker Wiseman Morton Richardson     (Darla McCool)

Khleaber Miller WALKER married 2nd, Clara Ruth (maiden name unknown) in 1920. *See Photo of Khleaber and Clara Ruth Walker They had one son: Luther Allen Walker born 18 May 1921, Davidson Co., TN; died 20 Apr 1985. *See Walker Family Photo     (Darla McCool)

Khleaber Miller WALKER married 3rd, Leddie (maiden name unknown) in 1950. *See Photo of Khleaber and Leddie Walker   (Darla McCool)

       8. Bessie M. CONYER was born in May 1894. She died in 1961. She was buried in Gallatin Cemetery, Gallatin, TN. Bessie M. CONYER and Thomas R. PARKER were married on 11 Dec 1917 in Sumner County, TN. Thomas R. PARKER was born in 1896. He died in 1964. He was buried in Gallatin Cemetery, Gallatin, TN.
       9. Ewing L. CONYER was born on 5 Mar 1896. He died on 21 Jul 1971. He was buried in Gallatin Cemetery, Gallatin, TN.
     10. Etta CONYER was born in Jan 1889.
     11. Tina (Tiny) CONYER was born in 1899 in Sumner County, TN. She died in 1976 in Sumner County, TN. She was buried in Crestview Cemetery, Gallatin, TN. Tina (Tiny) CONYER and Andy DOSS were married on 21 Feb 1920 in Sumner County, TN.

5. Martha CONYER was born in 1859 in Sumner County, TN. Martha CONYER and Arch T. PHILLIP were married on 30 Dec 1873 in Sumner County, TN. Arch T. PHILLIP was born in 1851. He died in 1923.

6. R. L. CONYER was born in 1870 in Sumner County, TN.

*For more information on this family please check out the Sumner Scrapbook Index, Deeds, Obituaries, Wills, and Funeral Home Records from the main page.      


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