Robert Shanklin SALYER {M} = Lydia SALYER {F}


Logan H SALYER {M} = Polly BELCHER {F} > Family

Eliza Ann SALYER {F} = Morgan SLONE {M} > Family

Livisa E SALYER {F} = John Wesley CHILDRESS {M} > Family

William Elbert SALYER {M}

Ira G. SALYER {M} = Mary CLEVINGER {F} > Family

Eugenia Rebecca SALYER {F} = Howard STANLEY {M} > Family


Marriage: The following is from Brenda Salyer dated 5 March 1997 in an e-mail message to Laurie McKenzie:
Robert Shanklin Salyer was born July 20, 1825 on Copper Creek near Nickelsville, Virginia. He died July 13, 1881, near Elkhorn City, Kentucky. He is listed in the 1860 list of landholders in Wise County as owning 451 acres, of which 80 were improved with a total value of $1500. He served in the Confederate Army as a 2nd Lieutenant under Col. L.H.N. Salyer, his nephew. Shanklin married (1) Anna Easterling in 1847 and divorced her in 1867. She remarried to a Vicars. Anna and Shanklin had seven children while living in the Copper Creek area of Russell County. They were:
1. Melvina (never married)
2. Isabel Jane married Thomas Addington. Five children.
3. James Madison married Liza Ann Gardner. Three children.
4. Sarah married Levi Potter.
5. John married Nancy Kilgore. Fifteen children (six died of the flu).
6. Mary V. married David Stapleton.
7. Robert S. married Louise Kilgore.
Franklin and Lydia were second cousins. Lydia's 1st cousin was Robert Shanklin's nephew.

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