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The Genealogy and Y-DNA of the Descendants of Richard Cundiff of
Northumberland County, Virginia. Born circa 1638 died before 18 Mar 1724.
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John AYRES

Male 1755 - 1849  (93 years)


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  • Name John AYRES 
    Born 14 Nov 1755  Bedford County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Gender Male 
    Occupation First Methodist Minister of Bedford County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Reference Number 178CJR 
    Died 7 Nov 1849  Bedford County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Buried Ayers-Wingert-Wilson Cem, Moneta, Bedford County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Notes 
    • "Marrying" Rev John Ayers

      1. Va Revolutionary Pension Application Vol 7. Pg 66 & 67. Abraham
      Blankenships's file have mention of John being 91 in 27 oct 1845. It also mentions that he
      was a minister. He was born in Bedford and lived there all his life (until
      this date at least). GLR 23 DEC 1990

      2. He wrote down the Children of Richard and Mary Cundiff that was used for the
      application of John (b. 1757) Cundiff Revolution War Pension. GLR 5 Mar 1991

      3. Listed in 'Virginia Tax Payers 1782-87 other than thos published by the
      United States Census bureau' by Augusta B. Fothergill and John Mark Naugle 1940
      pg.5
      'Ayres, John 1 _ Bed.'

      4. Bedford Co. Court Order book 9 page 317 - Oct 1789 John Ayers granted
      license to perform marriages as medthodist preacher. From PAC notes
      GLR 24 FEB 1994

      Sources:
      Name : National Archives Pension application John Cundiff(Sp Ayers)
      Birth Date: Abraham Blankenship's Pension Cert # 12155 & 130
      Birth Date: Tombstone 14 Nov 1755
      Birth Place : Abraham Blankenship's Pension Cert # 12155 & 130
      Death Date: Tombstone 7 Nov 1849
      Father : James Ayres Will
      Father : James Ayres Deed of gift deed book #8 pg 301 Bedford
      Mother : James Ayres Will
    Person ID I0178  1. Richard Cundiff
    Last Modified 15 Aug 2011 

    Relationship Natural 
    Relationship Natural 
    Reference Number 12379CJR 
    Family ID F031  Group Sheet

    Family Nancy CUNDIFF,   b. 30 Mar 1754,   d. 1 May 1832, Bedford County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 78 years) 
    Reference Number 8518CJR 
    Children 
     1. Mary Polly AYERS,   b. 1774
     2. Isabelle AYERS,   b. 1776
     3. John Wesley AYERS,   b. 5 May 1787,   d. 21 Nov 1848  (Age 61 years)
     4. Hannah AYERS,   b. 15 Apr 1790
     5. Elijah AYERS,   b. 1794,   d. 1835  (Age 41 years)
    Family ID F015  Group Sheet