William Ayres1,2

ID# 17457, (abt 1805 - )

Key Events:

Birth: about 1805, Virginia3,4
Marriage: Julia Ann Henderson (about 1818 -5,6 )

Copyright Notice

Narrative:

     William Ayres was born about 1805 in Virginia.3,4
     William married Julia Ann Henderson, daughter of William Henderson and Nancy Hatcher Bennett.5,6 William and Julia appeared on the 1850 Federal Census of Danville, Pittsylvania Co., Virginia, enumerated 6 Nov 1850, reporting owning 30 slaves. Their children George, William, David, Julia, Mary and Florence were listed as living with them.1,7
     William and Julia appeared on the 1860 Federal Census of Pittsylvania Co., Virginia, enumerated 1 Sep 1860, reporting real estate valued at $8,170 and personal estate of $14,700, including 13 slaves. Their children George, William, David, Julia and Mary were listed as living with them.2,8
     He was a tobacconist (a dealer in tobacco and the related accoutrements.)1,2

Children:
     Children with Julia Ann Henderson:

Citations

  1. [S2141] William Ayers household, 1850 U.S. Census, Pittsylvania Co., Virginia.
  2. [S2140] Wm. Ayres household, 1860 U.S. Census, Pittsylvania Co., Virginia.
  3. [S2141] William Ayers household, 1850 U.S. Census, Pittsylvania Co., Virginia, shows age 45 and state.
  4. [S2140] Wm. Ayres household, 1860 U.S. Census, Pittsylvania Co., Virginia, shows age 55 and state.
  5. [S2141] William Ayers household, 1850 U.S. Census, Pittsylvania Co., Virginia, shows them apparently living as husband and wife.
  6. [S2140] Wm. Ayres household, 1860 U.S. Census, Pittsylvania Co., Virginia, shows them apparently living as husband and wife.
  7. [S2142] William Ayers, owner, 1850 U.S. Census, Pittsylvania Co., Virginia, slave schedule.
  8. [S2143] Wm. Ayres, owner, 1860 U.S. Census, Pittsylvania Co., Virginia, slave schedule.
  9. [S2141] William Ayers household, 1850 U.S. Census, Pittsylvania Co., Virginia, shows them apparently living as parent and child.
  10. [S2140] Wm. Ayres household, 1860 U.S. Census, Pittsylvania Co., Virginia, shows them apparently living as parent and child.