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DESCENDANTS OF
JOHN ARMSTRONG BIAS

Submitted by: Louise Bias-Hill (WEZEY@WEBTV.NET)

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Generation No. 1

1. JOHN ARMSTRONG5 BIAS (HIRAM4, JESSE (BYOUS) was born November 07, 1844 in Taney Co., MO (Bee Branch or Creek), and died September 28, 1937 in Ft. Smith, Sebastian Co., AR. He married (1) JULIE ANN NESBEIT September 10, 1865 in Webster Co., MO (copy available). He married (2) MARY S. HENSON July 30, 1878 in Gainesville, Ozark Co., MO,. He married (3) MAGGIE SOUTHERLAND August 20, 1908 in Taney Co., MO (copy available). He married (4) MARGARET MAY COOKSEY July 1912 in MO or AR, daughter of BENJAMIN COOKSEY and ELIZABETH FULLER.

More About JOHN ARMSTRONG BIAS:

Fact 1: He was in Co B, 16th MO Calvary, Union Army, 1-1-1863 to 7-1-1865.

Fact 2: He was going to be hanged by vigilantes if he didn;t join the Army so even though he sympathized with the South, he joined with the North to save his life. Enlisted 11-1-1863 Springfield, MO.

Fact 3: He was in Capt. James H. Sallee's unit. 1st Lt was William James,

Fact 4: 2nd Lt was Louis C. Withaup. Reg Cmdr was John F. McMahan.

Fact 5: 1870 Ozark Co census shows John BYES age 25 born MO with wife Julia Ann born AR,

Fact 6: Description in enlistment papers was blue eyes, dark hair, fair skin, 5'6" tall.

Fact 7: When mustered out he returned his gun, gun sling, belt and plate.

Fact 10: Alexis found a marriage record in Ozark Co stating Louisiana RISLEY married John Bias 5-29-1866. This is on pg. 57. The marriage was performed by H. Sallee. Alexis says she was his first wife. If this is true, we need more research.

More About JULIE ANN NESBEIT:

Fact 1: Per info. Bobby Byars Lynch found on 1850 Marion Co., AR census, Julie Anne may have been part black. Listed as (mu) mulatto.

Fact 3: The mulatto's Turnbo talks about are said to have almost white skin.

Fact 4: Spelling of her last name came from bible of John in Don Mose Bias' possession.

More About MARY S. HENSON:

Fact 1: I found a Nancy Henson with children Mary and William in Ozark Co., MO census records. Age of Mary corresponds with my Mary's birthdate so believe it is the right family. Either Nancy was unmarried or her husband died before that census.

More About MAGGIE SOUTHERLAND:

Fact 1: No children with her. According to "somebody", she had red hair.

More About MARGARET MAY COOKSEY:

Fact 1: This marriage ended 7-28-1937 according to another researcher.

Fact 2: Courtney YORK, is their grandson. He gave me much of this info.

Children of JOHN BIAS and JULIE NESBEIT are:

i.SARAH ELIZABETH6 BIAS, b. September 30, 1866, Ozark Co., MO; d. November 26, 1882.

2.ii.ARMSTRONG BIAS, b. June 11, 1869, Scullyville, Haskell Co., OK; d. September 29, 1945, Los Angeles, CA.

iii.F.M. BIAS, b. August 04, 1871; d. August 18, 1875.

iv.NANCY JANE BIAS, b. September 05, 1872, Ozark Co., MO; d. August 05, 1875; Stepchild.

v.GEORGE W. BIAS, b. November 27, 1873, Ozark Co., MO; d. February 15, 1875, Ozark Co., MO.

vi.MATILDA ANN BIAS, b. March 06, 1875, Ozark Co., Missouri; d. December 10, 1882; Stepchild.

Children of JOHN BIAS and MARY HENSON are:

3.vii.MITCHELL6 BIAS, b. 1873-1900; d. 1897-1980.

viii.JESSE GIDEON BIAS, b. September 17, 1879; d. August 17, 1880.

ix.BIRTHA BELL BIAS, b. November 08, 1881; d. October 18, 1883.

4.x.WILLIAM HIRUM BIAS, b. January 01, 1884, Dugginsville, Ozark Co., MO; d. May 22, 1970, Banning, CA.

5.xi.JOHN ALOGAN BIAS, b. October 26, 1887, McIntosh Co, Indian Teritory, OK; d. November 10, 1969, Dugginsville, Ozark Co., MO.

xii.MACAGER BIAS, b. August 03, 1893; d. June 06, 1894.

xiii.DON MOSE BIAS, b. June 03, 1899; d. March 1975, Lakewood, CA; m. JULETTA GARNER, February 05, 1921, Ft Smith, AR.

More About DON MOSE BIAS:

Fact 1: Social security number 432-10-3987

More About JULETTA GARNER:

Fact 1: Info about her children with Tankersley came from my grandpa's bible records that I have a copy of.

Children of JOHN BIAS and MARGARET COOKSEY are:

xiv.ETHEL DOLLIE6 BIAS, b. November 25, 1911, Vian, Sequoah Co., OK; d. May 17, 1988, Sapulpa, Creek Co., OK; m. OSCAR WILLIAM YORK, March 05, 1927, Wagner, Wagner Co., OK.

More About ETHEL DOLLIE BIAS:

Fact 1: She was the step-daughter of John Bias. Her father's name was _____ DOWNING.

6.xv.ROSA PAULINE BIAS, b. February 25, 1914, Gainesville, Ozark Co., MO; d. August 19, 1956, Santa Clara Co., CA.

xvi.DON ALBERT WESTON BIAS, b. March 17, 1918, Ft. Smith, Sebastian Co., AR; d. September 07, 1918.

7.xvii.LEOLA EOLA ELIZABETH "DODE" BIAS, b. January 14, 1920, Elizabeth, Fulton Co., AR; d. 1964.

xviii.ANNA BELL BIAS, b. December 05, 1921, Ft Smith, Sebastian Co., AR; m. (1) ORSAL ALBERT DAVIS; m. (2) FREDERICK THEOBALD.

xix.AGNES LUCILLE BIAS, b. January 31, 1924, Ft. Smith, Sebastian Co., AR; m. ROBERT HAMILTON RAYBURN.

8.xx.MACAGER "MACKIE" CASH BIAS, b. November 30, 1926, Roland, Sequoah Co., OK; d. January 14, 1999.

Generation No. 2

 

2. ARMSTRONG6 BIAS (JOHN ARMSTRONG5, HIRAM4, JESSE (BYOUS) was born June 11, 1869 in Scullyville, Haskell Co., OK, and died September 29, 1945 in Los Angeles, CA. He married (1) TENNESSEE LORENA EARLEY 1892 in Adauobia, MS. He married (2) ROSA LEE STEPP February 24, 1906 in Campbell, OK Territory, daughter of JOSEPH STEPP and MARTHA CALDWELL.

More About ARMSTRONG BIAS:

Fact 1: Buried Valhalla Cemetery, CA.

Fact 2: 1870 Ozark Co., MO census says he was born MO.

More About ROSA LEE STEPP:

Fact 1: birthdate info found on 1900 census AL. Sharon Bias has copy of death cert.

Children of ARMSTRONG BIAS and TENNESSEE EARLEY are:

9.i.BERTHA FLOSS7 BIAS, b. February 24, 1893, Itasca, TX; d. October 22, 1975, Los Angeles, CA.

ii.MALE CHILD BIAS, b. 1894; d. 1894.

Children of ARMSTRONG BIAS and ROSA STEPP are:

10.iii.ALBERT ARMSTRONG7 BIAS, b. February 20, 1907, Campbell, Sequoah Co., OK; d. July 06, 1986, Fontana, CA.

11.iv.MARY GLADYS BIAS, b. May 30, 1909, Colton, Riverside Co., CA; d. September 21, 1938, Sallisaw, OK.

v.CARL VICTOR BIAS, b. June 11, 1911, Holtville, Imperial Co., CA; d. July 11, 1983, Sallisaw, OK; m. (1) ELINOR JUNE GRIFFIN; m. (2) MARGARET MAGDELINE GILES; m. (3) FLORENCE ELIZABETH AREY, June 28, 1930; m. (4) REGINA STRUBLE, January 10, 1972, Pt. Lookout (near Branson), MO.

More About CARL VICTOR BIAS:

Fact 1: Buried Akins Cemetery.

12.vi.MORRIS A. BIAS, b. March 15, 1914, Fullerton, Orange Co., CA; d. April 20, 1987, Mesa, AZ.

vii.JAMES ROBERT BIAS, b. March 30, 1916, Los Angeles, CA; d. January 08, 1940, Los Angeles, CA.

More About JAMES ROBERT BIAS:

Fact 1: Killed on Hwy 101 outside Santa Barbara, CA.

13.viii.JOHN HORACE BIAS, b. November 22, 1923, Phoenix, Maricopa Co, AZ; d. November 10, 1989, Walnut Creek, Contra Costa Co., CA.

14.ix.ARNOLD WINSTON CONLEY BIAS, b. June 10, 1926, Sallisaw, OK, d. 2000 in Utah.

3. MITCHELL6 BIAS (JOHN ARMSTRONG5, HIRAM4, JESSE (BYOUS) was born 1873-1900, and died 1897-1980.

Children of MITCHELL BIAS are:

i.HERSHAL7 BIAS.

ii.OTIS BIAS.

iii.OMIE BIAS, m. FRITZ LANE.

iv.LYDIA BIAS.

4. WILLIAM HIRUM6 BIAS (JOHN ARMSTRONG5, HIRAM4, JESSE (BYOUS) was born January 01, 1884 in Dugginsville, Ozark Co., MO, and died May 22, 1970 in Banning, CA. He married (1) BERTHA JEWELL GRIFFITH October 25, 1911 in Checotah, McIntosh Co., OK, daughter of DAVE GRIFFITH and MINNIE QUALLS. He married (2) ANN RIGNEY OR MCGINNESS October 25, 1911 in Checotah, OK.

More About WILLIAM HIRUM BIAS:

Fact 1: He was crippled by infantile paralysis at age 3. May have had a child Jack who married first cousin Lillie May BIAS.

More About ANN RIGNEY OR MCGINNESS:

Fact 1: Her name was McGINNESS at some point. Don't know if she married before or after she married William Hirum.

Fact 3: She died in childbirth of the triplets by Barnes.

Fact 4: Her father died when Anne was 7 years old and her mother married a man named RIGNEY.

Children of WILLIAM BIAS and BERTHA GRIFFITH are:

i.RAY HUBERT7 BIAS, b. November 02, 1912, Checotah, McIntosh Co., OK; d. December 1950; m. MARIE _____.

ii.Living Male

15.iii.Living Female

Children of WILLIAM BIAS and ANN MCGINNESS are:

iv.BESSIE LEE7 BIAS, b. June 02, 1904, Oklahoma; m. FRED FLOYD.

More About BESSIE LEE BIAS:

Fact 1: I have a picture of Bessie.

Fact 2: In 1910, Alfred and Bessie were in McIntosh Co., OK listed as the adopted children of Charly DELANS. They were also listed as indian.

v.ALFRED TOGO BIAS, b. June 13, 1906, Oklahoma.

More About ALFRED TOGO BIAS:

Fact 1: I have a picture of Alfred.

vi.HUGO BIAS, b. August 30, 1908.

More About HUGO BIAS:

Fact 1: Jennifer McGINNESS has a picture of Hugo. He is described as about 7-8 with dark hair and complexion.

5. JOHN ALOGAN6 BIAS (JOHN ARMSTRONG5, HIRAM4, JESSE (BYOUS) was born October 26, 1887 in McIntosh Co, Indian Teritory, OK, and died November 10, 1969 in Dugginsville, Ozark Co., MO. He married AMIE MALINDA FRIEND April 12, 1907 in Ozark Co., MO (copy on file), daughter of ELISHA FRIEND and AMANDA HENDERSON.

More About JOHN ALOGAN BIAS:

Fact 1: He was named after John A. Logan, the man who was responsible for starting the holiday Memorial Day. His dad highly respected Mr. Logan.

Children of JOHN BIAS and AMIE FRIEND are:

16.i.OBARD LEONARD7 BIAS, b. February 23, 1908, Dugginsville, Ozark Co., MO; d. March 27, 1950, Dugginsville, Ozark Co., MO.

17.ii.ETHEL RAY BIAS, b. February 23, 1908, Dugginsville, Ozark Co., MO; d. October 23, 1987, Dugginsville, Ozark Co., MO.

18.iii.OLLIE MYRTLE BIAS, b. May 08, 1917, Peel, AR; d. May 04, 1989, Muskogee, OK.

19.iv.MARY LETHIAN BIAS, living

20.v.JOHN ALOGAN BIAS, JR., b. August 10, 1927, Dugginsville, Ozark Co., MO; d. October 21, 1998, Joplin, MO.

21.vi.JAMES ELVA BIAS, b. August 15, 1912, Dugginsville, MO; d. December 13, 1974, Dugginsville, Ozark Co., MO.

6. ROSA PAULINE6 BIAS (JOHN ARMSTRONG5, HIRAM4, JESSE (BYOUS) was born February 25, 1914 in Gainesville, Ozark Co., MO, and died August 19, 1956 in Santa Clara Co., CA. She married JACOB ASBURY YORK October 05, 1929 in Sallisaw, Sequoyah Co., OK.

7. LEOLA EOLA ELIZABETH "DODE"6 BIAS (JOHN ARMSTRONG5, HIRAM4, JESSE (BYOUS) was born January 14, 1920 in Elizabeth, Fulton Co., AR, and died 1964. She married (1) ROBERT VERNE STALKER. She married (2) FRANK RUBLE NEWTON January 21, 1963 in Reno, Washoe Co., NV.

8. MACAGER "MACKIE" CASH6 BIAS (JOHN ARMSTRONG5, HIRAM4, JESSE (BYOUS)3, JEREMIAH BIAS???...(PROBABLY NOT HIS2 FATHER), JOHN1 BIAS) was born November 30, 1926 in Roland, Sequoah Co., OK, and died January 14, 1999. He married HELEN ANN OWENS.

More About MACAGER "MACKIE" CASH BIAS:

Fact 1: Contact for this line is Macager's daughter.

Fact 3: She says her mother said Macager was born 1928.

Generation No. 3

 

9. BERTHA FLOSS7 BIAS (ARMSTRONG6, JOHN ARMSTRONG5, HIRAM4, JESSE (BYOUS) was born February 24, 1893 in Itasca, TX, and died October 22, 1975 in Los Angeles, CA. She married HORACE PATTY September 16, 1909 in Itasca, TX.

10. ALBERT ARMSTRONG7 BIAS (ARMSTRONG6, JOHN ARMSTRONG5, HIRAM4, JESSE (BYOUS) was born February 20, 1907 in Campbell, Sequoah Co., OK, and died July 06, 1986 in Fontana, CA. He married (1) LILLIAN ADAMS June 19, 1932 in Los Angeles, CA, daughter of JOHN ADAMS and AGNES MCELROY. He married (2) FLORENCE WIGGETT Aft. 1973.

More About ALBERT ARMSTRONG BIAS:

Fact 1: Buried Pomona Cemetery, Pomona, CA.

11. MARY GLADYS7 BIAS (ARMSTRONG6, JOHN ARMSTRONG5, HIRAM4, JESSE (BYOUS) was born May 30, 1909 in Colton, Riverside Co., CA, and died September 21, 1938 in Sallisaw, OK. She married GEORGE MARTIN GARDENSHIRE 1925.

12. MORRIS A.7 BIAS (ARMSTRONG6, JOHN ARMSTRONG5, HIRAM4, JESSE (BYOUS) was born March 15, 1914 in Fullerton, Orange Co., CA, and died April 20, 1987 in Mesa, AZ. He married (1) ELAINE IRIS. He married (2) NATALIE VIOLA SPIES November 1945. He married (3) EUTHA MARJORIE MCCLEAN May 23, 1953 in Yuma, AZ, daughter of DUNCAN MCCLEAN and DORIS _____.

13. JOHN HORACE7 BIAS (ARMSTRONG6, JOHN ARMSTRONG5, HIRAM4, JESSE (BYOUS) was born November 22, 1923 in Phoenix, Maricopa Co, AZ, and died November 10, 1989 in Walnut Creek, Contra Costa Co., CA. He married BETTY CLAIRE NORDHAUSEN July 25, 1942 in Oakland, Alameda Co., CA, daughter of FREDERICK NORDHAUSEN and VEDA WENK.

14. ARNOLD WINSTON CONLEY7 BIAS (ARMSTRONG6, JOHN ARMSTRONG5, HIRAM4, JESSE (BYOUS) was born June 10, 1926 in Sallisaw, OK, d. 2000. He married (1) DONA FAYE LUCE April 06, 1953 in Elko, NV, daughter of JOHN LUCE and AGNES PRETTYMAN. He married (2) WILLIE ROBERTS WILSON June 06, 1975 in Hesperia, San Bernadino Co., CA.

More About ARNOLD WINSTON CONLEY BIAS:

Fact 1: Lived in Utah.

15. NETTIE MAE7 BIAS (WILLIAM HIRUM6, JOHN ARMSTRONG5, HIRAM4, JESSE (BYOUS) was born December 12, 1920 in Bixby, Tulsa Co., OK, d. . She married (1) SHIPTON ESTES 1940. She married (2) WILLIAM STARR HENDRICKS February 21, 1947 in Yuma, AZ, son of THOMAS HENDRICKS and BESS BAGLEY.

16. OBARD LEONARD7 BIAS (JOHN ALOGAN6, JOHN ARMSTRONG5, HIRAM4, JESSE (BYOUS) was born February 23, 1908 in Dugginsville, Ozark Co., MO, and died March 27, 1950 in Dugginsville, Ozark Co., MO. He married VIRGIE RENA HILLHOUSE December 06, 1927 in Pontiac, Ozark Co., MO (copy on file).

17. ETHEL RAY7 BIAS (JOHN ALOGAN6, JOHN ARMSTRONG5, HIRAM4, JESSE (BYOUS) was born February 23, 1908 in Dugginsville, Ozark Co., MO, and died October 23, 1987 in Dugginsville, Ozark Co., MO. She married FRANK HILLHOUSE November 27, 1925 in Pontiac, Ozark Co., MO (copy on file), son of RICHARD HILLHOUSE and NORA OWEN.

18. OLLIE MYRTLE7 BIAS (JOHN ALOGAN6, JOHN ARMSTRONG5, HIRAM4, JESSE (BYOUS)3, JEREMIAH BIAS???...(PROBABLY NOT HIS2 FATHER), JOHN1 BIAS) was born May 08, 1917 in Peel, AR, and died May 04, 1989 in Muskogee, OK. She married CLIFFORD MCBRIDE July 08, 1933.

More About CLIFFORD MCBRIDE:

Fact 1: He died in Tulsa, OK when a car hit him while crossing the street.

19. Living Female BIAS7 BIAS (JOHN ALOGAN6, JOHN ARMSTRONG5, HIRAM4, JESSE (BYOUS) (living). She married (1) OLIN HARLESS September 28, 1940, son of ORA HARLESS and MATTIE ______. She married (2) WOODROW "CHUCK" CRAWFORD September 1960. Both husbands have passed away.

More About OLIN HARLESS:

Fact 1: Found dead in his pickup truck. May have frozen to death.

20. JOHN ALOGAN7 BIAS, JR. (JOHN ALOGAN6, JOHN ARMSTRONG5, HIRAM4, JESSE (BYOUS) was born August 10, 1927 in Dugginsville, Ozark Co., MO, and died October 21, 1998 in Joplin, MO. He married (1) THELMA LORENE HAMPTON September 02, 1947 in Mountain Home, Baxter Co., AR, daughter of OSCAR HAMPTON and CALLIE ADAMS. He married (2) IMOGENE WARD-MCGINNESS 1984 in Reno, NV.

21. JAMES ELVA7 BIAS (JOHN ALOGAN6, JOHN ARMSTRONG5, HIRAM4, JESSE (BYOUS) was born August 15, 1912 in Dugginsville, MO, and died December 13, 1974 in Dugginsville, Ozark Co., MO. He married THELMA ANN BEASLEY September 25, 1931 in Pontiac, Ozark Co., MO (copy on file), daughter of HENRY SI

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