Cyrus Payne Connolly1,2

#6144, b. 17 Nov 1778, d. 1856
Last Edited:1 Jan 2017
FatherJames Connolly1 b. 1750
MotherCatherine Payne1

Child of Cyrus Payne Connolly and Mary Elizabeth Callicott

Outline of Life Events:

EventDescription
BirthCyrus Payne Connolly was born on 17 Nov 1778 at St. Stephen's Parish at Northumberland County, VA.1
MarriageHe married Mary Elizabeth Callicott.2,3
Census1810Cyrus Payne Connolly was enumerated as a head of household on the 1810 Federal Census at Morganton, Burke County, NC. Based on known or estimated ages, it is possible that the following were also living in the household: Bailey Connolly, free white male under the age of ten. Other people in the household are unidentified: 3 free white males over age 45, and 1 free white female 10-15.4
Census1820Cyrus Payne Connolly was enumerated as the head of a household on the 1820 Federal Census at Burke County, NC. Based on known or estimated ages, it is possible that the following also lived in the household: Bailey Connolly, free white male 10 to 16 years old; Mary Elizabeth Callicott, free white female 26 to 45 years old. Eight other household members were probably his children. There was also one female slave age 14-25 living with them.5
Census1830Cyrus Payne Connolly was enumerated as the head of a household on the 1830 census at Burke County, NC. Based on known or estimated ages, it is possible that the following were also living in the household: ; Bailey Connolly, free white male 20 to 30 years old; Mary Elizabeth Callicott, free white female 40 to 50 years old. Six other household members were probably his remaining unmarried children. There were also six slaves living with them, including two adult women and four children under the age of 10.6
Census1840Cyrus Payne Connolly was enumerated as the head of a household on the 1840 census at Yancey County, NC. Based on known or estimated ages, it is possible that the following were also living in the household: ; Mary Elizabeth Callicott, free white female 50 to 60 years old. Two other household members were probably an unmarried daughter and possibly a brother.7
Census1850Cyrus P. Connelly (given age 71) was enumerated as the head of a household on the 1850 census at Cherokee County, NC, with his wife, Elizabeth. In addition, an 18-year-old girl, Lidia Martin, lived there with them. Cyrus was a farmer, with real estate valued at $1000. The household of his son, Bailey, was enumerated next to his, as well as that of Lawson Connelly (given age 34).2
DeathCyrus Payne Connolly died in 1856 in Wright County, MO.8
BurialHe was buried at Mount Zion Baptist Church Cemetery in Odin, Wright County, MO.8

Citations:

  1. [S1030] Beverley Fleet. Virginia Colonial Abstracts, Volume III, Northumberland Co. Record of Births, 1661-1810. Genealogical Pub. Co. : Baltimore, MD, 1961.
  2. [S574] 1850 U.S. Census. NC. Cherokee County. population schedule.
  3. [S342] "Ancestors of Fay George Smith and Amy Jewel Anderson" to Joyce B Rivette. Held by Melissa Fay Jones.
  4. [S1527] 1810 U.S. Census. NC. Burke County. population schedule.
  5. [S1528] 1820 U.S. Census. NC. Burke County. Population schedule. Digital images.
  6. [S1529] 1830 U.S. Census. NC. Burke County. Population schedule. Digital images.
  7. [S1530] 1840 U.S. Census. NC. Yancey County. population schedule.
  8. [S221] Find A Grave. Website. Online http://www.findagrave.com