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James William Bybee (1862 - 1937)

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James William Bybee
Born in Fredonia, Benton, Missouri, United Statesmap
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Died in Cole Camp, Benton, Missouri, United Statesmap
Profile last modified 3 Feb 2019 | Created 31 Oct 2013
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James William Bybee was born on January 1, 1862, to Bluford Bybee and Mary Ann Tharp.[1]

In 1880, he was living with his parents and his maternal grandfather in Fristoe, Benton, Missouri.[2]

He was married first to Mary E. Rank[3] in 1882[4], and second to Rosella "Rosie" Parker Stratton, on December 3, 1930, in Clinton, Henry, Missouri.[5]

In 1900, he and his first wife, Mary, were living in Union, Benton, Missouri, with nine children and his parents.[4] By 1910, eight children and his father were living with them in the same place.[6]

He was widowed before 1920, at which time he was living with four of his children, as well as his father, in Fristoe, Benton, Missouri.[7] He was still living here in 1930, with his youngest son's family, including a wife and child.[8]

He died on September 14, 1937,[1] and is buried at Mossy Cemetery in Edwards, Benton, Missouri.[3]


  1. 1.0 1.1 Missouri Death Certificate #33600, Available online at Missouri State Archives
  2. 1880 U.S. Census, Fristoe, Benton, Missouri, Roll 674, Page 350A, Enumeration District 187
  3. 3.0 3.1 Find a Grave Memorial #61489331
  4. 4.0 4.1 1900 U.S. Census, Union, Benton, Missouri, Roll 839, Page 1A, Enumeration District 0007
  5. Marriage Record Images for Benton, Missouri, 1930, Available online at
  6. 1910 U.S> Census, Union, Benton, Missouri, Roll T624_769, Page 4B, Enumeration District 0009
  7. 1920 U.S. Census, Fristoe, Benton, Missouri, Roll T625_903, Page 1A, Enumeration District 4
  8. 1930 U.S. Census, Fristoe, Benton, Missouri, Roll 1176, Page 4B, Enumeration District 0016

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