John E. Broyhill, son of John Norman Broyhill.
(1820?-1872+) m. Mary "Polly" Bebber.
records indicate that John was born about 1820. The death
certificate of his son Isaac, says that his father
was born in Tennessee. John married Mary Bebber, often called
"Polly." She was reportedly from Alexander County, NC
and born about 1829.
Family tradition states that he lived his
entire life in Wilkes and was a farmer.
About the Kids
|Elisha - 5 Children.
Isaac - 9 Children.
James - Listed in the household of his parents on 1860, 1870, and 1880
Wilkes Co., NC census. In 1880, he was 28 years old.
According to Obie Broyhill, the third son of John and Polly was
"Alexander," not James. He registered on the Wilkes
County Grandfather Clause in 1908 as James A. Broyhill and states that
he was born Dec. 21, 1851 to John E. Broyhill and Polly
Bebber. He died on June 22, 1914, and his death registration
states he was single.
Calloway - At least one son. No
Jesse - 11 Children
Thomas - Listed on 1860, 1870 and 1880 of Wilkes County, NC, living in
the household of his parents. Dewey said he died young.
Apparently never married.
Benjamine - 5 Children
John - Listed in his parents household on 1870 and 1880 Wilkes
Census. Never married.
Robert - 6 Children - the Broyhills of Sevierville, Tenn.
Annie - Listed in parents household on 1870 and 1880 Wilkes Census.
No further record.
Mary - Listed in parents household on 1870 and 1880 Wilkes Census. Dewey
Broyhill of Moravian Falls said that she married a man named Pennell in
Moravian Falls, NC and that they had two children. Both died
Joseph - Shown as age 11 on 1880 Census,. Obie said John and Polly had a
son named Joe. A J.F. Broyhill, born 1869, died in Wilkes County,
NC on Jan. 15, 1918.
Cicero - Census record indicate that he was born 1872. A Cicero
Broyhill married Maggie Fox in on March 29,1908 and a Cicero Broyhill
married Ranie Laws on Dec. 10,1915; both marriages were in Wilkes
County, NC. County records show he died April 17, 1935 and
that his wife was Maggie. Are there two Ciceros? No record
Broyhill Family Tree
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