The Bess Family of Sycamore Mills

Lydia Meador and John Best My search for the parents of Elizabeth Bess, my fourth-great-grandmother, started years ago when I built my first family tree. I had zero to go on. Family trees online were no help either, as none of them listed her parents. I truly started from scratch. Bess is a unique last …

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Lucretia Bryant

Lucretia Bryant, my fifth great-grandmother, has long been a mystery to me as well as other Dyer family researchers. We know a few pieces of information, but don't know who her parents are, or the reason for her seemingly "random" move across Tennessee with two young sons and probably a daughter or two. Let's start …

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