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Seeking parents of Elizabeth Bayard (b. 1774 who married Conrad Kownslar)

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Seeking parents of Elizabeth Bayard (b. 1774 who married Conrad Kownslar)

Posted: 1495746142000
Classification: Query
Surnames: Bayard, Kownslar
My 4th great-grandmother is Elizabeth Bayard, BIRTH 30 AUGUST 1774 • Maryland, DEATH 22 FEBRUARY 1870 • Berkeley County, West Virginia. Elizabeth married Conrad Kownslar in Maryland and they lived out much of their lives in Mill Creek, West Virginia.

I am seeking the names of Elizabeth Bayard's parents and grandparents.

Their Grandson said they were of the family of Col. John Bubenheim Bayard. John (11 August 1738 – 7 January 1807) was a merchant, soldier, and statesman from Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. He was a delegate for Pennsylvania to the Congress of the Confederation in 1785 and 1786, and later mayor of New Brunswick, New Jersey.

I have not been able to verify Elizabeth's connection to Col. John Bayard. Several Ancestry accounts place her as a daughter of Andrew Bayard (which would make her a grand-daughter to John), but Andrew would have been 12 years old when this occurred. I have found several documents listing Andrew's children and Elizabeth is not among them.

Any information would be greatly appreciated.

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