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From: "Bob and Sheila Cooper" <>
Subject: Re: [ARIZARD] ARIZARD Digest, Vol 5, Issue 402
Date: Wed, 21 Jul 2010 07:44:17 -0500
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Thanks Elveta
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Subject: Re: [ARIZARD] ARIZARD Digest, Vol 5, Issue 402


> 1836 Wayne County, Tennessee Tax List
> Civil District #8
>
> NAME NO. OF WHITE BLACK COMMENTS
> ACRES POLL POLL
>
>
> CYPERT, Jesse 25
> CYPERT, Jesse 3
> CYPERT, Jesse 10
> CYPERT, Jesse 20
> CYPERT, Jesse 2
> CYPERT, Zachariah 1
> CYPERT, Baker 35 1
> CYPERT, John 1
> CYPERT, John L. 1
> CYPERT, Jesse Jr. 1
> CYPERT, Robert L. 1
>
> wrote:
>> Today's Topics:
>>
>> 1. Nancy {ANDERSON } CYPERT (PEGGY TRUESDELL)
>>
>>
>> ----------------------------------------------------------------------
>>
>> Message: 1
>> Date: Tue, 20 Jul 2010 21:36:53 -0700 (PDT)
>> From: PEGGY TRUESDELL <>
>> Subject: [ARIZARD] Nancy {ANDERSON } CYPERT
>> To: ,
>> Message-ID: <>
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>>
>> Nancy ANDERSON CYPERT - (1790-1862)
>> ?"Her Life"
>> 1862 ,?Marshall, Searcy, Arkansas, USA?
>>
>> The above is from The Izard County Historian Volume 14 October, 1983
>> Number 4
>>
>> THE DEATH OF NANCY ANDERSON CYPERT 1790-1862
>> (Sister of James B. Anderson)
>> Written by Dorothy Lear Everly (Tetters) Cypert Yarbrough
>> Submitted by Margie Gibson, 2826 E. Grandview, Mesa AZ 85203
>>
>> "This story of the death of Nancy Anderson Cypert was told to me, his
>> daughter-in-law, by John William Cypert, as we sat in our yard under a
>> huge
>> cottonwood tree at our ranch home in the Yuma Valley of Arizona in the
>> summer of
>>
>> 1925.? This was before my first son, Charles Vernon David Cypert was born
>> December 26, 1925.
>>
>> John William Cypert, born 19 July 1858 died January 1937.? He was the son
>> of
>> Newton Anderson and Nancy Elizabeth (Cooper) Cypert. ?He was born in
>> Mountain
>> Home, Baxter Co., Arkanas.? His mother died when he was two years old,
>> March 4,
>> 1860.? She is buried in the Blue Mountain Cemetery at Timbo, in Stone
>> County,
>> Arkansas.
>>
>> At the time of his mother's death he went to live with his grandfather
>> and
>> grandmother, John and Nancy Anderson Cypert.? They lived in Searcy
>> County,
>> probably near Marshall, Arkansas.? It was two years later when he was
>> barely
>> four years old that he witnessed the death of his grandmother, Nancy
>> Anderson
>> Cypert, while he lay hidden in a manger in a barn or nearby shed.
>> Nancy Anderson Cypert was killed in Searcy Co., Arkansas during the Civil
>> War in
>>
>> 1862.? She was killed by men wearing the uniform of the Union Soldiers.?
>> They
>> may have been soldiers but probably were not. ?There were "bushwackers"
>> or so
>> the people were called, who preyed on the helpless and innocent.? They
>> were
>> neither Union nor Confederate soldiers, but outlaws who took advantage of
>> the
>> war situation.? They plundered and killed and robbed for their own
>> benefit.
>> ?
>> Food was very scarce in this southern community at that time.? These men
>> usually put on gray uniforms in the Confederate territory and blue
>> uniforms
>> while in Union territory. ?Sometimes they put on blue uniforms in
>> Confederate
>> territory to fool their own people.? It didn't matter to them. ?They were
>> not
>> serving any cause. ?It was anything for their own purpose. ?Anyway, my
>> children's grandfather was about four years old.
>>
>> When his grandmother saw the "bushwackers" coming she told him to run and
>> hide
>> in the shed.? It might have been an empty barn and not too far away but
>> far
>> enough.? He said that he ran and hid there.? John William then saw them
>> torture
>> his grandmother by pulling out her finger nails with bullet molds. ?They
>> did
>> this to make her tell where her money was hidden, or perhaps to get
>> information.
>>
>>
>> Her son, John William Cypert (an uncle of this John William telling the
>> story)
>> was a Captain in J. T. Coffee's Confederate Regiment. ?So when they had
>> tortured
>>
>> her, then killed her, they robbed the house of all the food and
>> everything they
>> could use. ?Then they burned down the house with Nancy Anderson Cypert
>> inside.
>> There was no man from the family home at the time this happened.? Perhaps
>> they
>> were away in search of food, or were working somewhere away from home -
>> those
>> that hadn't gone to war. ?The barn and the frightened child inside were
>> not
>> disturbed.? John William Cypert may not have been alone when this
>> happened but
>> he did not mention any other children or adults when he told me the
>> story.?
>> Also, the barn must surely have been empty of stock or food for the
>> stock, as
>> they didn't burn the barn.
>>
>> Knowing my father-in-law as I did, I believe the story he told me to be
>> true.?
>> His faded blue eyes grew misty with tears, as he related the story by
>> memory
>> from out of the distant past.? How he, a small boy of about four years of
>> age,
>> watched in horror and trembling with fear, as they tortured and killed
>> the only
>> mother he had ever known.? His voice then rose in anger as he mentioned
>> the
>> "Boys in Blue" and he had little respect for the "Northern Gentlemen."?
>> What he
>> called them that day I cannot repeat but could not blame him.? Great
>> hatreds are
>>
>> born and bred and last a lifetime in such instances.
>>
>> He was a true Southern, Democrat, Baptist and a Mason.? He died as he
>> lived,
>> fearless to the last.? He had great respect for his grandmother, Nancy
>> Anderson
>> Cypert.? In fact she must have been truly loved and respected by all the
>> family
>> for she had and has many namesakes throughout the family."
>>
>> The above is from The Izard County Historian Volume 14 October, 1983
>> Number 4
>> ?
>> ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~
>> Found this on ancestry.com and attached it to Nancy and her husband, John
>> William CYPERT, b. 1790, North Carolia, d. 1864, Marshall, Searcy County,
>> Arkansas.? His parents:? Francis CYPERT (Jr.) and Abigail JOHNSON.
>> ?
>> Children of John William and Nancy ANDERSON:?? (may not be complete or
>> correct)
>> John William; Hannah Anna; James; Thomas Jefferson; Newton Anderson; Mary
>> "Polly"; Jesse; Martha Anderson; Robert S.; Charity; and, Margaret.
>> ?
>> I appreciated?your response.? I am a lover of genealogy -- yours or
>> mine!? When
>> I first saw your message, thought it might be from my Broken Arrow
>> (1955)?classmate Robert "Bob" CYPERT and his wife Suzanne SHERRILL.?
>> Suzanne and
>> I were classmates twelve years, but think Bob joined us in junior high
>> after
>> going to Coweta schools.? It was about ten miles from Broken Arrow to
>> Coweta
>> then, but with?all the growth, they're not that far away now.? I know
>> lots of
>> COOPERS around Wagoner and have some marriages into the family.? ?
>>
>> ?
>> Peggy
>>
>>
>>
>>
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