Peggy Shaffer supplied the exact birthdates for Lavina C and Ely Byerley. Ely came from Rowan County, North Carolina. Reference "The Byerly of Carolina Vol. 1 & 2". Ely married first Celia Treas, then Elizabeth Ann Schoolfield, then Eliza Jane Buckner.
Lavina C appears in the 1870 census as a resident of Marshall County, Kentucky, living with parents Elia (Eliza Buckner) and Ely Byerley. Ely Byerley appeared in the 1850 census and Elias Bierly.
My g'gma said her grandmother was named Luvina Cordelia. The name Ely Byerley, the name Schoolfield, the location (Marshall is next to Todd County), and the daughter Lavina C convince me that that these were the Ely Bierly, xxx Schoolfield, and Luvina Cordelia that she was referring to.
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