Byars, Wesley S
Byars, Wesley S.
a Baptist minister, was born in Greenville County, N. C., Feb. 18,1825. He removed in 1829 to Henry County, Tenn., and in 1831 to Haywood County. He united with the Church in October, 1842. After residing in one or two places during the next. few years, he returned to Haywood County, and was ordained Nov. 20, 1854. He was pastor of quite a number of churches in Tennessee during his ministry, among which were Friendship, Miller's Chapel, and Providence. He died in Friendship, Crockett Co., April 29, 1875. See Borum, Sketches of Tennessee ministers, p. 79. (J. C. S.)