George and Eva Evans Byers - George William Byers was born November 27, 1862, Douglas township, Marquette County, Wisconsin, the son of Christoph and Maria (Hees) Bayer. He married Eva Elvina Evans November 12, 1889 in New Haven township. Adams County, Eva was born September 5, 1870 in Wisconsin, the daughter of Jacob and Thurrissa (Jackson) Evans. In 1893 George and Eva bought the Jimmie McIntyre farm in New Haven, Adams County. George died November 23, 1915 at his home in New Haven from stomach cancer and is buried at the Lakeview Cemetery near Oxford. A few months after George's death, on February 3, 1916, Eva placed the following ad in the Oxford Times; For Sale-Wagon nearly new, buggy sulky cultivator, drag, plow team weight 2,400, driving team weight 2,000, light double harness, black mare weight 1,300. Call at George Byers' farm five miles SW of Oxford. Eva married second, Robert J. Platt, December 29, 1919 in Milwaukee. Robert died June 15, 1939. Eva was a member of the Royal Neighbors of American, the Neighborhood Club and The Davis Corers Methodist Church. She died July 8, 1947 and is buried at the Lakeview Cemetery near Oxford. Children: William J.; Charles George; Ray Frank; Iva Theorize; Infant born and died July 10, 1899, buried Lakeview Cemetery; Arthur Christopher; Elmer Alfred; Ada Isabelle.
Arthur C. and Bernice L. Johnson Byers - Arthur Christopher Byers was born April 7, 1901 in New Haven township, Adams County, Wisconsin the son of George and Eva (Evans) Byers. He attended Pleasant View school in the Town of Jackson, In 1922, Artie was working in Sheboygan. He married November 10, 1926, Bernice Lillian Johnson at the Presbyterian Manse in Oxford, Wisconsin. Bernice was born November 4, 1906 New Chester township, Adams County the daughter of Lorenzo and Grace (Adee) Johnson. Bernice attended Bloss Grade School in New Chester township and graduated from Westfield High School and taught at Wolf Lake School for two years. Artie and Bernice first farmed on his father's farm and in October, 1942 purchased a diary farm in New Haven. In 1970, they retired and spent their summers in Adams County and their winters in Bradenton, Florida until 1989 when they sold their home in Florida. Artie died June 28, 1991 in Baraboo, Wisconsin and is buried at the Lakeview Cemetery near Oxford. After Art's death, Bernice went to live at Harmony Manor in Portage. Children: Elaine Eva, Myron Hollis, and Kenneth Dell