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www.childers-shepherd.org, 16 Aug 2011
Jacob Broyles + Mary Vaught                            Joseph Shepherd + Elizabeth Horton
                |                                                                        |   
Isaac Mitchell Broyles              +             Jane Amanda Shepherd
1820     -      1909                             1844                     1826      -        1912
Madison AL   Smith Co TX                   Alabama                Yancey Co NC    Smith Co TX
   Cordelia "Delia" Josephine Broyles, 1846 - 1898
              Hickman Shepherd Broyles (Mary Catherine Henley), 1847 - 1927
              William McBurney Broyles (Caroline Scott), 1849 - 1925
              John Hamilton Broyles, 1851 - 1851
              Mary Elizabeth Broyles (William B. Register), 1852 - 1922
              Frank Price Broyles, 1854 - 1879
              Virginia Terrrissa Broyles, 1856 - 1884
              Julia Anna Broyles, 1859 - after 1929
              Margaret Amanda Broyles (Rice Maxey), 1861 -  1951
              Edwin Washington Broyles (Jennie [unknown], Mary Dorough), 1862 - 1938
              James Mitchell Broyles (Alice Taylor), 1864 - 1946
              Robert Lee Broyles, 1866 - 1879
              Hattie Alexander Broyles (Ed Hayth), 1870 - 1912
Sources: US and International Marriage Records vai Ancestry.com;
US Census 1850, 1860,  Yancey Co NC;
US Census 1870, Henderson Co NC;
US Census 1880, Hawkins Co TN;
US Census 1900, Smith Co TX;
Texas Death Index, 1903 - 2000, via Ancestry.com;
Ancestry.com's Shepherd's Flock family tree; Hurst Raby Shepherd family tree; King family tree;

In 1850, this family resided in Yancey County, NC. Isaac Broyles' occupation was listed as merchant, and he owned slaves:
one black male, age 6; one black female, age 23; and one black female, age 10.

In 1860, they were in Burnsville, Yancey Co NC, and Isaac's occupation was listed as farmer. Jane was listed with real estate
valued at $3,000 and personal property valued at $4,653. The census listing for the main household included John York,
40, a mulatto farm laborer. The separate slave schedule listed two households comprising one black female, 35; one black
female, 20; one black male, 14; and one mulatto female, age 2. (Curiously, the entry for this two-year-old child is checked
as "fugitive from the state".)

In 1870, they were in Hendersonville, Henderson Co NC, and Isaac's occupation was listed as physician. Daughter Cordelia,
age 24, was employed as a teacher, and Hickman, 23, had occupation listed as "works on farm".

In 1880, they were in Saint Clair, Hawkins Co TN. Isaac was still occupied as a physician.

In 1900, they were in Ward 3 of Tyler, Smith Co TX. The household included daughter Anna, age 42, and daughter Hattie,
age 28, along with her husband Ed Hayth and their two daughters, Edna and Emily. Isaac was still listed as a physician, and
Ed Hayth was listed as a merchant.
[Dr. and Mrs. Isaac Mitchell Broyles Golden Wedding
Anniversary], Photograph, ca. 1900; digital image,
(http://texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth29159 : accessed
August 16, 2011), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal
to Texas History, http://texashistory.unt.edu; crediting Anderson
County Historical Commission, Palestine, Texas.

Jane Amanda Shepherd Broyles seems to be
the older woman in the middle row, to the
right of the flowers. The woman to her left,
holding the baby, may be Hattie Broyles
Academy Cemetery,
Burnsville, NC. Photo by
Gwen Bodford via