7. Benjamin PYLAND
was born about 1777 in Edgecombe Co, NC. He appeared on the census in 1800
in Chatham Co, NC. He died after 1849 in Marshall Co, TN. Benjamin Pyland
was a Minister of the Gospel, located in Wilson Co, TN
1817-1818. He performed many marriages in the 1830s in Wilson Co, TN;
was there in 1840.
Paid a 'fine' August Term 1818.
In Marshall Co, TN in 1849 - living with daughter Elizabeth and her
husband, Joseph Bennett Pyland.
Benjamin was living in Chatham Co, NC in 1815 near his brother
William, without lands.
He was married to Anne COPELAND (daughter of
James COPELAND and Elizabeth JOHNSON) about 1800 in Chatham
Co, NC. Anne COPELAND was born about 1800 in Chatham
Co, NC. She appeared on the census in 1850 in Marshall Co, TN. She died after
1850 in Marshall County Tennessee. Baptized 2 May 1844 in Mt. Lebanon Missionary
Baptist Church in
Marshall County, TN.
Annie living with Bennett and Elizabeth, 1850, in Marshall Co, TN. Benjamin PYLAND and Anne COPELAND had the following children:
+8 i. William Cullen PYLAND.
+9 ii. Cecilia PYLAND.
+10 iii. Elizabeth 'Betsy' PYLAND.
+11 iv. Chloe PYLAND.
+12 v. James Clary PYLAND.
+13 vi. Benjamin Carney PYLAND.
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