William D married Annie M Sleeper on 3-4-1866 in Sparta Mi and they moved to Rockery in Jordan Twp in Antrim County MI. about 1880 with their family as listed below. William D was also a member of Co. A Mich Cavalry while in Sparta.
William DeLancy Wylie b.sept 30 1846 d. 8-29-1899 Jordan MI Buried in Rockery Cem Jordan Twp.
+ Annie M Sleeper b. 2-14-1849 New Hampshire d. 1922 Buried in Rockery Cem Tyrone Twp MI. Married 3-4-1866 Sparta MI.
Children of this Marriage:
Ernest A Wylie b.5-31-1867 Tyrone Kent Co Mi. Nothing more is known about Ernest at this time, still searching.
Ira C (possibly L) Wylie b.6-30-1872 Tyrone Twp Kent Cty MI. Ira died in an accidental earth fall while working in a brick yard in Torch Lake Twp when he was 19 yrs old on 7-22-1891 Also Buried in Rockery Cem.
Clyde A Wylie b. 1876 Tyrone Twp Kent Cty MI.
+ Married Tula Lancaster on 12-25-1901 in Central Lake Mi Clyde a Teacher Central Lake 25 yrs old and Tula 18 of Central Lake born Kalkaska
Child Ira T Wylie b.3-05-1903
Hurbert Wylie was 6 yrs and son of William D living in Chestonia in the 1880 census. So born sometime around 1874. This is the only place Hurbert shows up therefore I believe it may be an error but included for general information for now.
Mary Emily Wylie b 1879 Tyrone Twp Kent Cty MI died 1968. She Married Henry Hyler Whitney in Jordan Twp 10-14-1899 22 yrs old a Farmer from Banks Twp born Ottawa County. She died circa 1968. Henry d. 1946 Emily buried in Lakeview Cemetery.
Child Ruth Whitney d. 5-13-1902
There is a good sized Whitney family which is not included here and I have some of the data.
Sylvia Wylie ?? During a visit to Rockery Cemetery Charles and Mary Wattson found a stone with “Sylvia” in the Wylie area. This could be Sylvia b 3-11-1883 and died the next day 3-12.
The 1870 Census of Tyrone Cty shows William D. and Annie living in Sparta with Ernest 3 yrs old. The 1880 census Sparta Village page 20 shows William D 33yr old Carpenter, Annie M Wife 33 yrs old, Ernest 13 yrs old, Ira 3 yrs old, Clyde 4yrs old, Mary 1yr old.
The 1910 Antrim County Census shows Annie M Wylie Head 64 yrs old b. New Hampshire-Father and Mother b. New Hampshire.I am still searching to complete this family tree and will add as it becomes available. April 23, 2003.