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William Devereux Byron
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Birth: Aug. 29, 1832
Roxbury
Suffolk County
Massachusetts, USA
Death: Mar. 2, 1915
Williamsport
Washington County
Maryland, USA

husband of Harriet N Cook. His grandfather had started Byron Tanning in Roxbury, Massachusetts in 1832. He found the perfect location in the Blue Ridge Mountains on the Potomac River where there was an abundance of rock oak stands and he bought 100 acres. In 1897 he built his first tanning plant on Conococheague Creek in Williamsport, Maryland. He would serve as mayor of Williamsport from 1908-1912 and would be followed by both a grandson, who was his namesake and great grandson who would both also serve as Mayor of Williamsport. 
 
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 Parents:
  Joseph Byron (1809 - 1884)
  Georgianna Rebecca Jones Byron (1809 - 1873)
 
 Spouse:
  Harriet Newell Cook Byron (1836 - 1909)
 
 Children:
  William Cook Byron (1856 - 1920)*
  Edward Walter Byron (1857 - 1940)*
  Joseph Charles Byron (1860 - 1932)*
  Lewis T. Byron (1870 - 1922)*
 
 Siblings:
  John Thomas Byron (1829 - 1874)*
  Joseph Edward Byron (1830 - 1838)*
  William Devereux Byron (1832 - 1915)
  Joseph Byron (1840 - 1921)*
  James Story Byron (1841 - 1862)*
  Henry Hatchell Davis Byron (1845 - 1929)*
  Charles Edward Byron (1848 - 1861)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
River View Cemetery
Williamsport
Washington County
Maryland, USA
 
Created by: D C McJonathan-Swarm
Record added: Oct 14, 2004
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William Devereux Byron
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William Devereux Byron
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William Devereux Byron
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