|Birth: ||Jun. 14, 1878|
New York, USA
|Death: ||Dec. 28, 1927|
Paul was the son of W.A. Halyard and Annie Marie. He married Jennie Craddock on August 12, 1910. Thelma Halyard was Jennie's daughter.
Dec 28, 1927 - Carroll Times - Paul Halyard died at his home last evening after being in poor health for some time. He was a violinist of ability and for a time played with Bell brothers orchestra. No arrangements for the funeral had been made this morning.
Jan 4, 1928 - Carroll Times - Well known colored man dies last week. Paul William Halyard, whose death was briefly mentioned in The Carroll Times last week, was born in Greenwich, N.Y., June 14, 1881, he died at his home on North Whitney street Tuesday evening, December 27.
He grew to young manhood in Greenwich and was married to Mrs. Jennie Craddock August 12, 1910. They came to Carroll in May, 1917. Mr. Halyard was a musician by profession and was a graduate of the Mozart Conservatory of Music of Madison avenue, New York City. He was a great lover of music, the violin being his choice. Before coming to Carroll he played with different orchestras and at clubs in New York City. While his health permitted he played with Bell Brothers orchestra in this city.
He built a news stand and shining parlor on North Adams street, but was obliged to sell because of ailing health. While he was in poor health for over a year, he did not give up and took to his bed but two before his death. A very few days before his death he played with great feeling on his violin.
His mother, Mrs. Anna Halyard, of Schuylerville, N.Y., arrived for the funeral of her son, who was an only child. Through a delay in deivering the telegram she did not reach her son's bedside until after his death. Funeral services were held at the Presbyterian church Friday afternoon at 2:30 o'clock and were conducted by Rev. W.H. Parker. Interment was made in the Carroll cemetery.
His wife and his mother are left to mourn his death.
Anna Halyard (____ - 1939)
Jeanette Halyard (1886 - 1966)
Carroll City Cemetery
Created by: Geo Clinton
Record added: Oct 20, 2012
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