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Columbus Zacharriah "Lum" Byrd
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Birth: Jan. 6, 1866
Alabama, USA
Death: Mar. 21, 1918
Monroe County
Mississippi, USA

Columbus "Lum" Zachariah Byrd was born January 6, 1866, in Detroit, Lamar County, Alabama to John Kirk Byrd and Elvira Caroline Moore Byrd. He married Dessie Mary Riggan on November 18, 1886 in Monroe County, Mississippi. Dessie was the daughter of Jeremiah L. Riggan and Amanda M. Carter Riggan. Columbus was a Mason. He and Dessie had the following known children: Lizzie G., b. September 4, 1887; Elley H., March 1889; Velma M., May 1891; Stella E., September 15, 1893; Orbie/Arbie C., April 1898; and Emmett Byrd, born ca 1900 in Monroe Co., MS. Elvira, Columbus' mother, was living with him at the time of her death in 1905. She is buried in the George Stanford Cemetery, also called the Thompson Cemetery, which is on the property in Splunge, Mississippi where Elvira and John Kirk Byrd lived. Columbus died March 21, 1918 in Smithville, Monroe County, Mississippi, and was buried in the Smithville Cemetery.(GMT)
 
 
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 Parents:
  John Kirk Byrd (1827 - 1891)
  Elvira Caroline Moore Byrd (1831 - 1905)
 
 Spouse:
  Dessie Mae Riggan Booth (1869 - 1953)*
 
 Children:
  Lizzie O. Byrd (1887 - 1888)*
  Stella E. Byrd (1893 - 1894)*
  Orbie Cornelius Byrd (1898 - 1988)*
 
 Siblings:
  William C. Byrd (1847 - 1847)*
  Amanda A. Byrd (1848 - 1863)*
  Thomas B Byrd (1851 - 1853)*
  Mary Ellen Byrd Cody (1853 - 1940)*
  Lucinda Isabella Byrd Smith (1855 - 1937)*
  Lydia Susan Byrd Hinson (1857 - 1930)*
  Lydia Susan Byrd Hinson (1857 - 1930)*
  Alice Byrd Evans (1858 - 1885)*
  Lucien David Byrd (1861 - 1898)*
  Martha Jane Byrd Langston (1864 - 1948)*
  Columbus Zacharriah Byrd (1866 - 1918)
  John Curtis Byrd (1875 - 1921)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Inscription:
Columbus A. Byrd
Jan. 8, 1866
Mar. 21, 1918
He died as he lived, a Christian
 
Burial:
Smithville Cemetery
Smithville
Monroe County
Mississippi, USA
 
Created by: GMT
Record added: Jan 16, 2009
Find A Grave Memorial# 32956130
Columbus Zacharriah Lum Byrd
Added by: GMT
 
 
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