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Carrie Lavena Griggs Byrd
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Birth: Jan. 29, 1878
Girard
Russell County
Alabama, USA
Death: Feb. 14, 1965
Dadeville
Tallapoosa County
Alabama, USA

Carrie was one of thirteen children born to John Earl and Orpha (Williams) Griggs. She married William Mace Byrd on 1 October 1899, with whom she had five children. Carrie loved reading. Gone With the Wind was the first and only movie she ever saw in the theater. 
 
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 Parents:
  John Earl Griggs (1826 - 1905)
  Orpha Williams Griggs (1833 - 1913)
 
 Spouse:
  William Mace Byrd (1879 - 1932)
 
 Children:
  Edgar Newton Byrd (1902 - 1967)*
  Beulah Edrie Byrd Koon (1904 - 1960)*
  Carrie Mae Byrd Tillery (1907 - 1939)*
  Walter Mace Byrd (1911 - 1989)*
  Charlie Gordon Byrd (1915 - 1997)*
 
 Siblings:
  Wilson Riley Smith (1852 - 1940)**
  Seaborn McLemore Griggs (1858 - 1895)*
  Lorena Griggs (1864 - 1950)*
  Minnie Griggs (1867 - 1883)*
  Stephen Newton Griggs (1869 - 1933)*
  Carrie Lavena Griggs Byrd (1878 - 1965)
 
*Calculated relationship
**Half-sibling
 
Burial:
Ladonia Baptist Church Cemetery
Phenix City
Russell County
Alabama, USA
 
Maintained by: Em
Originally Created by: Jon F Fuller
Record added: Sep 11, 2005
Find A Grave Memorial# 11724808
Carrie Lavena <i>Griggs</i> Byrd
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Carrie Lavena <i>Griggs</i> Byrd
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Carrie Lavena <i>Griggs</i> Byrd
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 Added: Jun. 21, 2012
 
 
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