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Edward Byram
Birth: Jun. 11, 1742
Bridgewater
Plymouth County
Massachusetts, USA
Death: Jul. 26, 1824
Greenfield
Highland County
Ohio, USA

Edward Byram, son of, Ebenezer and Abigail (Coe) Byram.

Edward Byram sibligs are:

Hulda Byram I
Hulda Byram II b. 1742
Ebenzer Byram III b. 1744
Abigail Byram b. 1745
Naphtali Byram b. 1747
Anna Byram b. 1751
Joseph Byram b. 1753
Mary Byram b. 1755
Alden Byram b. 1757
Phoebe Byram b. 1758
Alden Byram 1st b. 1759
Alden Byram 2nd b. 1761

Edward Byram married Phoebe Ann Coe on July 15, 1762 in Medham, Morris Co., New Jersey. Abigail Coe is the daughter of Benjamin and Rachael (Pruden) Coe.

Edward Byram and Phoebe Ann Coe's children are:

Sarah Byram b. 1763
Lewis Byram b. 1764
Abigail Byram b. 1765
Phoebe Byram b. 1766
Ebenzer Alden Byram b. 1772
Hulda Byram b. 1774
Rachel Byram b. 1774
Elizabeth Byram b. 1779
Edward Byram Jr. b. 1782
Anna Byram b. 1783
Benjamin Byram b, 1785

Edward and his daughter Abigail suffered greater Revolutionary War hardships than perhaps other members of the Byram family. Their experiences in being taken a prisoner by the Indians is all related in the book "Abby Byram and Her Father, The Indian Captives" by John M. McElroy D.D. 1898.

Edward and Abby were captured 07 April 1779. They were taken to the British at Ft. Niagara. In 1780 they were moved to Montreal, Quebec and then to a prison in Chambly on the Sorel River. In the spring of 1781 they were released as a part of a prisoner exchange. Edward was placed in charge of leading the prisoners to the Colonial Army. This proved to be a serious and difficult undertaking as many were elderly and invalid. He reached his home just before the surrender of Yorktown and found himself mourned as dead. Edward is also found in the Patriot Index, Centennial Edition listed as a private in the Pennsylvania Army, and he is on the prison list for Fort Niagara in Haldiman papers.)

Those are of New Jersey became rather impoverished, which may be the reason Edward and his family moved to Lyons Run, Pa.

After Phoebe died, Edward went to Bourbon Co., Kentucky where he married FANNY BROWN and after a few years moved to Highland County, Ohio. He followed his son, Edward Jr., to Ohio where he remarried. Edward and Fanny were members of the Rock Springs Presbyterian Church.

Family Information contributed by family member:

Yvette E. (Byrum) Aune
 
 
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 Parents:
  Ebenezer Byram (1716 - 1762)
  Abigail Alden Byram (1721 - 1762)
 
 Spouse:
  Phoebe Ann Coe Byram (1743 - 1790)
 
 Children:
  Sarah Byram Caldwell (1763 - 1831)*
  Abigail Byram Collins (1765 - 1851)*
  Phebe Byram Rule (1766 - 1841)*
  Rachel Byram Warden (1774 - 1841)*
  Edward Byram (1782 - 1865)*
  Anna Byram Hall (1783 - 1846)*
  Benjamin Byram (1785 - 1862)*
 
 Siblings:
  Edward Byram (1742 - 1824)
  Abigail Byram Condict (1746 - 1823)*
  Naphtali Byram (1749 - 1812)*
  Anna Byram Tichenor (1750 - 1826)*
  Joseph Byram (1753 - 1829)*
  Mary Byram Ayers (1755 - 1819)*
  Phoebe Byram Mills (1758 - 1795)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Rocky Spring Cemetery
Highland County
Ohio, USA
 
Created by: Yvette Aune
Record added: Dec 30, 2008
Find A Grave Memorial# 32517669
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husband of my third cousin Phoebe
- Gail Lyons Grier
 Added: May. 21, 2014

- Mueller Family
 Added: Jul. 20, 2013
your memory burns here
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