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Pvt William Kimsey Byrd, Sr
Birth: May 21, 1778
Virginia, USA
Death: Feb. 8, 1862
Yancey County
North Carolina, USA

William Kimsey Byrd is the son of George William Byrd and Ann Hutson.
His marker has been moved and he is buried in the Byrd Family Cemetery about 100 yards behind the old family home of Col. George Wm. Byrd and Annie Hutson Byrd. (Information provided by Byrd Descendant Nancy Yankie.)
-Byrd Cemetery-
-Pvt. William Kimsey Byrd-
Burnsville, NC 28714

* This Memorial Page was entered Aug. 5, 2007.
Additional memorial pages, cemetery photos, etc. have more recently been added.

* Appreciation:

Thank you to Gene Atkins for visiting the gravesite of Pvt. William Kimsey Byrd and for providing the very nice photo of the marker stone of Pvt. William Kimsey Byrd, a soldier that served in the War Of 1812.

- Burial Information below provided attached with the markerstone photo 11/02/2009 as:

- Marker was placed in the Byrd Cemetery just off Cox's Creek at Jacks Creek up in a valley back in Spring of 2003

* Additional Burial Info. as below received:
Their suggestion:
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Autumn: William Kimsey Byrd Sr. is not buried at this cemetery. He is buried in a very small cemetery just behind Jacks Creek Church before you turn on to Cox's Creek Road. 
 
Family links: 
 Parents:
  George William Byrd (1730 - 1825)
  Margaret Mary Ann Hutson Byrd (1760 - 1838)
 
 Spouse:
  Elizabeth Williams Byrd (1784 - 1876)
 
 Children:
  Charles Avery Byrd (1801 - 1890)*
  Louise J. Byrd Dayton (1826 - 1919)*
 
 Siblings:
  Elizabeth Bird McMahan (1777 - 1844)*
  William Kimsey Byrd (1778 - 1862)
  Samuel Dempsey Byrd (1789 - 1865)*
  George Washington Byrd (1791 - 1871)*
  Patrick Byrd (1793 - 1830)*
  Annie Byrd Griffith (1795 - 1825)*
  Levicia Keziah Byrd Briggs (1799 - 1886)*
  Eli Henderson Byrd (1805 - 1888)**
 
*Calculated relationship
**Half-sibling
 
Inscription:
WM KIMSEY BYRD
PVT
BUNCOMBE COUNTY
3 NC MILITIA
WAR OF 1812
MAY 21, 1778
FEB 8, 1862
 
Burial:
Byrd Branch Cemetery
Burnsville
Yancey County
North Carolina, USA
 
Maintained by: Nancy Yankie Sidarous
Originally Created by: Autumn
Record added: Aug 05, 2007
Find A Grave Memorial# 20794328
Pvt William Kimsey Byrd, Sr
Added by: Gene Atkins
 
 
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