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Birth: Mar. 9, 1841
New York, USA
Death: Dec. 16, 1906
Coe
Isabella County
Michigan, USA

CIvil War Veteran - Corp CO I 27th Mich Infantry

Ancestry.com U.S. Civil War Soldier Records and Profiles shows Joseph Byers enlisted at the age of 22 14 Dec 1863 as a Private in Bingham, MI. Enlisted in Company I, Michigan 27th Infantry Regiment on 29 Dec 1863. Promoted to Full Corporal on 21 Feb 1865. Mustered out on 26 Jul 1865 at Delaney House in Washington, D.C.

Death certificate shows he was the son of Hugh Byers of Ireland and Maria Thomas (NY), male, white, married, married at the age of 21, parent of 10 children 1 living, occupation Farming, born March 9, 1841 NY and died
December 16, 1906 in Coe Township, Isabella Co., MI at the age of 65 years, 9 months and 7 days, cause of death committed suicide by hanging himself in barn. Informant Phebe E. Byers. Burial was on December 19, 1906 in St. Louis, MI.

1870 Census Coe Township, Isabella Co, MI

Joseph Byers age 29
Phebe E. Byers age 24
Violetta N. Byers, age 3
Emit E. Byers Age 1
John Byers, age 13

1880 Census Coe Township, Isabella Co., MI:

Joseph Byers, age 34
Phoebe Byers, age 29
Nancy V. Byers, age 13
Eugene Byers, age 12
Mary Byers, age 9
Almina Byers age 7
Emma Byers, age 4
Lizzie Byers, age 3 
 
Family links: 
 Spouse:
  Phoebe E. Gilbert Byers (1846 - ____)
 
 Children:
  Vienna Byers (1864 - 1864)*
  Violetta Nancy Byers (1867 - 1882)*
  Eugene Byers (1868 - 1882)*
  Mary J. Byers (1870 - 1882)*
  Almira Byers (1872 - 1882)*
  Emma J. Byers (1874 - 1954)*
  Stella Byers (1876 - 1876)*
  Lizzie A. Byers (1877 - 1882)*
  Charles A. Byers (1882 - 1882)*
  Allen J. Byers (1883 - 1905)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Oak Grove Cemetery
Saint Louis
Gratiot County
Michigan, USA
Plot: Old Part Sub 1 Lot 58 Grave 4
 
Created by: Sandra Moore
Record added: Feb 16, 2010
Find A Grave Memorial# 48207143
Corp Joseph Byers
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Corp Joseph Byers
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Corp Joseph Byers
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