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Berrien Kinnard Upshaw
Birth: Mar. 10, 1901
Monroe
Georgia
Death: Jan. 13, 1949
Galveston
Texas, USA

Literary Figure. First husband of famed author Margaret Mitchell, who wrote "Gone With the Wind." He is presumed to be the model for the character of 'Rhett Butler.' (bio by: Joseph Ross) 
 
Family links: 
 Parents:
  William Francis Upshaw (1877 - 1946)
  Annie Gibbs Kinnard Upshaw (1877 - 1918)
 
 Spouse:
  Margaret Mitchell (1900 - 1949)*
 
 Siblings:
  Berrien Kinnard Upshaw (1901 - 1949)
  Edward Hall Upshaw (1908 - 1940)*
  Sage Harden Upshaw (1912 - 1944)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Oakwood Cemetery
Raleigh
Wake County
North Carolina, USA
Plot: Section A, Lot 168, North East Cor., Plot 1
 
Maintained by: Find A Grave
Originally Created by: Joseph Ross
Record added: Nov 25, 2002
Find A Grave Memorial# 6953663
Berrien Kinnard Upshaw
Added by: Michael Hollingsworth, American Legion, VFW, SCV
 
Berrien Kinnard Upshaw
Added by: Michael Hollingsworth, American Legion, VFW, SCV
 
Berrien Kinnard Upshaw
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LaVonne Talley Coke
- LaVonne Coke
 Added: May. 7, 2015
Berrien Upshaw fell or jumped to his death from a hotel in Galveston, Texas, in 1949.
-Anonymous
 Added: Mar. 26, 2015

- sjm
 Added: Mar. 10, 2015
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