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Cornelius Byrd
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Birth: Sep. 20, 1820
Death: Nov. 1, 1885

Cornelius D Byrd married Christina(Ritty) Ann Herrington on 16 Dec 1845 in Franklin Co. MS. After her death around 1866 he married Elvira Rea on 09 Jan 1866 in Adams Co. MS.

Cornelius was a very successful cotton farmer in Franklin county and was known for his high grade cotton. After the Civil War ended Cornelius took his crop of cotton to Europe to avoid the re-construction era markets in MS. After a number of years, he returned with a shipload of high quality European furniture. Some pieces of this furniture are still owned by his descendants.

Children of Cornelius D Byrd and Christina Herrington:
Cornelia Hybernia BYRD
Millard Fillmore BYRD,
Bunyan Head BYRD
Livingston Herrington BYRD
Lucy BYRD

Children of Cornelius D Byrd and Elvira Rea:
Vivian Rhea BYRD
Homer BYRD
Stanley Thomas BYRD
Mary Bean BYRD

Genealogy for Cornelius D Byrd

 
 
Family links: 
 Spouse:
  Elvira D. Rea Byrd (1843 - 1930)
 
 Children:
  Bunyan H Byrd (____ - 1930)*
  Cornelia Hybernia Byrd Prichard (1849 - 1914)*
  Livingston Herrington Byrd (1858 - 1905)*
  Lily Byrd (1873 - 1873)*
  Paul Byrd (1875 - 1875)*
  Stanley Thomas Byrd (1878 - 1968)*
  Mary Bean Byrd (1882 - 1964)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Note: s/o Eden and Ann Spring Byrd; C.S.A.
 
Burial:
Rose Hill Cemetery
Brookhaven
Lincoln County
Mississippi, USA
 
Maintained by: ID8808
Originally Created by: Denise Flynn
Record added: Apr 21, 2010
Find A Grave Memorial# 51422871
Cornelius Byrd
Added by: Connie Gartman Lozier
 
Cornelius Byrd
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Added by: Pat Arnold
 
 
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- Crissa
 Added: Jan. 23, 2011
Remembering and Honoring a True Southern Hero, a Confederate Soldier. Deo Vindice.
- Tony Smith SCV Camp 38, North Charleston S.C.
 Added: Jul. 2, 2010
 
 
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