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Berrien Kinnard Upshaw
Birth: Mar. 10, 1901
Monroe
Walton County
Georgia, USA
Death: Jan. 13, 1949
Galveston
Galveston County
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) 
 
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 Parents:
  William Francis Upshaw (1877 - 1946)
  Annie Gibbs Kinnard Upshaw (1877 - 1918)
 
 Spouse:
  Margaret Mitchell (1900 - 1949)*
 
 Children:
  William Francis Upshaw (1929 - 1973)*
 
 Siblings:
  Berrien Kinnard Upshaw (1901 - 1949)
  W. Francis Upshaw (1902 - 1902)*
  James Arnall Upshaw (1905 - 1971)*
  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
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Berrien Kinnard Upshaw
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You supplied the rich their booze so I imagine that you were a gambler too! Wonder what you did when you lived in Galveston where you met you untimely death? Too bad you didn't realize what a prize you had in Margaret! RIP Red!
- Larry Muse
 Added: Sep. 22, 2017

- Brenda Arnett Darbyshire
 Added: May. 6, 2017
Happy 116th Birthday
- Nancy Forrest
 Added: Mar. 10, 2017
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