Elza “Elzy” Byrd

Elza “Elzy” Byrd

Birth
Putnam County, Indiana, USA
Death 17 Dec 1894 (aged 60)
Montgomery County, Indiana, USA
Burial Ladoga, Montgomery County, Indiana, USA
Memorial ID 92695610 · View Source
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Elza Byrd is my great-grandfather.

Civil War Soldier. Member of Co. B, 43rd Indiana Infantry (Sep 10, 1861 – Oct 19, 1864) and Company H, 33rd Indiana Infantry (Mar 3, 1865 – July 21, 1865).

Elzy is the son of Samuel J. Bird (1788 – 1851) and Christina Ader (1783 – 1870).

Siblings:
Peter (1814-1894)
James (1815-1900)
Josiah (1816-)
Elizabeth (1820-)
Mason (1821-1890)
Adam (1822-)
Samuel (1825-)
Sarhita (1828-1876)
William (1832-)
Eliza A. (1835-)

Marriage to Minerva Davis on 11 Dec 1865 • Putnam, Indiana

Children:
John Wesley Byrd (1867–1921)
Laura E. Byrd (1869–1871)
Harriet Emma Byrd (1870–1958)
Rachel Melinda Byrd (1872–1961)
Charles Henry Byrd (1873–1962)
Sarah Elizabeth Byrd (1874–1968)

Crawfordsville Weekly Journal,
21 December 1894
Elza Byrd, an old citizen, died Monday at his home southeast of Whitesville The funeral occurred Wednesday. Mr. Byrd served through the war in Company B, 44th Indiana Volunteers.
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Whitesville Items
Mr. Byrd died at his home, one-half mile south of here, Monday at 3 o'clock of brain trouble. Interment at Harshbarger cemetery on Wednesday.


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  • Created by: Bonnie Swartz Manis
  • Added: 27 Jun 2012
  • Find A Grave Memorial 92695610
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Elza “Elzy” Byrd (26 Nov 1834–17 Dec 1894), Find A Grave Memorial no. 92695610, citing Harshbarger Cemetery, Ladoga, Montgomery County, Indiana, USA ; Maintained by Bonnie Swartz Manis (contributor 46921689) .