Margaret Claybank Cemetery is located about two miles from Ozark, Alabama on Ozark – Daleville Highway. This cemetery enumeration was performed in 1948 by Eustus Hayes and as such will provide details on headstones which may no longer be present in the cemetery. Lizzie E. Dowling June 25, 1853 – Oct 31, 1938. Wife of
Interviewer: T. Pat Matthews Person Interviewed: Margaret E. Dickens Location: Raleigh, North Carolina (1115 E. Lenoir St.) Date of Birth: June 5th, 1861 My name is Margaret E. Dickens and I was born on the 5th of June 1861. My mother wuz free born; her name wuz Mary Ann Hews, but my mother wuz colored.
Person Interviewed: Sarah Byrd Location: Georgia Age: 95 An Interview On Slavery Obtained From Mrs. Sarah Byrd—ex-Slave Mrs. Sarah Byrd claims to be 95 years of age but the first impression one receives when looking at her is that of an old lady who is very active and possessing a sweet clear voice. When she
1st. Cl. Private, Med. Corps Co., Emb. Hospital; of Stanly County; son of T. C. and Mrs. Martha Byrd. Entered service April 1, 1918, at Albemarle, N.C. Sent to Camp Jackson, S. C. Transferred to Camp Stuart, Va., then to Camp Hill. Was on guard duty 11 months, sentry duty at Newport News, Va., Embarkation
Capt., Inf., Co. D, 3rd Div., 38th Reg. and 19th Co. of 30th Div.; of Cumberland County; son of George J. and Mrs. Mary Byrd. Husband of Mrs. Florence Cozort Byrd. Entered service July 5, 1916 at Ft. Monroe, Va. Sent to Mineola, N. Y. Transferred to Ft. Bliss, El Paso, Tex., then to Camp
Farrier, Vet. Corps, Hdqrs. Co., 6th Div.; of Guilford County; son of B. Z. and Mrs. Lucy Byrd. Husband of Mrs. Agnes Byrd. Entered service May 28, 1918, at Greensboro, N.C. Sent to Camp Wadsworth, S. C. Sailed for France July 22, 1918. Fought at Vosges Sector, Meuse-Argonne. Arrived in USA June 19, 1919, at
Private, Inf., Co. A, 81st Div., 322nd Reg. Born Jan. 20, 1895. Son of T. J. and Etta Byrd, of Duplin County. Entered service May 20, 1918, at Faison, N.C. Sent to Camp Jackson, S. C. Transferred to Camp Lee, Va., June 1st, 1918. Sailed for France July 31, 1918. Fought at Verdun. Returned to
Exhibit 2, Creeks by Blood