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Claybank Cemetery Ozark Alabama

Discover your family's story. Enter a grandparent's name to get started. Start Now 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 N. B. Dowling. N. B. Dowling Aug 15, 1853 – Mar 28, 1938. Hus of Lizzie E. Dowling. Leila Belle Dowling May 26, 1876 – Jan 14, 1933. Dau of S....

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Slave Narrative of Margaret E. Dickens

Discover your family's story. Enter a grandparent's name to get started. Start Now 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. I don’t remember anything about Marster and Missus. My father was named Henry Byrd. Here is some of father’s writing. My mother’s father was dark. He had no protection. If he did any work for a white man and the white man didn’t like it, he could take him up and whup him. My father was like a stray dog. My name was Margaret E. Byrd before I got married. Here is some of father’s writing–“Margaret Elvira Byrd the daughter of Henry and Mary Ann Byrd was born on the 5th June 1861.” My grandfather, my mother’s father was a cabinet maker. He made coffins and tables and furniture. If he made one, and it didn’t suit the man he would beat him and kick him around and let him go. Dis was told to me. My father was a carpenter. He built houses. I can read and write. My father could read and write. My mother could read, but couldn’t...

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Slave Narrative of Mrs. Sarah Byrd

Discover your family's story. Enter a grandparent's name to get started. Start Now 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 speaks you can easily understand every word and besides this, each thought is well expressed. Often during the interview she would suddenly break out in a merry laugh as if her own thoughts amused her. Mrs. Sarah Byrd was born in Orange County Virginia the youngest of three children. During the early part of her childhood her family lived in Virginia her mother Judy Newman and father Sam Goodan each belonging to a different master. Later on the family became separated the father was sold to a family in East Tennessee and the mother and children were bought by Doctor Byrd in Augusta, Georgia. Here Mrs. Byrd remarked “Chile in them days so many families were broke up and some went one way and der others went t’other way; and you nebber seed them no more. Virginia wuz a reg’lar slave market.” Dr. Byrd owned a large plantation and raised such products as peas potatoes, cotton corn (etc). There were a...

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R. B. Byrd

Discover your family's story. Enter a grandparent's name to get started. Start Now 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 Hospital No. 2. Mustered out at Camp Lee, Va., March 22,...

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Daniel B. Byrd

Discover your family's story. Enter a grandparent's name to get started. Start Now 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 Sevier, S. C. Sailed for England to France May 27, 1918. Entered service as Lt. July 5, 1916. Promoted to Capt. April 11, 1919. Fought in all battles of 30th Div. Wounded in the battle of Somme, LeCatau Sector, Oct. 11, 1918, by shrapnel. Sent to British Gen. Hospital No. 8, then to No. 73, at Trouville. Received D. S. C. American and Military Cross, (British). Went with Army of Occupation at Coblenz, Germany. Mustered out at Camp Pike, Ark., Feb. 14,...

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Robert B. Byrd

Discover your family's story. Enter a grandparent's name to get started. Start Now 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 Hoboken, N. J. Mustered out at Camp Lee, Va., July 10,...

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L. L. Byrd

Discover your family's story. Enter a grandparent's name to get started. Start Now 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 USA June 20, 1919. Mustered out at Camp Lee, Va., June 26,...

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Muhlenberg County, Kentucky Wills

Discover your family's story. Enter a grandparent's name to get started. Start Now Hosted at Muhlenberg County USGenWeb Archives Project Abbott, John , 1814 Allcocke, Richard Nelson , 1803, probated 1807 Allison, William , 1814 Anderson, Robert , 1812 Armstrong, John , 1808, probated 1818 Bates, Simeon , 1849 Bilbrew, Thomas , 1827 Boggess, Anne , 1819 Boggess, Nancy or Ann , part 2, 1819 Buckley (or Buckles), William , 1825 Byrd, John , 1808 Campbell, Alexander , 1827 Campbell, Charles , 1821 Campbell, Mary , 1810, probated 1823 Campbell, Patrick , 1799 Campbell, William , 1800 Cash, Richard , 1823, probated 1824 Cooly, Susanna , 1807 Craig, James 1811, probated 1816 Davis, Henry , probated 1805 Davis, Margaret , 1816 Dobyns, Batten , 1804 Downing, Elisha , 1823 Dukes, Samuel , 1821 Durelle, John , 1808 Durval or Duvall, (sp) Skinner , 1809 Forrester, Sarah , 1816 Gish, Christian II , 1814 Gish, John , 1817 Grepo(?), John , 1817 Groves, Jonathan , 1810 Groves, Joseph , 1821 Harp, Samuel , 1815 Hunsaker, Isaac , 1819 Hynes, John , 1827 Irvin, Thomas , Sr., 1823 Jarvis, Edward Jr , 1823 Landis, Jacob , 1823 Lewis, Charles 1806, probated 1808 Littlepage, Eppes , 1812, probated 1816 Lott, Bartholomew , 1819 McCartney, James , 1814 McKinney, John , 1801 Miller, James , 1837, proved 1851 Morgan, Charles ,1822 Naught, George...

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Rough Riders

Compiled military service records for 1,235 Rough Riders, including Teddy Roosevelt have been digitized. The records include individual jackets which give the name, organization, and rank of each soldier. They contain cards on which information from original records relating to the military service of the individual has been copied. Included in the main jacket are carded medical records, other documents which give personal information, and the description of the record from which the information was obtained.

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