BYRD FAMILY PHOTOS


 

John Henry Byrd
 son of Vardeman Bird
bn. 16 Aug 1834 Deer Lodge, Morgan Co. TN
d. 15 Apr. 1907 Deer Lodge, Morgan Co. TN
buried Mt. Hope Cemetery
Deer Lodge Morgan Co. TN
Married 10 Jan 1867

Mary Lavender Byrd
daughter of Daniel Simeon Lavender Jr. 
and 
Elizabeth Duncan
bn. 8 Jan 1848 Morgan Co. TN
d. 8 Sept 1922 Morgan Co. TN
buried Mt. Hope Cemetery
Deer Lodge Morgan Co. TN

Laura Byrd
~
daughter of John H. Byrd
bn. 2 Sept 1869
d. 2 mar 1941
married Ben Garrett

Leonia Del Rae Byrd 
daughter of John H. Byrd
bn. 9 Feb 1871 Morgan Co. TN
d. 1 apr. 1964 Morgan Co. TN
buried Cnoga Park CA
married 26 Jul 1890 Morgan Co. TN
Albert Marcel/Manson Brown.

Mollie Olmstead
Mollie was 104 yrs old 13 Oct 2003,
and is a resident of the nursing home
in Wartburg
~
d/o Ben Garrett  & Laura Byrd 

Molly is the Granddaughter of John H. Byrd


 
 

Elizabeth Byrd 
sister of John H. Byrd 
and daughter of Vardeman Bird
bn. abt. 1844
d. after 1910 probable Whitley Co. KY
Married McGuffey

Headstone of John H. and Mary Lavender Byrd
Mt. Hope Cemetery, Old Section

Headstone of Vardeman Byrd

Replaced by June Wortley, daughter of Ervin H. Byrd and Lottie Nelson 

Byrd Church and Schoolhouse
Rear of Byrd Church




FOUR GENERATIONS

LEONIA DEL RAE BYRD BROWN
~
 born 1870 in Morgan Co. TN, died in 1964 in CA.   
She is the daughter of John H. Byrd & Mary Elizabeth Lavender.   
Leonia married Albert Marcel/Manson Brown.
Liz>Leon (June) Statzer>Mary Elizabeth Brown>Leonia>John Byrd>Vardeman Bird. 

MARY ELIZABETH BROWN
~
 b 1902 in Lancing, Morgan Co. TN, d 1980 in TX.   
She is the daughter of Leonia Byrd & Albert Brown.   She married Oral Washington Statzer in TN.
Elizabeth>Leon (June>Mary E. Brown>Leonia Byrd>John H. & Mary E. Lavender Byrd>Vardeman Bird & Elizabeth Duncan.

LEON (JUNE) STATZER ANDERLE
~
b 1923 in Wise Co. VA, d 1999 in Hartford Co. CT.  daughter of Mary E. Brown & Oral Washington Statzer.  
She married Eugene Walter Anderle.
Liz>Leon>Mary>Leona>John>Vardeman.

LIZ PENDLETON
~
born in 1961 Hartford Co. CT. 
daughter of Leon (June) Statzer & Eugene Walter Anderle.
Liz>Leon>Mary>Leona>John>Vardeman.



Photos and information courtesy of Liz Pendleton


It was said that the Byrd's where Native American and that John was a Chief of a Tribe in Deer Lodge.
Still researching this and would like to find out any info on this.
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