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Jesse Byrd
(Abt 1746-1807)
Mary Rickards
(Abt 1748-)
Thomas Byrd
(1777-)
Sarah Rickards
(1779-)
William R. Byrd
(1806-1855)

 

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Spouses/Children:
1. Eleanor Gillis Pollitt

2. Sarah Rencher Hitch

William R. Byrd

  • Born: 03 Feb 1806, MD 2 3
  • Marriage (1): Eleanor Gillis Pollitt on 19 Mar 1828 in Somerset Co., MD 1
  • Marriage (2): Sarah Rencher Hitch on 28 Jan 1845 in Somerset Co., MD 1
  • Died: 01 Sep 1855, Somerset Co., MD 4
  • Buried: Abt 04 Sep 1855, Rockawalkin U.M. Church Cemetery, Hebron, Wicomico Co., MD

William married Eleanor Gillis Pollitt, daughter of Levin Gillis Pollitt and Eleanor Irving Gillis, on 19 Mar 1828 in Somerset Co., MD.1 (Eleanor Gillis Pollitt was born about 1808 in Somerset Co., MD and died between 1836 and 1844 in Somerset Co., MD.)


William next married Sarah Rencher Hitch, daughter of Thomas Hitch and Mary (Molly) Rencher, on 28 Jan 1845 in Somerset Co., MD.1 (Sarah Rencher Hitch was born on 22 Mar 1804 in Somerset Co., MD,5 6 7 died on 29 Sep 1862 in Somerset Co., MD 8 9 and was buried about 02 Oct 1862 in Rockawalkin U.M. Church Cemetery, Hebron, Wicomico Co., MD.)


Sources


1 Somerset Co., MD Marriage Records.

2 Gravestone Record, Grave marker states he was age 49-6-26 when he died on September 1, 1855.

3 1850 MD Census, Listed as a farmer, age 44, in the 1850 Somerset Co., MD Census, born in MD.

4 Gravestone Record.

5 Stepney Parish Church Records, Indicates that Sally Rencher Hitch was born on March 22, 1804, daughter of Thomas and Molly Hitch.

6 Gravestone Record, States her birth as March 22, 1803 (not 1804).

7 1850 MD Census, Listed as age 46 in the 1850 Somerset Co., MD Census, born in MD.

8 Will of Sally R. Byrd probated 7 Oct 1862 (Somerset Co. Liber SCL 5, folio 88-90).

9 Gravestone Record, Grave marker states she was the "consort of William R. Byrd."


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