Thomas D. Byrum

10 March 1847–18 November 1909 (Age 62)
Chowan, North Carolina, United States

The Life Summary of Thomas D.

When Thomas D. Byrum was born on 10 March 1847, in Chowan, North Carolina, United States, his father, Joseph J Byrum, was 31 and his mother, Elizabeth Privett, was 38. He married Elizabeth Augusta Gaskins on 25 May 1871, in Chowan, North Carolina, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 2 daughters. He lived in Township 2 Middle, Chowan, North Carolina, United States in 1880 and Hampton, Virginia, United States in 1941. He died on 18 November 1909, in Edenton, Chowan, North Carolina, United States, at the age of 62, and was buried in Beaver Hill Cemetery, Edenton, Chowan, North Carolina, United States.

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Family Time Line

Thomas D. Byrum
1847–1909
Elizabeth Augusta Gaskins
1853–1886
Marriage: 25 May 1871
Augustus Holly Byrum
1872–1941
Octavius Coke Byrum
1874–1919
Eva E Byrum
1876–1923
Emory L Byrum
1878–1920
Ada Leona Byrum
1881–1964

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    25 May 1871Chowan, North Carolina, United States
  • Children

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    World Events (8)

    1861 · The Battle of Manassas
    Age 14
    The Battle of Manassas is also referred to as the First Battle of Bull Run. 35,000 Union troops were headed towards Washington D.C. after 20,000 Confederate forces. The McDowell's Union troops fought with General Beauregard's Confederate troops along a little river called Bull Run. 
    1863
    Age 16
    Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
    1864 · Arlington Cemetery
    Age 17
    Arlington Cemetery is a military cemetery. It was originally a plantation owned by George Washington Parke Custis. This is the location of Robert E. Lee, 16,000 Civil War soldiers, William Howard Taft, John, Jackie, Robert, and Edward Kennedy. The tomb of the unknown soldier is also located here it was dedicated on November 11, 1921. It contains the remains of those soldiers unknown from WWI, WWII, Korea, and Vietnam.

    Name Meaning

    English: variant of Byron .

    Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

    Possible Related Names

    Byron

    Sources (39)

    • Thomas Byrum, "United States Census, 1880"
    • Thomas D Byrum in entry for Fermor Worthington Hobbs and Emma Casey Byrum, "Virginia, Marriage Certificates, 1936-1988"
    • Thos D. Byrum, "North Carolina Deaths, 1906-1930"

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