Thomas D. Byrum

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

The Life 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

    Male1847–1909Male

    Elizabeth Augusta Gaskins

    Female1853–1886Female

MARRIAGE
25 May 1871
Chowan, North Carolina, United States
children

(5)

    Augustus Holly Byrum

    Male1872–1941Male

    Octavius Coke Byrum

    Male1874–1919Male

    Eva E Byrum

    Female1876–1923Female

    Emory L Byrum

    Male1878–1920Male

    Female1881–1964Female

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(7)

+2 More Children

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

Variant of English Byron .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Thomas Byrum, "United States Census, 1880"
  • Thomas Byrum in household of Joseph Byrum, "United States Census, 1850"
  • Thos D Byrum in entry for Thos Peter Byrum, "North Carolina, Department of Archives and History, Index to Vital Records, 1800-2000"

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