Acrel Byrd

16 December 1815–24 June 1891 (Age 75)
Johnston, North Carolina, United States

The Life Summary of Acrel

When Acrel Byrd was born on 16 December 1815, in Johnston, North Carolina, United States, his father, Bright Byrd, was 25 and his mother, Grace Godwin, was 22. He married Sarah Gurley about 1836. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 1 daughter. He lived in Alabama, United States in 1870. He died on 24 June 1891, in Dale, Alabama, United States, at the age of 75, and was buried in Byrd Cemetery, Mobile, Alabama, United States.

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Family Time Line

Acrel Byrd
Bartilla Johnston
Marriage: 1841
Ransom Byrd
Curtis Byrd
Nancy Jane Byrd
Aquilla Frances Fannie Byrd
William Acrel Byrd
Caroline Rebecca Byrd
Cassie Elizabeth Byrd
Martha Ann Byrd
Robert Byrd
Bartilla Adeline Byrd
John Weldon Byrd

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    1841Alabama, United States
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    World Events (8)

    1819 · Panic! of 1819
    Age 4
    With the Aftermath of the Napoleonic Wars the global market for trade was down. During this time, America had its first financial crisis and it lasted for only two years. 
    Age 9
    Historical Boundaries: 1824: Dale, Alabama, United States
    1836 · Remember the Alamo
    Age 21
    Being a monumental event in the Texas Revolution, The Battle of the Alamo was a thirteen-day battle at the Alamo Mission near San Antonio. In the early morning of the final battle, the Mexican Army advanced on the Alamo. Quickly being overrun, the Texian Soldiers quickly withdrew inside the building. The battle has often been overshadowed by events from the Mexican–American War, But the Alamo gradually became known as a national battle site and later named an official Texas State Shrine.

    Name Meaning

    English and Irish: variant of Bird .

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

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    Sources (13)

    • Acre Byrd, "United States Census, 1880"
    • Achrie Byrd in entry for Ransom Byrd, "Alabama Deaths, 1908-1974"
    • Herd Byrd, "United States Census, 1870"

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