Bill Byrd

Male26 March 1931–1 November 2000

Brief Life History of Bill

When Bill Byrd was born on 26 March 1931, in Kentucky, United States, his father, Andrew Byrd, was 33 and his mother, Mae Bassett, was 15. He married Goldie Byrd on 27 September 1953, in Alger, Clay, Kentucky, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 2 daughters. He lived in Magisterial District 3, Clay, Kentucky, United States in 1940. He died on 1 November 2000, in South Lebanon, Union Township, Warren, Ohio, United States, at the age of 69, and was buried in Deerfield Cemetery, South Lebanon, Union Township, Warren, Ohio, United States.

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Bill Byrd
Goldie Byrd
Marriage: 27 September 1953
Brenda Faye Byrd
Virginia Byrd
Darrell Wayne Byrd

Sources (7)

  • Bill Byrd in household of Andy Byrd, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Bill Byrd, "Kentucky, County Marriages, 1797-1954"
  • Bill Byrd, "Ohio Death Index, 1908-1932, 1938-1944, and 1958-2007"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    27 September 1953Alger, Clay, Kentucky, United States
  • Children (3)

    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings (11)

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    World Events (8)


    Age 1

    Amelia Earhart completes first solo nonstop transatlantic flight by a woman.

    1936 · The Last Public Hanging in Kentucky

    Age 5

    The hanging of Rainey Bethea on August 14,1936, in Owensboro, Kentucky was the last pubic hanging in the state and the United States. Anywhere from 15,000-20,000 people showed up for this event. The media was all over the hanging since the Sheriff of Davies county was a female, even though she did not pull levers. Because of the media coverage and the circus it caused, this was the last hanging.

    1952 · Atomic Energy Plant is Built Near Paducah

    Age 21

    The atomic energy plant near Paduch, Kentucky was built in 1952. It produced enriched uranium and later nuclear fuel for commercial power plants.

    Name Meaning

    English and Irish: variant of Bird .

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

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