Margaret "Maggie" Byrd

June 1888–May 1985 (Age 96)
Pierce, Georgia, United States

The Life of Margaret "Maggie"

When Margaret "Maggie" Byrd was born in June 1888, in Pierce, Georgia, United States, her father, Gabriel Parker Byrd, was 40 and her mother, Mary Jane Hyers, was 37. She lived in District 584, Pierce, Georgia, United States in 1900. She died in May 1985, in Girard, Liberty Township, Trumbull, Ohio, United States, at the age of 96.

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Joseph Asbury Doyle
Margaret "Maggie" Byrd

Spouse and Children

Parents and Siblings

    Gabriel Parker Byrd


    Mary Jane Hyers





    Hiram Byrd


    Hester Byrd


    Fanny Byrd


    M Byrd


+9 More Children

World Events (8)

1890 · The Sherman Antitrust Act

Age 2

This Act tried to prevent the raising of prices by restricting trade. The purpose of the Act was to preserve a competitive marketplace to protect consumers from abuse.
1893 · The Last Public Hanging in Georgia

Age 5

The last public hanging in Georgia was on September 28, 1893. The General Assembly prohibited public executions in December 1893. Prior to this law, Georgians commonly traveled to witness scheduled public executions.
1916 · The First woman elected into the US Congress

Age 28

Jeannette Pickering Rankin became the first woman to hold a federal office position in the House of Representatives, and remains the only woman elected to Congress by Montana.

Name Meaning

English: variant spelling of Bird .

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

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Sources (1)

  • Maggie Byrd in household of Parker Byrd, "United States Census, 1900"

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