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Re: BYRD & STEWART, Harnett County, NC
In Response To: BYRD & STEWART, Harnett County, NC ()
Autumn.....For starters here is a 'snippet' of FPOC Byrd/Stewart information as FPOC's in Ohio.
ABSTRACT.... Champaign County, Ohio UGRR Operators/Conductors.....Wilber H. Siebert Files
note: Lewis Adams & the Reno's are my ancestors and were also FPOC's.
Peter Byrd is documented as being one of the wealthier land owners/business persons in Champaign County, Ohio. His home in Urbana, Ohio is listed as and UGRR safe-house and is on a National Register of Historic Homes.
ABSTRACT.....Logan County, OH Freedom Registrations 1824-1857
Molly Stewart - Yellow complexion, 55 y/o, 5' 2 1/2", born free.....recorded 2 Jul 1835
Jerrel Byrd - Yellow complexion, 28 y/o, 5'8 1/2", blind in right eye, born free
Moses Byrd - Bright complexion, 22 y/o, blue eyes, 5'9 1/2", born of free parents.
Owen Byrd - Bright Complexion - 31 y/o on 14 Mar 1834, 5'7 6/8", dark eyes, ...wife Jinny and their children to be free persons.
If you care to contact me off-board please do. I have much more Stewart/Byrd information as FPOC's in Ohio.
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