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Re: 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

*Adams, Lewis
Atkinson, Cephas.
Baldwin, Thomas.
Baldwin, Wm. II.
* Bird, Owen.
Boucher, Joshua.
Brand, Maj. Joseph C.
Butcher, Dr. J. M.
* Byrd, Peter.
*Reno, Frank.
*Reno, Joseph.
*Reno, Lewis.

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.

Regards,
Art Thomas

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BYRD & STEWART, Harnett County, NC
Re: BYRD & STEWART, Harnett County, NC

18 Dec 2002 :: 14 Nov 2008
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