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BIRD/BYRD -William/Bill-Halifax Cnty VA

Greetings,
I am looking for info on William Byrd/Bird, a free Black, who lived in Halifax County Va.

William was born abt. 1848, to Susan Bird/Byrd.

In the 1850 Census I found:

HALIFAX COUNTY Va, Northern District.

Bird, ----Melunia ------------ 29y
------------Susan -------------- 30y
------------William W. --------- 3y ----------------Could the W. stand for
Willis ??

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In 1860 Halifax County Va, Northern district. page 97, I found William :
GALLIMORE---------Thomas----18y----laborer
BYRD,------------------William ---14y-----laborer

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Also in 1860: one page away, page 96
Halifax County Va, ,
In a home there was a white man Adolphus Chandler -- Head of house
Adolphus had $1,400 real estate, and $6260 per prop,
Adolphus also held Six Slaves.
Living in the same home with Adolphus were Free Blacks
BIRD/BIRD-----MELUNIA-----40y $100 real estate, $60 personal property, --and
her sister
BIRD/BYRD-----SUSAN--------40Y--(mother of William ?)--------And her
daughter
BIRD/BYRD-------SUSAN--------8Mo--------------------------------------

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In 1870 I found: Roanoke, Halifax Co Va., Page 49
BIRD,--------Mariah-------23y----farm laborer
BIRD,--------William----22y----Domestic Servant
Ransom-----Ada-----------13y----Domestic servant
Clark----------Solomon----22y----Farm laborer
?????----------Isaac--------13y----Farm Laborer

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In 1880; Roanoke, Halifax Co. Va, page 40, SD 2, ED 122
Canada,------Martin-----white male---60y----farming
BIRD, --------Melunia---black female--62y---servant
Bird,-----------Addy------black male------6y---boarder

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Living in next house was:
BIRD,---------BILL--------mu---male------30y
Bird,-----------Fannie------bl----female----9y----daughter
Bird,-----------Eddy--------bl----male-------7y----son
Bird,-----------Addy-------bl-----male------5y-----son

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In 1900, Birch Creek, Halifax County Va
Byrd,---------C. James-----52y----head
-----------------Charlott-----50y----wife
-----------------Sallie R.------20y---dau
------------------Charlie-------19y---son
------------------Laz------------10y--son
------------------Lacy R. ------6y---dau

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1910---Birch Creek, Halifax Co. Va.
Byrd,-----------James------62y-----married 1X for 35y
------------------Charlotte---60y----married 1x for 35y
-------------------Charlie-----28y
-------------------Lazarus----20y-
-------------------Lacy---------16y------daughter
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1920---Birch Creek, Halifax Co. Va.
Bird-------Jim--------------70y
-------------Charlotte-------67y
-------------Lazarus---------33y----son
-------------Bertha-----------22y----dau-in-law
-------------Jimmie------------3y------gnd-son
-------------Henry A. -------1y------gnd-son
Williams--Flobe------------50y-----niece
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1930, Birch Creek, Halifax County, Virginia
Byrd,-----Lazarus----------head-----40y----married at 24y of age
------------Bertha------------wife, ----32y -----married at 19y
------------James ------------son-------14y
-------------Henry R. ---------son-------12y
--------------Malisa------------dau-------10y
--------------Lazarus-Jr?------son--------8y
--------------Monroe-----------son--------6y
--------------Lacy----------------son--------4y
---------------Berkley------------son--------8mo

Larry
In HALIFAX COUNTY, Va.
seeking Afro-American

Brown
Byrd
Chandler
Chappell
Lacy
Younger


18 Dec 2002 :: 14 Nov 2008
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