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Howard Ray Byrd

Howard Ray Byrd

Male 1900 - 1927  (26 years)

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  • Name Howard Ray Byrd 
    Born 2 Nov 1900  Crawford, Indiana Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Died 30 May 1927  Crawford, Indiana Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Buried Riddle Cemetery, Crawford, Indiana Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I23902  Yatesville History & Genealogy
    Last Modified 30 Sep 2013 

    Father David Stuckard Byrd,   b. 14 Aug 1859, Indiana Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1 Aug 1931, Indiana Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 71 years) 
    Mother Christena E. Hoover,   b. Oct 1859, Indiana Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 2 Oct 1932, Indiana Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 73 years) 
    Married 28 Jul 1879  Crawford, Indiana Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F3093  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Lela Ethel Batman,   b. 22 Feb 1903, Indiana Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 10 Nov 1970, Indiana Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 67 years) 
    Married 27 Jun 1923  Crawford, Indiana Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. C.H. Byrd
     2. H.C. Byrd
    Last Modified 17 Aug 2022 
    Family ID F7452  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • 1910 United States Federal Census about H Ray Byrd Name: H Ray Byrd Age in 1910: 9 Birth Year: abt 1901 Birthplace: Indiana Home in 1910: Ohio, Crawford, Indiana Race: White Gender: Male Relation to Head of House: Son Marital Status: Single Father's Name: David Byrd Father's Birthplace: Indiana Mother's Name: Christina Byrd Mother's Birthplace: Indiana Neighbors: View others on page Household Members: Name Age David Byrd 52 [53] Christina Byrd 52 H Ray Byrd 9

      1920 United States Federal Census about Howard R Byrd Name: Howard R Byrd Age: 19 Birth Year: abt 1901 Birthplace: Indiana Home in 1920: Ohio, Crawford, Indiana Race: White Gender: Male Relation to Head of House: Son Marital Status: Single Father's Name: David S Byrd Father's Birthplace: Indiana Mother's Name: Christenia Byrd Mother's Birthplace: Indiana Neighbors: View others on page Household Members: Name Age David S Byrd 60 Christenia Byrd 60 Howard R Byrd 19

      Howard Ray Byrd Birth: Nov. 2, 1900, USA Death: Mar. 31, 1928, USA Funeral services for Howard Ray Byrd, 27, were held at Riddle Sunday, the Rev. V. R. Kellems in charge. Death was caused by scalds received Friday March 30, 1928 at 1:20 p.m., when Mr. Byrd fell into a steam vat at the English Box & Basket Company. He lived seven agonizing hours. Mr. Byrd, a former school teacher of Ohio Township, was employed as a block puller at the factory. In attempting to hoist a block out of a vat where it had been steamed to prepare it for the veneer lathe, he fell backwards from a safety rail on which he was standing. Laverne Hughes, an employee who saw him fall, burned his hands when he pulled him from the water. Mr. Byrd was taken to the office of Dr. G. B. Hammond, from where he was taken home in the Luckett building. He was conscious until he died at 8:30 p.m. that night. Surviving were his parents Mr. & Mrs. David S. Byrd, of Riddle, In. to whom he was born November 2, 1900; his widow the former Lela Ethel Batman, they were married June 27,1923, their two sons, Clifford Harris Byrd and Howard Clinton Byrd, both of English, In.; a brother, David Edgar Byrd, of Seattle, Washington, and a sister, Mrs. Charles H. Nash, of English, In., Two sisters preceded him in death. Mr. Byrd was converted a few weeks ago and joined the Pilgrim Holiness Church. He attended the Wright school in Ohio Township, and after being graduated from common school, studied high school subjects by correspondence. He passed the state examination and received a diploma. He received teacher's training at Oakland City College and taught for three years. He attended Vincennes University for three months. Burial was in the Riddle Cemetery. Burial: Riddle Cemetery Riddle Crawford County Indiana, USA Plot: 1 row 15 plot 15 Created by: Jon Combs Record added: Apr 16, 2013 Find A Grave Memorial# 108622236