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Ernest Orwin "Orr" Byrd  



Ernest Orwin Byrd Birth: 17 Sep 1882 Culver, Marshall, Indiana Death: 23 May 1960 South Bend, St Joseph, Indiana burial Culver Masonic Cemetery Culver, Marshall county Indiana dau of Andrew S Korp and Marian Spey son of Alfred Henderson Byrd and Mary Mikesell 1960 may 25 - "Orr" Byrd, Age 77, Dies In South Bend

    Ernest Orwin Byrd, age 77 formerly of Culver, died Monday morning at the home of his son, George Byrd, in South Bend after an illness of three weeks.

    Mr. Byrd was born at Culver Sept, 17, 1882, and had spent hi s entire life here until three years ago when he went to South Bend to live with his son.

    He was an electrician and conducted his own business in Culver for many years . His wife, Sarah Edna , passed away Nov. 19, 1953.

    Surviving are a son, George; two sisters Mrs. Gertrude VanSchoiack , Lombard, Ill. and Mrs. James Dugan, Oxnard, Calif.; and a granddaughter, Linda Byrd.

    Mr. Byrd was a member of the Culver Methodist Church where funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. today.

    Rev. Kendall E. Sands, pastor, will officiate and burial will be at the Culver Masonic Cemetery.

    The Easterday Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements


married 23 Dec 1912 Marshall county Indiana, Sarah "Sadie" Edna Korp BIRTH 17 OCTOBER 1880 Plymouth, Marshall county Indiana DEATH 19 NOV 1953 Plymouth, Marshall, Indiana buried Nov. 22 1953 Culver Masonic Cemetery Culver, Marshall county Indiana dau of Andrew S Korp and Marian Speyer
    Sarah Enda Byrd Taken by Death - At Age 73

    Mrs Sarah Edna Byrd, age 73, lifelong resident of Marshall county, died Thursday evening at Parkview Hospital in Plymouth after an illness of three months.

    Mrs. Byrd, wife of E. O. Byrd veteran Culve electerical contractor, was born in Plymout on Oct 17, 1880 and came to Culver to reside when a small child.

    Funeral services were held at 2 p.m. Sunday at the Culver Methodist Church, of which she was a member. Rev. Harry Campbell, pastor of the church, officiated and interment was at the Culver cemetery.

    Mrs. Byrd was also a member of the WOnmen's Society of Christain Service and of Sticthery Club.

    Surviving are her husband Ernest Ora Byrd, and a son George, of South Bend. Her daughter-in-law, Mrs. Lorraine Byrd, and granddaughter, Linas also survive.


They had: George Alfred Byrd BIRTH 17 DEC 1915 Chicago Cook, Illinois DEATH 12 AUG 2004 Marion County, Flordia; Burial Mount Pleasant Cemetery South Bend, St. Joseph County Indiana married Nov. 27, 1947 Lorraine Tasch BIRTH 26 Jun 1924 Chicago, Cook County, Illinois, DEATH 12 Feb 2009 Indianapolis, Marion County, Indiana BURIAL Mount Pleasant Cemetery South Bend, St. Joseph County, Indiana

Year: 1920; Census Place: Union, Marshall, Indiana; Roll: T625_456; Page: 8A; Enumeration District: 182
Name: Ernest O Byrd
Age: 38
Birth Year: abt 1882 Birthplace: Indiana

Home in 1920: Union, Marshall, Indiana
Street: Main St
House Number: X
Residence Date: 1920
Race: White
Gender: Male
Relation to Head of House: Head
Marital status: Married
Spouse's name: Sadie E Byrd
Father's Birthplace: USA
Mother's Birthplace: Ohio
Able to Speak English: Yes
Occupation: Electrican
Industry: Light Company
Employment Field: Wage or Salary
Home Owned or Rented: Owned
Home Free or Mortgaged: Free
Able to Read: Yes
Able to Write: Yes
Neighbors: View others on page
Household Members:
Name Age
Ernest O Byrd 38
Sadie E Byrd 39
George A Byrd 4
Marian Kor? 64

Year: 1930; Census Place: Culver, Marshall, Indiana; Page: 7A; Enumeration District: 0016; FHL microfilm: 2340352
Name: Ernest O Byrd
Birth Year: abt 1883
Gender: Male
Race: White
Birthplace: Indiana
Marital status: Married
Relation to Head of House: Head
Home in 1930: Culver, Marshall, Indiana, USA
Map of Home: View Map
Street address: Main Street
House Number: 217
Dwelling Number: 179
Family Number: 183
Home Owned or Rented: Owned
Home Value: 2500
Radio Set: Yes
Lives on Farm: No
Age at first Marriage: 30
Attended School: No
Able to Read and Write: Yes
Father's Birthplace: Virginia
Mother's Birthplace: Ohio
Able to Speak English: Yes
Occupation: Electrician
Industry: Electric Cont
Class of Worker: Working on own account
Employment: Yes
Household Members:
Name Age
Ernest O Byrd 47
Sarah E Byrd 49
George A Byrd 14

Year: 1940; Census Place: Culver, Marshall, Indiana; Roll: m-t0627-01077; Page: 12B; Enumeration District: 50-17
Name: Ernest O Byrd
Respondent: Yes
Age: 59
Estimated birth year: abt 1881
Gender: Male
Race: White
Birthplace: Indiana
Marital status: Married
Relation to Head of House: Head
Home in 1940: Culver, Marshall, Indiana
Map of Home in 1940: View Map
Street: Side Street
House Number: 217
Farm: No
Inferred Residence in 1935: Culver, Marshall, Indiana
Residence in 1935: Same House
Resident on farm in 1935: No
Sheet Number: 12B
Number of Household in Order of Visitation: 350
Occupation: Electrician
House Owned or Rented: Owned
Value of Home or Monthly Rental if Rented: 3000
Attended School or College: No
Highest Grade Completed: Elementary school, 7th grade
Class of Worker: Working on own account
Weeks Worked in 1939: 52
Income Other Sources: Yes
Neighbors: View others on page
Household Members:
Name Age
Ernest O Byrd 59
Sadie E Byrd 60
George Byrd 24






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