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  Coppess
  Crickbaum
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  Greenmound
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  Hartle
  Holsapple
  Holy Family
  Horn
  Infirmary
  Ithaca
  Mendenhall
  Mote
  Mt. Zion (Mississinawa)
  Mt. Zion (Neave Twp.)
  Nashville
  Newcomer
  Palestine
  Old Brick
  Otterbein
  Railroad
  Rose Hill
  St. Johns
  Sharpeye
  Shooks
  Snell
  Speelman
  Springhill
  Stelvideo
  Teegarden (New)
  Water Street
  West Branch
  Willowdell
  Yoder
2001-2014

Byrd Cemetery   

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Location is: N.W. Quarter of Section 5, Adams Twp., Darke Co., Ohio

Which is on the south side of Sitllwater River and is now the Stillwater Golf Course.

Directions are: State Route 185 south out of Versailles to Webster. In the center of Webster turn left onto Seibt Road. The Stillwater Golf Course is about 1/2 to 3/4 mile east on Seibt Road. The Byrd Cemetery is in the middle of the front nine holes, southeast of the golf course entrance on top of a hill. The cemetery can be seen from the drive.

Jonathan Byrd settled on this property in the early 1840's. He purchased this property from Joseph McDonald, who was the second earliest settler in the Webster area.

Following is an outline of Jonathan Byrd's family

1 Jonathan Byrd b: 1808 in Shenandoah Co., Virginia d: January 13, 1860 in Adams Twp., Darke Co., Ohio Number of children: 11 Fact 1: Age at death: 72Y, 5M, 1D Burial: Byrd Cemetery, Adams Township on Stillwater Golf Club south of Versailles

. +Martha Jane Woods b: 1821 m: May 03, 1843 d: August 09, 1874 Number of children: 11 Fact 1: Age at death: 53Y, 6M, 19D Burial: Byrd Cemetery, Adams Township on Stillwater Golf Club south of Versailles

....... 2 Infant Son Byrd Fact 1: Byrd Cemetery, Adams Township Burial: Byrd family cemetery, Adams Twp., Darke Co., Ohio on Stillwater Golf Course

....... 2 Sarah Ann Byrd b: November 28, 1841 d: November 25, 1885 Number of children: 5 Burial: Buried in Oakland Church of Brethren Cemetery, Darke Co., Ohio

........... +Jacob B. Wineland b: September 15, 1839 m: February 12, 1862 d: November 26, 1874 Number of children: 5 Burial: Buried in Oakland Church of Brethren Cemetery, Darke Co., Ohio Occupation: Carpenter & Merchant

....... 2 James Byrd b: 1844 d: April 10, 1917 Number of children: 9 Burial: Buried in new Harris Creek Cem., Miami Co., Ohio Occupation: Farmer

........... +Mary Ann Yerty b: September 06, 1852 m: November 04, 1870 d: December 07, 1917 in Webster, Ohio Number of children: 9 Burial: Buried in new Harris Creek Cem., Miami Co., Ohio Church: Member of Methodist M. E. Church of Webster

....... 2 Washington Byrd b: 1847 d: February 08, 1870 Fact 1: Age at death: 23Y, 11M, 3D Burial: Byrd Cemetery, Adams Twp., Darke Co., Ohio on Stillwater Golf Course

....... 2 Hannah Jane Byrd b: 1848 Number of children: 3

........... +Samuel D. Katherman m: December 16, 1866 Number of children: 3

....... 2 Henry Byrd b: 1850 d: December 09, 1852 Burial: Byrd Cemetery, Adams Twp., Darke Co., Ohio on Stillwater Golf Course

....... 2 Magdalene Byrd b: 1851

........... +Eli Martin m: July 02, 1876 d: 1933

....... 2 Peter Byrd b: 1854 d: February 01, 1870 Fact 1: Age at death: 16Y, 8M, 4D Burial: Byrd Cemetery, Adams Twp., Darke Co., Ohio on Stillwater Golf Course

....... 2 Joseph Byrd b: 1855 in Webster, Ohio d: 1925 in Lima, Ohio Number of children: 1

........... +Anna Deitrich d: 1923 Number of children: 1

....... 2 Martha Elizabeth Byrd b: March 14, 1857 in Webster, Ohio d: July 07, 1923 in Gettysburg, Ohio Burial: Buried in new Harris Creek Cem., Miami Co., Ohio Occupation: Domestic in homes of friends and relatives

....... 2 Frances Byrd b: 1858

This is the family cemetery of Jonathan Byrd

It consist of eight grave sites and tombstones

Click on thumbnail pictures to enlarge

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Left row from front to back is as follows:

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Henry

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Jonathan
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Martha

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Infant

Right row from front to back is as follows:  

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Peter

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Washington

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Infant

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Flora

 Flora, is the daughter of James and Mary Ann (Yerty) Byrd,
and  is the granddaughter of Jonathan and Martha Jane (Woods) Byrd    

For more information contact Wayne