Harrison Byrne (1833 - 1912)

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Birthplace: Preston, Virginia, United States
Death: Died in Kansas City, Jackson, Missouri, United States
Managed by: Maria Edmonds-Zediker, Volunteer Curator
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Immediate Family

About Harrison Byrne

Additional Curator's Notes:

Harrison Byrne was born Jul. 3, 1833, in Preston County, Virginia. He was the son of Samuel Byrne and wife Juana Hagans. He married Isabelle Wilson (1840-1904). Harrison and Isabell had ten children. He died August 7, 1912 in Kansas City, Jackson Co., Missouri. He was buried in the Masonic Cemetery in Memphis, Scotland County, Missouri. That cemetery was given to Memphis and is now known as Memphis Cemetery. Isabell is buried beside him.

Harrison was a Lieutenant in the Missouri Regiment in the Civil War. Family lore says that his Company was down in the swamps of Arkansas, and that he had charge of the company and that they got ambushed in the swamps. He was wounded, shot across the back. He moved once to Texas and was there for some years raising cattle in Texas. Then he came back to Missouri. He moved to Buffalo Gap, South Dakota, was there several years and then back to Memphis, Missouri. He had a contract for grading the railroad through the Indian Territory in 1884 and 1885.

Children of Harrison Byrne and wife Isabell Wilson:

  • Marietta Byrne (1858 - 1882)
  • John Marion Byrne (1862 - 1922)
  • Alice F. Byrne (1866 - 1868)
  • Margaret Byrne McCracken (1867 - ____)
  • Cora W. Byrne (1869 - 1943)
  • Frank Hagans Byrne (1871 - ____)
  • Charles Harrison Byrne (1873 - 1933)
  • William T. Byrne (1874 - 1875)
  • Minnie V. Byrne (1875 - ____)
  • Joseph S. Byrne (1875 - 1876)

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Harrison Byrne's Timeline

1833
July 3, 1833
Preston, Virginia, United States
1912
August 7, 1912
Age 79
Kansas City, Jackson, Missouri, United States
August, 1912
Age 79
Memphis, Scotland, Missouri, United States