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Robert Edward BYARD

Male 1869 - 1948  (78 years)


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  • Name Robert Edward BYARD  [1, 2, 3
    Born 20 Dec 1869  Rohnerville, Humboldt, California, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 3
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    Gender Male 
    Census 1870  Eel River, Humboldt, California, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Census 1880  Rohnerville, Humboldt, California, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Residence 1892  Fortuna, Humboldt, California, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Census 1900  Eureka, Humboldt, California, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Census 1910  Mad River, Humboldt, California, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Census 1920  Mad River, Humboldt, California, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Census 1930  Eureka, Humboldt, California, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Census 1940  Eureka, Humboldt, California, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Family ID US01 
    Find a Grave 28591131 
    Reference Number US0204 
    Buried Abt May 1948  Sunrise Cemetery, Fortuna, Humboldt, California, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 3
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    Died 24 May 1948  Arcata, Humboldt, California, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 3, 5, 6
    • Event Description: Newspaper notice of death
    Person ID I12262  Byard Families
    Last Modified 15 Mar 2017 

    Father George Augustus BYARD,   b. 15 Mar 1835, Sedgwick, Hancock, Maine, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 3 Mar 1915, Fortuna, Humboldt, California, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 79 years) 
    Mother Agnes INGRAM,   b. 20 Aug 1841, Northern Ireland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 28 Aug 1891, Fortuna, Humboldt, California, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 50 years) 
    Alt. Marriage 25 Dec 1862  Marin, California, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [7
    Married 26 Dec 1862  [8
    Alt. Marriage Unknown  San Francisco, California, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [9
    Family ID F4437  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Florence Maluda SNOW,   b. 25 Jul 1873, Missouri, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 25 Jul 1952, Arcata, Humboldt, California, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 79 years) 
    Married 17 May 1893  Arcata, Humboldt, California, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    • Copy of their Marriage Record
    Children 
     1. Byron Burton BYARD, Sr,   b. 2 Apr 1894, Warren Creek, Humboldt, California, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 7 Jan 1973, Redding, Shasta, California, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 78 years)
     2. Audrey Agnes BYARD,   b. 15 May 1896, Humboldt, California, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 15 Nov 1971, Oakland, Alameda, California, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 75 years)
     3. Edna May BYARD,   b. 9 Jan 1898, Humboldt, California, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 7 Dec 1971, Eureka, Humboldt, California, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 73 years)
     4. Greta E. BYARD,   b. Nov 1899, Eureka, Humboldt, California, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 15 Sep 1901, Samoa, Humboldt, California, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 1 years)
     5. Robert Edward BYARD, II,   b. 2 Sep 1902, Humboldt, California, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1 May 1981, Marin, California, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 78 years)
     6. Holly B BYARD,   b. 21 Oct 1911, Humboldt, California, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 19 Jun 1998, Arcata, Humboldt, California, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 86 years)
     7. Gail Aloha BYARD,   b. 12 Sep 1917, Humboldt, California, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 19 Jan 2007, Grants Pass, Josephine, Oregon, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 89 years)
    Last Modified 17 Dec 2016 
    Family ID F4436  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 20 Dec 1869 - Rohnerville, Humboldt, California, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCensus - 1870 - Eel River, Humboldt, California, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCensus - 1880 - Rohnerville, Humboldt, California, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 1892 - Fortuna, Humboldt, California, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 17 May 1893 - Arcata, Humboldt, California, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCensus - 1900 - Eureka, Humboldt, California, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCensus - 1910 - Mad River, Humboldt, California, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCensus - 1920 - Mad River, Humboldt, California, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCensus - 1930 - Eureka, Humboldt, California, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCensus - 1940 - Eureka, Humboldt, California, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - Abt May 1948 - Sunrise Cemetery, Fortuna, Humboldt, California, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 24 May 1948 - Arcata, Humboldt, California, USA Link to Google Earth
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  • Photographs
    Arcata Byards 1943.jpg
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    Byard Korbell home.jpg
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  • Notes 
    • My notes: In spite of his stern appearance in family portraits, Robert Edward Byard was thought of as a "wonderful father" by his children. Eventually he and his wife, Florence, were called Papa and Mama by their children and "Papa and Mama Byard" by their Grandchildren and Great Grandchildren. Robert apparently preferred using his middle name, Edward, and was called Ed or Edward by most of his friends and acquaintances throughout his life. Another aspect of his character was his love of history, literature and poetry. He gave good advice to all of his children that an education was important in their lives and in the future they, in turn, passed that philosphy on to their own children.

      Edward told his family that their original name had been Bayard and he'd understood that the French Bayard family fled France when the Protestants were being threatened because Catholicism was France's national religion. The French protestants were called "Huguenots" and there's a bloody (and shameful) history about their persecution in the mid-1500s in France. Edward's youngest brother, Warrington/William actually began using the "Bayard" spelling of his name at some point in his life as did many of the younger generation of Byards back in Maine.

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      1870 U.S. Federal Census for Eel River Township, Humboldt County, California - 23 July, 1870

      My notes: In 1874, Eel River changed its name to Rohnerville in honor of the founder, Henry Rohner, the immigrant from Switzerland. Rohnerville is just over 2 miles southeast of Fortuna.

      Edward was 5 months old that year. Even then it appears he was called Edward instead of Robert.

      1880 U. S. Federal Census for Rohnerville Twp., Humboldt, California - June 9, 1880

      "Edward Byard" was a nine-year-old, living with his parents and siblings.

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      My notes: According to the "biography" of Robert Edward Byard, he graduated from the Eureka Business College in 1890 and four years later, when Edward and Florence's first child (Byron) was born in 1894, the Affidavit of Birth (I have the original), showed that they lived in Newburg in Humboldt County. Robert was working there in a lumber mill as a tallyman. I think the mill was the Eel River Valley Lumber Company, 1.5 miles from Fortuna. The town of Newburg was built by the lumber company in 1884 and was the settlement where the majority of the lumbers workers lived with their families. The town now, in the 21st century, no longer exists.

      http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Newburg,_California

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      I have a copy of the "Family Record" showing the date of the marriage (1893) of Robert Edward Byard" and "Florence Maluda Snow" in Arcata. It shows that the clergyman who married them was Rev. Todd and the two male witnesses who signed were "J. A. Byard" (Arthur, Robert's brother) and "S. P. Cummons" (Sterling Price Cummons) the husband of Florence's oldest sister, Melissa Jane (Snow) Cummons. I believe the clergyman was Rev. James Todd, born in Pennsylvania, who is found in the 1880 and 1900 censuses for Arcata.

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      California, Voter Registers, 1866-1898 Records

      In the 1896 voter registration, he was a tallyman, working in a lumbermill at Samoa in Humboldt County.

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      1900 U.S. Federal Census - Eureka Township, Humboldt,, California - 25 June, 1900

      Edward was 30 years old and the head of the household. He and Florence had been married 7 years, he owned his own home free and clear and was a trimer at a mill. They had 4 children living with them. Edward may have been working at the Pioneer Lumber Company at that time.

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      My notes: A Humboldt County researcher sent me this copy of a little notice:

      Humboldt State University Library in Arcata, Humboldt, California, Susie Baker Fountain Papers, 1850-1966, Book 11, Page 00158

      "Breezy Brevities"

      "March 21, 1908

      Mr. and Mrs. R. E. Byard of Korbel were among those who so unfortunately happened to be on the steamer Pomona when the latter was wrecked Tuesday evening on a rock some 25 miles south of Point Arena. As soon as they return home they will tell their friends all about the disaster."

      And when they told their story, it was a close-call. Here's what the reporter wrote:

      http://www3.gendisasters.com/california/1339/fort-ross,-ca-steame r-pomona-wrecked,-mar-1908

      "Fort Ross, CA Steamer POMONA Wrecked, Mar 1908"

      "WRECKED SHIP TO BE TOTAL LOSS"

      "City of Topeka Takes Stranded Passengers From Beach"

      "Several Men Walk to Railway and Arrive by Train in San Francisco."

      "San Francisco, March 18 -- The first of the passengers of the ill-fated steamer Pomona of the Pacific Coast Steamship line which was wrecked on a submerged reef off Fort Ross yesterday evening to reach this city arrived here this forenoon. Sixteen of the passengers all men went oerland from the point of landing in Casadero and there took the North Shore train which arrived here at 10:35 this morning. Some of the men covered the distance of fifteen miles on foot walking part of the night while a number of them waited for teams which had been sent in response to telephone messages from Fort Ross. The remainder of the eighty-four passengers and the sixty-two members of the steamers crew will arrive some time this afternoon on the steamer City of Topeka, according to a statement made at the offices of the Pacific Coast Steamship Company.
      Strikes Twice.
      According to the stories of the passengers the Pomona struck a glancing blow on a submerged rock when about two miles off shore. The vessel did not stop immediately sliding off the rock. Proceeding under a slow bell with the water in the hold rapidly getting deeper the steamer fifteen minutes after striking the first rock struck again.
      Six boats were lowered each one making two or three trips and by 7:30 o'clock or within forty-five minutes after the Pomona was hard and fast, all the passengers and crew were landed. At 8:15 the water in the vessel had reached the dynamos located between decks and the lights went out on the Pomona. A little later only the top of the cabins on the after decks were visible and a gentle swell began to break over the steamer.

      Attorney Tells Experience

      L. G. PUTER, an attorney of Eureka, who was met at the ferry by E. C. COOPER, private secretary of Governor GILLETT related the following experience. "I had just sat down to dinner when I felt the steamer shiver all over and heard dull grating on a rock. The speed of the vessel seemed to be temporarily shecked, but the steamer was not fast sliding off immediately and continuing on its way. We all realized what had happened but there was no confusion or excitement either among the crew or passengers."
      "Captain SWANSEN turned the bow of the Pomona toward the shore and proceeded under a slow bell, the passengers in the meantime putting on life preservers and gathering their hand baggage. Three hundred or so yards off shore the steamer struck aagain and remained fast. Captain SWANSEN ordered the boats lowered. The crew acted admirably. The water had gathered to a depth of six feet in the hold since the vessel first struck and she was listing badly, as the call for women and children first."
      "There were about twenty-two women and children on board. These were taken off first. They were perfectly quiet and calm. One old lady had left her Bible in her stateroom and she positively refused to step into the boat until she had secured that sacred treasure. Someone went after the book and the old lady thankfully took it and got into the boat. Reaching the narrow rocky strip of beach at the foot of the precipitous cliffs. It was some time before a path was found up the step[sic] side and the top was not reached without considerable difficulty."
      "Arriving at the top of the cliffs, we found a farm house, where everything possible was done for our comfort."

      "San Francisco, March 18 -- The tug Relief, which was sent from this port last night to bring back the passengers and crew of the wrecked steamer Pomona who were landed at Fort Ross yesterday, intercepted the steamer City of Topeka bound from Eureka to San Francisco off Point Reyes and according to instructions from the Pacific Coast Steamship Company, ordered her back to Fort Ross. The Relief then returned here leaving the duty of relieving the shipwrecked people and transporting them here to the City of Topeka. The Pomona, as was anticipated last night, will be a total loss."
      "Runs of Reef.
      The Pacific Coast Steamship Company's steamer Pomona, which left San Francisco yesterday morning, struck a submerged reef off Fort Ross and to prevent sinking was beached.
      The ship was four miles off the coast when it struck the Monterey reef, so named from the steamer which was lost threre thirty-two years ago. The night was clear and the sea smooth. Second Officer FRED HAMMA was in command when the vessel struck. Captain SWANSEN who had left the bridge but a few minutes before, rushed back and took command."

      "Calm Passengers.

      Panic stricken passengers were calmed while the vessel was backed off the reef. It was found the steamer would not float long and SWANSEN headed it for the beach. Half a mile from shore the Pomona again struck and remained fast. Passengers were taken ashore in small boats and considerable baggage saved."

      "The officers and passengers of the Pomona are:
      Pomona's Officers.
      Captain CHARLES SWANSEN, Chief Engineer JOHN E. CLEMMESS, First Assistant Engineer THOMAS PRESTON, Second Assistant Engineer LAURENCE KOCH, First Officer JAMES CAREY, Second Officer FRED HANNER, Third Officer CHAS. DANE, Purser I. W. W. BROWN, Chief Steward JOHN McFARLAND, and Boatswain GEORGE BROWN."

      "Cabin Passengers.
      P. M. MATTHERS, S. A. SALLAND, GEO. WHIPPLE, F. C. TUTTLE, F. CLAYTON, PETER HEALY, C. H. FULLEVELLEN, STEPHEN H. CLINK, FRANCIS A. HOPKINS, E. EMERSON and wife, MRS. R. M. PECK, E. T. L. LOFFOUREN, J. F. CORNAN, L. G. F. PUTER, D. W. EVANS, A. STANBERRY, B. CUDDYBACK, J. FLOCK and wife, E. A. BLOCHLINGER, J. R. McDONALD, A. ARSON, F. L. TUTTLE, E. J. BURG, C. A. CRAMER, A. T. PHILLIPS, L. H. SMITH, J. L. BULKELEY, E. F. FETCH, O. P. POURIE, F. W. GAWNOR, S. A. JASPER, J. WILLISON, J. S. WEBSTER, B. W. WAITE, MRS. A. J. BERRY, W. N. ANDERSON and wife, H. Y. FITCH, A. C. MOUNT, R. E. BAYARD and wife, C. T. COPELAND, P. DIDINI and wife, JOHN F. BERRY, MRS. J. C. McDOUGELL, MRS. LETTY BRANS, JOSEPH LOPEZ, JOSEPH JOAQUIN, MISS. P. ROBLES, N. E. ANDERSON."

      "Steerage Passengers.
      E. W. ADAMS, TIMOTHY McCARTHY, P. CULLINAN, F. FERNANDEZ, MANUEL SILVA and wife, JOHN INES, MARY SOSA, MRS. FERNANDEZ, HENRY GEORGE, J. H. SPOONAMORE, wife and child, P. PIROSI, G. PIOLI, F. LOREZZO, A. MARCASEI, T. MONFREDI, T. GULIELMO, COPINI GIUSEPPE, JAMES McCURDY and wife, SAM MATHEWS, C. McGRESHAN, T. V. GOODMAN, V. E. LANG, D. URAL, G. DUNLAP, P. H. BROCKMAN, MABEL BUCKMAN, JENNIE BUCKMAN, A. HERSCH, A. VURNEWICH, B. VINTRICH, F. CIPUPOOSH, F. C. DENMENS, T. HERVITES, ROSE DAVISON, A. J. KULE, H. SEAWARD, J. CARPENTER."

      "Fort Ross, March 18 -- At 2 o'clock this after the Pomona remained in about the same position as when she struck. The high tide is washing over her stern and it is evident that she is doomed to destruction. The steamer City of Topeka arrived here early this morning and left at 1 o'clock for San Francisco with most of the crew and all of the passengers who cared to take passage on her. Captain SWANSEN, Purser BROWN, Third Officer DAIN and eight sailors remained here to save what they can from the wreck."

      "Oakland Tribune California 1908-03-18"

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      Humboldt State University Library in Arcata, Humboldt, California, Susie Baker Fountain Papers, 1850-1966, Blue Lake in Years Gone By, May 10, 1956, Blue Lake Advocate

      "Mr. and Mrs. Ed Byard and son of Korbel returned home Saturday evening from a few weeks visit to Los Angeles and other points of interest in California. They were among those aboard the steamer Pomona when the latter was wrecked near Point Arena, on March 17 and are far from wishing another experience of this nature."

      My notes: Their son would have been Robert Edward Byard, Jr.

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      1910 U. S. Federal Census for Mad River Township, Humboldt, California - 7 May, 1910

      Robert, age 40, had been married for 17 years and was a foreman at the local mill.

      1920 U.S. Federal Census for Mad River Township & Korbel Town, Humboldt, California

      Robert E. Byard, age 49, was head of the household. The census taker wrote that his mother's "mother tongue" was "Irish." His mother Agnes, was born in Ireland but I'm sure that she'd learned to speak American English as soon as possible. Robert worked as a foreman in a lumbermill.

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      http://www.sloco.net/history/CABio/HumboBio.html

      Leigh H. Irvine, Author: History of Humboldt County, California: with biographical sketches of the leading men and women of the county who have been identified with its growth and development from the early days to the present Los Angeles, Calif.: Historic Record Co., 1915, 1,297 pgs.

      Page 678 - Robert Edward Byard

      "A descendant of one of the old pioneer families of California and himself a Native Son of the Golden West, Robert Edward Byard is today one of the most respected citizens of Humboldt County, and at Korbel, where he has made his home for a number of years, he is held in high esteem by his fellows, both among his business associates and his friends and acquaintances. He is at present foreman of the Jackson, Everding & Graham Company's mill at Korbel, having held this responsible position for more than twelve years and is considered one of the foremost men in the community. His business integrity and high moral principles have won for him the respect and confidence of the community, and also of his workmen and of his employers."

      My notes: Native Sons of the Golden West was formed in 1875 for men who had been born in California and who were dedicated to preserving the California's history by, as examples, restoring historical buildings and placing markers at pioneer graves along the route the early settlers took to get to California.

      "Mr. Byard is a native of Humboldt County, having been born at Fortuna, December 20, 1869. He passed his boyhood at Fortuna, attending the public schools there and later taking a business course in Eureka, graduating from the Eureka Business College in 1890. In that year, he started out for himself, registering as a lumberman and soon accepting a position as tallyman with the Pacific Lumber Company at Scotia, remaining in their employ for a year. Afterwards, he went to work for John Vance as tallyman for the Pioneer Lumber Company and for eleven years held a position with this same company, ultimately becoming foreman. It was in 1902 that he accepted his present position of foreman of the Jackson, Everding & Graham Company's mill at Korbel, and removed with his family to his present home."

      "Mr. Byard is a citizen of the highest type. He is a Progressive Republican in politics, but has never been actively associated with the affairs of the party. He is, however, truly progressive in the broadest sense of the word, and every movement that has for its object the moral and social betterment of the community is certain to receive his instant and hearty support. He is a member of the Lincoln Lodge K. of P., Eureka, having united at the time of his residence there. Mr. Byard is also a member of the Methodist Church, and besides taking an activie part in church work, is prominent in the Christian Endeavor Society and other religious societies."

      My notes: The Order of Knights of Pythias is an international fraternity, founded in Washington, D.C., in 1864. The primary object of this organization was (and is) to promote friendship and to relieve suffering. The most important principles of the order are "Friendship, Charity and Benevolence."

      "The marriage of Mr. Byard took place May 17, 1893, uniting him with Miss Florence Snow, daughter of William Snow and a native of Missouri, born in 1873. She came to California with her parents in 1875, locating in Humboldt County where she has since made her home."

      "Mr. Byard himself is the son of one of the oldest pioneer families in Humboldt County. His father, George Augustus Byard, is a native of Maine, born March 15, 1835. When very young, he left home to follow the fortunes of the sea, in this following in the footsteps of his forebears, his father having been a sailor all of his life and the son of a sailor. He followed the sea for a period of nine years, from the time he was fourteen until he was twenty-three. In October of 1858, he left Boston on a sailing vessel bound for the California coast, rounding the Horn and arriving in San Francisco in the spring of 1859. At this time he gave up the life of a sailor and went to work in the woods of Marin County, later engaging in the wood business for himself. In 1865 he removed with his family to Humboldt County and for the first two years worked for George A. Kellogg in the woods. In 1867 he purchased a farm at Fortuna, where he resided until his death, March 3, 1915, and was for many years engaged in dairying and diversified farming, owning one of the best farms of the valley. He had been interested in the political affairs of the country all his life, was a stanch Republican in his political affiliations and was progressive and well informed on all questions of public interest, both local and national."

      "Mr. Byard's mother was Agnes Ingram, a native of Ireland, born in County Armagh, August 20, 1841. She came with her parents to America in 1848, (the year was 1851) locating first in Illinois. By way of the Isthmus the family came to California in 1860. Miss Ingram was married to George Augustus Byard in San Francisco, December 25, 1862. She bore her husband eight children, several of whom are now prominent citizens of this locality. She passed away August 20, 1891."

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      Using Ancestry.com

      California Voter Registration Precinct Registers

      On Sept. 29, 1932, Papa and Mama Byard and their daughter, Holly, were registered as Republicans and lived in Eureka at 3327 Little Albee Street.

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      On a hand-made invitation to their 50th wedding celebraton, there's a very nice photograph of Edward and Florence, looking young and stately for the photographer, possible taken shortly after their marriage. Papa Byard was very handsome with dark hair and eyes and a fine mustache. Mama Byard, although not beautiful, had a dignified expression on her face and very nice features.

      The celebration was held on a Sunday, May 16, 1943, and their daughter Holly and her husband Walter Warren, would host the event at their home at 150 Fourteenth Street in Arcata. The reception would take place from 2-5 and no gifts were to be brought. Inside the card was this (also home-made) poem: "Fifty years have gone so fast, Lovely memories of the past. Friends are scattered far and wide, Though in thoughts they're by our side. Our Golden Weddng is the thing, For to us old friends it brings. Be sure to come, "Hello" to say, To the Warren Home, Arcata Way." No Pulitzer for poetry, but obviously sweet sentiments.

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      Humboldt State University Library in Arcata, Humboldt, California

      Susie Baker Fountain Papers, 1850-1966, Book 11, Page 00158

      May 25, 1948

      "Robert Edward Byard, 78, of Arcata, pioneer Humboldt county lumberman, died in the Arcata hospital late yesterday morning."

      "Born in Fortuna, he passed his boyhood at the family ranch at Newburg and later attended the Eureka academy, graduating in 1890. He had been employed by the Pacific Lumber company in Scotia and John M. Vance Lumber company at Essex and Hammond's at Samoa. He was foreman for the Northern Redwood Lumber company at Riverside and Korbel for 24 years and later was mill superintendent for the Holmes-Eureka Lumber company, retiring eight years ago. Since then he has made his home in Arcata. The funeral will be held Friday afternoon at 2 o'clock from Christ church, Episcopal, under the direction of the Pierce Mortuary. Interment will be at Newburg cemetery, overlooking his boyhood home."

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      www.findagrave.com

      http://www.findagrave. com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GSln=Byard&GScid=609011&GRid=28591131&

      There's a photo of Robert's headstone on this URL (1869-1948). He was buried next to Florence at the Sunrise Cemetery (also known as the Newberg Cemetery) in Fortuna.

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