Byram, Kenneth L. – Obituary

Kenneth L. Byram, 1309 Thomas Dr., Las Cruces, New Mexico, passed away Sunday. He was a retired school teacher, a member of Lanesboro Masonic Lodge, and a veteran of WWI. Survivors: wife, Mrs. Mary Elizabeth Byram, Las Cruces, sons, Kenneth Byram, Mankato, Minn., Howard Byram, Chicago, Ill., Russell Byram, Cherry Point, GA. Corp, Kery Byram, U.S. Marine Corp, Theron Byram, Doren Byram, both of Las Cruces; daughters, Mrs. Margarita Bostrom, Omaha, Neb., Ruth Elaine Byram, Las Cruces, sister, Mrs. Hollis Herndon, Tracy, Calif. Arrangements pending with Harding-Orr & McDaniel Montana Ave.

The El Paso Times, March 21, 1972
Contributed by: Shelli Steedman

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  1. Kenneth L. Byram – Obituary
    [[Updated: May 3, 2013 | New Mexico | 0 | As displayed in Access Genealogy on 4 June 2019

    Kenneth L. Byram, 1309 Thomas Dr., Las Cruces, New Mexico, passed away Sunday. He was a retired school teacher, a member of Lanesboro Masonic Lodge, and a veteran of WWI. Survivors: wife, Mrs. Mary Elizabeth Byram, Las Cruces, sons, Kenneth Byram, Mankato, Minn., Howard Byram, Chicago, Ill., Russell Byram, Cherry Point, GA. Corp, Kery Byram, U.S. Marine Corp, Theron Byram, Doren Byram, both of Las Cruces; daughters, Mrs. Margarita Bostrom, Omaha, Neb., Ruth Elaine Byram, Las Cruces, sister, Mrs. Hollis Herndon, Tracy, Calif. Arrangements pending with Harding-Orr & McDaniel Montana Ave.

    The El Paso Times, March 21, 1972
    Contributed by: Shelli Steedman]]

    I recently purchased a book, “Byrams In America” (1996) by John Arnold Byram. American ancestors of Kenneth Logan Byram are as follows going most recent to first on Colonial Plymouth’s shores:

    Kenneth Logan Byram (30 Oct 1892- 19 Mar 1972) who married Marguerite Cole (20 Dec 1900- 19 Feb 1933) on 12 Nov 1920. They had seven children that includes twin girls one of which died as an infant. He married his 2nd wife Ruth Elizabeth Williams (19 Jul 1922. They had four children. The book notes that he was a school teacher, politician, general carpenter and veteran of World War I

    Kenneth’s father was Francis Newton Byram (19 Sep 1844 – 6 Oct 1927). Kenneth was the eleventh of twelve.

    Francis’ father David Clark Byram (18 Aug 1818 Ohio – 28 Sep 1881 Fremont, IA
    David’s father was Ebenezer Byram (9 Apr 1778 Morristown, NJ – 12 Oct 1822 Warren County, OH)

    Ebenezer’s father was Naphtali Byram (2nd named Naphtali due to death of 1st b 1747 & dying young) (13 Mar 1749 Mendham, NJ – 24 Jun 1812 Morristown, NJ)

    Naphali’s father was Ebenezer Byram Jr (27 Sep 1716 East Bridgewater, MA – 19 Oct 1762 Mendham, NJ. His wife was Abigail Alden Her parents were Ebenezer Alden and Anna Keith Byram, Ebenezer’s parents were Isaac Alden and Mehitable Allen Alden. Isaac’s parents were Joseph Alden and Mary Simmons Alden. Joseph’s parents were John Alden and Priscilla Mullins of the Mayflower Compact.

    Ebenezer Byram’s father was Ebenezer Byram Sr. (1 Oct 1692 Bridgewater, MA – 9 Aug 1753 Mendham, NJ. His wife was Hannah Hayward (25 Sep 1691 Bridgewater, MA – 11 Jan 1761 Mendham, NJ)

    Ebenezer Sr. father was Nicholas Byram Jr (c. 1640 Weymouth, MA – 12 Sep 1727 East Bridgewater, MA) His wife was Mary Edson (c 1647 Bridgewater, MA – c Sep 1727 East Bridgewater, MA)

    Nicholas’ father was Nicholas Sr (c 1610 most likely Kent, England or Ulster, Ireland – 11 Apr 1688 East Bridgewater, MA) His wife was Susannah Shaw (c 1617 Halifax, Yorkshire, England – c 28 Nov 1700 East Bridgewater, MA
    Nicholas Sr father was William H Byram (c. 1585 England – 1638 Ulster, Ireland) His wife was Mary Williams (c 1589 Kent, England – c 1640 Kent, England)

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