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Eleanor Bolling FLOOD

Female 1866 - 1957  (~ 91 years)


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  • Name Eleanor Bolling FLOOD 
    Born Mar 1866  Appomattox County, VA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Female 
    Name Eleanor Bolling "Nana" FLOOD 
    Died 17 Sep 1957  Winchester, VA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Notes 

    • (1) The Progress-Index (Petersburg, VA), September 18, 1957:

      Senator Byrd's Mother Passes at Winchester Home

      Mrs. E. Bolling Byrd, the mother of Sen. Byrd (D-Va), and the late Rear Adm. Richard E. Byrd, died last night at her Winchester home where she had lived for the past 69 years.

      Mrs. Byrd, who was born at Appomattox County, Va., was married in 1886 to the late Richard Evelyn Byrd, former speaker of the Virginia House of Delegates. He died in 1925.

      She was the daughter of Maj. Joel West Flood of Appomattox, and Eliza Faulkner Flood. Surviving are two sons, Sen. Byrd and Capt. Thomas Bolling Byrd, a third son, Rear Adm. Byrd, died last March.

      She is survived also by eight grandchildren and 19 great grandchildren and by a half brother, Judge Joel W. Flood of Appomattox.

      At her bedside when she died were her two surviving sons and her eldest grandson, State Sen. Harry F. Byrd Jr.

      (2) www.findagrave.com:

      Eleanor Bolling Flood Byrd
      Birth: Unknown
      Death: Unknown

      Descendant of Thomas Rolfe

      Family links: Parents: Joel Walker Flood (1839 - 1916), Ella W. Faulkner Flood (1844 - 1885); Children: Harry F. Byrd (1887 - 1966), Richard Evelyn Byrd (1888 - 1957); Spouse: Richard Evelyn Byrd (1860 - 1925)

      Burial: Unknown

      Created by: P Fazzini
      Record added: May 09, 2010
      Find A Grave Memorial# 52159646
    Person ID I25767  Frost, Gilchrist and Related Families
    Last Modified 25 Nov 2018 

    Family Richard Evelyn BYRD, Sr.,   b. 13 Aug 1860, Austin, Travis County, TX Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 25 Oct 1925, Richmond (Independent City), VA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 65 years) 
    Married 15 Sep 1886  Austin, Travis County, TX Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. Richard Evelyn BYRD, Jr.,   b. 25 Oct 1888, Winchester, VA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 11 Mar 1957, Boston, Suffolk County, MA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 68 years)  [natural]
     2. Harry Flood BYRD, Sr.,   b. 14 Jun 1887, Martinsburg, Berkeley County, WV Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 20 Oct 1966, "Rosemont," Berryville, Clarke County, VA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 79 years)  [natural]
    Last Modified 25 Nov 2018 10:18:54 
    Family ID F11259  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart