St. John's Lutheran Church is located between Oakland & Lyons, NE. Find info. on the current worship services, church history and an up to date cemetery transcription. The cemetery dates back to the late 1880s.
Jonathan Byrd was a Revolutionary War soldier who served in North Carolina. Following the war he moved his family to Kentucky where he took out a land grant. His family moved before 1820 to Crawford Co., IN and on to Putnam Co., IN where he is buried on the Byrd farm.
John Boyd was a sea captain of the Ship Superb that traveled between Europe, the Carribbean and the United States. He was based out of Philadelphia. He married Ann Bessonett. Their short marriage produced 2 children. John died in 1805. This page is a history of those things known about the Boyd Family.
Sharing Genealogy with others is a joy. I teach a class for teens each year during a leadership camp. I got my start at this as a teen and hope to inspire these teens to ask questions and learn from their elders while they still can.