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Earl Henry ("Hen") Byers

Earl Henry ("Hen") Byers

Male 1921 - 2001  (79 years)

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  • Name Earl Henry ("Hen") Byers  [1, 2
    Nickname Hen 
    Born 11 May 1921  New Oxford, PA Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 3
    Gender Male 
    Military Service U.S. Army Air Force - WW II 
    Occupation Business - Shop owner; fishing tackle 
    Died 16 Apr 2001  Hanover, York Cnty, PA Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Buried St. Paul's (Dub) Cem, Marburg, York Cnty, PA Find all individuals with events at this location  [3, 4, 5
    Person ID I7251  SnoufferCampbell
    Last Modified 19 Jun 2012 

    Father Levi Lawrence Byers,   b. 17 Jan 1888, Adams Cnty, Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 14 Jul 1976, Hanover, York Cnty, PA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 88 years) 
    Mother Mamie Mae Frey,   b. 24 Aug 1896, Windsor, York Cnty, PA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 23 Jun 1991, Gettysburg, Adams Cnty, PA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 94 years) 
    Married 1914  [6
    Family ID F2495  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Norma Jane Wise,   b. 27 Jan 1930, Hanover, York Cnty, PA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 17 Nov 2007, Hanover, York Cnty, PA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 77 years) 
    Married Y  [4
    Children 
    +1. Thomas A. Byers
     2. Tina L. Byers
     3. Terri A. Byers
     4. Tanya Lynn Byers,   b. 20 Apr 1953, Hanover, York Cnty, PA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 29 Aug 1960, Hanover, York Cnty, PA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 7 years)
     5. Brenda Byers,   d. Yes, date unknown
    Last Modified 5 Dec 2009 
    Family ID F2541  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • The 1930 census lists his father L. Lawrence Byers, 42, living with his wife Mamie M, 35, and 4 children: Francis L, 16; Charles E, 11; H. Henry, 8; and Helen J, 6. His father was a foundry worker. 1930 U.S. Census, New Oxford, Adams Cnty, PA (T 626, Roll 1959, stamped p. 48B).

      Obituary, York [PA] Daily Record, p. 3 (17 Apr 2001):
      "HANOVER - Earl "Hen" Byers, 79, of Hanover, died at 11:25 a.m. Monday [16 Apr] at Hanover Hospital. He was the husband of Norma Wise Byers.
      "The service will be 2 p.m. Wednesday [18 Apr].... Burial will be in St. Paul's Dubs Church Cemetery in Hanover, with full military honors by the Hanover Allied Veterans Council....
      "Mr. Byers was born May 11, 1921, in New Oxford. He was the son of the late Lawrence and Mamie (Frey) Byers.
      "He owned and operated Byers Tackle Shop in Hanover for 37 years prior to his death; he had retired from the U.S. Post Office in Harrisburg. He was a member of Grace United Methodist Church in Hanover and Trout Unlimited, and a U.S. Army veteran of World War II, serving in the European Theatre.
      "Mr. Byers also is survived by a son, Thomas A. Byers of Kitty Hawk, N.C.; two daughters, Tina L. Pirofsky of McSherrystown and Terri A. Byers of Hanover; a brother, Charles A. Byers of New Oxford; and a sister, Gloria Bankert of Hanover. Mr. Byers was preceded in death by two daughters, Tanya L. Byers and Brenda Byers...." (Accessed via www.GenealogyBank.com.)


  • Sources 
    1. [S637] PA Census 1930, Adams|, Pennsylvania, Adams Cnty, 1930 U.S. Census, (The National Archives, Washington, D.C.), (T626, Roll 1959, p. 48B).

    2. [S40] Obituary, Anonymous, "Obituary", (Helen J Byers; 4 Apr 2001).

    3. [S40] Obituary, Anonymous, "Obituary", Earl E Byers (17 Apr 2001).

    4. [S410] Gervaise - Levi Byers|, Gervaise Dynes-Wolak, "Descendants of Levi E. Byers", (Email report from ten8ious@msn.com to Wm. C. Snouffer : Jun 2008).

    5. [S103] FindaGrave, (www.FindAGrave.com).

    6. [S68] Gervaise, Gervaise Dynes-Wolak, "Snouffer2.ftw" and subsequent Email reports to Wm. C. Snouffer, (Gervaise Dynes-Wolak, Email: ten8ious@msn.com).