April 16, 1871, Haralson County, Georgia.
October 13, 1950, Dayton, Tennessee.
Middle Creek Cemetery, Sevierville, Tennessee.
George was the son of Pugh Van Buren Byrd and Sarah Burrows.
He was a Methodist minister, and later a bishop in the Methodist Holston Conference, living in Dayton, Tennessee. His works include:
- Living Songs of Faith and Hope (Dayton, Tennessee: G. T. Byrd, 1940)
- After Our Cross
- And His Glory I Know
- Begin the Day with Jesus
- Have You Any Trouble That You Dread You Meet?
- I Am Leaving Egypt for the Land of Canaan
- I Have Been to Jesus for His Saving Grace
- If Your Heart Is Filled with Sin?
- Jesus Now Is Calling
- Let Go of the World and Its Follies
- Lord Jesus, We’ve Wandered Away from Thy Love
- Master Plainly Taught in His Word, The
- Mother Was Tender and Mother Was Kind
- My Savior Has Promised to Always Go with Me
- On Mount Olive’s Sacred Brow
- Once I Was in Bondage, Laden Down by Sin
- Savior Came from Heaven Above, The
- Time Is Passing, Swiftly Passing
- ’Twas Jesus, My Savior, Who Pardoned My Sins
- When I Call to Christ, I Was All Defiled
- When My Heart Is Sorely Pressed
- While Struggling Alone in Sin’s Bondage
- Why Not Take the Blood of Christ
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