1871-1950

April 16, 1871, Haralson County, Georgia.

October 13, 1950, Dayton, Tennessee.

Middle Creek Cemetery, Sevierville, Tennessee.

Byrd’s parents were Pugh Van Buren Byrd and Sarah Burrows Byrd. He was a Methodist minister, and later a bishop in the Methodist Holston Conference, living in Dayton, Tennessee. His works include:

  1. After Our Cross
  2. And His Glory I Know
  3. Begin the Day with Jesus
  4. Have You Any Trouble That You Dread You Meet?
  5. I Am Leaving Egypt for the Land of Canaan
  6. I Have Been to Jesus for His Saving Grace
  7. If Your Heart Is Filled with Sin?
  8. Jesus Now Is Calling
  9. Let Go of the World and Its Follies
  10. Lord Jesus, We’ve Wandered Away from Thy Love
  11. Master Plainly Taught in His Word, The
  12. Mother Was Tender and Mother Was Kind
  13. My Savior Has Promised to Always Go with Me
  14. On Mount Olive’s Sacred Brow
  15. Once I Was in Bondage, Laden Down by Sin
  16. Savior Came from Heaven Above, The
  17. Time Is Passing, Swiftly Passing
  18. ’Twas Jesus, My Savior, Who Pardoned My Sins
  19. When I Call to Christ, I Was All Defiled
  20. When My Heart Is Sorely Pressed
  21. While Struggling Alone in Sin’s Bondage
  22. Why Not Take the Blood of Christ

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