items related to the Byrd Family in Surry County, NC
Surry County (N.C.)
Byrd family file from the Carlos P. Surratt Genealogy Room at Surry Community College
photograph of Luther Byrd in front of the Mount Airy Times office
photograph of Luther N. Byrd, born in 1905, historian, genealogist, coach, newspaper editor of the Mt. Airy Times from 1929-1939, reporter at the Times from 1940-1946, teacher and coach at Westfield School from 1929-1948, principal of Westfield School from 1945-1948, was referred to as the "godfather" of girls' basketball, taught at Elon College for 30 years from 1949-1979. He died in December of 1982 at the age of 77.