Byard Bastion STRIEBY (Aaron Lewis, Joseph, Jacob, Jacob, Hans Michael) was born on 18 NOV 1882 in Loyalsock Twp, Lycoming Co, Pennsylvania. He died in JAN 1977 in Des Moines, Iowa.
Byard received his education in the schools of Pennsylvania, Stanwood, Iowa, and Cornell College, Mount Vernon, Iowa. In 1907 he began working for Mechanicsville Telephone Co. Shortly after their marriage, Mr. and Mrs. Strieby moved to Cassopolis, Michigan, where he worked for the Cass County Home telephone Co. with headquarters in Dowagiac, Michigan. In 1913 the family moved to Belmond, Iowa where he worked for the Belmond Telephone Co. During that time he designed and built the telephone building at Sheffield, Iowa. He resigned in 1922 and moved to Odebolt, Iowa where he worked for the Sac County Mutual Telephone Co. until as manager he retired in 1948. After retiring he operated a greenhouse for five years. He is a member of the Methodist Church, Sons of the American Revolution, the Huguenot Society of Pennsylvania, and a charter member of the Iowa Genealogical Society. Four of his ancesters served in the American Revolution, Jacob Strieby, Adam Follmer, John Sedam, and John Piatt.
Byard worked extensively to compile the "Strieby Genealogy and History, 1726 - 1967".
Byard married Hattie Bertha CHAMBERLIN on 8 APR 1908 in Mechanicsville, Iowa. Hattie was born on 26 MAY 1888 in Mechanicsville, Iowa. She died on 14 APR 1960 in Des Moines, Iowa and was buried in Rose Hill Cemetery, Mechanicsville, Iowa.
They had the following children:
||Blanche Beatrice STRIEBY was born on 11 AUG 1909 in Cassopolis, Michigan. She died on 26 SEP 2000 in Des Moines, Iowa.|
Beatrice graduated from the Odenolt, Iowa high school and has a B. S. degree from the University of Northern Iowa and a M. S. degree in economics and finance from the University of Denver. She was a member of the Methodist church, Daughters of the American Revolution, Huguenot Society of Pennsylvania, Daughters of the American Colonists, Pi Omega Pi and Delta Pi Epsilon, as well as various local state, and national professional organizations. She was a teacher at Des Moines Technical High School.
Beatrice worked extensively to compile the "Strieby Genealogy and History, 1726 - 1967".