Alice Faunce

Female7 July 1871–18 January 1954

Brief Life History of Alice

When Alice Faunce was born on 7 July 1871, in Cumberland, Illinois, United States, her father, Noah Moody Faunce, was 20 and her mother, Hannah Catherine Remer, was 19. She married Alvin Thomas Byrne Sr on 23 March 1890, in Montrose, Effingham, Illinois, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 2 daughters. She lived in Mill Shoals, White, Illinois, United States in 1900 and Töv, Mongolia in 1910. She died on 18 January 1954, in Broadwell, Logan, Illinois, United States, at the age of 82, and was buried in Lincoln, Logan, Illinois, United States.

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Alvin Thomas Byrne Sr
Alice Faunce
Marriage: 23 March 1890
William Myler Byrne
Blanche Grace Byrne
Alvin Thomas Byrne Jr
Golda Nancy Byrne

Sources (10)

  • M Alice Byrne, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Mrs Alice Byrne Broadwell in entry for Billy Keltner, "United States, GenealogyBank Historical Newspaper Obituaries, 1815-2011"
  • Alice Byrne in household of A T Byrne, "United States Census, 1900"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    23 March 1890Montrose, Effingham, Illinois, United States
  • Children (4)

    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings (5)

    World Events (8)

    1872 · The First National Park

    Age 1

    Yellowstone National Park was given the title of the first national park by the U.S. Congress and signed into law by President Ulysses S. Grant. It is also believed to be the first national park in the world.


    Age 1

    Prior to town¬ ship organization in 1872, that part lying northeast of Skillet Fork belonged to Burnt Prairie Precinct.

    1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

    Age 25

    A landmark decision of the U.S. Supreme Court upholding the constitutionality of racial segregation laws for public facilities if the segregated facilities were equal in quality. It's widely regarded as one of the worst decisions in U.S. Supreme Court history.

    Name Meaning

    English: nickname from Middle English faun, foun (Old French faon, foun) with genitival or, more likely, post-medieval excrescent -s, meaning ‘cub, young animal, young fallow deer’, perhaps for a lively, frisky youth. The same word was occasionally used as a personal name.

    Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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