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.
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.