Chester Monroe Byrd

13 April 1908–17 May 1985 (Age 77)
Texas, United States

The Life of Chester Monroe

When Chester Monroe Byrd was born on 13 April 1908, in Texas, United States, his father, Monroe Washington Byrd, was 63 and his mother, Lucy Parilee Raborn, was 29. He lived in Smith, Texas, United States in 1920 and Tyler, Smith, Texas, United States in 1930. He died on 17 May 1985, in Texas, United States, at the age of 77, and was buried in Bascom Cemetery, Tyler, Smith, Texas, United States.

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Monroe Washington Byrd
Lucy Parilee Raborn
Paul Barnard Byrd
Chester Monroe Byrd
Katie Mae Byrd
Agnes Minnie Byrd

Parents and Siblings



World Events (8)

1909 · The NAACP is formed

Age 1

Organized as a civil rights organization, The National Association for the Advancement of Colored People is a bi-racial endeavor to advance justice for African Americans. It is one of the oldest civil rights organizations in the nation.
1914 · Steamboat Service Established with New York

Age 6

Satilla was the first Deepwater Steamship to arrive at the port of Houston. This accomplishment successfully established a steamboat service between Houston and New York City.

Age 21

13 million people become unemployed after the Wall Street stock market crash of 1929 triggers what becomes known as the Great Depression. President Herbert Hoover rejects direct federal relief.

Name Meaning

English: variant spelling of Bird .

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Claster Bird in household of Manro Bird, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Chester Byrd in household of Monre W Byrd, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Clester M Byrd, "United States Social Security Death Index"

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