Gladys Lee Byrd

Brief Life History of Gladys Lee

When Gladys Lee Byrd was born on 25 December 1904, in Birmingham, Jefferson, Alabama, United States, her father, Mr. Benjamin Byrd, was 33 and her mother, Nancy Lee Walden, was 30. She married James Floyd Fowler on 12 April 1935, in Jefferson, Alabama, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 1 daughter. She died in October 1986, in her hometown, at the age of 81.

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James Floyd Fowler
Gladys Lee Byrd
Marriage: 12 April 1935
May Elizabeth Fowler
Floyd Daniel Fowler

Sources (5)

  • Gladys Byrd, "Alabama County Marriages, 1809-1950"
  • Gladys L Byrd in entry for Floyd D Fowler, "United States, Social Security Numerical Identification Files (NUMIDENT), 1936-2007"
  • Gladys Byrd, "Alabama Marriages, 1816-1957"

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Name Meaning

English and Irish: variant of Bird .

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

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