7 August 1917–18 June 2010 (Age 92)
Oswego, Campbell, Tennessee, United States
When Pearl Irene Byrd was born on 7 August 1917, in Oswego, Campbell, Tennessee, United States, her father, Herman Stanley Byrd, was 22 and her mother, Golda Mae Davenport, was 16. She married Homer William Brooks on 14 September 1945, in Arlington, Virginia, United States. She lived in California, United States in 1968. She died on 18 June 2010, in Modesto, Stanislaus, California, United States, at the age of 92, and was buried in Union Memorial Cemetery, Manteca, San Joaquin, California, United States.
Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.
Byrdie was born in Tennessee, a coal miner's daughter -- well a coal mine supervisor's daughter. I didn't know her father, but her mother was the most gentle woman I've ever met. As each of the succ …