Melville Byrd

1906–1 May 1974 (Age 68)
Arkansas, United States

The Life of Melville

When Melville Byrd was born in 1906, in Arkansas, United States, his father, Alonzo Jackson Byrd, was 26 and his mother, Annie Lee Kimbrough, was 26. He lived in Hammon, Roger Mills, Oklahoma, United States in 1935 and Justice Precinct 7, Hidalgo, Texas, United States in 1940. He died on 1 May 1974, in San Benito, Cameron, Texas, United States, at the age of 68.

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Melville Byrd
Johnny Byrd

Spouse and Children


    Johnny Byrd


Parents and Siblings

    Alonzo Jackson Byrd


    Annie Lee Kimbrough





    Carroll Jackson Byrd


    Josephine Byrd


    Joy Lee Byrd


    Ada Byrd


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World Events (8)

1906 · Saving Food Labels

Age 0

The first of many consumer protection laws which ban foreign and interstate traffic in mislabeled food and drugs. It requires that ingredients be placed on the label.
1906 · Diamonds Found Near Murfreesboro

Age 0

In a 37- acre plowed field in  a state park in Murfreesboro, Arkansas visitors are able to go looking for diamonds. This was the site for the first diamond discovery in 1906. Through the years more than 33,100 diamonds have been found at the Crater of Diamonds. 

Age 21

Charles Lindbergh makes the first solo nonstop transatlantic flight in his plane The Spirit of St. Louis.

Name Meaning

English: variant spelling of Bird .

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • M W Byrd, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Melvill Byrde in household of Alonso J Byrde, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Melvill Byrd in household of Lonzo Byrd, "United States Census, 1920"

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