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Jesse Leroy Byrd and Atha Hyllas Mason
Jesse Leroy Byrd son of Jesse Blackstone Byrd, Jr. and Eliza Rebecca Wilson was born 24 Jan 1895 in Cross Cut, Brown County, Texas and died 19 Mar 1984 in Brownwood, Brown County, Texas. On 10 May 1921 he married Atha Hyllas Mason daughter of Willie Hyllas Mason and Lou Hamma Jones who was born 26 Feb 1903 in Brownwood, Brown County, Texas and died 17 Sep 1979 in Brownwood, Brown County, Texas. Her grave marker has 19 September 1979 which is the date of her burial. Jesse Leroy Byrd was employed as County Road Superintendent. He served in the US Army in World War I. They are both buried at Cross Cut Cemetery, Brown County, Texas.  See his Military Grave Marker

Children

1 -- Gladys Oneta Byrd was born 12 Sep 1922 in Cross Cut, Brown County, Texas. On 18 Feb 1940 she married Archie Hubbard who was born 10 Sep 1917 in Blake, Brown County, Texas.
2 -- Leon Dwight Byrd was born 23 Feb 1926 in Brown County, Texas and died 1936 in Brown County, Texas. See his grave marker.
3 -- Norma Jean Byrd 28 May 1930 in Cross Cut, Brown County, Texas. She married R.Q. Black, Merlin Calvin Hutchins, R. J. Reynolds, Winfield Scottie Sanderlin and Harold Leon Wilson.
4 -- Ellowayne Byrd was born 29 Apr 1933 in Cross Cut, Brown County, Texas. She married Roy Neil Tatom who was born 20 May 1929 in Eastland, Eastland County, Texas.
5 -- Glenda Dolores Byrd was born 08 Oct 1941 in Cross Cut, Brown County, Texas. She married Louis Edward Richardson the son of August Isaac Richardson and Meedy Lois Burleson. She also married Larry Thomas Magee the son of Clyde Magee.