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Reason Polk Byrn
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Birth: Nov. 15, 1879
Lavaca County
Texas, USA
Death: Dec. 17, 1956
Kern County
California, USA

Reason Polk Byrn was son of Reason Byrn of Mississippi and Mary Ann Upchurch of Georgia.
1860 US Fed Census about Catharine Upchurch [Catharine Kelly Upchurch] Age 1860: 33 Birth Year: abt 1827 Birthplace: SC Home 1860: Lavaca Co Texas
Gender: Female Post Office: Hallettsville
Household Members: Name Age
William Jessie Upchurch 37
Catharine Elving Upchurch 33 Kelly/sister to John W.Kelly
Martha Loduska Upchurch 14
Mary Ann Upchurch 12
Jane Upchurch 10
Margaret Upchurch 7
John Henry Upchurch 4
Olly Upchurch 2
James Upchurch 1862 TX
Jesse Upchurch 1864 TX-1922) daughter
Gertrude Trudy Upchurch 1866 TX

Reason married Sarah Woodson 'Woodie' Clark

Texas Marriages, 1837-1973 Reason Polk Byrn
marriage:07 Jan 1907 Lavaca County, Texas
spouse: Woodie Clark marriage place:Lavaca County Texas
indexing project (batch) number:M00088-6
system origin: Texas-EASy source film number: 983243

1880 Reason Byrn Residence: Halletsville Lavaca Texas
Birthdate: 1880 Birthplace:Texas Relationship to Head:Son Father's Name: Reason Byrn Father's Birthplace: Miss
Mother's Name: Mary Upchurch Byrn Mother's Birthplace: Georgia Race: White Ethnicity: American Gender: Male
Martial Status: Single Age: 6 months
NARA Film Number: T9-1316 Film number: 1255316
Household Gender Age
Parent Reason Byrn M 43 1837 MS
Parent Mary Byrn F 31 1849 GA
Katie May Byrn F 8 1872 TX
John Byrn M 7 1873 TX
Ada Byrn F 5
Sallie Byrn F 2
Reason Byrn M 6M <<

1900 Reason P Byrn Justice Precinct 1 (all between Columbus Rd & Lavaca River excl Halletsville) Lavaca Texas Birth Date: Nov 1879 Birthplace: Texas Relationship to Head of Household: Son Father: Reason Byrn Father's Birthplace: Miss
Mother: Mary Ann Byrn Mother's Birthplace: Georgia Race W
Head-of-household Name: Reason Byrn Gender: Male Marital Status: Single Enum Dist:0081 Image Number: 00346
Household Gender Age
Parent Reason Byrn M Nov 1836 MS NC MS
Parent Mary Ann Byrn F Nov 1848 GA GA GA
Ada Byrn F Nov 1875 TX
Sally Byrn F Sep 1877 TX
Reason Polk Byrn M Nov 1879 TX <<
William P Byrn M Nov 1881 TX
Guy Thomas Byrn M Dec 1883 TX
Grier E Byrn M Oct 1888 TX

1910 Polk Byrn birthplace:Texas Relationship to Head of Household: Self Justice Precinct 1 Lavaca Texas Marital Status: Married Race: White Gender: Male Father's Birthplace: Miss Mother's Birthplace:Georgia
Family Number: 72 Page Number: 4
Household Gender Age
Polk Byrn M 30y
Spouse Woodie Byrn F 22y
Child William Byrn M 9m d 1921

they went to Calif after 1924 and there for 1930 census.
Sarah returned to TX after Reason died. Reason's brother William was in Calif in 1920 that maybe why they went there

1920 for William P Byrn Precinct 31 Fresno Calif Est Birth Year: 1882 Age: 38 Birthplace: Texas Relationship to Head of Household: Brother Gender: Male Race: White Marital Status: Married Film #1820097 Image #00060
Household Gender Age
Grover Byrn M 31y brother to Reason
Mary Ann Byrn F 71y mother to Reason, Grover, William
William P Byrn M 38y <<
Margaret A Byrn F 31y
John Hallet Byrn M 4y3m
Willie May Byrn F 2y3m
[its possible Reason mother died in Calif as she is also there and not found in Tx]

1930 Reason P Byrn Fresno Fresno Calif Gender:Male Age:50 Marital Status: Married Race:White Birthplace: Texas
Est Birth Year:1880 Relationship to Head of Household:Head
Father's Birthplace:Miss Mother's Birthplace:Georgia
Enumeration District Number:0023Image Number:00620
Household Gender Age
Reason P Byrn M 50
Spouse Sarah W Byrn F 43
Child Ethel M Byrn F 17 1913 TX
Child Nelda L Byrn F 10 1920 TX
Child Wilbur D Byrn F 6 1924 TX

1937-U.S. City Directories (Beta)about Reason P Byrn
Name: Reason P Byrn Gender:M (Male)
Residence Year: 1937 Street Address: 3128 Balch Av
Residence Place: Fresno, California
Occupation: Clerk Spouse: Woodie S Byrn
Publication Title: Polk's Fresno (California) City Directory Including Fresno County

1940-U.S. City Directories (Beta)about Reason P Byrn
Name: Reason P Byrn Gender:M (Male)Residence Year:1940
Street Address: 3128 Balch Av Residence Place:Fresno Calif
Occupation: Clerk Spouse: Sarah Byrn
Publication Title:Polk's Fresno (California) City Directory Including Fresno County

1941-U.S. City Directories (Beta)about Reason P Byrn
Name: Reason P Byrn Gender:M (Male)Residence Year:1941
Street Address:3128 Balch Av Residence Place:Fresno Calif
Occupation:Clerk Spouse:Sarah Byrn
Publication Title: Polk's Fresno (California) City Directory Including Fresno County

Reason was still in Calif in 1942 when he signed his WW2 card

Reason Polk Byrn US WWII Draft Reg Card 1942
birth: 15 Nov 1879 residence: 1942 Fresno​ Fresno​ Calif
other: 1942 Fresno,​ Fresno,​ California
event: Military event date:1942
gender: Male birth date:15 Nov 1879
digital folder number: 4667523

1942-U.S. City Directories (Beta)about Reason P Byrn
Name: Reason P Byrn Gender: M (Male)
Residence Year: 1942 Street Address:206 N Angus
Residence Place: Fresno, California
Occupation:Clerk Spouse:Sarah W Byrn
Publication Title:Polk's Fresno (California) City Directory

1944-U.S. City Directories (Beta)about Reason P Byrn
Name: Reason P Byrn Gender: M (Male) Residence Year:1944
Street Address: Ll44 T Residence Place: Fresno Calif
Occupation: Clerk Spouse: Sarah W Byrn
Publication Title: Polk's Resno (California) City Directory

Death Rec
California Death Index, 1940-1997 about Reason Polk Byrn
Name: Reason Polk Byrn Social Security #: 0 Sex: MALE
Birth Date: 15 Nov 1879
Birthplace: Texas Death Date: 17 Dec 1956 Death Place: Kern Mother's Maiden Name: Upchurch Father's Surname: Byrn

Reason and Sarah had at lest 5 known children one died at birth and the other as small child.

Children Reason Byrn & Sarah Clark
1Byrn, Baby fag # 82830663 b Nov 24 1907 d Nov 24 1907
2Byrn, William fag # 82830698 b Oct 20 1908 d Aug 16 1921
3Ethel M Byrn F 1913 TX fag # 61379944
4Nelda L Byrn F 1920 TX
5Wilbur D Byrn F 1924 TX 
 
Family links: 
 Parents:
  Reason Byrn (1836 - 1905)
  Mary Ann Upchurch Byrn (1848 - 1929)
 
 Spouse:
  Sarah Woodson Clark Byrn (1887 - 1972)
 
 Children:
  Baby Byrn (1907 - 1907)*
  William Byrn (1908 - 1921)*
  Ethel Marie Byrn (1912 - 1930)*
 
 Siblings:
  John Whitfield Byrn (1874 - 1955)*
  Sallie M Byrn Whistler (1877 - 1974)*
  Reason Polk Byrn (1879 - 1956)
  William Penn Byrn (1881 - 1963)*
  Guy Thomas Byrn (1883 - 1953)*
  Grover Cleveland Byrn (1888 - 1966)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Mountain View Cemetery
Fresno
Fresno County
California, USA
 
Created by: Nena Smothers
Record added: Feb 28, 2012
Find A Grave Memorial# 85875744
Reason Polk Byrn
Added by: Nena Smothers
 
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- Nena Smothers
 Added: Jan. 13, 2014
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- Nena Smothers
 Added: Feb. 28, 2012
 
 
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