Monday, November 17, 2014

Fannie McBryde

On the back of this photo is written "Aunt Fannie McBryde who raised me.  She was born March 26, 1848 and died in 1930."


A woman named Fannie Mcbryde, born Mar 1851, was in the 1900 Bell County, Texas, census. She was married to Thomas J. Mcbryde circa 1882.  Also in the 1900 census were Claude Mcbryde, son, age 18, Agness Mcbryde, daughter age 11, and John Williams, boarder, age 21.
Tom and Mary Frances Gray"Fannie" McBryde were born in Georgia, died in Texas, and are buried in Maxdale Cemetery, Bell County, Texas.
According to a note on www://www.findagrave.com Tom McBryde left his 1700 acre estate to Mary Hardin Baylor University, effective on the death of both his children.

What is their connection to Kerr County?  If you know more, please comment below or email us at kerrvillegensoc@gmail.com

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