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Byron Newland
Bio written and © by: Margaret Haynes

Byron Ruel "Tude" Newland (Husband of Edith (Collyar) Newland)
Born July 19, 1914 in Bryon, Oklahoma
Died August 16, 2006 in Blackwell, Kay Co. Oklahoma
The 1910 Census Of Dirigo Township, Grant Co., Oklahoma, page 180 & 181, taken on April 29, 1910, shows the parents and siblings of Byron Ruel Newland, as follows: Charley A. Newland, Head, age 25, born in Missouri, married once for 3 years, (married about 1907), Occupation: Farmer, rents farm, parents born in Missouri. Lola N. Newland, Wife, age 24, born in Kansas, her father born in Missouri, her mother born in Kansas, she was mother of 4 children, all living. There are 2 stepchildren from a former marriage of Lola, Roosevelt F. Dutton, Stepson, age 7, born Oklahoma, and Juanita E. Dutton, Stepdaughter, age 6, born Oklahoma. And 2 children of Charley and Lola: Mortica C. Newland, Son, age one year, born Oklahoma, and James H. Newland, age one month, born Oklahoma.
In the January 1920 Census of Blackwell Township, Kay Co., Oklahoma, Byron Ruel "Tude" Newland's father, Charles A. Newland was age 35 years, born in Missouri and he was working at the smelter, and he had two stepchildren living with him, Ferguson Dutton and Juanita Dutton. And Charles and Lola Newland now had 5 children of their own: Mordicai, son, age 11; James H., son, age 9; Ila F., daughter, age 7; Ruel, son, age 5; and Merle, son, age 3 years and ? months, all born in Oklahoma.


Byron Ruel "Tude" Newland, 93, of 907 West Bridge passed away at Intergris Blackwell Hospital August 16, 2006.
He is survivied by one son, Bill Newland and wife Maggie; four grandchildren, Christy Owens of Blackwell and Terri Wehr of Ponca City, Michael Broaddus of The Colony, Texas, and Del Mastalez of Roundrock, Texas; eight great-grandchildren, numerous nieces, nephews and cousins.
He was born July 19, 1914 in Byron, Oklahoma, the son of Charles A. and Lola N. Newland. He served in the U.S. Navy in World War II.
He was married to Edith Collyar for 66 years. Edith was the daughter of Claude Oran and Mary Mayme (Falkenberg) Collyar. She preceded him in death on July 1st of this year (2006).
Also preceding him were three brothers and two sisters.
He was retired from the zinc smelter, having been employed there 35 years.
It was his wish to will his body to science. In lieu of a memorial sevice, contributions may be sent to the University of Oklahoma Health Science Center Willed Body Program-BSE Room 100, P.O. Box 26901, Oklahoma City, OK. 73190.

© Blackwell Journal Tribune
Aug 17, 2006

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