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Peter Bird, Sr.[1]

Male 1715 - 1784


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  • Suffix  Sr. 
    Born  Between 1715 and 1720  , , , Virginia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender  Male 
    Land Purchase  22 Oct 1772  , , Halifax County, North Carolina, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    • 270-(94) WILLIAM BIRD and RACHEL his wife of Edgecombe Co. to PETER BIRD of same. 22 Oct 1772. 30 pounds proclamation money. 100 acres which had been patented by JOHN SPIER 17 Feb 1737, joining Short Swamp. WILLIAM BIRD(x), RACHEL BIRD(x). Wit: ISHAM PITMAN, MICAJAH RAWLS, PENNELOPE BIRD. May Ct 1774
    Witness  7 Jul 1782  , , Halifax County, North Carolina, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    • Will #285 pg. 31 JOHN RORIE SR. 7 July 1782 Aug. Ct. 1782
      if my son WILLIAM RORIE is a friend to the United States of America I give him 200 acres etc. but if he is not a friend to the USA and under British protection I give to my grandson supposed to be ZACHARIAH RORIE the youngest son of my son WILLIAM the aforesaid 200 acres etc. daughter SARAH BRANTLEY 1 negro wench grandchildren JAMES BRANTLEY, WILLIAM BRANTLEY, NANCY BRANTLEY and JOHN BRANTLY heirs of my daughter MARY BRANTLEY decd. money from the sale of a slave when the youngest shall come of age lend daughter JANE HOOD and my son-in-law EDWARD HOOD negro wench and her increase and at their death the sd. negro and increase to go to HIL (?) DICKERSON grandson of my daughter the sd. JANE lend son-in-law JOHN WOMACK 1 negro wench and he increase and at his death the same to go to my 4 grandchildren heirs of ELINER WOMACK to wit: JAMES WOMACK, MARTHA WOMACK, ANN WOMACK and RORIES WOMACK son JOHN RORIE residue of Land and plantation etc. grandson JOHN WOMACK son of my daugher the sd. ELINER and ANN BRANTLEY son of the sd. MARY decd. 100 pounds
      Wit: RICHARD WHITAKER, PETER BIRD, WILLIAM MERRITT
      Extrs.: son-in-law ROBERT BRANTLEY and JOHN WHITAKER

      [This reference could belong to Peter Bird, Jr. and it has not yet been determined which Peter Bird is correct.]
    Will Written  20 Feb 1784  , , Halifax County, North Carolina, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    • Peter Bird Will
      "wife CHARITY BIRD land and plantation whereon I now live etc. and at her Death or marriage the same to go to my son PETER BIRD son ALLEN BIRD land and plantation on Beech swamp etc. daughters MARY BIRD and NANCY BIRD negroes etc. grandaughter PENELLOPY JONES bed etc.
      Wit: JOHN BASS, JOSIAH VICK
      Extrs: JOHN WHITAKER, WILLIAM NOBLEN, JESSE HAYNIE"
    Died  Between 20 Feb 1784 and Nov 1784  , , Halifax County, North Carolina, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Will Probated  Nov 1784  , , Halifax County, North Carolina, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Person ID  I1380  Nestor Rich Tree
    Last Modified  13 Feb 2011 

    Father  James Bird,   b. Bef 1695, , , , Virginia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Bef 1746, , , Edgecombe County, North Carolina, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Relationship  Natural 
    Mother  Ann [--?--],   b. Est 1695,   d. Yes, date unknown 
    Relationship  Natural 
    Family ID  F509  Group Sheet

    Family  Charity McCullers,   d. Aft 1790, , , Halifax County, North Carolina, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Married  , , Edgecombe County, North Carolina, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. Peter Bird, Jr.,   b. Abt 1758, , , Halifax County, North Carolina, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Between Feb 1802 and 28 May 1803, , , Hancock County, Georgia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location
     2. Allen Bird,   b. Est 1758,   d. Yes, date unknown
     3. Mary Bird,   b. Est 1758,   d. Yes, date unknown
     4. Nancy Bird,   b. Est 1758,   d. Yes, date unknown
    Last Modified  13 Feb 2011 
    Family ID  F508  Group Sheet

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - Between 1715 and 1720 - , , , Virginia, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsLand Purchase - 22 Oct 1772 - , , Halifax County, North Carolina, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsWitness - 7 Jul 1782 - , , Halifax County, North Carolina, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsWill Written - 20 Feb 1784 - , , Halifax County, North Carolina, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - Between 20 Feb 1784 and Nov 1784 - , , Halifax County, North Carolina, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsWill Probated - Nov 1784 - , , Halifax County, North Carolina, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - - , , Edgecombe County, North Carolina, USA Link to Google Earth
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  • Sources 
    1. [S228] Collections of Early County Historical Society 1979, 3 volumes, Early County Historical Society, Inc., (Tallahassee, Florida: Rose Printing Company), G929.3758., 2: 377.

    2. [S1014] Genealogical Abstracts of Wills, 1758-1824, Halifax County, North Carolina, Margaret M. Hofmann, (Weldon, North Carolina: Roanoke news Co., 1970), G 929.3756 HAL NC., 23; citing deed book 13, page 270, 30 Apr 2007.

    3. [S1014] Genealogical Abstracts of Wills, 1758-1824, Halifax County, North Carolina, Margaret M. Hofmann, (Weldon, North Carolina: Roanoke news Co., 1970), G 929.3756 HAL NC., 61, 30 Apr 2007.

    4. [S1014] Genealogical Abstracts of Wills, 1758-1824, Halifax County, North Carolina, Margaret M. Hofmann, (Weldon, North Carolina: Roanoke news Co., 1970), G 929.3756 HAL NC., 66; citing will no. 321, page 72.