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Mary "Polly" Bird[1]

Female Abt 1785 - Yes, date unknown


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  • Nickname  Polly 
    Born  Abt 1785  , , Halifax County, North Carolina, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Gender  Female 
    Census: Federal  1790  , Edgecombe, Halifax County, North Carolina, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    • male >16: Peter Bird [at abt 32]
      female [Penelope]
      male <16 [James at 7]
      female [Mary at abt 5]
      female [Nancy at 3]
      1 freed person
      3 slaves
    Move  1794  , , Hancock County, Georgia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Guardianship Bond  8 Feb 1805  , , Hancock County, Georgia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    • "Ordered that James Bird be appointed guardian for the persons and property Erwin Bird, Nancy Bird & Polly Bird orphans of Peter Bird dec'd, he giving bond & security in the sum of two thousand dollars "$20" listed in margin"
    Account Return  4 Apr 1808  , , Hancock County, Georgia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    • "James Bird, guardian for Polley Bird, returned an account of monies paid for her amounting to forty dollars 76/100--

      James Bird, guardian for Nancy Bird, returned an account of monies paid for her amounting to sixty two dollars 56/100--"
    Account Return  6 Mar 1809  , , Hancock County, Georgia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    • "James Bird guardian of the Orphans of Peter Bird dec'd returned rec'ts amounting to forty one dollars 62 1/2 cents, expended for Polly Bird during the last year --

      Also a Rec't signed Henry Collier amounting to five hundred and seventy three dollars & 38 cts infull for Nancy Bird's part of said estate --"
    Died  Yes, date unknown 
    Person ID  I2811  Nestor Rich Tree
    Last Modified  2 Jul 2008 

    Father  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 
    Mother  Penelope Coffield,   b. Est 1758,   d. Aft 1843 
    Married  Between Nov 1770 and 1772  , , , North Carolina Province, Colonial America Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID  F507  Group Sheet

    Family  William McClellan, Jr.,   b. Est 1790,   d. Yes, date unknown 
    Married  5 Jul 1810  , , Hancock County, Georgia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Last Modified  23 Oct 2005 
    Family ID  F971  Group Sheet

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    Link to Google MapsBorn - Abt 1785 - , , Halifax County, North Carolina, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCensus: Federal - 1790 - , Edgecombe, Halifax County, North Carolina, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMove - 1794 - , , Hancock County, Georgia, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsGuardianship Bond - 8 Feb 1805 - , , Hancock County, Georgia, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsAccount Return - 4 Apr 1808 - , , Hancock County, Georgia, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsAccount Return - 6 Mar 1809 - , , Hancock County, Georgia, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 5 Jul 1810 - , , Hancock County, Georgia, 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. [S1670] 1790 U.S. census, Ancestry.com, North Carolina, Halifax County, (http://www.ancestry.com: National Archives and Records Administration, 2000), M637, roll 7, p. 64, Peter Bird household, accessed 2 Jul 2008, 2 Jul 2008.

    3. [S582] Hancock County Georgia Court of Ordinary Minutes 1799-1817, Brantley, J. Kenneth, compiler, (The Brantley Association of America), G 929.3758 HAN GA., 44 (page 152 of original records).

    4. [S582] Hancock County Georgia Court of Ordinary Minutes 1799-1817, Brantley, J. Kenneth, compiler, (The Brantley Association of America), G 929.3758 HAN GA., 88 (page 309 of original records).

    5. [S582] Hancock County Georgia Court of Ordinary Minutes 1799-1817, Brantley, J. Kenneth, compiler, (The Brantley Association of America), G 929.3758 HAN GA., 101 (page 360 of original records).