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Gresham Coffield Bird[1]

Male 1811 - 1863


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  • Born  3 Nov 1811  , , Hancock County, Georgia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender  Male 
    Census: Federal  1820  , Captain Fannin's District, Hancock County, Georgia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    • male 26-45: James Bird [at 37]
      female 26-45 [Nancy at 30]
      male 16-26
      male 16-26
      female 10-16 [Lucinda C. at 13]
      male 10-16 [Tamerlane at abt 11]
      male <10 [Gresham at 9]
      female <10 [Lurana at 7]
      female <10 [Julia Ann at 4]
      male <10 [Irwin at abt 2]
      female <10 [Amanda at abt 0]
      14 slaves
    Census: Federal  1830  , , Decatur County, Georgia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    • male 40-50: James Bird [at 45]
      female 30-40 [Nancy at 40]
      male 20-30 [Tamerlane at abt 21]
      male 15-20 [Gresham at 19]
      female 15-20 [Lurana at 17]
      female 10-15 [Julia Ann at 14]
      male 10-15 [Irwin at 12]
      female 5-10 [Amanda Melvena at 10]
      male 5-10 [James Fannin at abt 5]
      female under 5 [Ann B. at 4]
      male under 5 [John J. at 2]
    Census: Federal  10 Oct 1850  , District 4, Jackson County, Florida, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    • 1) G. C. Bird, male age 39, farmer, born in GA
      2) Elizabeth Bird, female age 27, born in SC
      3) John S. Bird, male age 10, born in FL
      4) Elizabeth Bird, female age 9, born in FL
      5) James Bird, male age 3, born in FL
      6) Lurana Bird, female age 2, born in FL
      7) Ellen Bird, female age 6/12, born in FL
    Died  11 Oct 1863  , , Jackson County, Florida, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID  I2817  Nestor Rich Tree
    Last Modified  29 Jul 2008 

    Father  James Bird,   b. 3 Nov 1783, , , Halifax County, North Carolina, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 16 Jun 1855, , Blakely, Early County, Georgia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Mother  Nancy Ann Jones,   b. 22 Apr 1790, , , Halifax County, North Carolina, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 30 Nov 1873, , Blakely, Early County, Georgia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Married  15 Jan 1807  , , Hancock County, Georgia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID  F506  Group Sheet

    Family 1  Margaret Clary,   b. Est 1815,   d. Bef 1845, , , Decatur County, Georgia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Married  8 Oct 1835  , , Decatur County, Georgia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Last Modified  8 Aug 2005 
    Family ID  F1335  Group Sheet

    Family 2  Elizabeth Smart,   b. Abt 1823, , , , South Carolina, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown 
    Married  2 Sep 1845  , , Decatur County, Georgia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    Children 
     1. John S. Bird,   b. Abt 1840, , , Jackson County, Florida, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     2. Elizabeth Bird,   b. Abt 1841, , , Jackson County, Florida, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     3. James Bird,   b. Abt 1847, , , Jackson County, Florida, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     4. Lurana Bird,   b. Abt 1849, , , Jackson County, Florida, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     5. Ellen Bird,   b. Abt Apr 1850, , , Jackson County, Florida, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
    Last Modified  6 Dec 2006 
    Family ID  F1790  Group Sheet

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 3 Nov 1811 - , , Hancock County, Georgia, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCensus: Federal - 1820 - , Captain Fannin's District, Hancock County, Georgia, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCensus: Federal - 1830 - , , Decatur County, Georgia, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 8 Oct 1835 - , , Decatur County, Georgia, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 2 Sep 1845 - , , Decatur County, Georgia, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCensus: Federal - 10 Oct 1850 - , District 4, Jackson County, Florida, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 11 Oct 1863 - , , Jackson County, Florida, 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: 375.

    2. [S1641] 1820 U.S. census, Ancestry.com, Georgia, Hancock County, (http://www.ancestry.com: National Archives and Records Administration, 2004), M33, roll 7, p. 101, James Bird household, accessed 29 Jul 2008, 29 Jul 2008.

    3. [S1605] 1830 U.S. census, Ancestry.com, Georgia, Decatur County, (http://www.ancestry.com: National Archives and Records Administration, 2004), M29, roll 17, p. 25, line 18, James Bird household, accessed 1 Jul 2008, 1 Jul 2008.

    4. [S1633] 1850 U.S. census, Ancestry.com, Florida, Jackson County, (http://www.ancestry.com: National Archives and Records Administration, 2005), M432, roll 58, District 4, p. 551, dwelling 10, family 11, G. C. Bird household, accessed 5 Dec 2006, 4 Jul 2008.

    5. [S368] "Decatur County Georgia Marriage Records, 1824 - 1945," database, Decatur County, Georgia Rootsweb, Jordan Dodd, (http://www.rootsweb.com/~gadecatu/Marriage/surindex.html), marriage of G. C. Bird & Margaret Clary, 8 Oct 1835, AA-104.

    6. [S368] "Decatur County Georgia Marriage Records, 1824 - 1945," database, Decatur County, Georgia Rootsweb, Jordan Dodd, (http://www.rootsweb.com/~gadecatu/Marriage/surindex.html), G. C. Bird & Elizabeth Smart marriage record, A:85, 6 Dec 2006.