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James W. F. Bird[1, 2, 3]

Male 1822 - 1863


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  • Born  26 Oct 1822  , , Hancock County, Georgia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Gender  Male 
    Census: Federal  1830  , , Decatur County, Georgia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    • 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]
    Tax List  1844  , Attapulgus, Decatur County, Georgia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    • Jas W.F. Bird had one poll and owned 3 slaves. He paid $1.56 tax (2 1/2 mills) and owned no proprty.
    Census: Federal  10 Oct 1850  , District 4, Jackson County, Florida, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    • 1) J. W. F. Bird, male age 24, farmer, $350 real estate, born in GA
      2) Mary Bird, female age 20, born in GA
      3) Sarah Anne Bird, female age 5, born in GA
      4) Amanda M. Bird, female age 4, born in GA
      5) Elizabeth Bird, female age 3, born in GA
      6) Augst J. Bird, male age 2, born in GA
      7) William Bird, male age 3/12, born in FL
    Census: Federal  13 Jun 1860  , District 19, Decatur County, Georgia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [7
    • 1) J. W. F. Bird, male age 35, farmer, $5,000 real estate, $11,500 personal estate, born in GA
      2) Mary Bird, female age 35, born in GA
      3) Sarah Bird, female age 15, born in GA
      4) Amanda Bird, female age 13, born in GA
      5) Elizabeth Bird, female age 11, born in GA
      6) Augustus Bird, male age 10, born in GA
      7) William Bird, male age 8, born in GA
      8) Richd Bird, male age 6, born in GA
      9) Benj. Bird, male age 4, born in GA
      10) Alfred Bird, male age 3, born in GA
      11) Martha Bird, female age 2, born in GA
    Military: Civil War  , , Decatur County, Georgia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Died  26 Feb 1863  [3
    Buried  Piedmont Cemetery, Calvary, Grady County, Georgia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Person ID  I2823  Nestor Rich Tree
    Last Modified  5 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  Mary Mahala Harrell,   b. Feb 1826, , , Decatur County, Georgia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 23 May 1903, , Amsterdam, Decatur County, Georgia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Married  27 Jun 1843  , , Decatur County, Georgia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [8
    Children 
     1. Sarah Anne Bird,   b. 28 Sep 1844, , , Decatur County, Georgia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 7 Feb 1914, , Calvary, Grady County, Georgia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location
     2. Amanda Melvina Bird,   b. 11 Dec 1845, , , Decatur County, Georgia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 17 Jul 1917, , Whigham, Grady County, Georgia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location
     3. Elizabeth Bird,   b. Abt 1847, , , Decatur County, Georgia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     4. Augustus J. Bird,   b. 9 Jul 1848, , , Decatur County, Georgia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 4 Apr 1864
     5. William Coffield Bird,   b. 14 Jul 1850, , , Jackson County, Florida, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 4 Oct 1917
     6. Richard J. Bird,   b. 1 May 1852, , , Decatur County, Georgia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1 Apr 1864, , Amsterdam, Decatur County, Georgia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location
     7. Benjamin F. Bird,   b. Aug 1856, , , Decatur County, Georgia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1943, , Cairo, Grady County, Georgia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location
     8. Alfred Bird,   b. 21 May 1856, , , Decatur County, Georgia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 14 Apr 1922, , Calvary, Grady County, Georgia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location
     9. Mary Bird,   b. 26 Sep 1860, , , Decatur County, Georgia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 23 Sep 1898, , , Decatur County, Georgia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location
     10. Martha Julia Bird,   b. 27 Feb 1858, , , Decatur County, Georgia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 9 May 1939
    Last Modified  8 Aug 2005 
    Family ID  F975  Group Sheet

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 26 Oct 1822 - , , 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 - 27 Jun 1843 - , , Decatur County, Georgia, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsTax List - 1844 - , Attapulgus, 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 MapsCensus: Federal - 13 Jun 1860 - , District 19, Decatur County, Georgia, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMilitary: Civil War - - , , Decatur County, Georgia, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - Piedmont Cemetery, Calvary, Grady 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: 375.

    2. [S122] Memoirs of Georgia: containing historical accounts of the state's civil, military, industrial and professional interests, and personal sketches of many of its people., 2 volumes, The Southern Historical Association, (Atlanta, Georgia: The Southern Historical Association, 1895), R 975.8 MEM., 1:588.

    3. [S1080] Piedmont Cemetery, Calvary, Grady County, Georgia, (partial survey conducted by Joseph C. Wiley (jcwiley@alltel.net) on 3 February 2007), grave marker for J. W. F. Bird, photographed by Joseph C. Wiley, 3 February 2007, 5 Feb 2007.

    4. [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.

    5. [S786] Decatur County, Georgia, "Various Tax Lists, 1824-1850," on microfilm in drawer 127, box 10, Clerk of Superior Court, (Morrow, Georgia: The Georgia Archives), Jas W.F. Bird entry, Militia District 694, tax year 1844.

    6. [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 15, family 16, J. W. F. Bird household, accessed 5 Dec 2006, 4 Jul 2008.

    7. [S1294] 1860 U.S. census, Ancestry.com, Georgia, Decatur County, (http://www.ancestry.com: National Archives and Records Administration, 2004), M653, roll 119, District 19, p. 132, dwelling 251, family 251, J. W. F. Bird household, accessed 5 Jul 2008, 5 Jul 2008.

    8. [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 James W. F. Bird & Mary Mahala Harrell, 27 Jun 1843, A-59.