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William Coffield Bird[1]

Male 1850 - 1917


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  • Born  14 Jul 1850  , , Jackson County, Florida, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Gender  Male 
    Census: Federal  10 Oct 1850  , District 4, Jackson County, Florida, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    • 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  [3
    • 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
    Census: Federal  30 Jul 1870  , Harrison Precinct, Grady County, Georgia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    • 1) Mary M. Bird, white female age 45, farmer, $650 real estate, $300 personal estate, born in GA, cannot read or write
      2) William Bird, white male age 20, farm lab., born in GA
      3) Benj. Bird, white male age 16, farm lab., born in GA, cannot write
      4) Alfred Bird, white male age 14, farm lab., born in GA, cannot write
      5) Mary Bird, white female age 12, at home, born in GA, cannot read or write
      6) Martha J. Bird, white female age 9, born in GA
    Census: Federal  12 Jun 1880  , Calvary, Grady County, Georgia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    • 1) William C. Bird, head, white male age 34, farmer, born in GA, parents born in GA
      2) Elizabeth Bird, wife, white female age 30, keeping house, born in GA, parents born in NC
      3) Doner L. Bird, daughter, white female age 7, born in TX
      4) James C. Bird, son, white male age 5, born in TX
      5) Mattie Bird, daughter, white female age 9 months, born in Sep in TX
    Census: Federal  18 Jun 1900  , Amsterdam, Decatur County, Georgia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    • 1) William Byrd, head, white male age 49, married 12 years, born Jul 1850 in GA, parents born in GA, farmer, owned a farm with mortgage, cannot write
      2) Mattie Byrd, wife, white female age 34, mother of 4, 3 living, born Mar 1866 in GA, parents born in GA, cannot read or write
      3) Mattie A. Byrd, single white female age 19, born Sep 1880 in GA, farm laborer
      4) Mary E. Byrd, daughter, single white female age 17, born Oct 1882 in GA, farm laborer
      5) Sallie Byrd, daughter, white female age 16, born Nov 1883 in GA, farm laborer
      6) Millie Byrd, daughter, white female age 14, born Mar 1886 in GA, farm laborer, in school 4 months
      7) Lillian Byrd, daughter, white female age 5, born Aug 1894 in GA, in school 3 months
      8) Nola Byrd, daughter, white female age 4, born Nov 1895 in GA
      9) Babe Byrd, son, white male age 2, born Apr 1898 in GA
    Census: Federal  18 Apr 1910  , Whigham, Grady County, Georgia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [7
    • 1) William C. Bird, head, white male age 59, 3rd marriage, 3 years, born in GA, parents born in GA, general farmer, owns a farm
      2) Bedie Bird, wife, white female age 57, 2nd marriage, 3 years, mother of 2, 2 living, born in GA, parents born in GA
      3) Lillian Bird, daughter, white female age 16, born in GA
      4) Nola Bird, daughter, white female age 14, born in GA
      5) Candler Bird, son, white male age 12, born in GA
      6) Leona Bird, daughter, white female age 10, born in GA, attended school
      7) Flora Bird, daughter, white female age 4, born in GA
      8) Emmie Bird, daughter, white female age 2, born in GA
    Died  4 Oct 1917  [1
    Buried  Crossroad Cemetery, Damascus, Early County, Georgia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Person ID  I3966  Nestor Rich Tree
    Last Modified  7 Jul 2008 

    Father  James W. F. Bird,   b. 26 Oct 1822, , , Hancock County, Georgia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 26 Feb 1863 
    Mother  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 
    Family ID  F975  Group Sheet

    Family 1  Sarah Elizabeth Harrison,   b. 7 Apr 1850, , , , Georgia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 20 Jul 1887, , Amsterdam, Decatur County, Georgia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Married  4 Jan 1871  , , Decatur County, Georgia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [8
    Children 
     1. Infant Son Bird,   b. 1872, , Amsterdam, Decatur County, Georgia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1872, , Amsterdam, Decatur County, Georgia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location
     2. Donna Laura Bird,   b. Abt 1873, , , , Texas, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     3. James C. Bird,   b. Abt 1875, , , , Texas, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     4. Mattie A. Bird,   b. Abt Sep 1879, , , , Texas, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     5. Mary E. Bird,   b. Oct 1882, , Amsterdam, Decatur County, Georgia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     6. Sallie Bird,   b. Nov 1883, , Amsterdam, Decatur County, Georgia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     7. Mellie Bird,   b. 15 Mar 1886, , Amsterdam, Decatur County, Georgia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 22 Apr 1941
    Last Modified  8 Feb 2007 
    Family ID  F1814  Group Sheet

    Family 2  Mattie Hughes,   b. 21 Mar 1862, , , , Georgia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 21 Nov 1904, , Amsterdam, Decatur County, Georgia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Married  26 Sep 1888  , , Decatur County, Georgia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [9
    Children 
     1. Glen Bird,   b. 15 May 1891, , Amsterdam, Decatur County, Georgia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 15 Aug 1892, , Amsterdam, Decatur County, Georgia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location
     2. Lillian Bird,   b. Aug 1894, , Amsterdam, Decatur County, Georgia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     3. Nola Bird,   b. Nov 1895, , Amsterdam, Decatur County, Georgia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     4. Candler Bird,   b. 25 Apr 1898, , Amsterdam, Decatur County, Georgia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 17 Jan 1917
     5. Leona Bird,   b. Abt 1900, , Amsterdam, Decatur County, Georgia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     6. Bessie May Bird,   b. 11 Jul 1902, , Amsterdam, Decatur County, Georgia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 14 Jun 1904, , Amsterdam, Decatur County, Georgia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location
    Last Modified  5 Feb 2007 
    Family ID  F1840  Group Sheet

    Family 3  Beedy Roberts,   b. 29 Mar 1874, , , , Georgia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 5 May 1952 
    Children 
     1. Flora Bird,   b. Abt 1906, , , Grady County, Georgia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     2. Emmie Bird,   b. Abt 1908, , , Grady County, Georgia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
    Last Modified  7 Feb 2007 
    Family ID  F1844  Group Sheet

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 14 Jul 1850 - , , Jackson County, Florida, 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 MapsCensus: Federal - 30 Jul 1870 - , Harrison Precinct, Grady County, Georgia, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 4 Jan 1871 - , , Decatur County, Georgia, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCensus: Federal - 12 Jun 1880 - , Calvary, Grady County, Georgia, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 26 Sep 1888 - , , Decatur County, Georgia, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCensus: Federal - 18 Jun 1900 - , Amsterdam, Decatur County, Georgia, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCensus: Federal - 18 Apr 1910 - , Whigham, Grady County, Georgia, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - Crossroad Cemetery, Damascus, Early County, Georgia, USA Link to Google Earth
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  • Sources 
    1. [S1086] Cross Roads Cemetery, Damascus, Early County, Georgia, (partial survey conducted by Joseph C. Wiley (jcwiley@alltel.net) on 3 February 2007), grave marker for William C. Bird, photographed by Joseph C. Wiley (jcwiley@alltel.net), 3 February 2007, 9 Feb 2007.

    2. [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.

    3. [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.

    4. [S1481] 1870 U.S. census, Ancestry.com, Georgia, Decatur County, (http://www.ancestry.com: National Archives and Records Administration, 2003), M593, roll 146, Harrison's District, p. 58, dwelling 130, family 130, Mary M. Bird household, accessed 5 Jul 2008, 5 Jul 2008.

    5. [S1437] 1880 U.S. census, Ancestry.com, Georgia, Decatur County, (http://ancestry.com: National Archives and Records Administration, 2005), T9, roll 143, Militia District 553, enumeration district (ED) 17, p. 216B, dwelling 261, family 261, William C. Bird household, accessed 26 Jan 2007, 6 Jul 2008.

    6. [S1261] 1900 U.S. census, Ancestry.com, Georgia, Decatur County, (http://www.ancestry.com: National Archives and Records Administration, 2004), T623, roll 191, Bells-Militia District 1005, enumeration district (ED) 35, p. 11B-12A, dwelling 191, family 196, William Byrd household, accessed 5 Feb 2007, 7 Jul 2008.

    7. [S1085] 1910 U.S. census, Grady County, Georgia, population schedule, digital image by subscription, Ancestry.com, (www.ancestry.com), William C. Bird household, enumeration district 93, Militia District 710, dwelling & family 64, page 3B; citing National Archives and Records Administration microfilm publication T624, roll 189, 8 Feb 2007.

    8. [S368] "Decatur County Georgia Marriage Records, 1824 - 1945," database, Decatur County, Georgia Rootsweb, Jordan Dodd, (http://www.rootsweb.com/~gadecatu/Marriage/surindex.html), Wm. Bird & Sarra Harrison marriage record entry, B:163, 8 Feb 2007.

    9. [S368] "Decatur County Georgia Marriage Records, 1824 - 1945," database, Decatur County, Georgia Rootsweb, Jordan Dodd, (http://www.rootsweb.com/~gadecatu/Marriage/surindex.html), W. C. Bird & Mattie Hughs marriage record entry, 5:598, 5 Feb 2007.