Clara Myrtle GRAY-SADLER Bird (1900-1988)

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 Clara Myrtle GRAY-SADLER Bird (1900-1988)

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Clara Myrtle GRAY-SADLER Bird (1900-1988)

"The Ancestors of Grandma Bird"

 

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Clara Myrtle GRAY-SADLER (1900-1988) was born on June 14, 1900 , in Seaboard, Princess Anne County, Virginia. Clara was the daughter of George Charles GRAY (1874-1905) & Lula Virginia "Ginny" WILLIAMS ( 1874-1935). Clara was put up for adoption four months after she was born in the Saint Mary's Infant Home, located on Chapel Street Norfolk Virginia. Clara was immediately adopted and raised by, her in-laws, Annas Norris SADLER (1859-1941) & Margaret Eddie CURLING (1862-1925) of Great Bridge, Norfolk County, Virginia.

On August 7, 1917, Clara Myrtle GRAY married Jeff Augustus "Gus" BIRD (1893-9154) the son of Thomas Jefferson BIRD (1861-1931) & Drusilla GAY (1868-1948). Clara & Jeff were married in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania., while Jeff was being processed out of the Navy, after spending eight years in service.

 

 Jeff Augustus "Gus" BIRD (1893-1954) &

 Clara Myrtle GRAY-SADLER Bird (1900-1988)

Had sixteen children:

Guy Edward "Eddie" BIRD (1918-1957):  Earl Alford BIRD (1919-1991);  Myrtle Elizabeth BIRD Dougall Holzapel (1921-1996);   Evelyn Virginia BIRD Linton (1922-2012);  J. A. "Jeff Augustus"  BIRD (1923-2015);  Albert Irvin BIRD (1925-2008); Donald Milton BIRD (1926-1999);   Margaret Drusilla BIRD Norwood (1928-2019); Iva Lee BIRD Bryant (1930-1993);  Carlton Norris BIRD (1931-2002);   Franklin Delano "Buddy" BIRD (1934-2016);  Frances Dell BIRD Shivers (1934-2014);  Mary Louise BIRD Gill (1936);   David Brewer BIRD (1938-1997)Patricia "Pat" Marjie BIRD Bronstad (1941); Beatrice "Betty" Jean BIRD Jensen (1942)  

Jeff & Clara's Family Christmas 1953 all sixteen children together and all the grand kids except one.

 

Clara Myrtle GRAY-SADLER Bird (1900-1988)

Ancester Surname Index

 

 ASKE Branch of Clara's Family Tree

BELGRAVE Branch of Clara's Family Tree

CAPPS Branch of Clara's Family Tree

CARTER Branch of Clara's Family Tree

CLONIGNERS Branch of Clara's Family Tree

CRAWFORD Branch of Clara's Family Tree

CURLINGS Branch of Clara's Family Tree

EMBERSON Branch of Clara's Family Tree

FROST Branch of Clara's Family Tree

GASCOIGNE Branch of Clara's Family Tree

GRAY Branch of Clara's Family Tree

HOO Branch of Clara's Family Tree

LEWIS Branch of Clara's Family Tree

MATHEW Branch of Clara's Family Tree

MORGAN Branch of Clara's Family Tree

NEVILLE Branch of Clara's Family Tree

O'BRISSELLO Branch of Clara's Family Tree

ROCHFORD Branch of Clara's Family Tree

SADLERS Branch of Clara's Family Tree

TALLEBOIS Branch of Clara's Family Tree

TERRY Branch of Clara's Family Tree

TILLEY Branch of Clara's Family Tree

TOPPING Branch of Clara's Family Tree

WILLIAMS Branch of Clara's Family Tree

WINTER Branch of Clara' Family Tree

How are you related to Clara Myrtle GRAY Bird (1900-1988)

Clara's husband Jeff Augustus "Gus" BIRD (1893-1954)

Descendants of Clara Myrtle GRAY Bird (1900-1988)

Clara's Photo Gallery

Bird Family Photo Gallery

Clara Myrtle GRAY-SADLER Bird (1900-1988) in 1917

Clara Myrtle GRAY-SADLER Bird (1900-1988) with the cherry blossoms on the Mall in Washington D.C. in 1970. photo by Evelyn Virginia BIRD Linton (1922-2012).

Clara Myrtle GRAY-SADLER Bird (1900-1988) in 1920 at the farm of Thomas Jefferson BIRD's (1861-1931) & Drusilla GAY (1867-1948) on Sylvania Avene, Fort Worth, Texas.

Jeff August "Gus" BIRD (1893-1954) & Clara Myrtle GRAY-SADLER Bird (1900-1988) April 17, 1941. photo by Evelyn Virginia BIRD Linton.

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