Frances Dell BIRD (1934-2014)

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Frances Dell BIRD Shivers (1934-2014) above photo taken in 1950

 

Frances Dell BIRD Shivers (1934-2014)

(Brief Lineage Heritage)

 

 

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LINTON & BIRD Chronicles, Volume VI, Issue 2, Summer © 2011, ISSN 1941-3521

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Frances Dell BIRD  was born on January 8, 1934, in Fort Worth, Tarrant County, Texas.  Frances was born a twin and the 12th child of Jeff Augustus "Gus" Bird (1893-1954) born in Birdville, Fort Worth, Tarrant County, Texas & Clara Myrtle GRAY-SADLER (1900-1988) born in Seaboard, old Princess Anne County, Virginia ( now the City of Virginia Beach). Gus & Clara were married on August 7, 1917, in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.

Frances married Jeroll Dean SHIVERS (1929-2008), the son of Claude Lee SHIVERS (1907-2001) & Vera Alno BAILEY (1909-2005) on September 4, 1953 in Fort Worth, Tarrant County, Texas.   

 

The sixteen children of

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

Clara Myrtle GRAY (1900-1988)

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)

 

 

 

 

Below photo: Jeff & Clara Bird. Christmas 1953, with their 16 children. Top row from left to right: David Brewer (1938-1997); Donald Milton (1926-1999); Guy Edward (1918-1957); Albert Irvin (1925); Franklin Delano (1934); Jeff Augustus, Jr. (1923); Earl Alford (1919-1991); Carlton Norris (1931-2002); Bottom Row Left to Right: Iva Lee (1930-1993); Evelyn Virginia (1922); Patricia Margie (1941); Beatrice Jean (1942); Jeff Augustus Bird (1893-1954); Clara Myrtle Gray Bird (1900-1988); Margaret Druslla (1928); Frances Dell (1934); Mary Louise (1936); Myrtle Elizabeth (1921-1996)

 Frances Dell BIRD Shivers (1934-2014)

 Brief Ancestral Lineage Heritage

 

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Linton Research Fund Inc., Publication © 2011

LINTON & BIRD Chronicles, Volume VI, Issue 2, Summer © 2011, ISSN 1941-3521

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Editor notes:

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 ** Lydia CAPPS (1823–1882) line (married her cousin)

 

Frances Dell BIRD  was born on January 8, 1934, in Fort Worth, Tarrant County, Texas.  Frances was born a twin and the 12th child of Jeff Augustus "Gus" BIRD (1893-1954) born in Birdville, Fort Worth, Tarrant County, Texas Clara Myrtle GRAY-SADLER Bird (1900-1988) born in Seaboard, old Princess Anne County, Virginia  (now the City of Virginia Beach). Gus & Clara were married on August 7, 1917, in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.

Frances married Jeroll Dean SHIVERS (1929-2008), the son of Claude Lee SHIVERS (1907-2001) & Vera Alno BAILEY (1909-2005) on September 4, 1953 in Fort Worth, Tarrant County, Texas. 

 

Parents

Jeff Augustus "Gus" BIRD (1893-1954)

Clara Myrtle GRAY-SADLER (1900-1988) 

 

Grandparents 

Thomas Jefferson BIRD (1861-1931) Drusilla GAY (1868-1948). 

George Charles GRAY (1874-1905) & Lula Virginia "Ginny" WILLIAMS (1874-1935) 

 

Great-grandparents 

George BIRD Jr. (1821-1888) & Melinda Elizabeth CARROLL (1827-1906) 

Augustus "Gus" GAY (1840-1879) & Amanda Matilda NASH (1846-1920) 

John Walker WILLIAMS (1840-1905) Sarah A. CAPPS (1846-1943) 

Stephen Simon GRAY (1834–1907) & Mary Agnes MURRAY (1852–1922)

  

2nd great-grandparents 

George BIRD Sr. (1774-1847) Martha ROBESON (1771-1836) *

Thomas Marion CARROLL (1795-1848) & Rebecca Violet ROBERTS (1796-1881)

George Washington GAY (1818-?) & Catherine B. ENDERS (1810-1870)

John Bolin NASH (1807–1880) & Jane FERGUSON (1808–1876)

William Mastin WILLIAMS Jr., (1809–1859) & Eliza Jane EMBERSON (1822–1856)

Ira CAPPS Jr., (1802–1881) & Lydia CAPPS (1823–1882) (** cousins)

William CAPPS (1800–?) & Margaret (1800–?) 

John Israel GRAY (1807–1898) & Margaret SHORT (1810–1898)

Daniel MURRY (1821–1897) & Nancy Ann RUFFNER (1825–1902)

 

3rd great-grandparents  

Colonel Mark Huling BIRD (1739-1812) Mary ROSS (1744-1790) 

Colonel Thomas ROBESON (1740–1785) & Mary BARTRAM (1747–1799)

Thomas Jefferson GAY (1774-1838) & Mary BRANTLEY (1785-1885)

Joseph Charles CARROLL (1760–1838) & Elizabeth HENRY (1788–1840)

Thomas Columbus NASH (1775–1828) & Hannah WEST (1775–1871)

Colonel Thomas ROBERTS (1769–1841) & Jean GLEN (1771–1800)

Peter Isaac ENDERS (1800–1858) & Katharina Margaretha SCHUSTER (1809–1859)

James FERGUSON (1770–1813) & Elizabeth PORTER (1771–1852)

James Mastin WILLIAMS Sr., (1763–1838) & Wilmoth "Patsy" WALKER (1768–1850)

Ira CAPPS Sr., (1777–1845) & Evelyn Jemima GIVENS (1777–?)

William H. CAPPS (1800–?) & Margaret A. YADON (1806–1884)

Israel I. GRAY (1772–1846) & Rebecca DIXON (1780–1850)

  

4th great-grandparents  

Esquire William BIRD (1706-1761) Ironmaster  & Brigitte HULING (1710-1792),

Reverent George Aeneas ROSS (1679-1753) & Anna Catherine VAN GEZEL (1689-1748) 

Major William HENRY (1753–1807) & Rosannah MOORE (1757–1813) 

George WEST (1749–1837) & Mary Ann DILLAHUNTY (1758–1837) 

Colonel John Hinton NASH (1729–1802) & Margaret "Peggy" CLOYD (1740–1792) 

Carl SCHUSTER (1756–1834) & Sophia FUHR (1785–1841) 

Lieutenant William Dixon WILLIAMS (1730-1780) Lucy TERRY (1737-1788)  *

Johann Philipp ENDERS (1774–1839) & Friederika Catharina SPEIDEL (1776–1848) emigrants

Colonel James Samuel FERGUSON (1740–1780) & Mary LAWRENCE (1740–1810)

William Alexander PORTER (1740–1804) & Mary Catherine BOWEN (1748–1820)

Colonel James W. WALKER 1740–1783 & Catharine Ruth ABBOT (1769–?) *

Thomas ROBESON Sr., (1698–1773) & Sarah SINGLETARY (1719–1775)

William BARTRAM (1711–1770) & Elizabeth H. LOCK (1715–1772)

Thomas GAY Jr., (1723-1783) & Patience McDANIEL (1740-1791)

Amos BRANTLEY (1759–1828) & Mary GODWIN (1765–1795)

Dennis CAPPS Jr., (1710–1795) & Elizabeth "Betty" (1710–1795) *

Jacob William CAPPS (1765–1840) ** & Sarah SANDERS (1771–1831)

Joseph Preston YADON (1756–1843) emigrant & Mary Susannah PENNYBAKER (1763–1838)

Joseph GRAY (1750–1820) & Benedicta FRANKLIN (1748–1820)

Joseph DIXON (1749–1829) & “Mary” Margaret PUSEY (1750–1781)

 

5th great-grandparents

Andrew BIRD (1673–1723) & Mary Katrun (Kuver) (Koevers) COVERT (1689–1723)

Marcus Lars HULING (1684-1557) & Margaret JONASSON-JONES (1691-1775)

David ROSS (1643–1710) Laird of Balblair & Margaret STRONACH (1685–1710)

Thomas GAY Sr., (1690-1754) & Mary BRYAN (1697-1800)

Jacob Van GEZEL (1661–1748) & Gertrude Gerhart Geertruijdt RAYNIERS-REYNIERSZEN (1665–1709)

John McDANIEL (1691–1749) & Elizabeth Anne KEATING (1700–1769) the emigrants

William BRANTLEY (1726–1823) & Rebecca PERRY (1735–1770)

Christoph Adolf ENDERS (1734–1800) & Maria Margaretha GUTHEIL (1734–1788)

Benjamin Gottlob SPEIDEL (1741–1830) & Catharina Margaretha WÖRNERIN-WERNER (1743–1830

James Samuel FERGUSON (1715–1778) & Agnes ADAMS (1724–1790)

John LAWRENCE (1717–1800) & Elizabeth BELL (1714–1802)

 

William Alexander PORTER Sr., (1720–1782) & Elizabeth Jane BLACK (1727–1782)

John BOWEN (1723–1811) & Lillian Stella McLLHENNY (1706–1751)

Thomas "Thundering Tom' WALKER Doctor, explorer (1711–1770) & Elizabeth Eddings TAYLOR (1715–1817)

Chief Justice General Andrew ROBESON (1654–1719) emigrant & Mary Spencer HELM (1666–1716)

Jonathan SINGLETARY (1683–1750) & Mary RUSS (1667–1732)

William BARTRAM (1674–1711) emigrant & Elizabeth Ann SMITH (1690–1735)

Thomas LOCKE (1684–1739) emigrant & Sarah THOMAS (1695–1770)

Colonel William HENRY (1731–1819) & Margaret Isabella McCOWN (1725–1786)

Lieutenant Colonel John MOORE (1718–1806) & Rosannah McCORD (1715–1788) the emigrants

Thomas WEST (1660–1706) & Hannah MARCHANT (1680–1708)

John DILLAHUNTY (1728–1816) & Hannah NEAL (1732–1817)

Lieutenant Colonel John Hinton NASH (1711–1776) & Anne OWEN 1710–1757 the emigrants

David CLOYD (1710–1792) & Margaret CAMPBELL (1706–1764)

Johann Peter FUHR (1747–1829) & Maria Louise KESSELRING (1750–1831)

John WILLIAMS (1702–1813) & Elizabeth DIXON (1706–1813)

Thomas William CAPPS (1725–1785) & Henrietta Jane LAWING (1725–1797)

Dennis CAPPS Sr., (1678–1749) ** & Millborough LEWIS (1685–1732)

Benjamin SANDERS (1746–1822) & Leah SMITH (1748–1822)

William GRAY (1711–1790) & Ann Hannah (1715–1797) *

 

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Frances graduated in 1952, from Birdville High School in Fort Worth, Tarrant County, Texas.

Frances  went to work at the general store just up the street from the house where she was born after high school. 

Frances married Jeroll Dean SHIVERS (1929-2008), the son of Claude Lee SHIVERS (1907-2001) & Vera Alno BAILEY (1909-2005)  on September 4, 1953 in Fort Worth, Tarrant County, Texas. Jeroll was born on March 9, 1929 on the Shivers Ranch in South Lake, Tarrant County, Texas. Jeroll's family was one of the founding settler families to Tarrant County.  Jeroll died on August 30, 2008 in South Lake, Tarrant County, Texas, at age 79. 

Frances & Jeroll had two children:  Rebecca Darlene SHIVERS born October 20, 1956 and Debra Elaine SHIVERS born October 30, 1959.

Jeroll Dean SHIVERS (1929-2008) & Frances Dell BIRD (1934-2014) in 1953.

 

below: Debra Elaine & Rebecca Darline SHIVERS

Frances Dell BIRD Shivers (1934-2014)

(Brief Lineage Heritage)

Terry Louis Linton © 2011

Linton Research Fund Inc., Publication © 2011

LINTON & BIRD Chronicles, Volume VI, Issue 2, Summer © 2011, ISSN 1941-3521

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Frances Dell BIRD Shivers was born on January 8, 1934, in Fort Worth, Tarrant County, Texas. [i] Frances was born a twin and the 12th child of Jeff Augustus "Gus" Bird (1893-1954) born in Birdville, Fort Worth, Tarrant County, Texas & Clara Myrtle GRAY Bird (1900-1988) born in Seaboard, old Princess Anne County, Virginia. Gus & Clara were married on August 7, 1917, in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Clara & Gus 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" "Snookum" "Jimmie" BIRD (1923-2015); Albert Irvin BIRD (1925-2008); Donald Milton BIRD (1926-1999); Margaret Drusilla BIRD Norwood (1928); 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); Mary Louise BIRD Gill (1936); David Brewer Bird (1938-1997); Patricia "Pat" Margie BIRD Bronstad (1941); Beatrice "Betty" Jean BIRD Jensen (1942)

 

grandparents

 

Frances was the granddaughter of Thomas Jefferson BIRD (1861-1931) of Waco, McLennan County, Texas, & Drusilla GAY (1868-1948). of Aquilla, Hill County, Texas. They were married on November 28, 1883, in Hillsboro, Hill County, Texas and had fifth-teen children. Frances was also the granddaughter of George Charles Godwin GRAY (1874-?) of Pennsylvania & Lula Virginia "Ginny" WILLIAMS (1874-?) of Seaboard, Princess Anne County, Virginia. George & Ginny had five children.

 

great-grandparents

 

Frances was the great-granddaughter of George BIRD Jr., (1821-1888) of Rutherford, Rutherford County, North Carolina & Melinda Elizabeth CARROLL (1827-1906) of the York District, York County, South Carolina. George & Melinda were married in 1848 in Rutherford, Rutherford County, North Carolina and had ten children. Frances was also the great-granddaughter of John WILLIAMS (1840-1943) of Seaboard, Princess Anne County, Virginia & Sarah A. CAPPS (1846-1943) of Pungo, Princess Anne County, Virginia. John & Sarah married in 1865 in Seaboard and had five children. Frances was also, the great-granddaughter of Augustus "Gus" GAY (1840-1879) of Will County, Illinois & Amanda Matilda NASH (1846-1920) of Rutherford, Gibson County, Tennessee. Gus & Amanda were married in 1863 in Aquilla, Hill County, Texas and had six children.

 

great-great-grandparents

 

Frances was the great-great-granddaughter of George BIRD Sr., (1774-1847) of Birdsboro, Amity Township, Berks County, Pennsylvania & Martha Robeson (1771-1836) born in the Chester District, York County, South Carolina. They married in 1798 in Chester, South Carolina and had thirteen children. Also Frances was the great-great-granddaughter of Thomas Marion CARROLL (1810-1848) of Buffalo, Pike County, Missouri & Rebecca ROBERTS (1796-1881) of Cherokee County, South Carolina. They were married in 1820 in York South Carolina and had seven children. Frances was also the great-great-granddaughter of William Mastin WILLIAMS (1809-1859) of Danville, Pittsylvania County, Virginia & Eliza Jane EMBERSON (1822-1856) of Hempstead County, Arkansas. William & Eliza Jane were married on September 20, 1839, in Seaboard, Princess Anne County, Virginia and had five children.

 
 

Third great-grandparents

 

Frances was the 3rd great-granddaughter of Colonel Mark Huling BIRD (1739-1812) & Mary ROSS (1744-1790) of Hopewell Furnace, Birdsboro, Amity Township, Berks County, Pennsylvania. Frances was also the 3rd great-granddaughter of Thomas ROBESON (1740-1785) born at Walnut Grove Plantation, in Bladen County, North Carolina & Mary BARTRAM (1747-1799) born in Bladen County, North Carolina. Frances was also the 3rd great-granddaughter of Joseph Elias CARROLL (1760-1836) & Elizabeth HENDERSON (1788-1840) both born in the York District, York County, South Carolina.

 

forth great-grandparents

 

Frances was the 4th great-granddaughter of Ironmaster William BIRD (1706-1761) Founder of Birdsboro & Brigitte HULING (1710-1792). William was the son of Andrew BIRD Jr. (1673-1723) and Mary Katrun (Kuver) (Koevers) COVERT (1689-1723). William’s father, Andrew BIRD Jr. (1673- 1723) was born on his father’s plantation in Oyster Bay, Nassau Colony, Long Island, New York. Andrew was of Irish decent. William’s mother, Mary Katrun (Kuver) (Koevers) COVERT (1689-1723) was born in Dutch Kills, Queens, Nassau Dutch Colony, Long Island, New York. Katrun was of tlineSwedish descent. On October 28, 1735, William BIRD married Brigitte HULING (1710-1790). Brigitte was the daughter of Marcus Lars HULING (1684-1757) and Margaret Jonasson JONES (1691-1757). William and Brigitte were married in the Morlatton Colony, at the Dutch Reformed Church, Montgomery (now Berks) County, Pennsylvania. Brigitte was born in 1710, in the New Castle Dutch Colony, New Castle County, Delaware. Frances was also the 4th great-granddaughter of William WILLIAMS (1730-1780) & Lucy TERRY (1737-1788) both born in Seaboard, Princess Anne County, Virginia. Also the 4th great-granddaughter of Thomas ROBESON Sr., (1668-1773) born in Greenwich Township, Gloucester County, New Jersey & Sarah SINGLETARY (1719-1775) born in Philadelphia County, Pennsylvania. Frances was also 4th great-granddaughter of Thomas CARROLL (1736-1829) born in Chester County, Pennsylvania & Esther ARMSTRONG (1740-1824) born in Augusta County, Virginia.

 
 

Fifth great-grandparents

 

Frances was the 5th great-granddaughter of Andrew ROBESON (1654-1719) born in Scotland & Mary HELM (1666-1716) (widow Spencer) born in Greenwich Township, Gloucester County, New Jersey.

 

Sixth great-grandparents

 

Frances was the 6th great-granddaughter of John CARROLL (1667-1733) & Bernie BURKE (1668-after 1733) of Lowlands, Scotland, Also the 6th great-granddaughter of Henrick Gerritsz "Gerrit" VAN GEZEL (1620-?) of the Netherlands. Also the 6th great-granddaughter Williams REYNIERSZEN (1638-1709) & Susannah ARENTS (1641-?) of Oldenburgerton, Netherlands. Frances was also the 6th great-granddaughter of Isreal HELM (1627-1702) born in Chester, old Delaware County, Pennsylvania.

 

 Seventh great-grandparents

 

Frances was the 7th great-granddaughter of James TERRY (1676-1744) & Mary Diane ROYAL (1680-1745) of Chesterfield, Lunenburg County, Virginia.

 

Frances was the 9th great-granddaughter of Thomas GAY (1590-?) of Scotland who immigrated to Isle Wight County, Virginia in 1622.

 

Frances was the 11th great-granddaughter of Marques Jean Paul Frederick de HULINGUES (1531-?) & Lady Hulingues of Province Bearn, France, also the 11th great-granddaughter of Peter STILLE (1510-?) & Lady Stille of Sole, Upland Sweden.

 

Frances was the 23rd great-granddaughter of Lord Malcolm Macheth de ROSS (1106-1168) of Orkney, Orkney Islands, Scotland & Princes Aveline Ales CANMORE (1113-?) of Stirling, Stirlingshire, Scotland.

 

Frances was the 26th great-granddaughter of King Duncan I de CANMORE (1011-1040) of Scotland.

 

Frances was the 44th granddaughter of King Hengest (ATHELING) (445-488) of England.

 

Editors Note: September 30, 2011, this is a Work-in-progress Project and will be updated in future Issues in Frances father, Jeff Augustus "Gus" BIRD (1893-1954) (Brief Lineage Heritage).

 

 

Below photo: The Bird twins, Franklin Delano "Buddy" BIRD and Frances Dell BIRD Shivers born at home on January 8, 1934.

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Frances's Mother, Clara Myrtle GRAY-SADLER (1900-1988)

Frances's Father, Jeff Augustus BIRD (1893-1954)

Frances’s grandfather, Thomas Jefferson BIRD (1861-1931)

Frances’s great-grandfather, George BIRD Jr. (1821-1888)

Frances’s 2nd great-grandfather, George BIRD Sr. (1774-1847)

Frances's 3rd great-grandfather, Colonel Mark BIRD (1739-1812)

Frances's 4th great-grandfather Ironmaster William BIRD (1706-1761) Esquire

Frances’s 10th great-grandfather John BIRD (1545–1615)  

Descendants of Ironmaster William Bird (1706-1761)

 

 

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