Guy Edward "Eddie" BIRD (1918-1957)

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Guy Edward "Eddie" BIRD (1918-1957) & Emmie "Tommye" Marie BROWN Bird (1916-2011) in 1942

Guy Edward "Eddie" BIRD (1918-1957)

 

Terry Louis Linton © 1987

Linton Research Fund Inc., Publication © 1987 

First Published

Direct Genealogy Lineage of Thomas Jefferson Bird Sr. (1861-1931) And Drusilla Gay (1867-1948) (book, Terry L. Linton © 1987) (Linton Research Fund, Inc., Publication © 1987) (First Revision, February © 1989) (Second Revision, December, © 1991, (Third Revision, May, © 1995,) (printed in Spotsylvania County, Virginia, USA) 

BIRD CHRONICLES, Volume V, Issue 3, Fall © 2009, ISSN 1941-3521

BIRD Chronicles Volume XVIII, Issue 2, Summer © 2023, ISSN 1941-3521

updated September 22, 20923

 

 

Guy Edward "Eddie" BIRD (1918-1957) was the son of Jeff Augustus "Gus" BIRD (1893-1954) and Clara Myrtle GRAY (1900-1988). Eddy was born on October 8, 1918 in the Birdville, Justice Precinct 1, Fort Worth, Tarrant County, Texas. Eddy was a plumber by trade. Eddie joined the US Navy, in 1942 and was an World War II Veteran. 

According to the 1920 United States Federal Census, Guy E. Bird age one year old, lived with his parents, who lived with his grandparents, Thomas Jefferson BIRD (1861-1931) & Drusilla GAY (1868-1948). They lived on a strip of farm land at the edge of Fort Worth where they had opened a general store and had gas pumps. The farm was located in Justice Precinct 1, Tarrant County, Texas. Household members: Thomas J Bird age 57; Drusilla Bird age 51; Hugh A. Bird age 29 son; Gus J. Bird age 26 son; Guy R. Bird age24; Clara M. Bird age 20 daughter-law; Thomas J. Bird age 20 son; Johnnie W. Bird age 16 son; Drusilla Bird age 14 daughter; Richard Bird age 9 son; Frank L. Bird age 6 son; Guy E. Bird age 1 grandson; Earl A. Bird age 2/12 grandson.

According to the 1930 Census Eddie’s age eleven, father had found plumbing work in Austin, Travis County, Texas. They lived at 1703 San Jucinto Street in Dwelling Number 92, Family Number 111. Eddie attended School    and was able to Read and Write. Household members: Jeff A. Bird age 36; Clara M. Bird age 29; Edward G. Bird age 11; Earl A. Bird age 10; Myrtle E. Bird age 9; Evelyn V. Bird age 7; Jeff A. Bird age 6; Albert Bird age 5; Donald M, Bird age 2 and Drucella M. Bird age 1. 

On November 19, 1937, Eddie married Emmie "Tommye" Marie BROWN (1916-2011) in Weatherford, Parker County, Texas. Tommye was the daughter of Walter Otis BROWN (1887-1963) & Sarah Ethel HACKNEY (1893-1985)) of Smithville, Tarrant County, Texas. Emmie was born on March 14, 1916 in Smithville, Tarrant County, Texas.

According to the 1940 Census, twenty-one old Eddie and twenty-four Marie (Tommye) were married and lived in Fort Worth. Eddie had completed two years of high school and his occupation was a plumber. He worked for his father at Bird Plumbing. They owned a house valued at $200. His income was $600.

 

World War II

According to the U.S. WWII Draft Cards Young Men, 1940-1947, Eddie signed his Draft Card on October 16, 1940: Name Guy Edward Bird; Gender Male; Race White; Age 22; Relationship to Draftee Self (Head); Birth Date 8 Oct 1918; Birth Place Fort Worth, Texas, USA; Residence Place Arlington, Tarrant, Texas, USA; Registration Date 16 Oct 1940; Registration Place Arlington, Tarrant, Texas, USA; Employer Wallace Plumbing Co; Height  5’ 10”; Weight  155; Complexion Dark; Hair Color Brown; Eye Color Brown; With seven tattoos on arms; Next of Kin J.A. Bird; Household members, Name, Age Guy Edward Bird 22 and his brother J A Bird.

America entered the war just after the attack on the American fleet at Pearl Harbor on December 7, 1941. Eddie enlisted on April 25, 1944 in the US Navy and was discharged on January 21, 1946. 

Eddie first Mustered aboard the USS Connolly (DE-306)  on July 30, 1944 at the Mare Island Naval Base, Vallejo, California. The ship had a Complement of 15 Officers and 183 Enlisted.

On August 25, 1945, Eddie Mustered for his last Tour of Duty during World War II on board the USS Connolly (DE-306) an Evarts-class destroyer escort of the United States Navy during World War II. She was sent off into the Pacific Ocean to protect convoys and other ships from Japanese submarines and fighter aircraft. She performed escort and antisubmarine operations in dangerous battle areas and returned home with two battle stars. The crew received the American Campaign Medal, Asiatic-Pacific Campaign Medal w/ 2 stars - WWII Victory Medal - Philippine Liberation Ribbon.

World War II Pacific Theater operations

USS Connolly operated in Hawaiian waters on training from 24 September 1944 until 22 January 1945, when she sailed for duty in the Iwo Jima operation from 19 February until 1 March. She patrolled off the island to protect shipping and providing direct support to the landings. After screening transports to Espiritu Santo, Connolly guarded the convoy to Okinawa, arriving off the Hagushi beaches on 9 April. She served on antisubmarine patrol until sailing for repairs at Ulithi on 4 May.

USS Connolly arrived off Okinawa again in the screen of a resupply convoy on 6 June 1945, then joined the screen of amphibious ships carrying out subsidiary landings in the Nansei Shoto until she reported in Leyte Gulf on 14 July to join the forces of the Philippine Sea Frontier. Between 17 July and 12 August, she voyaged to Okinawa on escort duty, then operated in the Philippines until 7 September, when she cleared Manila for Eniwetok, Pearl Harbor, San Pedro, Los Angeles, and Charleston, South Carolina.

Post War

On January 21, 1946, Eddie was discharged from the Navy and went back to work as a plumber for his father at Bird Plunging and Heating in Forth Worth.

According to the May 1, 1950 Census, Guy E. Bird, Emma M Bird, Charles E. Bird and Joyce A. Bird lived on Highway 121 From Road N S W To Hall Road in Dwelling Number 299 in Tarrant County, Texas. His occupation was the plumbing industry.

Eddie was killed on May 30, 1957 at 9:30, on Weatherford Highway. He was gun shot in the right chest and it was ruled a homicide. Funeral services were held at the Hugh M. Moore & Son Funeral Home. He was buried at the Bedford Cemetery, Tarrant County, Texas.

 

 

Guy Edward "Eddie" BIRD and Emmie "Tommye" Marie BROWN had two Children:

1. Charles Edward "Ed" BIRD was born on June 30, 1941 in Bedford, Tarrant County, Texas. Charles Ed graduated in 1959, from Birdsville High School, Birdsville, Tarrant County, Texas. In 1978, he resided in Hillsboro, Hill County, Texas. Charles’ profession is a truck driver. Charles married Leta Ann HOPSON, the daughter of William Manning HOPSON & Annie Oleta TRAMMELL, on November 30, 1962 in Fort Worth, Texas. Leta was born on January 29, 1944, in Gatesville, Coryell County, Texas.

 

Charles Ed  & Leta Ann had three children:

 

i. Jolynn BIRD was born on November 3, 1963 in Bedford, Tarrant County, Texas.

ii. Lisa Ann BIRD was born on June 12, 1966 in Bedford, Tarrant County, Texas.

iii. Cheryl Marie BIRD was born on August 12, 1967 in Bedford, Tarrant County, Texas.

 

2. Joyce Ann BIRD was born on January 4, 1943 in Bedford, Tarrant County. Texas. Joyce 1st married Ervin Junior BREWER on July 6, 1957 in Fort Worth, Tarrant County, Texas. He was born on March 3, 1939, in Mississippi. They had seven children. Joyce Ann next married David Howard LEE on March 12, 1977 in Bedford, Tarrant County, Texas. David was born on March 11, 1944, in Texas, the son of R. W. LEE and Gladys Marie Unknown. They had two children. 

 

Joyce Ann BIRD and Ervin Junior BREWER had seven children:

 

i. Michael Lynn BREWER was born on September 10, 1958 in Fort Worth, Tarrant County, Texas 

ii. Michele Lee BREWER was born on November 18, 1959 in Fort Worth, Tarrant County, Texas and died on March 27, 1960.
iii. Deborah Ann BREWER was born on March 15, 1961 in Fort Worth, Tarrant County, Texas and died on September 14, 1963.

iv. Ricky Dale BREWER was born on October 9, 1962 in Fort Worth, Tarrant County, Texas. 

v. Patrick Ervin BREWER was born on March 22, 1964 in Fort Worth, Tarrant County, Texas. 

vi. David Andrew BREWER was born on May 14, 1966 in Fort Worth, Tarrant County, Texas. 

vii. Amy Marie BREWER was born on June 17, 1971 in Fort Worth, Tarrant County, Texas.

 

Joyce Ann BIRD Brewer & David Howard LEE had two children:

 

i. David Dwayne LEE was born on May 10, 1978 in Hamilton, Hamilton County, Texas.

 

ii. Jacqueline LEE was born on September 9, 1981 in Hamilton, Hamilton County, Texas.

 

Guy Edward "Eddie" BIRD (1918-1957)

(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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Guy Edward "Eddie" BIRD (1918-1957) was the 1st child of Jeff Augustus "Gus" BIRD (1893-1954) of Birdville, Fort Worth, Tarrant County, Texas & Clara Myrtle GRAY-Sadler Bird (1900-1988) of Seaboard, Princess Anne County, Virginia. Gus & Clara were married on August 7, 1917, in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania and had sixteen children. Eddie was born on October 8, 1918, in the Justice Precinct 1, Birdville, Fort Worth, Tarrant County, Texas. Eddie was a plumber by trade. Eddie joined the US Navy, in 1942 and was an World War II Veteran.

On November 19, 1937, Eddie married Emmie "Tommye" Marie BROWN in Weatherford, Parker County, Texas. Tommye was the daughter of Walter Otis BROWN (1898-1963)  &  Sarah Ethel HACKNEY (1897-1985) of Smithville, Bastrop County, Texas. Emmie was born on March 14, 1916 in Smithville, Bastrop County, Texas.

"Eddie" & "Tommye"  had two Children: Charles Edward "Ed" BIRD and Joyce Ann BIRD Brewer Lee.

Eddie was the grandson of Thomas Jefferson BIRD (1861-1931)   of Waco, McLennan County, Texas & Drusilla GAY (1868-1948). of Aquilla, Hill County, Texas. Thomas & Drusilla were married on November 28, 1883, in Hillsboro, Hill County, Texas and had fifth-teen children. Eddie 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.

Eddie was the great-grandson 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. Eddie was also the great-grandson 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. Eddie was also, the great-grandson 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. Eddie was the 2nd great-grandson of

George BIRD Sr., (1774-1847) of Birdsboro, Amity Township, Berks County, Pennsylvania & Martha "Patsy" ROBESON (1771-1777) of the Chester District, York County, South Carolina. They married in 1798 in Chester, South Carolina and had thirteen children. Also Eddie was the 2nd great-grandson 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. Eddie was also the 2nd great-grandson 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.

Eddie was the 3rd great-grandson of Colonel Mark Huling BIRD (1739-1812) & Mary ROSS (1744-1790) of Hopewell Furnace, Birdsboro, Amity Township, Berks County, Pennsylvania.

Eddie was the 4th great-grandson of Ironmaster William BIRD (1706-1761) & Brigitte HULING (1710-1792) Founder of Birdsboro. Also the 4th great-grandson of William WILLIAMS (1730-1780) and Lucy TERRY (1737-1788) of Seaboard, Princess Anne County, Virginia.

Eddie was the 6th great-grandson of John CARROLL (1667-1733) & Bernie BURKE (1668-after 1733) of Lowlands, Scotland, also the 6th great-grandson of Henrick Gerritsz "Gerrit" VAN GEZEL (1620-?) of Netherlands, also the 6th great-grandson Williams REYNIERSZEN (1638-1709) & Susannah ARENTS (1641-?) of Oldenburgerton, Netherlands.

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

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

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

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

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

Eddie was the 44th grandson of King Hengest (ATHELING) (445-488) of England.

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Eddie & Tommie in 1952 in Margaret's back yard.

Guy Edward Eddie BIRD (1918-1957)

Direct Ancestral Linage

 

Terry Louis Linton © 2009

Linton Research Fund Inc., Publication © 2011

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

BIRD Chronicles Volume XVIII, Issue 2, Summer © 2023, ISSN 1941-3521

updated September 22, 2023

 

Editor notes:

#   Jeff Augustus "Gus" BIRD (1893-1954) line 

$   Clara Myrtle GRAY-SADLER Bird (1900-1988) line

* end of line

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

 

Guy Edward "Eddie" BIRD (1918-1957) was the son of Jeff Augustus "Gus" BIRD (1893-1954) & Clara Myrtle GRAY-SADLER (1900-1988). Eddy was born on October 8, 1918 in the Birdville, Justice Precinct 1, Fort Worth, Tarrant County, Texas. Eddy was a plumber by trade. Eddie joined the US Navy, in 1942 and was a World War II Veteran.

On November 19, 1937, Eddie married Emmie "Tommye" Marie BROWN in Weatherford, Parker County, Texas. Tommye was the daughter of Walter Otis BROWN (1898-?) and Sarah Ethel HACKNEY (1897-?) of Smithville, Tarrant County, Texas. Emmie was born on March 14, 1916 in Smithville, Tarrant County, Texas. 

Eddie & Tommye two children, Charles Edward "Ed" and Joyce Ann BIRD.

 

Parents

Jeff Augustus "Gus" BIRD (1893-1954) & Clara Myrtle GRAY (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 (8)

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 (16)

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) $

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

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

 

3rd great-grandparents (32)

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) $

John Eldridge EMBERSON Sr., (1798–1859) & Matilda CARTER (1801–1849) $

Ira CAPPS Sr., (1777–1845) & Evelyn Jemima GIVENS (1777–1818) * $

William Hines CAPPS (1802–1850) ** & Margaret “Peggy” A. YADON (1806–1884) $

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

John C. SHORT (1768–1850) & Juliana Anna GLASS (1766–1824) $

Simon Peter RUFFNER III (1799–1852) & Jane LAYTON (1805–1873) $

Daniel MURRAY (1777–1842) emigrant * & Rebecca "Beckie" EATON (1800–1835) $

 

4th great-grandparents (54 out of 64)

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

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

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

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

Thomas CARROLL (1736–1829) & Esther ARMSTRONG (1736–1824) #

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

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

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

Morris William ROBERTS (1731–1828) & Elizabeth Unity MARTIN (1740–1774) #

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

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) #

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

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

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

Colonel James W. WALKER 1740–1783 & Catharine Ruth ABBOT (1769–1794) * $

Hezekiah EMERSON (1765–1845) & Elizabeth WEBB (1777–1850) $

Elijah Allen CARTER (1776–1864) & Ann Hanna GUTHERIE (1776–1850) $

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) $

Jacob SHORT-SCHERTZ (1748–1786) & Suanne (1749–?) * $

Jacob GLASS (1741–1821) & Ann Catherine SCHOENER (1741–1821) $

James LAYTON Jr., (1750–1804) & Anna SMITH (1760–1790) $

 

5th great-grandparents (102 out of 128)

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) #

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

Chief Justice General Andrew ROBESON (1654–1719) emigrant & Mary 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) #

Joseph Elias CARROLL (1699–1784) emigrant & Jannet "Jane" SWANSEY (1700–1796) #

Matthew ARMSTRONG (1720–1781) master weaver & Mary "Lilly" BEATTY (1725–1781) #

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

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

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

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

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

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

Morris ROBERTS Sr., (1712–1782) & Jane PRIDE (1715–1755) #

John MARTIN (1710–1780) & Mary WOOLDRIDGE (1735–1789) #

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Joseph A. TERRY (1714–1785) & Judith CRAWFORD (1705–1772) $

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

Lazarus WEBB Sr., (1743–1830) & Leannah Elenor BASYE (1753–1797) $

Joseph H. CARTER (1736–1808) & Elizabeth PRESLEY (1736–1818) $

Daniel GUTHRIE (1737–1826) & Jane FLINN (1747–1826) $

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) $

Jacob Proctor YADON (1730–1812) & Elizabeth PROCTOR (1737–1812)

Jacob PENNYBAKER (1738–1810) & Christina DOTTERER (1740–1810) $

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

ROBERT FRANKLIN (1720–1760) & Priscilla BOUCHER (1724–1796) $

John DIXON (1690–1760) emigrant & Margaret (1710–1790) * $

William PUSEY (1725-?) * & Elizabeth (1726–?) * $$

Nicholas SCHERTZ (1728–1804) & Barbe BIRKY (1727–1804) $

Johann Gottfried GLASS (1721–1792) & Anna Elisabeth JAKOB (1726–1789) $

Johann Melchior SCHONER (1711–1778) & Anna Maria GEIGER (1717–1801) $

James LAYTON (1702–1767) & Mary HEATHER (1721–1753) $

Captain Thomas SMITH (1725–1795) & Mary MELVILLE (1730–1809)

 

6th great-grandparents

 

Andries "Andrew" BIRD (1657–1694) & Hannah DEMING (1656–1686) #

Jannetje Teunis COVERT-COOVERS (1651–1750) & Jeanne BROUCARD (1667–1722) emigrants #

Marcus Lauren HULING (1653–1689) & Brigitta DANIELSSON (1650–1685) #

Mounce Mouns JONES (1663–1727) & Ingaborg YOCUM (1663–1735) #

Andrew ROSS (1619–1678) Laird of Balblair & Mary FRASER (1617–1646) # 

 

Editor note: Work-in-progress 

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Guy Edward "Eddie" BIRD (1918-1957) in the back yard in 1919.

Emmie Marie BROWN (1916-2011) early photo of her in her teens

Guy Edward "Eddie" BIRD (1918-1957)

Direct BIRD Ancestral Linage

 

Terry Louis Linton © 1968

Linton Research Fund Inc., Publication © 2019

BIRD Chronicles Volume XV, Issue 1, Spring © 2020, ISSN 1941-3521

BIRD Chronicles Volume XVIII, Issue 2, Summer © 2023, ISSN 1941-3521 

 

John BIRD (1545–1615) & Colleen CROSSART (1550–1621) were the 10th great-grandparents of Evelyn Virginia BIRD Linton (1922-2012). John was born in 1545 and died on November 13, 1615 in Dublin, County Dublin, Ireland. John was buried on November 15, 1615 in the Church of Saint John the Evangelist cemetery, Dublin, Ireland. John married Colleen on September 3, 1570 in the Church of Saint John the Evangelist, Dublin, Ireland. Colleen was born in 1550 and died on January 29, 1621 in Dublin, Dublin, Ireland.

 

Direct BIRD Ancestral Line:

 

John BIRD (1545-1615) & Colleen CROSSART (1550–1621)

Andrew BIRD (1572-1642) & Elizabeth CRUMPE (1575–1637)

Thomas BIRD (1598-1662) emigrant & Mary BELDEN (1600–1664) emigrant

Thomas BIRD (1637-1713) emigrant & Catalyntje BORDT-BRADT (1638–1669)

Andrew BIRD (1657-1694) & Hannah DEMING (1656–1686)

Andrew BIRD (1673-1723) & Mary EWING (1671–1723)

Ironmaster William BIRD (1706-1761) Esquire & “Brigitte” Bridgetta HULING (1710–1792)

Colonel Mark BIRD (1739-1812) Ironmaster & Mary ROSS (1739–1790)

George BIRD Sr., (1774-1847) Martha "Patsy" ROBESON (1771–1836)

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

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

Jeff Augustus "Gus" BIRD (1893-1954) & Clara Myrtle GRAY-SADLER (1900–1988)

 

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