How to become a Member of the Linton Research Fund Inc.

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How to become a Member of the Linton Research Fund Inc.

LINTON & BIRD Chronicles

Established 1984

Quarterly Publication

of the

Linton Research Fund Inc.

In Loving Memory

Jeff Augustus "Gus" Bird (August 16, 1893 - June 12, 1954)


 Clara Myrtle Gray (June 14, 1900 - December 27, 1988)

Gus & Clara's  sixteen children:

Guy Edward "Eddie" BIRD (1918-1957); Earl Alford BIRD (1919-1991); Myrtle Elizabeth BIRD Dougall Holzapel (1921-1996); Evelyn Virginia "Polly" BIRD Linton (1922); J. A. "Jeff Augustus"  "Snookum" "Jimmie" BIRD (1923);  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); Frances Dell BIRD Shivers (1934); Mary Louise BIRD Gill (1936); David Brewer Bird (1938-1997); Patricia "Pat" Margie BIRD Bronstad (1941); Beatrice "Betty" Jean BIRD Jensen (1942)


How to become a Member

Membership Linton Research Fund, Inc.,

Individual Membership is $100 per-year.

Family Membership $175 per-year.

Lifetime Membership $2,500

"Membership shall be open to all individuals and institutions interested in promoting the objectives of the Linton Research Fund Inc. Membership dues shall be paid upon application to join and yearly thereafter on or before the beginning of the Fiscal Year, July 1 to June 30. Dues will not be prorated and there will be no refunds upon termination of membership. Membership shall be automatically terminated upon failure to pay dues. Membership shall entitle the holder to one vote and other benefits as established by the Board of Directors. Membership dues and categories shall be established and announced from-time-to-time by the Board of Directors to the membership. Membership dues and contributions will help in the offset of the daily cost of researching and publishing of the Linton & Bird and associated families history, heritage and genealogical lineages."


Please make your Tax Exempt membership check out to the

 Linton Research Fund, Inc.,


 Send all checks to:

 Linton Research Fund, Inc.,

Kenneth E. Linton, Treasurer,

3012 Magnolia Lane,

Bedford, Texas, 76021

Please note on your check if it is for membership or contribution. Our Tax Exempt IRS Identification Number is available upon request, and will be sent to you with your membership and with any contributions receipts sent to you. Thank You, in advance!


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)



The objectives of the Linton Research Fund Inc., shall be as follows: (Articles of Incorporation)

Section 1. The Fund is not organized for profit and is a non-stock corporation and no part of any net earning shall be inure to the benefit of any director, member, or individual, but will be for the benefit and interest of the Fund as a whole and to promote it's purpose.

Section 2. The Fund is to perform, promote, and encourage the researching, collecting, preserving, documentation, and publishing the genealogy and family ancestral history of Kirk Louis Linton.

Section 4. The Fund shall assist persons throughout the United States and elsewhere with the genealogy and ancestral history research of Kirk Louis Linton, and those other families aligned genealogically, through publications, meetings, workshops, seminars, and other educational programs.

Section 5. The Fund shall encourage, assist, and perform in the publication of genealogical and historical works pertaining to subjects on the surname of Linton and aligned families, or related areas or places, connected with them.

Section 6. The Fund shall encourage, assist and perform in the establishing of a Linton surname historical society, or those other family surnames which are aligned genealogically.

For all the genealogical researchers that are researching the LINTON or BIRD surnames or any of our aligned surnames, please join the Linton Research Fund Inc., and have your articles published in upcoming issues of the LINTON & BIRD CHRONICLES. Contact Project Director,   


BIRD Family Tree

Jeff Augustus Bird (1893-1954) & Clara Myrtle Gray (1900-1988)

Thomas Jefferson Bird (1861-1931) & Drusilla Gay (1867-1948)

George Bird (1821-1888) & Melinda Elizabeth Carroll (1827-1906)

George Bird (1774-1847) & Martha Robeson (1771-1836)

Mark Bird (1739-1812) & Mary Ross (1744-1790)

William Bird (1706-1761) & Brigitte Huling (1715-1790)


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