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LINTON & BIRD Chronicles

Established 1984

Quarterly Publication

of the

Linton Research Fund Inc.

Linton Research Fund Inc., Publication © 1987-2023 "Digging for our Roots"

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)

 

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

 

Your paid Membership Dues includes a written historical and genealogical research on any LINTON or BIRD ancestor and their aligned branches.

"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."

HOW TO JOIN

Please make your Tax Exempt membership check out to the

 Linton Research Fund, Inc.,

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 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!

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1917 Wedding photo of Jeff Augustus "Gus" BIRD and Clara Myrtle GRAY. They were married in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, on August 7, 1917.

LINTON & BIRD Chronicles

Established 1984

Quarterly Publication of the Linton Research Fund Inc.

 

The family newsletter, Linton & Bird Chronicles was established, January 5, 1984, by Terry Louis Linton.  This newsletter became a publication of Linton Unlimited in 1984.

Linton Research Fund, Inc., was founded on July 18, 1987,  by Kirk Louis Linton (1914-1987). “This research fund was to be established and organized. Then to be used in the researching and publishing, of its findings, of the genealogical linage and history of the ancestors of Kirk Louis Linton.” Its accomplishments, finding, and publications are a "Memorial to the memory of, the late, Kirk Louis Linton." We are a Non-Profit Corporation, governed by the State Corporation Commission, Commonwealth of Virginia. 

"The Linton Research Fund Inc., is to perform, promote, and encourage the researching, collecting, preserving, documentation, and publishing the genealogy and family ancestral history of Kirk Louis Linton & Evelyn Virginia BIRD Linton (1922-2012)  It shall primarily perform genealogical research on the following ancestral lineage lines, but shall not be necessarily limited to only these ancestral lineage lines." (Bylaws) 

LINTON & BIRD Chronicles newsletter became a publication of the Linton Research Fund Inc., on January 2, 1988.

Linton Research Fund Inc., Web Site was established in 2007, by Terry Louis Linton. This web site is a publication of the Linton Research Fund Inc. 

It's first internet issue was dated April 11, 2007. All images and text are Copyrighted by the Linton Research Fund Inc., 1987-2023. All Rights Reserved, reproduction in whole or in part without written permission is prohibited. 

Webmaster Terry Louis Linton

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OBJECTIVES OF THE

 LINTON RESEARCH FUND INC.

 

"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." 

 

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Kirk Louis Linton (1914-1987), Founder of Linton Research Fund Inc., Evelyn Virginia BIRD Linton (1922-2012), Vice President and Membership Director from 1987-2012, Clara Myrtle GRAY-SADLER Bird (1900-1988) the first paying Member and the first non-profit donator to the Linton Research Fund Inc., Photo taken in 1979, at one of Evelynís meetings of the Mount Vernon Porcelain Gild, which she was the secretary of.

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, terryllinton@gmail.com  smile

Editor’s Note: This chart applies to all of Jeff Augustus Bird (1893-1954) & Clara Myrtle GRAY (1900-1988) sixteen children.

 

Evelyn Virginia BIRD (1922-2012)

Direct BIRD Ancestral Line

 

Terry Louis Linton © 1968

Linton Research Fund Inc., Publication © 2019

LINTON & BIRD Chronicles Volume XV, Issue 1, Spring © 2020, 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)

Esquire William BIRD (1706-1761) Ironmaster & “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)

Evelyn Virginia BIRD (1922-2012) & Kirk Louis LINTON (1914-1987)

Kenneth Edward LINTON & Terry Louis LINTON

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Editor’s Note: This chart applies to all of Jeff Augustus Bird (1893-1954) & Clara Myrtle GRAY (1900-1988) sixteen children.

 

Evelyn Virginia BIRD Linton

Brief Lineage Heritage

 

Terry Louis Linton © 2009

Linton Research Fund Inc., Publication © 2011

LINTON & BIRD Chronicles This day in history

Produced by Legacy on May 27, 2009

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

updated August 5, 2023

 

Editor Note:

#   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)

 

 

Evelyn Virginia BIRD Linton (1922-2012)

Evelyn Virginia "Polly" BIRD Linton (1922-2012) was born on May 17, 1922, in Fort Worth, Tarrant County, Texas. Evelyn is the 4th child of Jeff Augustus "Gus" BIRD (1893-1954) & Clara Myrtle GRAY-SADLER Bird (1900-1988). Evelyn married Kirk Louis LINTON (1914-1987) on November 11, 1944, in Washington District of Columbia. 

 

Grandparents 

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

George Charles GRAY (1874-1905) & Lula Virginia "Ginny" WILLIAMS (1874-1936) $

 

Great-grandparents (4) 

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. MURRAY (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 I. ENDERS (1800–1858) & Katharina Margaretha SCHUSTER (1809–1859) #

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

John Eldridge EMBERSON (1798-1859) & Matilida CARTER (1801-1849) #

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

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

William Hines CAPPS (1802–1850) & Margaret "peggy" Ann YADON (1806–1884)  $

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

Daniel MURRAY (1777-1842) & Rebecca "Beckie" EATON (1800-1835) $

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

 

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)

 

 

Editors note: Work-in-progress undecided  

Editors Note:  From Terry Louis Linton;  I Need some help Please, if any one finds a page that is not linked to any thing or a page that needs to be updated, missspelling, incorect infomation  Please let me know on the LINTON & BIRD BLOG or the LINTON & BIRD Chronicles on Facebook.  Also, I can be reached by e-mail at Terry_L_Linton@linton-research-fund-inc.com  or TerryLLinton@gmail.com    

Remember Your paid Membership Dues includes a written historical and genealogical research on any LINTON or BIRD ancestor and their aligned branches wink

 

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