Jeff Augustus "Gus" BIRD (1893-1954)

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Jeff Augustus "Gus" BIRD (1893-1954)

Project

Terry Louis Linton © 1968-2013

Linton Research Fund Inc., Publication © 1987

LINTON & BIRD CHRONICLES, Volume II, Issue 1, Spring © 2007, ISSN 1941-3521

updated November 1, 2013

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

Married

 August 7, 1917

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)

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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)

 

Below photo: photo: Jeff Augustus "Gus" BIRD, 3rd Class Boatswain's mate, 1917, Norfolk, Virginia.

August 16th 2011, is the 118th anniversary of the birth of

Jeff Augustus "Gus" BIRD (1893-1954)

Terry Louis Linton © 2011

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

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Jeff Augustus "Gus" BIRD (1893-1954) was born on August 16, 1893, in Birdville, Fort Worth, Tarrant County, Texas. The son of Thomas Jefferson Bird (1861-1931) & Drusilla Gay (1867-1948) Gus married Clara Myrtle GRAY-Sadler (1900-1988) on August 7, 1917 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.

Gus & Clara had 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)

Gus was the grandson of George Bird Jr. (1821-1888) born in Rutherford County, North Carolina & Melinda Elizabeth CARROLL (1827-1906) born in the York District, York County, South Carolina. Also, the grandson of Augustus "Gus" GAY (1840-1879) of Will County, Illinois. & Amanda Matilda NASH (1846-1920) of Rutherford, Gibson County, Tennessee.

Gus was the great-grandson of
George Bird Sr. (1774-1847) Born in Birdsboro, Amity Township, Berks County, Pennsylvania & Martha ROBESON (1771-1836) born in the Chester District, York County, South Carolina. Also the great-grandson of Thomas Marion CARROLL (1810-1848) born in Buffalo, Pike County, Missouri Territory & Rebecca ROBERTS (1796-1881) born in Cherokee County, South Carolina. Also, the great-grandson of George Washington GAY (1818-?) & Catherine B. ENDERS (1810-1870) both born in the state of New York.

Gus was the 2nd great-grandson of Colonel Marcus "Mark" Huling BIRD (1739-1812) born at Union Forge, Amity Township, Berks County, Pennsylvania. & Mary ROSS (1744-1790) born in Newcastle, Newcastle County, Delaware. Also the 2nd great-grandson of Thomas Jefferson GAY (1774-1838) born in Franklin, Heard County, Georgia & Mary BRANTLEY ( 1785-1885) born in Edgecombe County, North Carolina.

Gus was the 3rd great-grandson of Ironmaster
William BIRD (1706-1761) the founder of Birdsboro, Pennsylvania, & Brigitte HULING (1710-1792) born in the New Castle Dutch Colony, New Castle County, Delaware. Also the 3rd great-grandson of Reverent George Aeneas ROSS (1679-1753) born in Balblair, Tain, Rosshire, Scotland & Anna Catherine VAN GEZEL (1689-1748) born in the New Netherlands Colony, on Long Island, New York. Also the 3rd great-grandson of Thomas GAY Jr., (1723-1783) & Patience McDANIEL (1740-1791) both born in Isle of Wight County, Virginia.

Gus was the 4th great-grandson of Marcus Lars HULING (1684-1557) born in the Waterford Colony, in Gloucester County, East New Jersey & Margaret JONASSON-JONES (1691-1775) born in the Aronameck Colony, Philadelphia County, Pennsylvania. Also the 4th great-grandson of Thomas GAY Sr., (1700-1754) & Mary BRYAN (1700-1800) both born in Isle of Wight County, Virginia.

Gus was the 5th great-grandson of Marcus Laurensen HULING (1642-1689) born in Hollingstedt, Schleswig Holstein, Preussen, Denmark & Brigitta DANIELSSON (1650-1685) born at Fort Nassau, in the New Sweden Colony, Gloucester County, New Jersey. Also the 5th great-grandson of Mounce Nilsson- Jones (1663-1727) born in the Dutch Morlatton Colony, old Montgomery County, Pennsylvania & Ingabo Laicon YOCUM (1665-1739) born in Lyckan Gunnarskog, Varmland, Sweden.

Gus was 6th great-grandson of Marquis Lars HULING (1619-?) & Elizabeth PARTALLIS (1619-?), both born in Hollingstedt, Schleswig Holstein, Preussen Germany. Also the 6th great-grandson of Gustaf DANIELSON (1624-1681) born in Sweden & Anna LOM (1632-1681) born onboard the Charitas, in the Atlantic Ocean, near Sweden and the 6th great-grandson of Peter JOCHIMSSON (1623-1654) born in Schlesig, Orebro, Holstien, Sweden & Ella Olofsdotter STILLE (1634-1718) born in the Aroostook Colony, Philadelphia County, Pennsylvania. Also the 6th great-grandson of Jonas NILSSON (1620-1693) & Gertrude SEVENSDOTTER (1636-1663) both born in Skoonings-Harad, Skaraborge, Sweden.

Gus was the 7th great-grandson of Hans JOCHIM (1597-?) & Anna Catherina CLOPPMAN (1609-?) both born in Schleswig, Orebro, Denmark. Also the 7th great-grandson of Sven GUNNARSSON (1610-1678) & Brigetta JESTENBURG (1610-?) both born in Skanings, Skaraborg, Sweden and the 7th great-grandson of Karin & Nils NILSSON (1594-1673) both born in O Bränna, Grelsbyn, Skanings Hundred, Skaraborg, Norrb Sweden.

Gus was the 9th great-grand son of Marquis Jean Paul Frederick de HULINGUES (1552-?) & Isabella du PORTAL (1552-?) both of Province Bearn, France. Also the 9th great-grandson of Lady & Hans HANSSON (1550-?) Born in O Bränna, Grelsbyn, Norrb, Sweden and Brigitta & Peter STILLE (1546-1590) of Sole, Uppland Sweden.

Gus is the 22nd great-grandson of Lord Malcolm Macheth de ROSS (1100-1168) also the 33rd great-grandson of King ALPIN (785-837) of the Island of Iona, Scotland.

Editors Note: To be continued August 16, 2011.

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

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Jeff Augustus "Gus" BIRD (1893-1954)

&

Clara Myrtle GRAY Bird (1900-1988)

(Memories)

Coming soon

Contributors:

Evelyn Virginia "Polly" BIRD Linton

Jeff Augustus, Jr. "Snookum" BIRD

Albert Irvin BIRD (1925-2008)

Margaret Drusilla BIRD Norwood

Franklin Delano "Buddy" BIRD

Frances Dell BIRD Shivers

Mary Louise BIRD Gill

Patricia "Pat" Margie BIRD Bronsted

Beatrice Jean "Betty" BIRD Jensen

Editor, Terry Louis Linton ©  2005-2013

Linton Research Fund Inc., Publication ©  2010