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 Birthdays & Anniversaries in MAY

 

 

Terry Louis Linton © 2009-2017

Linton Research Fund Inc., Publication © 2009-2017

 

Produced by Legacy on May 27, 2009

                                                        LINTON & BIRD Chronicles, Volume IV, Issue 2, Summer © 2009, ISSN 1941-3521

 

Produced by Legacy 7.5 on May 1, 2009

LINTON & BIRD Chronicles, Volume VI, Issue 1, Spring © 2011, ISSN 1941-3521

updated May 26, 2017

 

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Continued from page two

 

May 23

 

Elizabeth BIRD was born on May 23, 1826, in Hardin County, Kentucky.

 

Jacob BIRD and Elizabeth YAGER were married on May 23, 1816, in Pendleton County, Virginia.

 

Greenberry BIRD was born on May 23, 1819, in Rockingham County, Virginia.

 

Mattie Beaufort BIRD was born on May 23, 1885, in York County, South Carolina.

 

Frederick Edmund COOPER IV was born on May 23, 1956, at Gary Air Force Base, San Marcos, Caldwell County, Texas.

 

Rachel JONES was born on May 23, 1818, in Wilmington, Clinton County, Ohio.

 

Aureal Blanchard LAFOREST and Agnes Irene PARTLOW were married on May 23, 1941, California.

 

Hezekiah LINTON and Esther BLAKEY were married on May 23, 1783, in Middletown Township, Bucks County, Pennsylvania.

 

Theodore "Ted" Francis LINTON (1917-1970) was born on May 23, 1917, on the John Linton Farm near Fort Hunt & Hunter Station in the Mount Vernon District, of Fairfax County, Virginia. Ted was the son of Charles "Charlie" Edward LINTON (1890-1958) and Annie Lucretia CRONK (1888-1956). Ted married Lucy Ann VOLONINO (1913-2001) on March 5, 1952. Ted was the 2nd great-grandson of Master millwright Isaiah LINTON (1739-1775) and Sarah HIRST (1742-1823). Ted is the 5th great-grand son of John Linton ( 1662-1709) and Rebekah RELFE (1670-1714) the Emigrants from Parish Lowe Crosby, County Cumberland, England. Theodore is the 9th great-grandson of William STONESTREET (1560-?) and Mary FORESTER (1567-?) of Hailsham, Sussex, England. Ted is also the 25th great-grandson of Lord John de SOMERVILLE, Baron Lintone (1150-1194) the slayer of the Lintone Dragon and builder of Linton Tower in Lintone Parish, Roxburghshire, Scotland and Katherine HALLIDAY (1160-After 1197) the Heiress of Moffat. Ted is also the 25th great-grandson of Nicholas Fitz-Gilbert de Tailbois de RADCLIFFE (1097-?) of Lancashire and Lady de TAILBOIS (about 1097-?). Ted is also the 30th great-grandson of Leofric MALET, Earl of Mercia and Lady "Godiva" GODGIFU (1004-1080) of Coventry, England.

If you find any thing that needs to be updated or corrected e-mail me at Terry_L_Linton@linton-research-fund-inc.com Thanks

William Allen THOMPSON was born on May 23, 1780, in Lancaster, Lancester County, Pennsylvania.

 

May 24

 

 

Jesse BIRD Sr., (1809-1885) was born on May 24, 1809, in Monterey, Pendleton County, Virginia. Jesse was the son of Jacob BIRD (1767-1821) & Margaret WADE (1771-1856). Jesse Sr., died on October 16, 1885 in St Joseph, Missouri, at age 76. Jesse married Laodicea RAY (1809-?) on February 28, 1825, in Hardin County, Kentucky. Laodicea was born about 1809 in Washington County, Kentucky. Jesse & Laodicea had two known children: Jesse BIRD Jr., born in 1849 in Hardin County, Kentucky and Martin BIRD, born about 1850 in Hardin County, Kentucky and Martin died in Saint Joseph, Missouri. Jesse BIRD Sr., was the 3rd cousin twice removed of Jeff Augustus "Gus" BIRD (1893-1954)

 

Reba Glynell CRAWFORD was born on May 24, 1939, in Navarro, Texas. Reba is the daughter of Clarence H. CRAWFORD (1913-?) & Ruth THOMPSON (1913-?). Reba married Melvin Ray THURMAN in 1960. Their son Anthony Kris THURMAN married Jolynn BIRD on August 10, 1979, in Hillsboro, Hill County, Texas. Jolynn is the great-granddaughter of Jeff Augustus "Gus" BIRD (1893-1954), and the 12th cousin three times removed of Kirk Louis LINTON (1914-1987).

 

Elizabeth HAYHURST (1771-1846) was born on May 24, 1771, in Upper Makefield Township, Bucks County, Pennsylvania. Elizabeth was the daughter of John HAYHURST (1729-1811) & Mary WIGGINS (1742-1818). Elizabeth never married and died on May 25, 1846 in Upper Makefield Township, Bucks County, Pennsylvania, at age 75. Elizabeth was the 1st cousin five times removed of Kirk Louis LINTON (1914-1987).

 

John LYNTON (1581-?) & Elizabeth ELMINGTON (1582-?) were married on May 24, 1601, in Saint Martin Orgar, Saint Clement, London, England. John was 2nd cousin 19 times removed of Kirk Louis LINTON (1914-1987).

 

Mae Belle NORWOOD was born on May 24, 1906, in Cass County, Texas. Mae Belle was the daughter of Emmit Clarence NORWOOD (August 27, 1853 - January 14, 1933) & Martha Ada PUTNAM (October 22, 1873 - January 24, 1948). Mae Belle was the sister of Otha Larry "Sammie" NORWOOD (July 29, 1911 - February 27, 1992) whom married Margaret Drusilla BIRD on October 3, 1946, in Tarrant County, Texas. Margaret was the daughter of Jeff Augustus "Gus" BIRD (1893-1954), and the 12th cousin once times removed of Kirk Louis LINTON (1914-1987).

 

Nelson Floyd SANDS (1868-) was born on May 24, 1868, in Braxton County, West Virginia. Nelson was the son of Samuel Fields SANDS (April 30, 1846 - December 16, 1934) & Arimenta "Anettie" Caroline STONESTREET (July 25, 1857 - October 28, 1923). Nelson was the 4th cousin once removed of Kirk Louis LINTON (1914-1987). Also the 11th cousin once removed of Jeff Augustus "Gus" BIRD (1893-1954),

 

May 25

 

 

Captain Joseph BALL (1649-1711) was born on May 25, 1649, at Hunting Creek Plantation, King George, County (now Fairfax County), Virginia. Joseph was the son of William BALL (1615-1680) & Hannah ATHEROLD (1619-16950, Joseph died on June 25, 1711 at Epping Forest Plantation, Lancaster County, Virginia, at age 62. Joseph had two known children, Frances BALL was born on October 13, 1709 and died in 1730 at age 21. Sarah Martha BALL was born on December 30, 1712 in Bewdley, Lancaster County, Virginia and died in 1798 at Epping Forest Plantation, Lancaster County, Virginia at age 86. Joseph was the brother of Captain Richard BALL (January 2, 1638/39 - July 11, 1677) whom married Elizabeth LINTON (1645-1672), the daughter of Moss LINTON (1613-1693) & Mary Elizabeth (1613-?). Elizabeth was the 3rd cousin 8 times removed of Kirk Louis LINTON (1914-1987).

 

Benjamin Franklin BIRD (1889-1968) was born on May 25, 1889, in York County, South Carolina.Benjamin was the son of John Smith BIRD (October 4, 1855 - October 16, 1902) & Cynthia Ann CARROLL (August 24, 1856 - October 10, 1903). Benjamin married Cora Lee KLECKLEY the daughter of George KLECKLEY (1875-?) & Matilda HENDRICK (1875-?), on December 27, 1917 in North Carolina. Cora was born on December 5, 1896 in Lexington County, South Carolina. Benjamin died in 1968 in Grover, Rutherford County, North Carolina. at age 79. Ben & Cora Lee had six known children: Marjorie BIRD was born on December 12, 1918 in Columbia, Richland County, SC; Elizabeth BIRD was born on September 6, 1920 in Williamston, Anderson County, SC; Cora Catherine BIRD was born on February 5, 1922 in Williamston, nderson County, SC., died on August 31, 1924 in Grover, Cleveland County, North Carolina. at age 2; Lenora BIRD was born on January 22, 1927 in Grover, Cleveland County, North Carolina; Frankie BIRD was born on July 3, 1931 in Grover, Cleveland County, North Carolina. Benjamin was the 2nd cousin of Jeff Augustus "Gus" BIRD (1893-1954),

 

Dorothy BIRD (1588-1676) was born on May 25, 1588, in Towchester, County Northamptonshire, England. Dorothy was the daughter of Robert BIRD (1531-1587) & Amy HILL (1565-1625). Dorothy married Thomas LORD (1585-1678) on February 23, 1609/10, in Petersborough, England. Thomas was the son of Richard LORD (1555-1610) & Joan BIRD (1559-1610). Thomas & Dorothy had sixteen known children. Dorothy died on August 2, 1676, in Hartford, Hartford County, Connecticut. Dorothy was the half 2nd cousin 9 times removed of Jeff Augustus "Gus" BIRD (1893-1954),

 

Mark BIRD (1836-1903) was born on May 25, 1836, at Bird's Nest, Mount Jackson, Shenandoah County, Virginia. Mark was the son of Judge Mark BIRD Sr., (December 23, 1810 - January 2, 1883) & Sarah Clark Macon HITE (November 7, 1812 - July 5, 1896). Mark fought in the Civil War in the Confederate Army. In 1880, Mark Jr., had was residence at Stonewall Plantation, in Shenandoah County, Virginia. Mark Jr., died on February 25, 1903 in Shenandoah County, Virginia, at age 66. Mark BIRD Jr., was the 4th cousin once removed of Jeff Augustus "Gus" BIRD (1893-1954),

 

James CLAY (1793-1825) was born on May 25, 1793, in Chester, Windsor County, Vermont. James was the son of Timothy CLAY (November 1, 1761 -August 6, 1831) & Rhoda LAWSON (November 10, 1766 - April 24, 1824). James died on December 13, 1825 in Chester, Windsor County, Vermont at age 32. James was the 4th great-granduncle of Nancy Suzanne LINTON & Karen Ann LINTON.

 

Aaron Linton COVAULT (1864-?) was born on May 25, 1864, in Miami County, Ohio. Aaron was the son of Isaac A. COVAULT (June 22, 1824 - November 16, 1904) & Elizabeth Anderson LINTON (February 28, 1830 - 1910). Aaron was the 3rd cousin once removed of Kirk Louis LINTON (1914-1987).

 

Charles Allen COWELL and Sally BARTLEY were married on May 25, 1974, in Georgia. Charles is the son of Charles Clemoth COWELL, born on April 14, 1927 & Charlie Ann PRYAR, born on June 9, 1933, both born in Texas. Charles is the 2nd cousin twice removed of Jeff Augustus "Gus" BIRD (1893-1954),

 

Joseph GILLINGHAM (1741-?) & Elizabeth HARVEY (1742-?) were married on May 25, 1768, in Falls Township, Bucks County, Pennsylvania. Elizabeth was the daughter of Elizabeth & Thomas HARVEY (1725-?).

 

Rachel HAYHURST (1738-1754) was born on May 25, 1738, in Northampton Township, Bucks County, Pennsylvania.Rachel was the daughter of Cuthbert HAYHURST (July 15, 1706 - December 26, 1763) & Deliverance BILLS (1703- August 28, 1783).  Rachel died on January 20, 1754 in Northampton Township, Bucks County, Pennsylvania, at age 15. Rachel was the 4th great-grandaunt of Kirk Louis LINTON (1914-1987).

 

Harris Whitton HOLLIS III was born on May 25, 1987, in Cincinnati, Hamilton County, Ohio. Harris is the son of Harris Whitton HOLLIS II & Andrea Ann LINTON. Harris is the grandson of Theodore "Ted" Francis LINTON (May 23, 1917 - December 5, 1970) & Lucy Ann VOLONINO (February 15, 1913 - April 28, 2001). Also the 12th cousin twice removed of Jeff Augustus "Gus" BIRD (1893-1954),

 

George MAKEPEACE was born on May 25, 1600, in Burton Dassett, County Warwickshire, England

 

Adline Ariadne McBRYDE was born on May 25, 1829, Georgia.

 

William West NASH was born on May 25, 1809, Rutherford, Gibson County, Tennessee.

 

Patricia Susan PRIM and Claire Andrea' HART were married on May 25, 1985, Texas

 

Stark Hamden SAMUELS (1813-?), was born on May 25, 1813, in Parkersburg, Wood County, Virginia.

 

Guy W. STONESTREET (1908-1989) was born on May 25, 1908, in New York. Guy was the son of Guy STONESTREET (1876-?) & Grace Gordon BENTEL (1882-?). Guy died on May 31, 1989 in Baltimore, Maryland at age 81. Guy was the 12th great-grandson of William STONESTREET (1400-1475) of Hailsham, East Sussex, England. Guy was the 3rd cousin once removed of Kirk Louis LINTON (1914-1987). Also, Guy was the 11th cousin once removed of Jeff Augustus "Gus" BIRD (1893-1954),

 

Dale Porter TODD & Diane Elizabeth FITCH were married on May 25, 1968, in Huntington County, Pennsylvania. Dale is the son of Fraser Porter TODD (July 21, 1919 - July 13, 2000) & Elaine Marie BANKS (May 1, 1922 - January 19, 1989). Dale is the 2nd cousin twice removed of Jeff Augustus "Gus" BIRD (1893-1954),

 

Henry WALMSLEY (1671-1759) was born on May 25, 1671, in Wadington Lanehead, County Yorkshire, England. Henry was the son of Thomas WALMSLEY (1645-1682) & Elizabeth RUDD (1645-?) Henry immigrated to America and landed at the Port of Philadelphia on October 22, 1682. Henry died on March 1, 1759 in Bensalem, Bucks County, Pennsylvania, at age 87. Henry married Mary SEARLE on August 5, 1699 in Middletown Township, Bucks County, Pennsylvania. Mary was born about 1671 in England and died on August 7, 1747 in PA. at age 76. Henry & Mary had two known Children: Thomas WALMSLEY was born in 1706 in Middletown Twp., Bucks County, PA. and died in 1788 in Southampton Twp., Bucks County, PA. at age 82; Frances WALMSLEY was born about 1708 in Middletown Twp., Bucks County, PA. and died on January 26, 1760 at age 52. Henry was the 2nd cousin 7 times removed of Kirk Louis LINTON (1914-1987).

 

May 26

 

Macie "Mae" BIRD was born on May 26, 1887, in York County, South Carolina.

 

Jennifer BROWNE  was born on May 26, 1629, in Ipswich, Suffolk, England

 

Ann BUCKMAN was born on May 26, 1800, in Middletown, Township, Bucks County, Pennsylvania.

 

Phoebe Ellen BULLOCK was born on May 26, 1828, in Pennsylvania.

 

William CANTERBURY was born on May 26, 1736, in Hamilton Parish, Stafford County, Virginia.

 

Elizabeth CHAPMAN was born on May 26, 1783, in Wrightstown Township, Bucks County, Pennsylvania.

 

James COLLIER was born on May 26, 1726, in King and Queen County, Virginia.

 

Anna A. CRUMP was born on May 26, 1850, in Alexandria, Virginia.

 

Elizabeth DALTON and Thomas BALLARD were married on May 26, 1801, in Rutherford, North Carolina.

 

Ethel Jane EDWARDS was born on May 26, 1909, in Yancey County, North Carolina.

 

Leah Anne FARNSLEY was born on May 26, 1834

 

George Grant HOAG was born on May 26, 1917, in New York City, New York.

 

Joseph Emery JARASS was born on May 26, 1972.

 

Catern JEACOCKES  was born on May 26, 1613, in Stratford Upon Avon, Warwickshire, England.

 

Cornelius "Cornelis" Van GEZEL was born on May 26, 1691, in New Castle Colony, New Castle County, Delaware.

 

Johannes "John" Van GEZEL was born May 26, 1691, in New Castle, New Castle County, Delaware.

 

Martha LINTON  and Horatio MUDD were married on May 26, 1823, in Kentucky.

 

William KINCHELOE (Lieutenant) was born on May 26, 1736, in Prince William County, Virginia.

 

Susan Mary NASH was born on May 26, 1806, in Hillsborough, Orange County, North Carolina.

 

Charles Boggs RUDDLE was born on May 26, 1859, in Branch, Pendleton County, Virginia.

 

John Ford SPARKS was born on May 26, 1799, in Madison County, Virginia.

 

John STEWART, Chancellor of Scotland and Elizabeth GORDON were married on May 26, 1547, in Perth, Perthshire, Scotland.

 

Richard STONESTREET (1754-1820)   was born on May 26, 1754, at Baltersea Plantation, in Prince George’s County, Maryland. Richard was the son of  Butler STONESTREET (1703–1755) and Jane EDELEN (1718–1770).  Richard married Margaret EDELEN (1756–1818) from Prince George’s County, Maryland. Richard died on October 9, 1820, in Prince George’s County, Maryland. Richard was the  2nd great-granduncle of Sallie Fenmor STONESTREET Linton (1861-1926) and the 3rd great-granduncle of Charles Edward LINTON (1890-1958)  also the 4th great-granduncle of Kirk Louis LINTON (1914-1987.

 

William SUMMERS was born on May 26, 1758, in Fairfax County, Virginia.

 

Nathan Robins WICKHAM & Margaret Margarette WILSON were married on May 26, 1833, in Tuscarawas County, Ohio.

 

Cynthia WINKLER was born on May 26, 1822, in Estille County, Kentucky.

 

May 27

 

Alice Medora BELL was born on May 27, 1881, in North Carolina.

 

 

Lawson A. BELL was born on May 27, 1858, in Cherokee Falls, Cherokee County, South Carolina.

 

Catherine BIRD and Edward WALTON were married on May 27, 1824, in Shenandoah County, Virginia.

 

Virginia BIRD and Harold CRAWFORD were married on May 27, 1930, in North Carolina.

 

Thomas Albert BOYLEN was born on May 27, 1888, Pilot Rock, Umatilla County, Oregon.

 

Mahlon BRADDOCK was born on May 27, 1908, in New Jersey.

 

Margaret HENTON was born on May 27, 1753, in Berks County, Pennsylvania.

 

Angus William McDONALD & Cornelia PEAKE were married on May 27, 1847, in Hannibal, Missouri.

 

Newton William WISE was born on May 27, 1858, in Clyde, Bryan County, Georgia.

 

 

May 28

 

George William BIRD & Mary Preston BIRD were married May 28, 1829, in Shenandoah County, Virginia.

 

Thomas BUCKMAN was born on May 28, 1725, in Newtown Township, Bucks County, Pennsylvania.

 

William BUCKMAN and Elizabeth were married on May 28, 1638, in Billinghurst, County Sussex, England.

 

Joseph A. CHAPMAN was born on May 28, 1791, in Wrightstown Township, Bucks County, Pennsylvania.

 

Ella Linton FOWLER was born on May 28, 1893, in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.

 

John LINTON was born on May 28, 1671, in Carlisle, County Cumberland, England.

 

Thomas Columbus NASH  & Hannah WEST were married on May 28, 1803, in Davidson County, Tennessee.

 

George Yelverton PEYTON &  Frances MORRIS  were married on May 28, 1801, in Davidson County, Tennessee.

 

Nelson OTT was born on May 28, 1881, in Indiana.

 

Martha Ann PENNEL was born on May 28, 1818, in Alabama.

 

Isaiah PERSINGER was born on May 28, 1854, in Alleghany County, Virginia (now West Virginia).

 

George REED Jr., was born on May 28, 1755, in Delaware.

 

Jasper William WISE was born on May 28, 1855, in Clyde, Bryan County, Georgia.

 

 

May 29

 

Diane Marie BOURLAND was born on May 29, 1958, in Springfield, Sangamon County, Illinois. Diane is the daughter of Norman Dean BOURLAND (1932) and Mary Blanche BOEHLER (1934). Diane on December 31, 1982,  married Terry Louis LINTON  at George Washington’s Mount Vernon, in the Mount Vernon Inn, Mount Vernon, Fairfax County, Virginia. 

 

Patrick Ervin BREWER & Terri NIX were married on May 29, 1987, in Hamilton, Hamilton County, Texas.

 

Jacob COWGILL was born on May 29, 1718, Chesterfield, Burington County, New Jersey.

 

Mary Emma CRONK & Thomas Andrew PENN were married on May 29, 1913, in Alexandria, Virginia.

 

Hilda DODSON was born on May 29, 1908, at Hunters Station, in the Mount Vernon District, Fairfax County, Virginia.

Mary Elizabeth MOSSBRUCHER was born on May 29, 1918, in Mullica Hill, Harrison Township, Gloucester County, New Jersey.

William Martin THOMPSON was born on May 29, 1836, in Clinton, Butler County, Pennsylvania.

Jonathan Edward WATSON was born on May 29, 1988, in Clebune, Johnson County, Texas.

Lotan WEST was born on May 29, 1729, in Talbot, Baltimore County, Maryland.

Joanna WILSON was born on May 29, 1881, in Kansas.

Mary YOCUM was born on May 29, 1755, in Morlatton, Amity Township, Berks County, Pennsylvania.

May 30

John Milton BIRD was born on May 30, 1859, in McLennan County, Texas.

Martha Jean BIRD was born on May 30, 1930, in North Carolina.

Sudie BIRD was born on May 30, 1876, in the York District, in York County, South Carolina.

Giselle Marie Fernande LESUEUR was born on May 30, 1924, in Dommary-Baroncourt, France.

Michael Jackson MARTZ was born on May 30, 1843, in Tenth Legion, Rockingham County, Virginia.

Edmund Dyer RUDDLE was born on May 30, 1835, in Branch, Pendleton County, Virginia.

Daniel K. SANDIFER and Anne Elizabeth WHEELER were married on May 30, 1936, in North Carolina.

May 31

John Yeager BIRD was born on May 31, 1818, in Pendleton County, Virginia.

Virgil BIRD was born on May 31, 1815, in Salisbury, Litchfield County, Connecticut.

Marcus Byrd HARDIN and Beatrice BOONE were married on May 31, 1941, in Rock Hill, Cherokee County, South Carolina.

Paschal HOLLINGSWORTH and Mary "Polly" WILSON were married on May 31, 1812, in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.

Mary Edelman KOCHER was born on May 31, 1816, in Easton, Northampton County, Pennsylvania.

James LEWIS was born on May 31, 1713, at Rosemont Plantation, Westmoreland County, Virginia.

Michael MESSINGER was born on May 31, 1668, in Reutlingen, Schwarzwaldkries, Württemberg, Germany.

Ezekiel NEEDHAM was born on May 31, 1644, in Middlewich, County Cheshire, England.

Susannah Williams RAYNIERS or REYNEAR was born on May 31, 1685, Kent County, Delaware.

Robert Kinsley SINER was born on May 31, 1911, in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.

Helen VERA was born on May 31, 1915, in Fairfax County, Virginia.

Herbert Roger TAYLOR Jr., was born on May 31, 1954, in Virginia.

Johann Nicol WEBER was born on May 31, 1726, in Hinzweiler, Rheinland Pfalz, Germany.

Preston William WISE was born on May 31, 1852, in Clyde, Bryan County, Georgia.

Remer Jacob WISE was born on May 31, 1884, in Eden, Bryan County, Georgia.

This May 31st will be the 333rd anniversary of the Lady Godiva procession, a commemoration of the legendary ride that was first held on Market Day on May 31, 1678, as part of the Coventry fair. Lady Godiva (1004-1080), or in Old English, GODGIFU meaning "god gift", was the 30th great-grandmother of Kirk Louis LINTON (1914-1987)? Lady Godiva is part of our RADCLIFFE Family Tree Branch. This year of 2011, is the 1007th anniversary of the birth of Lady Godiva. She was born about 1004 in County Coventry, England and died in 1080 about age 76. She is best remembered as the Anglo-Saxon noblewoman who, according to legend, rode naked through the streets of Coventry England to free her tenants from high taxes.

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Lady "Godiva" oil painting by John Collier 1874