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Aaron D. Bird (1807-1879): 1m. Susan Swayze (1809-1855), 2m. Bethany Chidester (1822--)
  • 6 July 1860, res. Sparta Twp., Aaron B Bird 52 farmer NJ, Job 27 NJ, Susan 23 NJ, Francis 8m NJ, Ebenezer Homiler 19 farm laborer NJ, Martha M Bird 19 NJ, Clarkson 14 NJ [USA, 1860 Census, New Jersey, Sussex County]
  • 9 Dec. 1870, res. Sparta Twp., Aaron Bird 63 teamster NJ, Berthana 48 NJ, Cecella Rodger 4 NJ [USA, 1860 Census, New Jersey, Sussex County]
Aaron Bird (1826-1885): m. Mary Bowman (1827-1886)
  • 7 June 1860, res. Stony Creek Twp., Aaron Bird 33 farmer NJ, Mary 32 IN, John 11 IN, Joseph 10 IN [USA, 1860 Census, Indiana, Henry County]
  • 22 June 1870, res. Stony Creek Twp., Aaron Bird 43 farmer NJ, Mary 41 IN, Joseph 20 farm worker IN, Sarah A Cony 12 IN [USA, 1870 Census, Indiana, Henry County]
  • 1 June 1880, res. Stony Creek Twp., Aaron Bird 52 farmer IN, Mary 52 IN, Rozella 7 IN [USA, 1880 Census, Indiana, Henry County]
Aaron D. Bird (1839-1880): m. Lydia Vanorden (c1845--)
  • 18 Aug. 1870, res. Andover Twp., Aaron Bird 35 farm laborer NJ, Lydia 24 NJ, Sarah F 8 NJ, George 7 NJ [USA, 1870 Census, New Jersey, Sussex County]
  • 26 June 1880, res. Independence Twp., Aaron Bird 38 team driver NJ, Lydia 35 NJ, dau Frank 19 NJ, George 16 farm hand NJ, Willie 8 NJ, Winfield 2 NJ [USA, 1880 Census, New Jersey, Warren County]
Arthur Warren Bird (1861--): m. Nancy Minerva Bowen (1861-1926)
  • 4 June 1900, res. Knox Twp., Arthur W Bird 39 farmer IN, Nancy M 39 IN, Lee H 17 farm laborer IN, Charley N 15 farm laborer IN, William D 14 farm laborer IN, Sarah E 12 IN, Trusie G 10 IN, Ralph H 8 IN, Rebecca M 4 IN [USA, 1900 Census, Indiana, Jay County]
  • 22 Apr. 1910, res. Jackson Twp., A W Bird 48 farmer IN, Nancy 49 IN, Ralph 18 farm laborer IN, Mary 14 IN, William D 24 school teacher IN, Theodore 8 IN [USA, 1910 Census, Indiana, Jay County]
  • 5 Jan. 1920, res. Jackson Twp., Arthur W Bird 58 farmer IN, Nancy M 59 IN, Teddy R 17 farmer IN [USA, 1920 Census, Indiana, Jay County]
Burtis Bird (c1750-1823): m. Bethany --- (c1765--)
  • 1901, "Bird, Birtis, Morris [County], Int[estate], 1823" [New Jersey Secretary of State, Index of Wills, 1804 to 1830, p. 15]
Burtis Bird (1822--): m. Rachel Stephen (c1827--)
  • 27 June 1860, res. Washington Twp., Birtis Bird 38 farmer NJ, Rachel 36 IN, Elizabeth Ann 13 IN, Mary Resetta 11 IN, Thomas S 8 IN, Sarah Ellen 5 IA, Marah Jane 2 IA [USA, 1860 Census, Iowa, Poweshiek County]
  • 30 July 1870, res. Grinnell Twp., Burtis Bird 47 farmer NJ, Racheal 45 IN, Lizzie 21 IN, Thomas 18 farm worker IN, Ellen 14 IA, Jennie 12 IA [USA, 1870 Census, Iowa, Poweshiek County]
  • 18 June 1880, res. Boyer Valley, Thomas Bird 28 farmer IN, Rebecca 20 NY, father Burtis 58 farmer NJ, mother Rachel 56 KY, broL Herbert Vandemark 6 IA [USA, 1880 Census, Iowa, Sac County]
Burtis Bird (1828-1917): m. Melinda Blount (1835-1887)
  • 13 June 1860, res. Stoney Creek Twp., Burtis Bird 28 farmer NJ, Malinda 24 IN, Rolandus 5 IN, Theodore 2 IN [USA, 1860 Census, Indiana, Henry County]
  • 14 June 1870, res. Perry Twp., Burtis Bird 39 farmer NJ, Malinda 37 IN, Rolandus 14 IN, Theodore 11 IN, Orilla 9 IN, Jerome 6 IN, Alvis 3 IN [USA, 1870 Census, Indiana, Delaware County]
  • 7 June 1880, res. Stoney Creek Twp., Birtis Bird 51 farmer NJ, Malinda 44 IN, Theadore 21 farmer IN, Orilla 19 IN, Jerome W 17 farmer IN, Alves 12 IN, Hattie 9 IN, Florance 4 IN [USA, 1880 Census, Indiana, Henry County]
  • 15 Apr. 1910, res. Main St, Blountsville, 1st Ward, Burtis Bird wd 81 NJ [USA, 1910 Census, Indiana, Henry County]
Clarkson Bird (1810-1883): m. Mary Elizabeth Bond (1809-1888)
  • 1830, res. Byram Twp., Clarkson Bird, 10001-0001 [USA, 1830 Census, New Jersey, Sussex County]
  • 23 July 1860, res. Vernon Twp., Clarkson Bird 50 farmer NJ, Mary E 51 NJ, William 24 grocer NJ, Sylvester 19 farmer NJ, Phillip 17 NJ, Emogene 14 NJ, Walter 10 NJ, Clarkson Jr 8 NJ, Mary Willis 20 servant NJ, Vanransler Trigs 22 farm laborer NJ, William H Buccaning 24 farm laborer NJ [USA, 1860 Census, New Jersey, Sussex County]
  • 1 July 1870, res. Vernon Twp., Clark Bird 60 farmer NJ, Mary E 61 NJ, John W 32 farm laborer NJ, Philip 27 farm laborer NJ, Walter 21 farm laborer NJ, Clarkson 18 NJ [USA, 1870 Census, New Jersey, Sussex County]
  • 16 June 1880, res. Hardyston Twp., Clarkson Bird 71 miner NJ, Mary E 71 NJ, John W wd 42 NJ, niece Cmilda 18 servant NJ [USA, 1880 Census, New Jersey, Sussex County]
Clarkson J. Bird (1847--): 1m. Ellen Vanorden (c1853--), 2m. Caroline (1862--)
  • 8 June 1880, res. Ogden Mine, Sparta Twp., Clarkson Bird 32 iron miner NJ, Ellen 27 NJ, William 6 NJ, Aaron D 5 NJ, Carrie 3 NJ, Theadore 1m NJ, boarder Alfies Norman 20 iron miner NJ [USA, 1880 Census, New Jersey, Sussex County]
  • 7 June 1900, res. Newton, Clarkson E Bird 53 laborer NJ, Caroline 38 dressmaker England, stepson William Madison 18 England, stepson Arnot H 13 England, stepdau Ann 9 England [USA, 1900 Census, New Jersey, Sussex County]
Clarkson Bird (1852-1918): m. Alice G. Pellet (1858-1940)
  • 17 June 1880, res. Hardyston Twp., Clarkson Bird 27 creamery worker NJ, Fanny G 22 NJ, Lulu C 2 NJ, Emma 9m NJ [USA, 1880 Census, New Jersey, Sussex County]
Daniel Bird (1831-1904): 1m. Sarah Ellen Current (1830-1893), 2m. Nancy E. Current (c1840--)
  • 5 Aug. 1860, res. Perry Twp., Daniel Bird 29 tenant NJ, Sarah E 27 IN, Mary Ann 6 IN [USA, 1860 Census, Indiana, Delaware County]
  • 23 June 1870, res. Knox Twp., Daniel Bird 39 farmer NJ, Sarah 36 IN, Mary A 16 IN, Arthur 9 IN [USA, 1870 Census, Indiana, Jay County]
  • 2 June 1880, res. Knox Twp., Daniel Bird 49 farmer NJ, Sarah E 37 IN, Arther W 19 farm worker IN, Preston S 5 IN [USA, 1880 Census, Indiana, Jay County]
  • 2 June 1900, res. Knox Twp., Danial Bird 69 farmer NJ, Nancy 60 IN [USA, 1900 Census, Indiana, Jay County]
Edward Bird (1744-1819): m. Susanna Furman
  • 1881, p. 725, "Elisha and Edward Bird, brothers, were among the first settlers of Beattystown. There were prominent men in those times, and carried on the distilling business quite extensively." [James P. Snell, History of Sussex and Warren Counties, New Jersey]
Elisha Bird (c1684-c1757): m. Catherine Ringo (c1691--)
  • Oct. 30, 1717, "Elyse Bird, Catharina Ringo; Jacobus; Willem Van de Water & wife Aefje Ringo" [New York, New Amsterdam and New York Reformed Dutch Church, Baptisms]
  • History of Morris County, New Jersey, 1882. On p. 19: "In 1722 the settlements in Morris county had grown sufficiently ... and in the minutes of the Hunterdon county court of June 5th of that year is this entry: 'Whereas there is no assessor returned to this court to serve for the inhabitants of the township of Hanover, it is therefore ordered by the court that Elisha Bird serve assessor for the said township of Hanover for the ensuing year, to assess the tax to be levied upon the said inhabitants towards the support of his Majestie's government; and it is hereby ordered accordingly.'"
  • Race, Henry, "The West Jersey Society's Great Tract in Hunterdon County", The Jerseyman, 1895. In 3:1, "the following list of names of tenants in 1757, 'to the Westward of Pierce's Road.' (Pierce's Road is now called the 'Hickory Road,' leading from Pittstown to Bloomsbury by way of the old Hickory Tavern). ... Bird, Elisha, Bird, Elisha, Jun., Bird, James"
  • Snell, James P., History of Sussex and Warren Counties, New Jersey, 1881. On p. 185-186: "In 1722, when Hunterdon County embraced the five townships of Hanover, Amwell, Maidenhead, Trenton, and Hopewell, the tax-roll contained the names ... Elisha Bord, cattle and horses, 5: acres, 40"
Elisha Bird (1753-1829): m. Rachel Osmun (1751-1843)
  • Snell, James P., History of Sussex and Warren Counties, New Jersey, 1881. On p. 725: "Elisha and Edward Bird, brothers, were among the first settlers of Beattystown. There were prominent men in those times, and carried on the distilling business quite extensively."; p. 730: "James Fisher ... went to Beatyestown in 1809 ... he married Hannah B., daughter of Elisha and granddaughter of James Bird, of that place, who were among the early residents of Beatystown. Her mother was Rachel Osmun, born Sept. 7, 1751. Her father was born May 8, 1753. She was born April 5, 1794."
Elisha Bird (1808-1878): m. Amelia Hart (1815-1888)
  • 1840, res. Stony Creek Twp., Elisha Bird, 100001-10001 [USA, 1840 Census, Indiana, Henry County]
  • 14 June 1860, res. Stony Creek Twp., Elisha Bird 52 farmer NJ, Milla 45 NJ, Anson 20 IN, Hannah 11 IN, Jane 9 IN, Wesley 7 IN, Joseph 4 IN [USA, 1860 Census, Indiana, Henry County]
  • 28 June 1870, res. Stony Creek Twp., Elisha Bird 62 farmer NJ, Amelia 54 NJ, Wesley 16 farm worker IN, Joseph 14 IN [USA, 1870 Census, Indiana, Henry County]
  • 7 June 1880, res. Blountsville, Milla Bird 65 IN, Wesley 28 laborer IN [USA, 1880 Census, Indiana, Henry County]
  • 22 June 1880, res. Stony Creek Twp., Milla Bird 65 NJ, Wesley 30 laborer IN [USA, 1880 Census, Indiana, Henry County]
Erie Bird (1841-1930): m. Celina Swearington (1845-1930)
  • 21 June 1870, res. Perry Twp., Eri Bird 27 farmer IN, Celina 22 IN, Rozella 4 IN, Wesley A 2 IN, I J Downey 24 day laborer OH [USA, 1870 Census, Indiana, Delaware County]
  • 11 June 1880, res. Perry Twp., Eari Bird 37 farmer IN, Celina 35 IN, Rozilla 13 IN, John 12 IN, Tollie 9 IN, Alma 2 IN [USA, 1880 Census, Indiana, Delaware County]
  • 21 June 1900, res. Perry Twp., Eari Bird 59 farmer IN, Selina 55 IN, John wd 30 day laborer IN, Frank 16 IN [USA, 1900 Census, Indiana, Delaware County]
  • 20 Apr. 1910, res. Perry Twp., Eari Bird 67 farmer IN, Celina 64 IN [USA, 1910 Census, Indiana, Delaware County]
  • 10 Jan. 1920, res. Perry Twp., Eari Bird 78 farmer IN, Clina 75 IN [USA, 1920 Census, Indiana, Delaware County]
George C. Bird (1835-1913): m. Sarah D. Mott (1835-1919)
  • 18 July 1860, res. Green Twp., Geo Bird 25 farmer NJ, Sarah D 23 NJ, Sarah Mott 61 NJ [USA, 1860 Census, New Jersey, Sussex County]
  • 24 June 1870, res. Green Twp., George Bird 35 farmer NJ, Sarah 34 NJ, Cemildo 9 NJ, Bethenia E 7 NJ, Burtus A 1 NJ [USA, 1870 Census, New Jersey, Sussex County]
  • 15 June 1880, res. Green Twp., George C Bird 45 farmer NJ, Sarah 44 NJ, Bethnia 17 NJ, Burtis 11 NJ, servant Wells Young 52 farm laborer NJ [USA, 1880 Census, New Jersey, Sussex County]
  • 1 June 1900, res. Andover Twp., George C Bird 65 farmer NJ, Sarah D 64 NJ, Burtis A 31 farmer NJ, dauL Ida M 30 NJ, Leslie M 9 NJ, Earnest S 5 NJ [USA, 1900 Census, New Jersey, Sussex County]
  • 11 May 1910, res. Tranquility Rd., Green Twp., George C Bird 75 farmer NJ, Sarah 74 NJ [USA, 1910 Census, New Jersey, Sussex County]
James Bird (1717-1796): m. Mary Burtis (1729-1800)
  • Oct. 30, 1717, "Elyse Bird, Catharina Ringo; Jacobus; Willem Van de Water & wife Aefje Ringo" [New York, New Amsterdam and New York Reformed Dutch Church, Baptisms]
  • Race, Henry, "The West Jersey Society's Great Tract in Hunterdon County", The Jerseyman, 1895. In 3:1, "the following list of names of tenants in 1757, 'to the Westward of Pierce's Road.' (Pierce's Road is now called the 'Hickory Road,' leading from Pittstown to Bloomsbury by way of the old Hickory Tavern). ... Bird, Elisha, Bird, Elisha, Jun., Bird, James"
John Bird (1848--): m. Mary A. --- (1852--)
  • 5 June 1880, res. Liberty Twp., John Bird 31 farmer IN, Mary A 27 IN [USA, 1880 Census, Indiana, Henry County]
  • 7 June 1900, res. Liberty Twp., John Bird 51 farmer IN, Mary A 48 IN [USA, 1900 Census, Indiana, Henry County]
  • 5 May 1910, res. Hagerstown Pike, Liberty Twp., John Bird 61 farmer IN, Mary A 58 IN [USA, 1910 Census, Indiana, Henry County]
  • 13 Jan. 1920, res. Liberty Twp., John Bird 71 IN, Mary A 67 IN [USA, 1920 Census, Indiana, Henry County]
Joseph Bird (1802-1868): m. Rachel Young (1803-1877)
  • 1830, res. Byram Twp., Joseph Bird, 21001-00001 [USA, 1830 Census, New Jersey, Sussex County]
  • 1840, res. Stoney Creek Twp., Joseph Bird, 122101-100001 [USA, 1840 Census, Indiana, Henry County]
  • 4 Sep. 1850, res. Perry Twp., Joseph Bird 48 farmer NJ, Rachael 45 NJ, Daniel 19 laborer NJ, Lewis 17 laborer NJ, Wesley 15 laborer NJ, Sarah M 12 IN, Eari 10 IN, Rachael 6 IN, Josep C 2 IN, Birtus 21 laborer NJ [USA, 1850 Census, Indiana, Delaware County]
  • 12 June 1860, res. Stoney Creek Twp., Joseph Bird 56 farmer NJ, Rachel 53 NJ, Wesley 25 farm laborer NJ, Sarah 22 IN, Eari 19 IN, Rachel 15 IN, Joseph 12 IN [USA, 1860 Census, Indiana, Henry County]
  • 1877, "Joseph Bird, died Jan. 1, 1868, aged 65 Y. 4 M. 4 D."; "Rachel, wife of Joseph Bird, died Dec. 12, 1877, aged 71 Y, 1 M, 4 D" [Indiana, Blountsville, Blountsville Cemetery, Inscriptions]
  • Portrait and Biographical Album of Otoe and Cass Counties, Nebraska, 1889. On p. 955-956: Joseph Bird was "a native of New Jersey, and ... a shoemaker. He was married ... to Miss Rachel Young, who was of Jersey birth and New England parentage, coming of a good family. In 1836 Joseph Bird and his family started on a pilgrimage to the State of Indiana, ... in the wilds of Delaware County ... and turned his attention to farming ... until death claimed him at the age of sixty-four years, in 1867. His wife survived him ten years ... They were active members of the Methodist Episcopal Church, in which the father was Class-Leader for years."
Joseph Clarkson Bird (1848-1931): 1m. Lydia A. Houser (1850-1873), 2m. Barbara Ann Stonebraker (1846-1911), 3m. Martha --- (c1855--), 4m. Nora --- (c1865--)
  • 15 June 1880, res. Stony Creek Twp., J C Bird 32 farmer IN, Barbria 33 IN, Ora A 8 IN, Serrah 6 IN, Elden A 4 IN, Elmer 8m IN [USA, 1880 Census, Indiana, Henry County]
  • 15 June 1900, res. Stony Creek Twp., Joseph C Bird 51 farmer IN, Barbra 53 IN, Effy 26 servant IN, Harvy 17 farm laborer IN, Martin 14 IN, Gertie 11 IN [USA, 1900 Census, Indiana, Henry County]
  • 22 Apr. 1910, res. Stony Creek Twp., Joseph C Bird 61 farmer IN, Barbra 62 IN, Morton L 23 farm laborer IN, dL Francis 21 IN, gd Martha M 4m IN [USA, 1910 Census, Indiana, Henry County]
Joseph W. Bird (1849--): m. Martha E. Bailey (1863-1951)
  • 7 June 1880, res. Blountsville, Joseph Bird 28 IN, Mattie E 16 IN [USA, 1880 Census, Indiana, Henry County]
  • 22 June 1880, res. Stoney Creek Twp., Joseph Bird 28 dry goods merchant IN, Mattie 16 IN [USA, 1880 Census, Indiana, Henry County]
  • 1 June 1900, res. Liberty Twp., Joseph W Bird 44 manufacturer IN, Mattie 36 IN [USA, 1900 Census, Indiana, Henry County]
Lewis Bird (1833-1914): m. Emeline Rebecca Current (1830-1919)
  • 5 Aug. 1860, res. Perry Twp., Lewis Bird 27 tenant NJ, Emeline R 29 VA, Rachel Jane 3 IN, Rebecca Ann 3 IN, Olive May 1 IN [USA, 1860 Census, Indiana, Delaware County]
  • 18 June 1880, res. Liberty Pct., Lewis Bird 47 farmer NJ, Emeline 49 VA, Rebecca 24 teacher IN, Flora 16 NE, Maggie 14 NE, Osta 8 NE, hired Frazier Bear 24 farm worker MO, hired Lamar 21 farm worker MO [USA, 1880 Census, Nebraska, Cass County]
  • 4 June 1900, res. Union, Lewis Bird 66 NJ, Emaline R 68 VA [USA, 1900 Census, Nebraska, Cass County]
  • 16 Apr. 1910, res. A St., Union, Lewis Bird 77 NJ, Emeline 79 WV [USA, 1910 Census, Nebraska, Cass County]
Peter Bird (1832--): m. Sarah Longcore (c1834--)
  • 30 July 1860, res. Newton Twp., Peter Bird 26 farmer NJ, Sarah 25 NJ, Susanna 4 NJ, Theodore 3 NJ, Mary T 1 NJ [USA, 1860 Census, New Jersey, Sussex County]
  • 12 June 1880, res. Andover, Peter Bird 49 farmer NJ, Sarah 46 NJ, Mary 20 servant NJ, Margarett 15 NJ, Lucetta 13 NJ, Marshall 11 NJ, Martha 9 NJ, Emma 7 NJ, gdau. Elveretta 4 NJ [USA, 1880 Census, New Jersey, Sussex County]
  • 4 June 1900, res. Andover Twp., Peter Bird 70 farmer NJ, Sarah 66 NJ, Ella 24 NJ, Floyd 14 NJ [USA, 1900 Census, New Jersey, Sussex County]
Rolandus J. Bird (1855--): m. Mary L. Thornburg (1858--)
  • 3 June 1880, res. Perry Twp., Rolandus Bird 25 farmer IN, Mary 22 IN, Homer C 3 IN, Leamont 1 IN [USA, 1880 Census, Indiana, Delaware County]
  • 9 June 1900, res. Stony Creek Twp., Rolandus J Bird 44 carpenter IN, Mary L 41 IN, Leamont E farm laborer 20 IN, Hugh 16 farm laborer IN, Myrtle 13 IN [USA, 1900 Census, Indiana, Henry County]
  • 19 Jan. 1920, res. 605 Neely Ave. Muncie, 2nd Ward, R J C Bird 64 carpenter IN, Mary 62 IN [USA, 1920 Census, Indiana, Delaware County]
Theodore L. Bird (1857--): m. Phoebe --- (1859--)
  • 18 June 1880, res. Andover, Theodore Bird 23 laborer NJ, Phebe 22 NJ, Minnie 2m NJ [USA, 1880 Census, New Jersey, Sussex County]
  • 7 June 1900, res. Newton, Theodore Burd 43 carpenter NJ, Phoebe 41 NJ, Nellie 17 silk weaver NJ, Sadie 8 NJ, sL Samuel Wilson 21 shoe factory worker NJ, dau Minnie 20 NJ, gs Walter 10m NJ [USA, 1900 Census, New Jersey, Sussex County]
  • 21 Apr. 1910, res. 152 Sparta Ave, Newton Twp., Theodore L Bird 52 carpenter NJ, Phebe 50 NJ, Nellie 28 silk weaver NJ, Sarah 18 photo worker NJ, Gorman 10 NJ, boarder Bessie Reed 24 silk weaver NJ [USA, 1910 Census, New Jersey, Sussex County]
Theodore Bird (1858-c1894): m. Louella Metzger (c1860--)
  • 13 June 1860, res. Stoney Creek Twp., Burtis Bird 28 farmer NJ, Malinda 24 IN, Rolandus 5 IN, Theodore 2 IN [USA, 1860 Census, Indiana, Henry County]
  • 14 June 1870, res. Perry Twp., Burtis Bird 39 farmer NJ, Malinda 37 IN, Rolandus 14 IN, Theodore 11 IN, Orilla 9 IN, Jerome 6 IN, Alvis 3 IN [USA, 1870 Census, Indiana, Delaware County]
  • 7 June 1880, res. Stoney Creek Twp., Birtis Bird 51 farmer NJ, Malinda 44 IN, Theadore 21 farmer IN, Orilla 19 IN, Jerome W 17 farmer IN, Alves 12 IN, Hattie 9 IN, Florance 4 IN [USA, 1880 Census, Indiana, Henry County]
Thomas S. Bird (c1852--): m. Rebecca Vandemark (c1860--)
  • 18 June 1880, res. Boyer Valley, Thomas Bird 28 farmer IN, Rebecca 20 NY, father Burtis 58 farmer NJ, mother Rachel 56 KY, broL Herbert Vandemark 6 IA [USA, 1880 Census, Iowa, Sac County]
Walter L. Bird (1849-1936): m. Belina F. Rude (1856-1938)
  • 17 June 1880, res. Hardyston Twp., Walter L Bird 31 mine worker NJ, Bell F 23 NJ, Cora L 3 NJ, Ethel C 6m NJ [USA, 1880 Census, New Jersey, Sussex County]
  • 6 June 1900, res. Vernon Twp., Walter L Bird 51 farmer NJ, Belle 43 NJ, Cora 22 NJ, Ethel 20 NJ, William 19 farm laborer NJ [USA, 1900 Census, New Jersey, Sussex County]
  • 19 Apr. 1910, res. Bank St, Sussex Borough, Walter L Bird 61 NJ, Belina F 53 NJ, Cora L 32 NJ [USA, 1910 Census, New Jersey, Sussex County]
  • 14 Jan. 1920, res. Sussex Borough, Walter T Bird 70 NJ, Belina F 63 NJ, Ethel 39 NJ [USA, 1920 Census, New Jersey, Sussex County]
Warren Bird (1824-1852): m. Mary Bowman (1827-1886)
  • 7 June 1860, res. Stony Creek Twp., Aaron Bird 33 farmer NJ, Mary 32 IN, John 11 IN, Joseph 10 IN [USA, 1860 Census, Indiana, Henry County]
  • 22 June 1870, res. Stony Creek Twp., Aaron Bird 43 farmer NJ, Mary 41 IN, Joseph 20 farm worker IN, Sarah A Cony 12 IN [USA, 1870 Census, Indiana, Henry County]
  • 1 June 1880, res. Stony Creek Twp., Aaron Bird 52 farmer IN, Mary 52 IN, Rozella 7 IN [USA, 1880 Census, Indiana, Henry County]
Wesley W. Bird (1834-1913): m. Clementine E. Bates (1849-1926)
  • 1861-1864, Wesley Bird, private, enlisted 2 Oct. 1861 in Co. D, Indiana 36th Infantry Regiment, promoted to corporal, mustered out 21 Sep. 1864 at Indianapolis [US Army Records]
  • July 1863, in Henry Co., Stony Creek, Westley Bird, age 27, farmer, born IN, former military service 36th IN Vol Infantry [Provost Marshal General's Bureau, Draft Registrations]
  • 9 Dec. 1868, Wesley Bird and Clementine E. Bates were married by minister A.J. Swartz at Mt. Pleasant, witnesses: Lewis Bird, Sam Dilman [Nebraska, Cass County, Marriage Registrations]
  • 17 Aug. 1870, res. Salt Creek Pct, Wesley Bird 35 farmer IN, Clementia 18 OH, Frank 1 NE [USA, 1870 Census, Nebraska, Cass County]
  • 3 Mar. 1876, res. Greenwood Pct, W Bird 40 farmer NJ, C 26 IL, W 6 NE, A 4 NE, A 2 NE, E 1 NE, L Bates 63 farmer CT, M 62 NY, E 23 IL [Nebraska, 1876 Census, Cass County]
  • 10 Mar. 1877, res. Greenwood Pct, Wesley Bird 41 farmer NJ, Clema 28 IL, Warren 7 NE, Arthur 5 NE, Anna 3 NE, Ethalinda 2 NE, Katy 5m NE [Nebraska, 1877 Census, Cass County]
  • 4 May 1880, res. Greenwood Pct, Wesley Bird 44 farmer NJ, Clemma 30 IL, Warren 10 NE, Arthur 9 NE, Emma 7 NE, Ethel 5 NE, Katie 3 NE, Ella 1 NE, Charles M McBride 30 farmer OH [Nebraska, 1880 Census, Cass County]
  • 23 June 1880, res. Greenwood Pct, Wesley Bird 45 farmer NJ, Clemmie 31 IL, Warren 10 NE, Arthur I 9 NE, Ida A 7 NE, Ethalynda 5 NE, Katie M 3 NE, Ella M 1 NE, boarder Charles M McBride 30 farmer VA [USA, 1880 Census, Nebraska, Cass County]
  • 17 May 1881, res. Greenwood Pct, Wesley Bird 45 farmer NJ, Clemie 32 IL, Warren 11 NE, Arthur 10 NE, Amie 8 NE, Ethel 6 NE, Katie 4 NE, Ella 2 NE, Leander Dufur 28 IL, Randolp Dufur 25 OH [Nebraska, 1881 Census, Cass County]
  • June 1890, res. Greenwood, "Wesley Bird, private, Co. D, 36 Ind. Vol., [enlisted] 26 Aug. 1861, [discharged] 21 Sep. 1864, [served] 3 yrs 25 days; decayed hip, struck in hip with ... ball" [USA, 1890 Census Veterans Schedule, Nebraska, Cass County]
  • 21 Mar. 1891, "Nebraska and Iowa Pensions. Washington, March 20. Special Telegram to the Bee. Pensions were granted to the following Nebraskans today: Original - ... Wesley Bird ..." [Nebraska, Omaha, Omaha Daily Bee]
  • 24 Feb. 1899, "Lively Village of Murdock ... Wesley Bird will soon have a house warming in an elegant new house 16x24, addition 12x14 ..." [Nebraska, Plattsmouth, Plattsmouth Weekly Herald]
  • 23 June 1900, res. Greenwood Pct, Wesley Bird 65 farmer NJ, Clemma 51 IL, Olive 14 NE, Shasta 10 NE, Roscoe 7 NE [USA, 1900 Census, Nebraska, Cass County]
  • 10 Aug. 1908, "Alvo Department ... Mrs. Wesley Bird is reported to be on the sick list." [Nebraska, Plattsmouth, Plattsmouth Journal]
  • 20 Aug. 1908, "Alvo Department ... Mrs. Wesley Bird was called to Holdrege Monday by the death of a relative at that place." [Nebraska, Plattsmouth, Plattsmouth Journal]
  • 21 Jan. 1909, "Alvo Department ... Mr. and Mrs. Sam Swearinger of Louisville, Indiana are visiting at the home of her brother, Wesley Bird." [Nebraska, Plattsmouth, Plattsmouth Journal]
  • 17 June 1909, "Alvo (Special Correspondence) ... Art Bird and family visited at Wesley Bird's Sunday." [Nebraska, Plattsmouth, Plattsmouth Journal]
  • 22 July 1909, "Alvo (Special Correspondence) ... Mr. and Mrs. Arthur Bird and children, visited at the home of his father, Wesley Bird Sunday afternoon. ..." [Nebraska, Plattsmouth, Plattsmouth Journal]
  • 19 Aug. 1909, "Alvo (Special Correspondence) ... Art Bird and family visited at Wesley Bird's Sunday." [Nebraska, Plattsmouth, Plattsmouth Journal]
  • 2 Sep. 1909, "Alvo ... Mrs. John Elder and children and Mrs. Edway Hughes and children, who have been visiting their parents, Mr. and Mrs. Wesley Bird and other relatives the past two weeks, departed Tuesday for their homes near Mankato, Kas." [Nebraska, Plattsmouth, Plattsmouth Journal]
  • 27 Apr. 1910, res. Greenwood Pct, Wesley W Bird 74 farmer NJ, Clemma 61 IL, Shata E 20 NE, Rosco F 17 farm laborer NE [USA, 1910 Census, Nebraska, Cass County]
  • 9 June 1910, "Alvo News ... Mrs. Wesley Bird and Mr. and Mrs. Arthur Friend took supper with A.D. Bird and family last Thursday." [Nebraska, Plattsmouth, Plattsmouth Journal]
  • 13 June 1910, "Commissioners Proceedings. Plattsmouth, Neb., June 7, 1910. ... The following claims were allowed on the general fund: ... Wesley Bird, same [road work], r.d. 6, $3.10" [Nebraska, Plattsmouth, Plattsmouth Herald]
  • 18 Aug. 1910, "Alvo News ... The Misses Ella and Kate Bates of Weeping Water came in Monday to visit relatives. They, with their sister Mrs. Wesley Bird took dinner with Mr. and Mrs. Arthur Friend and supper with Mr. and Mrs. Arthur Bird and family Monday. They will visit a few days with Mrs. Wesley Bird before returning to their home." [Nebraska, Plattsmouth, Plattsmouth Journal]
  • 17 Nov. 1910, "Alvo News. ... Art Bird and family took dinner Saturday with his parents, Mr. and Mrs. Wesley Bird." [Nebraska, Plattsmouth, Plattsmouth Journal]
  • 8 Dec. 1910, "Alvo News. Grandpa Bird is on the sick list. ... Mrs. Arthur Bird was taken to Dr. Shoemaker's hospital at Lincoln last Friday morning for treatment. She was accompanied by her husband, Arthur Bird, his mother, Mrs. Wesley Bird, and Dr. L. Muir. At last report she is convalescing and will be home soon. Mrs. Sam Cashner has been caring for the children during their mother's absence." [Nebraska, Plattsmouth, Plattsmouth Journal]
  • 16 Feb. 1911, "Alvo News ... Mrs. Hughes of Mankato, Kansas, is visiting with her parents, Mr. and Mrs. Wesley Bird, and other relatives." [Nebraska, Plattsmouth, Plattsmouth Journal]
  • 13 July 1911, "Alvo Department ... Grandpa Bird was taken quite sick Monday. Verl Linch took Arthur Bird and family out Monday evening, Arthur remaining all night with his father. In Dr. Muir's absence Dr. Jones of Murdock was called, and at this writing Grandpa Bird is feeling lots better. ... Mr. and Mrs. Arthur Friend spent Saturday night with Mrs. Friend's parents, Mr. and Mrs. Wesley Bird." [Nebraska, Plattsmouth, Plattsmouth Journal]
  • 10 Aug. 1911, "Alvo Department ... Arthur Bird and family spent Sunday with his parents, Mr. and Mrs. W. Bird. ... The Misses Ella and Lillian Bates of Weeping Water have been visiting their sister, Mrs. Wesley Bird and other relatives the past week." [Nebraska, Plattsmouth, Plattsmouth Journal]
  • 9 Nov. 1911, "Alvo Department ... Mr. and Mrs. Wesley Bird are visiting relatives in Kansas." [Nebraska, Plattsmouth, Plattsmouth Journal]
  • 30 Nov. 1911, "Alvo Department ... Mr. and Mrs. Wesley Bird entertained Sunday all of their children and grand-children who live in this vicinity. Mr. and Mrs. Bird recently returned from Kansas, where they have been visiting for some time their daughters and families who reside there." [Nebraska, Plattsmouth, Plattsmouth Journal]
  • 15 Aug. 1912, "Alvo Department ... The Misses Bates of Weeping Water came up Thursday to visit their sister, Mrs. Wesley Bird and other relatives for a few days. They returned home Tuesday morning." [Nebraska, Plattsmouth, Plattsmouth Journal]
  • 5 Sep. 1912, "Alvo Department ... Among those attending the state fair Tuesday were: Mrs. Wesley Bird, William Kitzel and wife ... A.J. Friend and wife ..." [Nebraska, Plattsmouth, Plattsmouth Journal]
  • 24 Oct. 1912, "Alvo News. ... Mrs. Ed Cone of Holdrege, Neb., sister of Mrs. Wesley Bird, died Wednesday and the remains were brought to Weeping Water for burial Friday. ... Mrs. Wesley Bird went to Weeping Water Wednesday, and her children, Warren, Arthur and Joseph, and Mrs. William Kitzel and Mrs. Arthur Friend went Friday to attend the funeral of their sister and aunt, Mrs. Emily Cone." [Nebraska, Plattsmouth, Plattsmouth Journal]
  • 31 Oct. 1912, "Alvo News ... Mrs. Wesley Bird and daughter, Mrs. Arthur Friend, were Lincoln visitors Wednesday." [Nebraska, Plattsmouth, Plattsmouth Journal]
  • 13 Sep. 1913, Wesley Bird died 5 miles northeast of Alvo, valvular heart trouble, b. 22 June 1835 in New Jersey, farmer, married, parents Joseph Bird, b. New York, & Rachel Young, b. New Jersey, informant Warren Bird of Alvo, buried 15 Sep. 1913 at Alvo [Nebraska, Death Registrations]
  • 18 Sep. 1913, "Wesley Bird died Saturday, September 14, at his home northeast of Alvo. Services were held Monday afternoon at 2 o'clock from the M.E. Church, Rev. Fawell officiating. Burial was at the Methodist cemetery. [Nebraska, Alvo, Alvo Advance]
  • 18 Sep. 1913, "Alvo Notes ... Mr. Wesley Bird, a pioneer homesteader of the west part of Cass county, died last Saturday. He was 78 years of age and a civil war veteran. Besides his wife he leaves four sons and six daughters. The family have the sympathy of the entire community." [Nebraska, Plattsmouth, Plattsmouth Journal]
  • 22 Sep. 1913, "Union. Ledger. ... E.J. Mougey and wife went to Alvo last Sunday to attend funeral of Mrs. Mougey's uncle, the late Wesley Bird, whose death occurred Saturday. The deceased was a brother of Lewis Bird of this village and was quite well known in this part of the county." [Nebraska, Plattsmouth, Plattsmouth Journal]
  • 6 Oct. 1913, Wesley Bird, corporal Co D, 36th Indiana Infantry, widow Clemma Bird [US Army, Pension Applications]
  • 8 Jan. 1914, "Alvo Notes ... Mrs. Wesley Bird spent Wednesday afternoon with Mrs. A.J. Bird." [Nebraska, Plattsmouth, Plattsmouth Journal]
  • 2 Sep. 1915, "Alvo News Items ... Mrs. Hughes of Kansas and her mother, Grandma Bird, visited with the former's brother, Arthur Bird and family, Friday. Grandma Bird and daughter, Mrs. Hughes, of Kansas, went to Weeping Water Saturday to visit the former's sisters, the Misses Bates." [Nebraska, Plattsmouth, Plattsmouth Journal]
  • 15 Nov. 1915, "Weeping Water. Republican. ... Mrs. Wesley Bird of Alvo came down Sunday for a week's visit with her sisters, the Misses Ella and Lillian Bates." [Nebraska, Plattsmouth, Plattsmouth Journal]
  • 30 Aug. 1917, "Alvo News ... Sunday guests of the Grandma Bird home were: Wm. Kitzel and family, A.J. Friend and wife, Joe Bird and wife, Wesley Bird, Marie Bird, Golda Bird and Gayl Bird of this place and the Misses Ella and Lillie Bates of Weeping Water." [Nebraska, Plattsmouth, Plattsmouth Journal]
  • 27 Dec. 1917, "Alvo ... A Christmas family re-union was held at the home of Mrs. Wesley Bird, those in attendance being: Mr. and Mrs. Elmer Dillman, of Kans., Walter Hardnock and family, A.J. Bird and family, Wm. Kitzel and family, A.J. Friend and wife, Joe Bird and wife, Ed Taylor and family, Warren Bird and Roscoe Bird." [Nebraska, Plattsmouth, Plattsmouth Journal]
  • 21 Mar. 1918, "News from Alvo ... Dinner guests at the home of Mrs. Wesley Bird last Sunday were Mrs. Ethel Hughes of Kansas, Mr. and Mrs. Walter Hardnock and children, Mr. and Mrs. Wm. Kitzel and children, Mr. and Mrs. A.I. Bird and children, Mr. and Mrs. Ed Taylor and daughter, Mr. and Mrs. A.J. Friend, Mr. and Mrs. Elmer Dillman, Mr. and Mrs. Joe Bird, Warren Bird, Roscoe Bird, Miss Minnie Frohlich, and Walter Collins." [Nebraska, Plattsmouth, Plattsmouth Journal]
  • 25 Apr. 1918, "News from Alvo ... Mrs. Rathbun, of Louisville, spent Monday with Mrs. Wesley Bird." [Nebraska, Plattsmouth, Plattsmouth Journal]
  • 5 Jan. 1920, res. Greenwood Pct, James E Taylor 37 farmer MO, Shasta 30 NE, Alice 5 IL, mL Clemina Bird wd 70 NE [USA, 1920 Census, Nebraska, Cass County]
  • 22 Feb. 1923, "Alvo News ... Warren Bird and sister, Mrs. Ethel Hughes, who have been visiting here with their mother Mrs. Cleming Bird and other relatives left Saturday afternoon for their home at Arriba, Colorado." [Nebraska, Plattsmouth, Plattsmouth Journal]
  • 12 May 1924, "Alvo Department. Mrs. Wesley Bird has not been feeling very well for some time but is at this time able to be up and around." [Nebraska, Plattsmouth, Plattsmouth Journal]
  • 9 June 1924, "Marked and Decorated the Graves. There was no gathering for Decoration Day for Alvo, but a committee of which Arthur Dinges was the chairman, marked the graves of the soldiers who sleep in the beautiful cemetery at Alvo, those of the Civil war being Wm. Linch, Joe Mullen, Alex Skyles, Wesley Bird, L.W. Friend and Rev. E.L. Uptegrove, while the ones of the World war are Ray Parsell, Dan Donnelly and I. Prouty." [Nebraska, Plattsmouth, Plattsmouth Journal]
  • 15 Nov. 1926, Clemma Bird died northeast of Alvo, diabetes, b. 16 Jan. 1849 in Illinois, widow of Wesley Bird, parents Leander Bates & Mary Degarmo, both born in New York, informant Warren Bird of Arriba, Colorado, buried 17 Nov. 1926 at Alvo [Nebraska, Death Registrations]
  • 22 Nov. 1926, "Mrs. Wesley Bird Dies. The funeral of Mrs. Clemma Bird was held at Alvo Wednesday, November 17. She was born January 16, 1849, in Whiteside county, Illinois. At the age of nine years she moved with her parents to the eastern part of Cass county, near Mt. Pleasant, where she grew to young womanhood. On December 9, 1868, she was united in marriage with Wesley Bird, of Blountsville, Indiana. To this union were born twelve children, eight girls and four boys. Two of the girls died in infancy. At the age of 16 she was converted and joined the M.E. Church. She was a loyal member of that church, doing her best to emulate her Master at all times. In the spring of 1869 she moved with her husband to their homestead northeast of Alvo, which has been her home ever since. She experienced many of the trials, hardships and privations of the early pioneers. Her husband preceded her in death, being laid to rest in the Alvo cemetery in 1913. She passed away at 3:30 a.m. on Monday, November 15, aged 77 years, 9 months and 29 days. She is survived by two sisters, the Misses Bates of Weeping Water, ten great-grandchildren, 26 grandchildren and ten children, Warren, of Arriba, Colo.; Arthur I., of Alvo; Mrs. Amy Elder, of Mankato, Kansas; Mrs. Ethel Hughes, of Cope, Colo.; Mrs. Kate Hardnock, of Lincoln; Mrs. Mollie Kitzel, of Alvo; Mrs. Ollie Friend and Mrs. Shasta Taylor of Alvo; Joseph, of Mankato, Kansas; and Roscoe, of Elmwood. Her body was laid to rest beside that of her husband in the Alvo cemetery. The funeral services were conducted in the Alvo M.E. church by the Rev. R.H. Chenoweth, of Alvo." [Nebraska, Plattsmouth, Plattsmouth Journal]
  • 1926, "Wesley Bird, June 22, 1835 - Sept. 13, 1913, Clemma Bird, Jan. 16, 1849 - Nov. 15, 1926" [Nebraska, Alvo, Alvo Cemetery, Inscriptions]
Wesley R. Bird (1853-1928): m. Laura Finch (1856-1909)
  • 4 June 1900, res. Stony Creek Twp., Wesley Bird 46 stone mason IN, Laura 43 IN, Ephram 15 farm laborer IN, Allen 13 farm laborer IN, Maple 9 IN, Hazel 7 IN, Fannie 3 IN [USA, 1900 Census, Indiana, Henry County]
William C. Bird (1838--): 1m. Emily A. --- (1838-1872), 2m. Susan A. --- (c1849--)
  • 1 July 1870, res. Vernon Twp., William Bird 35 farmer NJ, Emily 32 NJ, Laura 7 NJ [USA, 1870 Census, New Jersey, Sussex County]
  • 16 June 1880, res. Vernon, William C Bird 43 hotel keeper NJ, Susan A 31 NJ, Laura 17 NJ [USA, 1880 Census, New Jersey, Sussex County]