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William Fredrick Bird, Sr.

William Fredrick Bird, Sr.[1]

Male 1851 - 1911  (59 years)

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  • Name William Fredrick Bird, Sr. 
    Suffix Sr. 
    Born 13 May 1851  Billington, Bedfordshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    • Alternate date of 13 May 1851
    Gender Male 
    Census Oct 1851  Eaton Bray, Bedfordshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Census 1851, British

    England, Bedfordshire, Eaton Bray, Village of Felmersham, Leighton Buzzard Registration District, Household Schedule 7, Piece 1856, Folio 557, page 2

    Frederick Bird, head 41. Mary A., wife 37. Children: Ann, daughter 13; Sabina, daughter 10; Ezra, son 8; Martha, daughter 6; Sarah, daughter 5; Susannah, daughter 2; William son, 10 months. Frederick was a straw plaite dealer; Mary was a straw plaiter. He was born in Tilsworth, Bedfordshire, England. Mary was born in Billington, Bedfordshire, England and the children were born in Eaton Bray, Bedfordshire, England.  
    Age: 10 month 
    Emigration 4 May 1856  Liverpool, Lancashire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Liverpool to New York, 4 May 1856-14 Jun 1856  
    Age: 6 
    Immigration 16 Jun 1856  New York City, New York, New York, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Immigration to US 1856

    Ship Manifest - Thornton, 16 Jun 1856; Port of Departure: Liverpool, England; Destination: Utah, United States of America; Place of Origin: Great Britain; Ethnicity/Race/Nationality: British (English); Ship Name: Thornton; Port of Arrival: New York; Line: 31; Microfilm Serial: M237; Microfilm Roll: M237_163; List Number: 490; Port Arrival State: New York; Port Arrival Country: United States; Final Destination Utah, USA

    Ship Manifest is difficult to read but presumes the following:

    Mary Ann Bird, 40, female; Ann, 20, female; Sabina, 17, female; Ezra, 14, male; Martha Ann, 12, female; Sarah, 10, female; Susannah, 7, female
    William, 6, male  
    Age: 6 
    Ship Manifest - Thornton, 16 Jun 1856
    Ship Manifest - Thornton, 16 Jun 1856
    Census 19 Sep 1860  Provo, Utah, Utah, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    Census 1860

    Utah, Utah, Provo, Provo Post Office, 19 Sep 1860, page 943, Dwelling 3069, Family 2399

    Ezekiel Kellog, head, 58. Mary, wife, 43. Children: Martha, daughter 16; Sarah, daughter 14; Susanna, daughter 10; Wm. son, 8. He is a farmer; value of real estate $200; personal property $300. He is born in Utah. She and the children are born in England. All the children are attending school. Next door to Lucius N. and Alice Scovil.

    (Note: this is the 2nd marriage for Mary. Her maiden name is Fenn. Prior to her arrival in the US, she was married to Frederick Otto Bird who died the year before she immigrated to the US).  
    Age: 8 
    Census 16 Aug 1870  Provo, Utah, Utah, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [7
    Census 1870

    Utah Territory, Utah, Provo, 16 Aug 1870, page 11, dwelling 92, family 77

    William Bird, 20, domestic servant. He was born in Englnad. Employed by Ben and Eliza Bachman. 
    Age: 20 
    Census 1880  TBD Not known at this time Find all individuals with events at this location  [8
    Census 1880

    Possible William Bird in Wadsworth, Washoe, Nevada, age 29, born in England. Employed as RR brakeman. Marital status reflects he is single but he meets the birth requirements. His wife and children are visiting in the 1880 census. 
    Age: 29 
    Census 13 Jun 1900  Kamas, Summit, Utah, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [9
    Census 1900

    Utah, Summit, Kamas Precinct, 13 Jun 1900, ED 139, sheet 10B, dwelling 138, family 139

    Visitor in the household of Johana Goodworth. William Bird, visitor (May 1850), age 49; a widower. He is a miner; he and parents born in Scotland; immigration 1855. Can read and write. 
    Age: 49 
    Census 25 May 1910  Hamer, Fremont, Idaho, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Census 1910

    Idaho, Fremont, Hamer, 25 May 1910, SD 46, ED 296, sheet 2A, dwelling 15, family 15

    George A. Bird, head 34. Rose, wife, 33. First marriage for both; married 11 years; 3 children born, 3 living. Children: Ivey, daughter 8; Lara, daughter 7; Erma, daughter 6. Also living with them is his father William F. Bird, 60; a widower. George is a farmer, working on his own account; owns farm free of mortgage. All can read and write; all children are attending school. All were born in Utah. His father and mother were born in Utah. Her father and mother were born in England.  
    Age: 60 
    Died 4 Mar 1911  Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Death Certificate 6 Mar 1911  Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [10
    Death Certificate 00001101366

    Wm. F. Bird Sr., born 13 May 1850 in England; died 4 Mar 1911 in Salt Lake City, Utah. Residence 2205 So. 3 East. Widowed at time of death. Parents names not known. Informant was Wm. F. Bird, Jr., same address. Burial in Mt. Olivet Cemetery on 6 Mar 1911. Eber W. Hall undertaker. 
    Age: 60 
    Cause: Diabetes mellitus 
    Death certificate for William Frederick Bird, 1911, Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, USA
    Death certificate for William Frederick Bird, 1911, Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, USA
    Buried 6 Mar 1911  Salt Lake City Cemetery, Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 11
    William Frederick Bird (1850 - 1911) - Find A Grave
    William Frederick Bird (1850 - 1911) - Find A Grave
    Association Sarah Floy Avery (Relationship: Father-in-law to Sarah Fl) 
    Notes 
    • Mormon Pioneer Overland Travel, 1847–1868
      Bird, William Fredrick

      Birth Date: 13 May 1851
      Death Date: 4 Mar. 1911
      Gender: Male
      Age: 5
      Company: James G. Willie Company (1856)


      Sources:
      Ancestral File
      Journal History, 9 Nov. 1856, p. 19 [12]
    • Possible marriage on 13 May 1895, Salt Lake City to Sarah R. Avery.

      Name: William Bird Sr.
      Event Type: Marriage
      Event Date: 13 May 1895
      Event Place: Salt Lake, Utah, United States
      Age: 44
      Birth Year (Estimated): 1851
      Spouse's Name: Sarah R. Avery
      Spouse's Age: 40
      Spouse's Birth Year (Estimated): 1855 [13]
    Person ID I758  clanSoren | FRS101, I103-Ferguson
    Last Modified 25 Dec 2019 

    Father Frederick Otto Bird,   b. 15 Aug 1810, Eaton Bray, Bedfordshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 26 Jul 1855, Leighton Buzzard, Bedfordshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 44 years) 
    Relationship Birth 
    Mother Ancestors Mary Ann Fenn Married: 2x2x ,   b. 02 Jun 1816, Billington, Bedfordshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 22 Jul 1864, Provo, Utah, Utah, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 48 years) 
    Relationship Birth 
    Married 28 Nov 1833  Eaton Bray, Bedfordshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [14
    Documents
    Fourth Hand-Cart Company-Capt J.G. Willie, Immigrant list for Mary A. Bird and family
    Fourth Hand-Cart Company-Capt J.G. Willie, Immigrant list for Mary A. Bird and family
    Family ID F276  Group Sheet

    Family Elizabeth Ann Hales,   b. 15 Oct 1853, Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 26 Jun 1893, Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 39 years) 
    Married 5 Dec 1872  Beaver, Beaver, Utah, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
    +01. William Frederick Bird, Jr.,   b. 18 Nov 1873, Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 8 Aug 1947, Westchester, Los Angeles, California, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 73 years)
    +02. George Albert Bird,   b. 22 Mar 1876, Circleville, Piute, Utah, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 26 Apr 1955, San Francisco, San Francisco, California, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 79 years)
     03. Caroline Elizabeth Bird,   b. 20 Nov 1878, Crescent, Salt Lake, Utah, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 24 Aug 1890  (Age 11 years)
     04. Mary Ann Bird,   b. 24 Aug 1881, Crescent, Salt Lake, Utah, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     05. Bird,   b. Oct 1883, American Fork, Utah, Utah, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Oct 1883, American Fork, Utah, Utah, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 0 years)
    +06. Louisa Eddins Bird,   b. 8 Dec 1884, American Fork, Utah, Utah, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 5 Sep 1955, San Diego County, California, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 70 years)
    +07. Harriet June Bird,   b. 16 Jul 1887, Beaver, Beaver, Utah, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 11 Jan 1967, Albany, Athens, Ohio, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 79 years)
    +08. Rena Elmira Bird,   b. 21 Nov 1889, Winterquarters, Carbon, Utah, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 30 May 1957, Salt Lake County Hospital, Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 67 years)
     09. Bird,   b. 26 Jun 1893, Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 26 Jun 1893, Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 0 years)
    Last Modified 9 Feb 2007 
    Family ID F482  Group Sheet

  • Documents
    Wedding Announcement Estella Ferguson and William Clayton, 14 June 1895
    Wedding Announcement Estella Ferguson and William Clayton, 14 June 1895

  • Sources 
    1. [S60] FamilySearch™ LDS, IGI Individual Record, (The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints).

    2. [S118] Utah Death Certificates (Series 81448), 1904 to 1965, Utah State Archives, Office of Vital Records and Statistics, (historyresearch.utah.gov), State Board of Health File Number 372 (Reliability: 3).

    3. [S317] 1851 England Census, Census Returns of England and Wales, 1851. Kew, Surrey, England: The National Archives of the UK (TNA): Public Record Office (PRO), 1851. Data imaged from the National Archives, London, England. , (Ancestry.com), Class: HO107; Piece: 1756; Folio: 557; Page: 2; GSU roll: 87685-87686. (Reliability: 3).

    4. [S365] British Mission Emigration Register, (Mormon Migration On-line, BYU Educational Library), page 129; 1856 - Willies H.C. Co. (European Emigration Card Index, EECI) (Reliability: 3).

    5. [S177] Immigration and Emigration, Utah Pioneers, 1847-1850 , (Ancestry), 1856; Arrival: New York , United States; Microfilm serial: M237; Microfilm roll: M237_163; Line: 32; List number: 490 (Reliability: 3).

    6. [S111] 1860 United States Federal Census, Bureau of the Census, Year: 1860; Census Place: Provo, Utah, Utah Territory; Roll: M653_1314; Page: 943; (Reliability: 3).

    7. [S103] 1870 United States Federal Census, Bureau of the Census, 14870132 (Reliability: 3).

    8. [S85] 1880 United States Federal Census, Wadsworth, Washoe, Nevada; Roll: 759; Family History Film: 1254759; Page: 326C; Enumeration District: 054; Image: 0657.

    9. [S97] 1900 United States Federal Census, United States of America, Bureau of the Census. Twelfth Census of the United States, (Ancestry.com), FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/MMR5-VK8 : accessed 6 December 2014), William Bird in household of Parl A. Mitchel, Kamas, Marion, Oakley, Peoa, Woodland Precincts Peoa, Summit, Utah, United States; citing sheet 10B, family 139, NARA microfilm publication T623, National Archives and Records Administration, Washington, D.C.; FHL microfilm 1,241,686. (Reliability: 3).

    10. [S141] FamilySearch™ Utah Death Certificates, 1904-1954, Genealogical Society of Utah (GSU), (http://search.labs.familysearch.org), State Board of Health File Number 372, 00001101366 (Reliability: 3).

    11. [S157] Findagrave.com, (Findagrave.com), Memorial 91428899 (Reliability: 3).

    12. [S96] Mormon Pioneer Overland Travel, 1847–1868, The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints, (http://www.lds.org/churchhistory/library/pioneercompanysearch) (Reliability: 3).

    13. [S342] FamilySearch, Utah County Marriages, 1887-1937, (FamilySearch), FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/F8G6-6M2 : accessed 6 December 2014), William Bird Sr. and Sarah R. Avery, 13 May 1895; citing Salt Lake, Utah, United States, book P-256 cn5117, county courthouses, Utah; FHL microfilm 429,056. (Reliability: 3).

    14. [S273] FamilySearch™ England Marriages, 1538–1973, (FamilySearch.org), FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/NVS1-3Y3 : accessed 29 Nov 2014), Frederick Bird and Mary Ann Fenn, 28 Nov 1833; citing Eaton Bray,Bedford,England, reference ; FHL microfilm 1279093. (Reliability: 3).