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Clara Bird McDonald
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Birth: Mar. 12, 1850
Liberty
Clay County
Missouri, USA
Death: Jun. 30, 1899
Mammoth Spring
Fulton County
Arkansas, USA

Clara Bird was the daughter of Greenup Bird, who was the Cashier at the Liberty, Missouri bank in 1866, when the James Gang robbed it. Clara married Witten McDonald 7 October 1868 in Chillicothe, Livingston County, Missouri. Clara had seven children: Frank, William, Clara, Martha, Donald, Bessie, and Helen McDonald.
Clara had a sister, Mary Elizabeth Bird, who was the wife of Dr. Alexander Dockery, Governor of Missouri. Mary Bird Dockery died in the Governor's mansion in Jefferson City in 1903. 
 
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 Parents:
  Greenup Bird (1809 - 1882)
  Catherine J. Pixlee Bird (1817 - 1896)
 
 Spouse:
  Witten McDonald (1846 - 1910)*
 
 Children:
  Clara Bird McDonald (1874 - 1958)*
  Martha McDonald Funkhouser (1876 - 1938)*
  Donald McDonald (1880 - 1963)*
  Bessie McDonald (1881 - 1881)*
  Helen McDonald Campbell (1889 - 1964)*
 
 Siblings:
  James P Bird (____ - 1909)**
  John E. Bird (1831 - 1915)**
  William Greenup Bird (1838 - 1903)**
  William Sedgwick Bird (1844 - 1888)*
  Margaret Pixlee Bird Lincoln (1845 - 1935)*
  Mary Elizabeth Bird Dockery (1848 - 1903)*
  Clara Bird McDonald (1850 - 1899)
  Ida Bird (1852 - 1869)*
  George Fackler Bird (1858 - 1899)*
  Caroline Moss Bird Orr (1861 - 1918)*
 
*Calculated relationship
**Half-sibling
 
Burial:
Elmwood Cemetery
Kansas City
Jackson County
Missouri, USA
Plot: Block L, Lot 16, Grave 2
 
Created by: cw
Record added: Jan 14, 2005
Find A Grave Memorial# 10323680
Clara <i>Bird</i> McDonald
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