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Wilson Earl Birdsong
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Birth: Apr. 4, 1856
Alabama, USA
Death: Apr. 11, 1932
Oklahoma City
Oklahoma County
Oklahoma, USA

Chief of the Choctaw. Son of Bailey Washington Birdsong and Martha Elizabeth Williams, grandson of Alexander Miles Birdsong and Mariam Burns Anderson. Husband of Evelyn Turner, daughter of William Thomas Turner and Mary Virginia Wrenn. Father of Mary Josephine Birdsong, the wife of Jayson Sparks of Snelling, California.
 
 
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 Parents:
  Bailey Washington Birdsong (1829 - 1863)
  Martha Elizabeth Williams Birdsong (1831 - 1877)
 
 Children:
  Mary Josephine Birdsong Sparks (1883 - 1969)*
  Jesse Evin Birdsong (1886 - 1944)*
 
 Siblings:
  Albertus Laski Birdsong (1854 - 1936)**
  Wilson Earl Birdsong (1856 - 1932)
  Ursula Virginia Birdsong Jones (1858 - 1951)**
  Laura Emma Birdsong (1860 - 1936)**
  Bailey A Birdsong (1863 - 1944)**
 
*Calculated relationship
**Half-sibling
 
Inscription:
WILSON E. BIRDSONG
April 4, 1856
April 11, 1932
Rest In Peace


 
Burial:
Owens Prairie Cemetery
Stephens County
Oklahoma, USA
 
Created by: Jean
Record added: Feb 22, 2008
Find A Grave Memorial# 24823954
Wilson Earl Birdsong
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Wilson Earl Birdsong
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Wilson Earl Birdsong
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This family definitely WAS NOT Indian.
-Anonymous
 Added: Mar. 4, 2016
Not sure why this (mis)information has proliferated all over the internet but it may have something to do with the grave site for Wilson Birdsong. He has magically morphed from merely "being" a "Choctaw" indian to now being "CHIEF" of the Choctaw tribe. H...(Read more)
-Anonymous
 Added: Feb. 8, 2016

- Jean
 Added: Sep. 26, 2015
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