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Mary Ann Sparks Bird
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Birth: Feb. 6, 1859
Utah, USA
Death: Feb. 4, 1937
Dingle
Bear Lake County
Idaho, USA

Mrs. Mary Ann Sparks Bird died at her home in Dingle, Thursday, February 4th of complications incident to
old age. She was the daughter of Alfred Sparks and
Jane Ann Fowler Sparks. Mrs. Bird was born in Fort
Hanson, Utah on February 6, I860. She moved to Paris
with her parents in 1864 and married William Bird of
Paris in 1878. Some years later they moved to Dingle.
They were the parents of fourteen children, nine of
whom survive her, Ed Bird of Nampa, Mrs. Laura Meeks,
Ray Bird, Roy Bird, Richard Bird, and Mrs. Ada Weaver all of Dingle; Mrs. Rebecca Dayton of Cokeville, Mrs. Ida
Homer of Montpelier, and Mrs. Thelma White of Nampa;
also thirty four grand children and twelve great grand children.
Funeral serivecs were held in Dingle February 6th, with Bishop Sam Humpherys presiding. The Dingle quartette furnished musical selections and the opening prayer
was by Hyrum Oakey; speakers were Walter Bird of Paris; Warren Sirrine of Dingle; O. H. Grimmett of Paris; vocal solo, "Going Home," Mrs. Alfred Oakey; vocal solo,
Elliot Budge, and vocal duet, Mrs. Oakey and Mr. Budge; Benediction, Clarence Lindsay. Interment was made in
the Dingle cemetery under the direction of the Williams mortuary. 
 
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 Parents:
  Alfred William Sparks (1835 - 1914)
  Jane Ann Fowler Sparks (1835 - 1921)
 
 Spouse:
  William Henry Bird (1847 - 1937)*
 
 Children:
  Caddy Ann Bird (1875 - 1876)*
  William Alfred Bird (1877 - 1880)*
  George Walter Bird (1879 - 1879)*
  Laura Jane Bird Dayton (1880 - 1960)*
  Thomas Edward Bird (1882 - 1939)*
  John Roy Bird (1884 - 1958)*
  Richard Sparks Bird (1886 - 1967)*
  Alice Rebecca Bird Dayton (1889 - 1971)*
  Ida Janet Bird Homer (1893 - 1968)*
  Ada Bird Weaver (1893 - 1981)*
  Russel Fowler Bird (1897 - 1901)*
  Ories Alberto Bird (1900 - 1904)*
 
 Siblings:
  George Samuel Sparks (1854 - 1902)*
  Alfred William Sparks (1857 - 1928)*
  Mary Ann Sparks Bird (1859 - 1937)
  Thomas Fowler Sparks (1861 - 1933)*
  Alice Miranda Sparks Cook (1865 - 1957)*
  James Alexander Sparks (1866 - 1922)**
  Frances Mary Sparks Smedley (1868 - 1943)**
  John Henry Stewart Sparks (1870 - 1946)*
  Caroline Hannah Sparks Dayton (1872 - 1943)*
  Henry Edward Sparks (1872 - 1888)**
 
*Calculated relationship
**Half-sibling
 
Burial:
Dingle Cemetery
Dingle
Bear Lake County
Idaho, USA
 
Created by: In Memory of Margo & Jen...
Record added: Dec 27, 2010
Find A Grave Memorial# 63392297
Mary Ann <i>Sparks</i> Bird
Added by: Marsha Passey
 
Mary Ann <i>Sparks</i> Bird
Added by: Darcey Slaughter
 
Mary Ann <i>Sparks</i> Bird
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Added by: Penny G. Douglass
 
 
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February Birthday and Angel Day Blessings.
- In Memory of Margo & Jens
 Added: Feb. 24, 2016
♫ Happy Birthday ♫
- Arleta ♥
 Added: Feb. 7, 2016

- Maja
 Added: Feb. 6, 2016
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