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Rev Thompson "Father Bird" Bird
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Birth: Jan. 7, 1804
North Carolina, USA
Death: Jan. 4, 1869

in same lot: Rev. Thompson Bird, Mary E. Bird, William K.Bird, Empson Bird, Anna May Bird, Anna P. Bird, Louisa Bird Hyde, Empson Bird Hyde, Arthur A. Hyde

Daily State Register, Des Moines, IA
January 05, 1869

Death of An Old Citizen

Rev. Thompson Bird, one of our oldest citizens and one who has been identified with the ministerial labors of the Presbyterian Church of this city since the first settlement of the place, departed this life at 5 o'clock last evening.

Mr. Bird has been confined to his house by severe illness for more than a year, and the announcement of his death, though not unexpected, will be received with sorrow by a huge majority of our citizens to whom he has been endeared by a long and profitable acquaintance.

The funeral will take place at one o'clock tomorrow afternoon, and all friends of the family are invited to attend without further notice.



 
 
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 Spouse:
  Anna P Knowlton Bird (1812 - 1901)*
 
 Children:
  William Knowlton Bird (1840 - 1897)*
  Empson Bird (1844 - 1909)*
  Louisa Bird Hyde (1847 - 1912)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Woodland Cemetery
Des Moines
Polk County
Iowa, USA
Plot: Block: 9 Section: Lot: 00038
 
Maintained by: Nikkmed911
Originally Created by: Katie Lou
Record added: Jun 23, 2008
Find A Grave Memorial# 27773383
Rev Thompson Father Bird Bird
Added by: Katie Lou
 
Rev Thompson Father Bird Bird
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Rev Thompson Father Bird Bird
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He was a founding minister of the Central Presbyterian Church where the first services were held in the barracks of the old Fort Des Moines in the triangular area where the Des Moines and Raccoon Rivers meet, and later at the courthouse. There were just 1...(Read more)
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