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Durward Harris Birdwell
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Birth: Oct. 4, 1920
Sumner County
Tennessee, USA
Death: Dec. 9, 1939
Davidson County
Tennessee, USA

Full Name: Durwood Harris Birdwell
Place of Death: Davidson Co., Tennessee
Hospital: Prison
Color, Sex: White, Male
Marital Status: Single
Date of Birth: Oct 4, 1920
Birthplace: Sumner Co., Tennessee
Date of Death: Dec 9, 1939
Age: 19 years 2 months 6 days
Occupation: Inmate
Name of Father: Delmas Birdwell
Birthplace of Father: Monroe Co., Kentucky
Maiden Name of Mother: Beatrice Coppas
Birthplace of Mother: Clay Co., Tennessee
Cause of Death: Knife Wound
Date, Time, Place of Service: Dec 11, 1939 2pm Joe Birdwell Home
Name of Cemetery: Gallatin
Clergyman: Rev. A. D. Robertson
Informant: Miss Edna Birdwell
Address: Rt 2, Castalian Springs

*other sources state death as 1944

1930 United States Federal Census
about Durward Birdwell
Name: Durward Birdwell
Home in 1930: District 2, Sumner, Tennessee
Age: 9
Estimated birth year: abt 1921
Relation to Head of House: Son
Father's name: Dan W Birdwell
Mother's name: Beatrice Birdwell
Household Members: Name Age
Dan W Birdwell 28
Beatrice Birdwell 26
Durward Birdwell 9
Ralph Birdwell 7
Dorine Birdwell 4
Edna Birdwell 7 6/12

His brother's obit:
Name Gordan Ralph BIRDWELL
Date 08 Sep 1999

died Tuesday, September 7, 1999, at Sumner Regional Medical Center after a battle with cancer. Mr Birdwell was born November 8, 1923 to the late Delmas Birdwell and Beatrice Copas Birdwell. Mr Birdwell asked that his remains be donated to Vanderbilt University. Contributions to the Nashville Union Rescue Mission are preferred in lieu of memorials.
Family links: 
  Delmas Birdwell (1901 - 1968)
  Beatrice May Copas Birdwell (1905 - 1964)
  Durward Harris Birdwell (1920 - 1939)
  Gordon Ralph Birdwell (1923 - 1999)*
  Doreen Birdwell Butler (1926 - 1997)*
  Edna Jean Birdwell Blankenship (1929 - 2011)*
  Robert Howard Birdwell (1931 - 1972)*
  Dotty Birdwell Shaw (1937 - 1990)*
*Calculated relationship
Gallatin City Cemetery
Sumner County
Tennessee, USA
Created by: Michelle
Record added: Aug 20, 2010
Find A Grave Memorial# 57369056
Durward Harris Birdwell
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Durward Harris Birdwell
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Durward Harris Birdwell
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