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Capt Daniel Bird
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Birth: Sep., 1784
South Carolina, USA
Death: Nov. 6, 1867
Jefferson County
Florida, USA

Capt Daniel Bird was a member of the military during the War of 1812.
He first married Sarah Oliver of Petersburg, Georgia. They were married Dec 25,1806. Sarah and their two daughters died within days of each other.
In 1814 Daniel Bird married Lucinda Brooks. Together they had five children: Louie, Caroline, Mary, Cornelia and Thomas Lucinda died 1826 in Edgefield, South Carolina.
Less than a year later, Daniel married Lucinda's 34 year old sister, Behethland Brooks Simkins, widow of Jesse Simkins.
They moved to Florida and settled in Monticello, Jefferson County. It was while in Florida during the Indian Wars that Daniel found his daughter Louisa attacked at home, killing her two children.
Family links: 
  Lucinda Brooks Bird (1791 - 1826)
  Behethland Brooks Bird (1793 - 1864)*
  Louisa Ann Bird Peurifoy (1816 - 1878)*
  Sarah Oliver Bird (1831 - 1850)*
  William Capers Bird (1835 - ____)*
*Calculated relationship
Note: The dates on the stone are incorrect so no picture is listed. The stone was placed nearly a century after the death.
Old City Cemetery
Jefferson County
Florida, USA
Created by: Robert C. Peurifoy
Record added: Jul 15, 2010
Find A Grave Memorial# 54969219
Capt Daniel Bird
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Capt Daniel Bird
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Capt Daniel Bird
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- Lanie
 Added: Jul. 18, 2016
In memory of Daniel Bird and in gratitude for his service in the War of 1812.
- Georgia Girl
 Added: Apr. 8, 2014

- Sarah Johnson
 Added: Nov. 16, 2010

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