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 William Edmund Bird, Sr

William Edmund Bird, Sr

Salt Lake City, Salt Lake County, Utah, USA
Death 16 Apr 1936 (aged 80)
Murray, Salt Lake County, Utah, USA
Burial Murray, Salt Lake County, Utah, USA
Plot 05 089 1
Memorial ID 127213 · View Source
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William Edmund Bird

William Edmund Bird, 80, painter-and decorator in Murray, died At his home at 152 Vine street Thursday at 3 p. m. as a result of a stroke suffered Sunday.

Born in Salt Lake City August 5, 1855. Mr. Bird was a son of Edmund F. and Cordelia Martin Bird. He had resided in Murray for the last 45 years. Some of the interior decorating work in the Manti L.D.S. temple was done by him during its construction. He was a high priest In the L.D.S. Murray First ward church and interested in band work.

Mr. Bird married Abbie Atwood September 23. 1886, in the Logan L. D. S. temple.

Surviving are his widow and the following sons and daughters; Mrs. Lanola Jones, Murray; Damie La Fern Bird, Mrs. Albie Farrell and Vernal Edmund Bird, Salt Lake City. A brother, Fred J. Bird, San Francisco, Cal.; a sister, Mrs. Mary Atwood, Salt Lake City, and five grandchildren also survive.

Funeral services will be conducted Sunday in the L.D.S. Murray First ward chapel at 1 p. m., with Bishop S. M. Bringhurst officiating. Burial will be in the Murray cemetery. Friends may call at the George A. Jenkins mortuary In Murray Saturday afternoon and Sunday prior to the services.


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  • Maintained by: Anne
  • Originally Created by: Utah State Historical Society
  • Added: 2 Feb 2000
  • Find A Grave Memorial 127213
  • Find A Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for William Edmund Bird, Sr (5 Aug 1855–16 Apr 1936), Find A Grave Memorial no. 127213, citing Murray City Cemetery, Murray, Salt Lake County, Utah, USA ; Maintained by Anne (contributor 46788213) .