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 James Wilson Bird

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James Wilson Bird

Birth
Alexandria, Alexandria City, Virginia, USA
Death 28 Nov 1868 (aged 81)
Hancock County, Georgia, USA
Burial Sparta, Hancock County, Georgia, USA
Memorial ID 19505247 View Source
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Husband of Frances Pamela (Casey) Bird of Savannah, GA.
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James Wilson Bird was born in Alexandria, Virginia, March 4, 1787. His father moved to Georgia and established a large iron works in Warren county at the Shoals of Ogeechee. In his early life, James Wilson Bird carried on his work successfully. On February 1, 1820, he married Frances Casey of Savannah, by Rev. William Cooper. Later on, he moved to Hancock county here he lived until his death, November 26, 1868, at the ripe old age of eighty-one. He devoted almost his entire life to agriculture, having large plantations in several counties in Georgia, and living the typical life of a Southern gentleman of the ante-bellum days. He graduated as second honor man in his class. [Unknown source]

Note* The aforementioned dates do not agree with those from his grave marker.


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