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Pvt William “Billie” Bird

Pvt William “Billie” Bird

Newton County, Georgia, USA
Death 11 Feb 1925 (aged 79)
Newton County, Georgia, USA
Burial Newton County, Georgia, USA
Memorial ID 78556216 · View Source
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s/o of Thomas and Eveline Bird
h/o of Julia A. Smith
Married on December 19, 1867 (First Wife)

Mary E. Bird (Dial)(1st wife of Romalis Dial
A. Jackson Bird
L.(Litha) E. Bird (2nd wife of Romalis Dial)

Husband of Elizabeth Cason Swords Bird (Second Wife)
Married Elizabeth Cason Swords July 11, 1892 in Newton Co, GA.
Nimm L. Swords (1877 - 1912)*
Fannie Odessa Byrd Cason (1886 - 1965)*

Brothers and Sisters:
John R.
Bluford T.
Melissa Bird Richardson
Amanda Bird Whitley
Winfield Scott
Ann Bird Ellington

Co. B, 35th Regiment, Georgia, CSA

Bird, William- private August 11, 1863 Wounded in left arm at Hanover Junction, Va. May 23,1864 Admitted to Jackson Hospital at Richmond, Va. May 25,1864 Captured at Petersburg, Va. April 2,1865. Released at Point Lookout, Md. June 24,1865. Died at Oxford, Ga. February 20,1925.

Title Bird, William
Age at Death 79 years 10 months
County of Death Newton
Date of Death 1925-02-11
Year of Death 1925
Father's Name Tom Bird
Mother's Name Martha Jones (should be Eveline)
First Name William
Last Name Bird
Race or Ethnic Origin Caucasian

Certificate Number 5321
Sex Male

Spouse's Name Betty Bird
Format Document

Cite as Death Certificates, Vital Records, Public Health, RG 26-5-95, Georgia Archives, Digital Collection Georgia Death Certificates

Death certificate shows that he was buried at the Byrd Cemetery.

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  • Created by: Birdgirl
  • Added: 16 Oct 2011
  • Find A Grave Memorial 78556216
  • Find A Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for Pvt William “Billie” Bird (7 Apr 1845–11 Feb 1925), Find A Grave Memorial no. 78556216, citing Byrd Cemetery, Newton County, Georgia, USA ; Maintained by Birdgirl (contributor 47240809) .