DESCENDANTS OF HENRY MORRIS BIRD

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                               Don Norman

 

1.HENRY MORRIS BIRD

 

    Henry Morris Bird was born in VA about 1810 and died in Clay County WV November 28, 1866.  He married Virginia E. Jones November 7, 1833.  Virginia was born in Indiana in May 1818.

 

Children of Henry Morris and Virginia E. (Jones) Bird.

 

  2.  (1). Sarah Frances           b.c.     1840

         m.John Marco Elliot  Jan 6 1859

 

  3.  (2). Levi                    b.c.     1842

 

  4.  (3). Matilda

 

  5.  (4). Catherine

 

  6.  (5). Emma Emily              b. Dec 1855 

         m. James H. Moore

 

  7.  (6). Dickinson               b.c.     1849

         m. Sara M. -------

 

  8.  (7). Virginia

 

  9.  (8). Margaret Elizabeth      b.c.     1853

 

 10.  (9). William Henry           b.Dec 15 1855   d.Jan 22 1944

         m.Matilda Jane Dorsey  Oct 29 1874

 

 11. (10). Letha                   b.c.     1858

 

 

2.SARAH FRANCES BIRD     1.HENRY MORRIS BIRD

 

    Sarah Frances Bird, a daughter of Henry M. and Virginia E.

(Jones) Bird, was born about 1840.  She married John Marco Elliot

January 6, 1859.  John, a son of Thomas Sr. and Mary (Moore)

Elliot, was born September 27, 1837 and died February 28, 1896.

 

Children of John Marco and Sara Jane (Bird) Elliot.

 

 12.  (1). John D.

 

 13.  (2). Charles Columbus       b.Jun  9 1870    d.Jun 18 1940

          m.Hester Ann Morton

 

 14.  (3). Robert

 

 15.  (4). Georgia E.

          m.--- Morton

 

 16.  (5). Rosa E.

          m.--- Jones

 

 17.  (6). William T.

 

 18.  (7). Mary F.

 

 19.  (8). Elizabeth

 

 20.  (9). Levi Grant

 

 21. (10). Margaret                b.Jun 23 1872   d.Dec  6 1959

         m.Adam Clark Jones  Oct 26 1893

 

 22. (11). Sarah

 

 23. (12). Virginia

 

 24. (13) Richard A.

 

 

7.DICKINSON BIRD   1.HENRY MORRIS BIRD

 

Dickinson Bird, a son of Henry Morris and Virginia E. (Jones) Bird, was born in VA about 1849. He married Sarah M. -----. She was born in VA about 1849.

 

Known children of Dickinson M. and Sarah M. Bird.

 

 25.  (1). Martha                  b.c.     1871

 

 26.  (2). Willard                 b. May   1875

         m. Martha -----

 

 27.  (3). Albert                  b. Sep   1878

 

 

10.WILLIAM HENRY BIRD     1.HENRY MORRIS BIRD

 

    William Henry Bird, a son of Henry Morris and Virginia E. (Jones) Bird, was born December 15, 1855 and died January 22, 1944.  He married Matilda Jane Dorsey October 29, 1874.  Matilda was born march 17, 1857 and died December 5, 1936.

 

Children of William Henry and Matilda Jane (Dorsey) Bird.

 

 28.  (1). James Henry             b.Aug 26 1875   d.Oct 27 1972

         m. Edna Morris Oct 23 1897

 

 29.  (2). Laura                 

 

 30.  (3). Walter J.               b. Feb  1882

 

 31.  (4). William                 b. Jan  1888

         m. Agnes Ramsey

 

 32.  (5). Lontie                  b. Feb  1891

 

 33.  (6). Robert Thornton         b. Apr  1894

         m. Neva H. (Nichols)  Nichols

 

 34.  (7). Ella

 

 

26.WILLARD BIRD   7.DICKINSON BIRD   1.HENRY MORRIS BIRD

 

Willard Bird, a son of Dickinson M. and Sarah M. Bird, was born in Clay County WV in March 1875. He married Martha Sizemore. She was born in Clay County in August 1880.

 

Known children of Willard and Martha (Sizemore) Bird.

 

 35.  (1). Rosetta                b. Apr    1896

 

 36.  (2). Cecil O.               b.c.      1904

 

 37.  (3). Thelma M.              b.c.      1909

 

 38.  (4). Elmer A.               b.c.      1912

 

 39.  (5). Sebert R.              b.c.      1915

 

 40.  (6). Troy D.                b.c.      1917

 

 41.  (7). Willard Earl           b. Jul 15 1920      D. May 23 2011

          m. Virginia C. -----

          m. Maxine Conner

 

 

28.JAMES HENRY BIRD     10.WILLIAM HENRY BIRD     1.HENRY MORRIS

 BIRD

 

    James Henry Bird, a son of William Henry and Matilda Jane (Dorsey) Bird, was born August 26, 1875 and died October 27, 1972. He married Edna Morris October 23, 1897.  Edna, a daughter of John Benjamin and Mary E. (Walker) Morris, was born November 24, 1881 and died July 9, 1925.

 

Children of James Henry and Edna (Morris) Bird.

 

 42.  (1). Agnes                  b. Dec   1899

 

 43.  (2). Alfred

 

 44.  (3). James R.

 

 45.  (4). Maggie                  b.Nov 15 1907   d.Mar 26 1946

         m.Richard Clark Jones

 

 46.  (5). Henry Estle             b.c.     1908

         m.Mary Charlotte Ramsey

 

 47.  (6). Evie

 

 48.  (7). Della

 

 49.  (8). Goldie R.

 

 50.  (9). Vernon                  b.c.     1909

         m. Nancy J. ----

 

 51. (10). Dow                     b.c.     1913

 

 52. (11). John Walker             b.c.     1916

 

 53. (12). Myrtle                  b.c.     1920

 

 54. (13). Hazel Marie             b. Dec 8 1920      d. Jan 1 2011

         m. Emery Alpha Taylor

 

 

31.WILLIAM BIRD    10.WILLIAM HENRY BIRD     1.HENRY MORRIS BIRD

 

William “Willie” Bird, a son of William Henry and Matilda Jane (Dorsey) Bird, was born in Clay County WV in January 1888. He married Agnes Ramsey. Agnes was born in Clay County about 1893.

 

Known children of William “Willie” and Agnes (Ramsey) Bird.

 

 55.  (1). Emil                     b.c.    1915

         m. ---- Walker

 

 56.  (2). Wesley                   b.c.    1919

 

 57.  (3). Marie                    b.c.    1921

         m. ----- Spaulding

 

 58.  (4). Willie Ray               b.      1924      d. Jan 29 2008

         m. Camille Hypes  1947

 

 59.  (5). Bonnie Mae               b. Aug 9 1926     d. Jun 23 2010

         m. Cecil Doyle Wilkinson

 

 60.  (6). Helen                    b.      1930

 

 61.  (7). Mabel

 

 62.  (8). Dorthalee

         m. Tommy Perdue

 

 63.  (9). Helen Pauline            b. Feb 7 1930     d. Dec 18 2011

         m. Elmer Dawson

 

33.ROBERT THORNTON BIRD   10.WILLIAM HENRY BIRD     1.HENRY MORRIS BIRD

 

Robert Thornton Bird, a son of William Henry and Matilda Jane (Dorsey) Bird, was born in Clay County WV in April 1894. He married Neva Hazel Nichols. She was born in Clay County about 1904.

 

Known children of Robert Thornton and Neva H. (Nichols)  Bird.

 

 64.  (1). Lenora                   b.c.    1917

          m. ---- Durham

 

 65.  (2). Robert Thurston          b. Jun 15 1922    d. Apr 30 2013

          m. Mary Magdalene Wade

          m. Esta Jane (Ramsey) Barnett

 

 66.  (3). Norma Jean               b. Jun 12 1927    d. Feb 23 2008

        m. Horace Lee Evans

 

 67.  (4). Kathleen                 b.c.    1929

 

 

46.HENRY ESTLE BIRD    28.JAMES HENRY BIRD     10.WILLIAM HENRY BIRD

1.HENRY MORRIS  BIRD

 

    Henry Estle Bird, a son of James Henry and Edna (Morris) Bird, was

born in Clay County WV about 1905. He married Mary Charlotte Ramsey.

 

Known children of Henry Estle and Mary Charlotte (Ramsey) Bird.

 

 68.  (1). Sylvester               b.Mar 27 1931   d.Nov 14 1998

         m.?

         m.Mae Marie Blosser

 

 69.  (2). Madeline

         m.----- Taylor

 

 70.  (3). Charlotte

         m.------ Travis

 

 71.  (4). Reta

         m.------ Knight

 

 72.  (5). Zelma

         m.------ Meadows

 

 73.  (6). Lester

 

 74.  (7). Paul

 

 75.  (8). Ed

 

 76.  (9). Kenneth

 

 77. (10). Larry

 

 78. (11). Ray

 

 

45.MAGGIE BIRD     28.JAMES HENRY BIRD     10.WILLIAM HENRY BIRD

1.HENRY MORRIS BIRD

 

    Maggie Bird , a daughter of James Henry and Edna (Morris) Bird, was born at Crosby, WV November 15, 1907 and died March 26, 1946.  She married Richard Clark Jones May 3. 1924.  Richard, a son of Adam Clark and Margaret (Elliot) Jones., was born in Clay County, WV April 5, 1904 and died September 8, 1982.

 

Children of Richard Clark and Maggie (Bird) Jones.

 

 79.  (1). Loretta

 

 80.  (2). Robert Leslie

         m.Maxine Elliot

 

 81.  (3). Ethel

 

 82.  (4). Lorene

 

 83.  (5). Charles

 

 84.  (6). Roy

 

 85.  (7). Granvil

 

 86.  (8). Buster

 

 87.  (9). Gus

 

 88. (10). Don

 

 

50.VERNON BIRD   28.JAMES HENRY BIRD     10.WILLIAM HENRY BIRD     1.HENRY MORRIS  BIRD

 

Vernon Bird, a son of James Henry and Edna (Morris) Bird, was born in Clay County WV about 1909. He married Nancy Jane--. She was born in Clay County about 1913.

 

Known children of Vernon and Nancy Jane Bird.

 

 89.  (1). Junior                         b.c.     1928

 

 90.  (2). Danny

 

 91.  (3). Calvin

 

 92.  (4). Naamon Robert                  b.       1937     d. Aug 18 2011

          m. Tammy Ann ----

 

 93.  (5). Vernon Calvin                  b. Oct 22 1948    d. Oct 9 2011

          m. Mary Holcomb

 

54.HAZEL MARIE BIRD    28.JAMES HENRY BIRD     10.WILLIAM HENRY BIRD     1.HENRY MORRIS  BIRD

 

      Hazel Marie Bird, a daughter of James Henry and Edna (Morris) Bird, was born in Clay ounty WV December 8, 1920 and died January 1, 2011. She married Emery Alpha Taylor, who preceded her in death.

 

Children of Emery Alpha and Hazel Marie (Bird) Taylor.

 

 94.  (1). Emery A.

          m. Wanda -----

 

 95.  (2). Lovenna

          m. Terry Rumner

 

 96.  (3). Charles

          m. Helen  -----

 

 97.  (4). Troy J.

         m. Jackie ----

 

 98.  (5). Thermon

         m. Vernice ----

 

 99.  (6). Jean

         m. Tom Ward

 

 

58.WILLIE RAY BIRD  31.WILLIAM BIRD    10.WILLIAM HENRY BIRD     1.HENRY MORRIS BIRD

 

Willie Ray Bird, a son of William “Willie” and Agnes (Ramsey) Bird, was born in Clay County WV in 1924 and died there January 29, 2008. He married Camille Hypes in 1947.

 

Children of Willie Ray and Camille (Hypes) Bird.

 

100.  (1). Billy

         m. Sharon -----

 

101.  (2). Steve

         m. Cindy -----

 

102.  (3). Elaine

   m. Robert Newland

 

103.  (4). Diana

   m. John Legg

 

104.  (5). Linda

   m. ------ Sizemore

 

105.  (6). Vicki

   m. Donnie Wilson

 

106.  (7). Julie

         m. Tim Blankenship

 

107.  (8). Jacqueline

         m. Randy Anderson

 

 

59.BONNIE MAE BIRD   31.WILLIAM BIRD    10.WILLIAM HENRY BIRD     1.HENRY MORRIS BIRD

 

Bonnie Mae Bird, a daughter of William “Willie” and Agnes (Ramsey) Bird, was born in Clay County WV August 9, 1926 and died June 23, 2010. She married Cecil Doyle Wilkinson, who preceded her in death.

 

Children of Cecil Doyle and Bonnie Mae (Bird) Wilkinson.

 

108.  (1). John D.

 

109.  (2). Jerry A.

        m. Nancy ----

 

 

 

63.HELEN PAULINE BIRD   31.WILLIAM BIRD    10.WILLIAM HENRY BIRD     1.HENRY MORRIS BIRD

 

      Helen Pauline Bird, a daughter of William “Willie” and Agnes (Ramsey) Bird, was born in Clay County WV February 7, 1930 and died in Kanawha County WV December 18, 2011. She married Elmer Dawson, who survives.

 

Children of Elmer and Helen Pauline (Bird) Dawson.

 

110.  (1). Lloyd Price

 

111.  (2). Jarrell Price

         m. Carolyn ----

 

112.  (3). Kenneth Price

         m. Shirley -----

 

113.  (4). James Price

         m. Karen -----

 

114.  (5). Danny Price

         m. Helen ----

 

115.  (6). Susan

         m. Jim Backus

 

116.  (7). Danette

         m. Jeff Bostic

 

117.  (8). Denese

         m. David Atha

 

 

65.ROBERT THURSTON BIRD  33.ROBERT THORNTON BIRD   10.WILLIAM HENRY BIRD     1.HENRY MORRIS BIRD

 

      Robert Thurston Bird, a son 0of Robert Thornton and Neva H.(Nichols)  Bird, was born in Crosby, WV June 15 1922 and died in Kanawha County April 30, 2013. He married Mary Magdalene Wade. His second wife was Esta Jane (Ramsey) [Barnett]. Both wives preceded him in death.

      Robert was a US Army Veteran of World War II, with service in Europe.

 

Children of Robert Thurston Mary Magdalene (Wade) Bird.

 

 

118.  (1). Nickey

         m. Juanita ----

 

119.  (2). Richard

         m. Roberta -----

 

120.  (3).Vickey

 

121.  (4). Argatha

         m. Gary Preast

 

66.NORMA JEAN BIRD   33.ROBERT THORNTON BIRD   10.WILLIAM HENRY BIRD     1.HENRY MORRIS BIRD

 

Norma Jean Bird, a daughter of Robert Thornton and Neva H. (Nichols)  (Nichols) Bird, was born in Clay County WV June 12, 1927 and died February 23, 2008. She married Horace Lee Evans, who preceded her in death.

 

Children of Horace Lee and Norma Jean (Bird) Evans.

 

122.  (1). Michael Lee

 

123.  (2). Loita

         m. Samuel Butcher

 

124.  (3). Clarita

         m. Nelson Fisher

 

68.SYLVESTER BIRD    46.HENRY ESTLE BIRD    28.JAMES HENRY BIRD    

10.WILLIAM HENRY BIRD    1.HENRY MORRIS  BIRD

 

    Sylvester Bird, a son of Henry Estle and Mary Charlotte (Ramsey) Bird, was born in Clay County WV March 27, 1931 and died in Roane County WV Novmeber 14, 1998. His first wife is unknown. His second wife was Mae Marie Blosser. Mae, a daughter of Guy and Lydia (Lukens) Blosser, was born in Calhoun County WV January 2, 1928 and died in Roane County WV October 9, 201.

 

Children of Sylvester Bird.

 

125.  (1). Jacque

         m.----- Nutter

 

126.  (2). John D.

 

Stepchildren of Sylvester Bird.

 

127.  (1). Sandra

         m.------- Santee

 

128.  (2). Alberta

         m.James Caldwell

 

92.NAAMON ROBERT BIRD    50.VERNON BIRD   28.JAMES HENRY BIRD  10.WILLIAM HENRY BIRD     1.HENRY MORRIS  BIRD

 

      Naamon Robert Bird, a son of Vernon and Nancy Jane Bird, was born in 1937 and died in Montgomery, WV August 18, 2011. He married Tammy Ann ----, who survives.

 

Child of Tammy ----.

 (Step son of Naamon Robert Bird.)

 

129.  (1). Nick Davis

 

Children of Naamon Robert and Tammy Ann Bird.

 

130.  (1). Roger

 

131.  (2). Gary

 

132.  (3). Jeremy

 

133.  (4). Naamon Robert Jr.

 

134.  (5). Roberta

 

 

93.VERNON CALVIN BIRD   50.VERNON BIRD   28.JAMES HENRY BIRD     10.WILLIAM HENRY BIRD     1.HENRY MORRIS  BIRD

 

      Vernon Calvin Bird, a son of Vernon and Nancy Jane Bird, was born in Caly County WV October 22, 1948 and died October 9, 2011. He married Mary Holcomb, who survives.

 

Children of Vernon Calvin and Mary (Holcomb) Bird.

 

135.  (1). Larry

 

136.  (2). Scott

 

BIBLIOGRAPHY:

 

"History of Clay County WV 1989" p.206

"Clay County WV Free Press" Nov 25 1998

1880, 1900, 1930 Clay County WV census

Charleston WV Gazette” Jan 31 2003, Feb 24, 2008, May 24 2011, Dec 20 2011

“claywestvirginia.com” June 24 2010, Jan 2 2011, Aug 21 2011, Oct 10, 2011, May 2 2013

Hur Herald” Calhoun County WV, Oct 9 2012