Raymond Francis Bird

24 September 1879–4 March 1947 (Age 67)
Dayton Township, Hennepin, Minnesota, United States

The Life Summary of Raymond Francis

When Raymond Francis Bird was born on 24 September 1879, in Dayton Township, Hennepin, Minnesota, United States, his father, Frederick Irving Bird, was 37 and his mother, Elvira Weldon, was 31. He married Bertha Bell Bare on 27 November 1902, in Grow Township, Anoka, Minnesota, United States. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 1 daughter. He lived in Roberts, Jefferson, Idaho, United States in 1920 and Seattle Election Precinct, King, Washington, United States in 1940. He died on 4 March 1947, in Seattle, King, Washington, United States, at the age of 67.

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Family Time Line

Raymond Francis Bird
1879–1947
Bertha Bell Bare
1884–1958
Marriage: 27 November 1902
George F Bird
1908–
Virgil M Bird
1910–
Frederick Maynard Bird
1911–1985
Vivian V Bird
1916–
Lawrence R Bird
1917–1980

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    27 November 1902Grow Township, Anoka, Minnesota, United States
  • Children

    (5)

    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings

    (2)

    World Events (8)

    1881 · The Assassination of James Garfield
    Age 2
    Garfield was shot twice by Charles J. Guitea at Railroad Station in Washington, D.C. on July 2, 1881. After eleven weeks of intensive and other care Garfield died in Elberon, New Jersey, the second of four presidents to be assassinated, following Abraham Lincoln.
    1884 · Iron Mining starts in Minnesota
    Age 5
    After discovering iron ore in the Vermilion Range in North-East of Minnesota, iron mining companies began to come to the area and caused an economic boom to the area of Duluth and to the state as a whole.
    1897 · Seattle Grows Quickly
    Age 18
    The Klondike gold rush started in 1896 in Canada, but by 1897 as miners started moving and following the gold it caused for Seattle to rapidly grow as more miners joined the search for gold.

    Name Meaning

    (1997: 12713;2007: 25157; 2010: 33457)English and Scottish: nickname for a young or a small and slender person, from Middle English brid, bird, burd (Old English bird, brid, perhaps also byrd) ‘bird, young bird’, also ‘young man, young woman, child’.Irish: Anglicized form of a number of Irish names erroneously thought to contain the element éan ‘bird’, in particular Ó hÉinigh (see Heagney ), Ó hÉanna (see Heaney ), Ó hÉanacháin (see Heneghan ), and Mac an Déaghanaigh (see McEneaney ).

    Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

    Possible Related Names

    Kingbird
    Byrd
    Heaney
    Blackbird
    Burd
    Burt
    Hummingbird
    Heagney

    Sources (16)

    • Raymond F Bird in household of F I Bird, "Minnesota State Census, 1885"
    • Raymond F Bird, "Minnesota, County Marriages, 1860-1949"
    • Raymond F Bird, "United States World War I Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1918"

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