Harvie Bird

17 October 1904–17 August 1977 (Age 72)
Kerrville, Kerr, Texas, United States

The Life of Harvie

When Harvie Bird was born on 17 October 1904, in Kerrville, Kerr, Texas, United States, his father, Booker Melvin Bird, was 25 and his mother, Katherine "Katie" Ann Hamilton, was 24. He married Froney Ann Huggins on 1 January 1925, in Burnet, Texas, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 3 daughters. He lived in Burnet, Texas, United States in 1935 and Justice Precinct 3, Williamson, Texas, United States in 1940. He died on 17 August 1977, in Bertram, Burnet, Texas, United States, at the age of 72, and was buried in Bear Creek Cemetery, Bertram, Burnet, Texas, United States.

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Family Time Line

Harvie Bird
Froney Ann Huggins
Marriage: 1 January 1925
Reuben Granville Bird
Blackston Edwin Bird
Annie Mae Bird
Shirley Maude Bird
Betty Jane Bird

Spouse and Children

1 January 1925
Burnet, Texas, United States


    Reuben Granville Bird



    Annie Mae Bird


    Shirley Maude Bird


    Betty Jane Bird


Parents and Siblings



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World Events (8)

1905 · Construction of the Praetorian Building

Age 1

Texas completed the construction of the Praetorian Building (Stone Plane Tower) in 1909. It was the first skyscraper in Texas and the Southwestern United States. The building had 15 stories and was 190 ft tall.
1906 · Saving Food Labels

Age 2

The first of many consumer protection laws which ban foreign and interstate traffic in mislabeled food and drugs. It requires that ingredients be placed on the label.

Age 23

Charles Lindbergh makes the first solo nonstop transatlantic flight in his plane The Spirit of St. Louis.

Name Meaning

1 English and Scottish: from Middle English bird, brid ‘nestling’, ‘young bird’ (Old English bridd), applied as a nickname or perhaps occasionally as a metonymic occupational name for a bird catcher. The metathesized form is first found in the Northumbrian dialect of Middle English, but the surname is more common in central and southern England. It may possibly also be derived from Old English burde ‘maiden’, ‘girl’, applied as a derisory nickname.2 Irish: Anglicization of Gaelic Ó hÉanacháin or Ó hÉinigh, in which the first element (after Ó) has been taken as Gaelic éan ‘bird’ ( see Heneghan ).3 Jewish: translation of various Ashkenazic surnames meaning ‘bird’, as for example Vogel .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Harvey Bird, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Harvey Bird, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Ha* Bird in household of B M Bird, "United States Census, 1920"

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