Harvey Birdsong

1805–1880 (Age 75)
Kentucky, United States

The Life of Harvey

When Harvey Birdsong was born in 1805, in Kentucky, United States, his father, Henry Birdsong, was 36 and his mother, Sarah Sally Roundtree, was 32. He married Julia Frances Culp on 13 February 1834, in Madison, Alabama, United States. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 9 daughters. He lived in Western Division, Walker, Alabama, United States in 1860 and Lincoln, Tennessee, United States in 1870. In 1880, at the age of 75, his occupation is listed as shoemaker in Lincoln, Tennessee, United States. He died in 1880, in Madison, Madison, Alabama, United States, at the age of 75.

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Harvey Birdsong
Julia Frances Culp
Marriage: 13 February 1834
Malvina Birdsong
John C Birdsong
Milledge Frederick Birdsong
Mary F Birdsong
Eliza Ann Birdsong
William K Birdsong
Sara S Birdsong
Amanda Jane Birdsong
Catherine Birdsong
Nancy Birdsong
James A Birdsong
Sarah S Birdsong
Julia Birdsong

Spouse and Children

13 February 1834
Madison, Alabama, United States


+8 More Children

Parents and Siblings



+3 More Children

World Events (8)


Age 3

Atlantic slave trade abolished.
1812 · Kentucky Bend Created

Age 7

During the New Madrid earthquakes of 1811-1812, the Kentucky Bend or New Madrid Bend was created. It is located in the southwestern corner of Kentucky on the banks of the Mississippi River.
1825 · The Crimes Act

Age 20

The Crimes Act was made to provide a clearer punishment of certain crimes against the United States. Part of it includes: Changing the maximum sentence of imprisonment to be increased from seven to ten years and changing the maximum fine from $5,000 to $10,000.

Name Meaning

Translation of German Vogelsang or French Chandoiseau, both meaning ‘bird song’, presumably applied as a nickname.

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Hary Birdsong, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Harry Birdsong, "United States Census, 1850"
  • Harvey Birdsong, "United States Census, 1860"

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