Richard Leo Bird

10 November 1872–31 December 1951 (Age 79)
Springville, Utah, Utah, United States

The Life Summary of Richard Leo

When Richard Leo Bird was born on 10 November 1872, in Springville, Utah, Utah, United States, his father, Richard Leroy Bird, was 24 and his mother, Elizabeth Wells Mendenhall, was 22. He married Hannah Bertha Hampton on 23 October 1901, in Salt Lake Temple, Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 3 daughters. He lived in Provo, Utah, Utah, United States in 1910. He died on 31 December 1951, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States, at the age of 79, and was buried in Wasatch Lawn Memorial Park, Millcreek, Salt Lake, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

Richard Leo Bird
1872–1951
Hannah Bertha Hampton
1878–1913
Marriage: 23 October 1901
Dorothy Bird
1902–1996
Ruth Hampton Bird
1904–1996
Marion Bird
1905–1984
Richard Leo Bird Jr
1907–2008
Robert Hampton Bird
1909–1982
Paul Hampton Bird
1913–1991

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    23 October 1901Salt Lake Temple, Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States
  • Children

    (6)

    +1 More Child

    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings

    (10)

    +5 More Children

    World Events (8)

    1875 · A Treaty with Hawaii
    Age 3
    In the Mid 1870s, The United States sought out the Kingdom of Hawaii to make a free trade agreement. The Treaty gave the Hawaiians access to the United States agricultural markets and it gave the United States a part of land which later became Pearl Harbor.
    1875 · A New Civil Rights Act
    Age 3
    During the response to civil rights violations to African Americans, the bill was passed giving African Americans equal treatment in public accommodations, public transportation, and to prohibit exclusion from jury duty. While many in the public opposed this law, the African Americans greatly favored it.
    1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson
    Age 24
    A landmark decision of the U.S. Supreme Court upholding the constitutionality of racial segregation laws for public facilities if the segregated facilities were equal in quality. It's widely regarded as one of the worst decisions in U.S. Supreme Court history.

    Name Meaning

    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 ).Americanized form (translation into English) of various European surnames meaning ‘bird’, as for example German and Jewish (Ashkenazic) Vogel , French Loiseau , Czech Ptáček (see Ptacek ) and Pták, Polish Ptak .

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

    Possible Related Names

    Kingbird
    Byrd
    Heaney
    Blackbird
    Burd
    Burt
    Hummingbird
    Heagney

    Story Highlight

    History of Richard Leo Bird

    RICHARD LEO BIRD Richard Leo Bird was born November 10, 1872 at Springville, Utah, the son of Richard Leroy Bird and Elizabeth Wells Mendenhall, pioneers of that community. He attended the Springv …

    Sources (66)

    • Richard Leo Bird in entry for Junior Richard Leo Bird, "Utah, Birth Certificates, 1903-1914"
    • Richard Leo Bird, "Utah, Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Church Census Records, 1914-1960"
    • Richard L Bird in entry for Paul H Bird, "Oregon, Oregon State Archives, Marriage Records, 1906-1968"

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