Elizabeth Ann Bird

7 July 1850–13 December 1865 (Age 15)
East Wretham, Norfolk, England

The Life Summary of Elizabeth Ann

When Elizabeth Ann Bird was born on 7 July 1850, in East Wretham, Norfolk, England, her father, James Bird, was 35 and her mother, Harriet Jarrold Goble, was 26. She lived in East Wretham, Norfolk, England, United Kingdom in 1851. She died on 13 December 1865, in Nephi, Juab, Utah, United States, at the age of 15.

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Family Time Line

James Bird
1815–1868
Harriet Jarrold Goble
1824–1915
William Goble Bird
1844–1938
Elizabeth Ann Bird
1850–1865
Cathleen Blanche Bird
1852–1933
Charles Heber Bird
1854–1927
Sarah Anne Bird
1856–1857
Edward Harry Bird
1858–1929

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World Events (3)

1854 · The Crimean War
Age 4
The Crimean War was fought between Russia and an alliance of Britain, France, Sardinia and Turkey on the Crimean Peninsula. Russia had put pressure on Turkey which threatened British interests in the Middle East.
1863
Age 13
Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
1863 · The Battle at Gettysburg
Age 13
The Battle of Gettysburg involved the largest number of casualties of the entire Civil war and is often described as the war's turning point. Between 46,000 and 51,000 soldiers lost their lives during the three-day Battle. To honor the fallen soldiers, President Abraham Lincoln read his historic Gettysburg Address and helped those listening by redefining the purpose of the war.

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

Sources (7)

  • Elizabeth Bird in household of James Bird, "England and Wales Census, 1851"
  • Elizabeth Ann Bird, "England and Wales Birth Registration Index, 1837-2008"
  • Elizabeth Ann Bird, "Find A Grave Index"

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