Edmund Bird

Male2 August 1847–22 February 1934

Brief Life History of Edmund

When Edmund Bird was born on 2 August 1847, in Boston, Suffolk, Massachusetts, United States, his father, James Bird, was 36 and his mother, Margaret Montgomery, was 35. He married Jane Day on 20 November 1869, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 6 daughters. He lived in Salt Lake, Utah, United States in 1850 and Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States in 1870. He died on 22 February 1934, in Kanosh, Millard, Utah, United States, at the age of 86, and was buried in Kanosh, Millard, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

Edmund Bird
Jane Day
Marriage: 20 November 1869
Margeret Ann Bird
Francis M. Bird
Fredrick Lawrence Bird
Nellie May Bird
Cora Louise Bird
Edna May or Ethyl may Bird

Sources (48)

  • Edmon Bird, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Edmund Bird in entry for Bird, "Utah, Salt Lake County Death Records, 1849-1949"
  • Edmund Bird in household of James Bird, "United States Census, 1850"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    20 November 1869Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States
  • Children (7)

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    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings (4)

    World Events (8)


    Age 7

    Historical Boundaries: 1854: Millard, Utah Territory, United States 1896: Millard, Utah, United States


    Age 16

    Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.

    1870 · The Fifteenth Amendment

    Age 23

    Prohibits the federal government and each state from denying a citizen the right to vote based on that citizen's race, color, or previous condition of servitude. It was the last of the Reconstruction Amendments.

    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.

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