Arthur David Bird

Male21 April 1880–14 March 1952

Brief Life History of Arthur David

When Arthur David Bird was born on 21 April 1880, in Springville, Utah, Utah, United States, his father, Vernon David Bird, was 26 and his mother, Mary Ann Devenish, was 25. He married Jessie Zula Davis on 14 September 1905, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 1 daughter. He lived in Forest Dale, Salt Lake, Utah, United States in 1910 and United States in 1949. He died on 14 March 1952, in Los Angeles, Los Angeles, California, United States, at the age of 71, and was buried in Whittier, Los Angeles, California, United States.

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Family Time Line

Arthur David Bird
1880–1952
Jessie Zula Davis
1880–1957
Marriage: 14 September 1905
Laverne Bird
1906–1985
Bird
1911–1911

Sources (27)

  • Arthur D Bird, "United States 1950 Census"
  • Arthur D Bird, "California, County Birth and Death Records, 1800-1994"
  • Arthur D. Bird, "Utah, County Marriages, 1887-1937"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    14 September 1905Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States
  • Children (2)

    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings (5)

    World Events (8)

    1881 · The Assassination of James Garfield

    Age 1

    Garfield was shot twice by Charles J. Guitea at Railroad Station in Washington, D.C. on July 2, 1881. After eleven weeks of intensive and other care Garfield died in Elberon, New Jersey, the second of four presidents to be assassinated, following Abraham Lincoln.

    1891 · Angel Island Serves as Quarantine Station

    Age 11

    Angel Island served as a quarantine station for those diagnosed with bubonic plague beginning in 1891. A quarantine station was built on the island which was funded by the federal government at the cost of $98,000. The disease spread to port cities around the world, including the San Francisco Bay Area, during the third bubonic plague pandemic, which lasted through 1909.

    1900 · Gold for Cash!

    Age 20

    This Act set a price at which gold could be traded for paper money.

    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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