Ezra Bird

22 February 1841–25 June 1917 (Age 76)
Eaton Bray, Bedfordshire, England, United Kingdom

The Life Summary of Ezra

When Ezra Bird was born on 22 February 1841, in Eaton Bray, Bedfordshire, England, United Kingdom, his father, Frederick Otto Bird, was 30 and his mother, Mary Ann Fenn, was 24. He married Eliza Startin in 1872, in Utah, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 2 daughters. He registered for military service in 1865. He died on 25 June 1917, in Springville, Utah, Utah, United States, at the age of 76, and was buried in Provo, Utah, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

Ezra Bird
Eliza Startin
Marriage: 1872
Ezra Thomas Bird
Ada M Bird
Anna Eliza Bird

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    1872Utah, Utah, United States
  • Children


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    World Events (8)

    Age 2
    Dickens A Christmas Carol was first published.
    1854 · The Crimean War
    Age 13
    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.
    Age 22
    Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.

    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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    Story Highlight

    Biography: Mary Ann Fenn Bird

    BIOGRAPHY OF MARY ANN FENN BIRD By William Clayton (Her granddaughter’s husband) Mary Ann Fenn was the wife of Fredrick Otto Bird. She came to Utah in 1856 with the Captain Willie Handcart Company. …

    Sources (18)

    • Esaw Bird in household of George Tiffany, "United States Census, 1870"
    • Ezra Bird, "Utah Death Certificates, 1904-1956"
    • Ezra Bird in household of William V Price, "United States Census, 1910"

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