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Family Tree of Joseph Bird

(submitted by Dan Lengefeld)

Bird

In 1854 Joseph Bird established Birdtown, now known as Round Mountain, in the northern part of the county, where he built a log cabin which has been restored.   

 

Descendants of Joseph Lewis Bird

 

Generation No. 1

1. JOSEPH LEWIS3 BIRD (WILLIAM CORNELIUS2, THOMAS1 BIRD?) was born July 15, 1821 in North Carolina, and died August 15, 1909 in Blanco County, Texas. He married (1) ELIZA L. DORRIS April 17, 1844 in Dallas City, Arkansas, daughter of JAMES DORRIS and SUSAN STARK. She was born February 03, 1827 in Tennessee, and died May 27, 1896 in Blanco County, Texas. He married (2) MARTHA A. GILL January 03, 1900 in Unk. She was born February 09, 1833 in Tennessee, and died February 15, 1913 in Blanco County, Texas.

Children of JOSEPH BIRD and ELIZA DORRIS are:

i. WILLIAM HENRY4 BIRD, b. May 01, 1845, Arkansas; d. October 22, 1921, Johnson City, Blanco County, Texas; m. JEANETTE MCDONALD.

ii. MARY JANE BIRD, b. August 16, 1846, Arkansas; d. February 17, 1900, Unk; m. WILLIAM THOMAS SHUGART, October 15, 1866 .

iii. JAMES THOMAS BIRD, b. February 14, 1848, Arkansas; d. January 1891, Cottle County, Texas; m. ELLA ARRIE ELGAR, October 10, 1877, Young County, Texas.

iv. GEORGE HOWARD BIRD, b. September 16, 1849, Arkansas; m. MOLLIE KILLMAN.

2. v. JOSEPH DORRIS BIRD, b. November 17, 1851, Arkansas; d. July 06, 1917, Boynton, Oklahoma.

vi. MARTHA ELLEN BIRD, b. November 16, 1853, Hays County, Texas; d. July 1902, unk; m. HERRAN T. COLLINS, December 24, 1873, Blanaco County, Texas

vii. SARA ELIZABETH BIRD, b. July 03, 1856, Round Mountain, Blanco County, Texas; d. December 02, 1910, Unk; m. GIDEON C. THORP

viii. EMILY KATHERINE BIRD, b. June 21, 1858, unk; d. May 1910, Lampassas, Texas; m. THOMAS J. SALTER, December 24, 1873

ix. THEODOCIA EUGENIA BIRD, b. June 22, 1860, Hays County, Texas; d. March 06, 1940, Blanco County, Texas; m. RICHARD MORRIS COLLINS, SR.

x. JULIUS CANSELOR BIRD, b. April 06, 1863, Blanco County, Texas; d. March 08, 1925, Alpine, Brewster County, Texas; m. AMERICA VICTORIA WALKER, January 15, 1885, Murphysville, Texas

3. xi. SUSAN REBECCA BIRD, b. September 07, 1865, Blanco County, Texas; d. July 14, 1944, Blanco County, Texas.

xii. FRANK CORSAR BIRD, b. June 15, 1868, Blanco County, Texas; d. 1933, Old Settlers Home, Prescott, Arizona.

 

Generation No. 2

2. JOSEPH DORRIS4 BIRD (JOSEPH LEWIS3, WILLIAM CORNELIUS2, THOMAS1 BIRD?) was born November 17, 1851 in Arkansas, and died July 06, 1917 in Boynton, Oklahoma. He married CHRISTIANA NARCISSUS DODGEN October 27, 1879 in Blanco City, Blanco County, Texas.

Children of JOSEPH BIRD and CHRISTIANA DODGEN are:

4. i. ANNA MAUDE5 BIRD, b. 1880, Round Mountain, Blanco County, Texas

5. ii. EDGAR ELI BIRD, b. February 13, 1883, Round Mountain, Blanco County, Texas; d. 1954, Patagonia, Arizona.

6. iii. MARY ELIZA BIRD, b. December 1884, Round Mountain, Blanco County, Texas

7. iv. BERTHA STELLA BIRD, b. 1888, Round Mountain, Blanco County, Texas

8. v. ORA DEE BIRD, b. 1891, Round Mountain, Blanco County, Texas

vi. ALMA BIRD, b. 1893, Round Mountain, Texas; d. 1898, Eldorado, Texas.

 

3. SUSAN REBECCA4 BIRD (JOSEPH LEWIS3, WILLIAM CORNELIUS2, THOMAS1 BIRD?) was born September 07, 1865 in Blanco County, Texas, and died July 14, 1944 in Blanco County, Texas. She married WILLIAM LEONARD WOLF September 19, 1883 in Blanco County, Texas, son of UNKNOWN WOLF and KATARENA. He was born January 04, 1855 in Fayette County, Texas, and died May 31, 1943 in Blanco County, Texas.

Children of SUSAN BIRD and WILLIAM WOLF are:

9. i. MERCER ADOLPH5 WOLF, b. June 20, 1886, Round Mountain, Blanco County,   Texas; d. January 16, 1962, Georgetown, Texas.

10. ii. ELLIE OLETA WOLF, b. June 28, 1888, Blanco County, Texas; d. November 11, 1974.

11. iii. LILLIAN LEE WOLF, b. July 05, 1890, Blanco County, Texas; d. October 18, 1977, Johnson City, Blanco County, Texas.

12. iv. MARY RUTH WOLF, b. December 26, 1892, Blanco County, Texas

v. WILLIAM WOLF, b. November 14, 1896, Blanco County, Texas; d. August 10, 1954, Johnson City, Blanco County,  Texas; m. LULA SHARP, December 02, 1923, ; b. September 30, 1900, d. Johnson City, Blanco County, Texas.

vi. CHARLIE WOLF, b. April 15, 1899, Blanco County, Texas; d. September 17, 1970

 

Generation No. 3

4. ANNA MAUDE5 BIRD (JOSEPH DORRIS4, JOSEPH LEWIS3, WILLIAM CORNELIUS2, THOMAS1 BIRD?) was born 1880 in Round Mountain, Blanco County, Texas. She married (1) JIM GARRETT in Eldorado, Texas. He died 1915 in Oklahoma. She married (2) WALTER HOWARD 1917 in San Simeon, Arizona. 

Children of ANNA BIRD and JIM GARRETT are:

i. HOMER BIRD6 GARRETT

ii. MERRYL MARIAN GARRETT

iii. NANCY JOYCE GARRETT

 

5. EDGAR ELI5 BIRD (JOSEPH DORRIS4, JOSEPH LEWIS3, WILLIAM CORNELIUS2, THOMAS1 BIRD?) was born February 13, 1883 in Round Mountain, Blanco County, Texas, and died 1954 in Patagonia, Arizona. He married EDNA WHITE HILL 1911 in Oklahoma. She died 1954.

Child of EDGAR BIRD and EDNA HILL is:

i. CAROL6 BIRD

6. MARY ELIZA5 BIRD (JOSEPH DORRIS4, JOSEPH LEWIS3, WILLIAM CORNELIUS2, THOMAS1 BIRD?) was born December 1884 in Round Mountain, Blanco County, Texas. She married RAY SUTTON 1905 in Oklahoma. 

Children of MARY BIRD and RAY SUTTON are:

i. TOM BIRD6 SUTTON, b. 1906.

ii. JOE DORRIS SUTTON, b. 1908; m. DOROTHY WALLRAVEN, December 1935

iii. MARJORIA MAY SUTTON, b. 1910, Oklahoma; d. Unknown, Unk; m. VAIL SHELTON, 1929, Tucson, Arizona

iv. GRACE AGNES SUTTON, b. 1912, Oklahoma m. CHARLES TAYLOR, 1933

v. KATHLEEN WRAY SUTTON, b. 1914, Oklahoma; d. Unknown, Unk; m. LEON ABBOTT, 1934

vi. MARIAN VIRGINIA SUTTON, b. 1918, Oklahoma  m. JOE HARDY, 1940

7. BERTHA STELLA5 BIRD (JOSEPH DORRIS4, JOSEPH LEWIS3, WILLIAM CORNELIUS2, THOMAS1 BIRD?) was born 1888 in Round Mountain, Blanco County, Texas. She married SAMUEL LEE MARTIN 1911 in Eldorado, Texas.  He died 1940 in Phoenix, Maricopa County, Arizona.

Children of BERTHA BIRD and SAMUEL MARTIN are:

i. BINA LEE6 MARTIN, b. 1912, Eldorado, Texas; d. Unknown, Forth Worth, Tarrant County, Texas; m. ROBERT LEE MAY, May 1937, Arizona; b. Unknown, Forth Worth, Tarrant County, Texas; d. 1953, Vancouver, Washington.

ii. SAMUEL CLARK MARTIN, b. 1916, Arizona  m. LOLA  

8. ORA DEE5 BIRD (JOSEPH DORRIS4, JOSEPH LEWIS3, WILLIAM CORNELIUS2, THOMAS1 BIRD?) was born 1891 in Round Mountain, Texas. She married EARL COZZENS 1907  

Children of ORA BIRD and EARL COZZENS are:

i. OLAN6 COZZENS, b. 1908.

ii. LAVITA COZZENS, b. 1910; m. PERRY ELDRIDGE.

iii. ORVAL COZZENS, b. 1912  d. 1954

iv. O'NEILL COZZENS, b. 1914.

v. E. J. COZZENS, b. 1920.

vi. MAUD COZZENS, b. 1924.

9. MERCER ADOLPH5 WOLF (SUSAN REBECCA4 BIRD, JOSEPH LEWIS3, WILLIAM CORNELIUS2, THOMAS1 BIRD?) was born June 20, 1886 in Round Mountain, Blanco County, Texas, and died January 16, 1962 in Georgetown, Texas. He married ADDIE ODIORNE March 12, 1912 in Blanco County, Texas, daughter of JAMES ODIORNE and LEAH MADDOX. She was born May 08, 1890 in Blanco County, Texas, and died December 28, 1973 in Blanco County, Texas.

Children of MERCER WOLF and ADDIE ODIORNE are:

i. ADOLPH ODIORNE6 WOLF, b. December 30, 1914, Blanco County, Texas; d. June 25, 1961, Blanco County, Texas; m. ERNA E. BRODBECK, July 25, 1937; d. 1998, Blanco, Blanco County, Texas.

ii. IMA NELL WOLF, b. April 04, 1918, Blanco County, Texas; m. JOHN ROLFE LENGEFELD, December 15, 1940, Blanco County, Texas; b. May 18, 1917, Kyle, Texas; d. October 23, 1997, Johnson City, Blanco County, Texas.

iii. KENNETH WOLF, b. November 04, 1919, Blanco County, Texas; d. December 25, 1998, College Station, Texas; m. NORMA CHANEY

iv. JAY LEON WOLF, b. June 23, 1921, Blanco County, Texas; d. September 11, 1996, Georgetown, Texas; m. BETTIE BLACK

v. BUNA ESTHER WOLF,3; m. (1) GEORGE THOMAS BURNETT, ; m. (2) LLOYD SPENCER MCKINNON,  b. October 28, 1916; d.  San Antonio, Bexar County, Texas.

10. ELLIE OLETA5 WOLF (SUSAN REBECCA4 BIRD, JOSEPH LEWIS3, WILLIAM CORNELIUS2, THOMAS1 BIRD?) was born June 28, 1888 in Blanco County, Texas, and died November 11, 1974. She married WILLIAM ALVA HUNNICUTT December 27, 1908. He died December 23, 1968

Children of ELLIE WOLF and WILLIAM HUNNICUTT are:

i. DORRIS LEVILLE6 HUNNICUTT, b. March 06, 1914  m. RUBEN MCCLURE, May 25, 1946

ii. CARMON LEONARD HUNNICUTT, b. December 04, 1917  m. THELMA OCHTERBERG, August 05, 1942

11. LILLIAN LEE5 WOLF (SUSAN REBECCA4 BIRD, JOSEPH LEWIS3, WILLIAM CORNELIUS2, THOMAS1 BIRD?) was born July 05, 1890 in Blanco County, Texas, and died October 18, 1977 in Johnson City, Blanco County, Texas. She married WILLIAM EUGENE STEVENSON July 14, 1915 in Johnson City, Blanco County, Texas. He was born June 16, 1882 in Johnson City, Blanco County, Texas, and died July 08, 1969 in Johnson City, Blanco County, Texas.

Child of LILLIAN WOLF and WILLIAM STEVENSON is:

i. IMOGENE6 STEVENSON, m. ALFRED DAVIS, JR.,

12. MARY RUTH5 WOLF (SUSAN REBECCA4 BIRD, JOSEPH LEWIS3, WILLIAM CORNELIUS2, THOMAS1 BIRD?) was born December 26, 1892 in Blanco County, Texas. She married GEORGE RAY GIPSON August 30, 1911, son of JOHN GIPSON and MARY FELPS. He was born August 01, 1887.

Children of MARY WOLF and GEORGE GIPSON are:

i. VERA RUTH6 GIPSON, b. July 30, 1912  m. WILSON GEORGE HIRSH, March 24, 1944

ii. OPAL RAY GIPSON, b. April 09, 1914.

iii. MAURICE BARNWELL GIPSON, b. February 17, 1919; m. DARDANELLA JOYCE WHITE, August 23, 1943

iv. G.R. GIPSON, b. November 04, 1924 ; m. META WITTKOHL, November 17, 1945 ; d. July 04, 1978

v. LELIA OLETA GIPSON, b. February 22, 1916; m. ROYAL PATTON KENT, December 08, 1941

vi. ROY HENRY GIPSON,; m. LILLIAN SCHAEFER


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