Tombstone Tuesday: Jesse J. Bird

JesseBird_GraveJesse J. Bird was born in Patrick County, Virginia on June 2, 1831 to parents Benjamin and Lucy (Grady) Bird.  Benjamin served for about six months during the War of 1812 in Virginia’s militia, as evidenced by a pension application submitted by Lucy.  Benjamin died in 1837 when Jesse was about six years old.

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