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COVERT-COUVERS Branch of the BIRD Family Tree

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Guillaume "William" COVERT-COUVERS (1530–1572) & Mary COLT (1532-1592)


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LINTON & BIRD Chronicles Volume XVIII, Issue 1, Spring © 2023, ISSN 1941-3521


Guillaume "William" COUVERS (1530–1572) & Mary COLT (1532-1592) were the 11th great-grandparents of Evelyn Virginia BIRD (1922-2012) and the 10th great-grandparents of Jeff Augustus "Gus" BIRD (1893-1954).

Guillaume "William" COUVERS was born in 1530 in Ile et Villaine Quebern, Finistère, Bretagne France. Ille-et-Vilaine is located in the region of Brittany in the northwest of the France. It is named after the two rivers of the Ille and the Vilaine. Guillaume died in 1572 in Holland, Reusel-de Mierden, Noord-Brabant, Netherlands. Reusel-De Mierden is now a municipality in the southern Netherlands. It is located in the North Brabant province.

Guillaume married  Mary COLT (1532–1592) on June 19, 1572, in Pays-Bas Netherlands. Mary was born in 1532, in Pays-Bas Netherlands, a coastal lowland region in Northwestern Netherlands forming the lower basin of the Rhine–Meuse–Scheldt delta. Mary died in 1592 in Holland, Reusel-de Mierden, Noord-Brabant, Netherlands.

Guillaume & Mary had two known children:  Jeremie COUVERS (1548-1612) & Pierre COUVERS (1550–1577) both born in Ile et Villaine Bretagne France.


Direct ancestral linage:

Guillaume "William" COUVERS (1530-1572) & Mary COLT (1532-1592)

Jeremie COUVERS (1548-1612) & Sarah LUCASSEN (1550-1609)

Pierre COUVERS (1575-1670) & Juelienne Le PAY ( 1675-1633)

Teunis Janse "Jan" COVERT-COUVER (1599-1670) & Renée BIDAT (1600-1659)

Teunis Janse COVERT-COOVERS (1627-1697) emigrant & Barbara VAN KESSEL (1630-1700)

Jannetje Teunis COVERT-COOVERS (1651-1750) & Jeanne BROUCARD (1667-1722) emigrants

Mary Katrun COVERT-COOVERS-Kuver-Koevers (1689-1723) & Andrew BIRD (1673-1722)

Ironmaster William BIRD (1706-1761) Esquire & Brigitte HULING (1710-1792)

Colonel Marcus "Mark" Huling BIRD (1739-1812) & Mary ROSS (1739-1790) 

George BIRD Sr., (1774-1847) & Martha ROBESON (1771-1836)

George BIRD Jr., (1821-1888) & Melinda Elizabeth CARROLL (1827-1906)

Thomas Jefferson BIRD (1861-1931) & Drusilla GAY (1867-1948)

Jeff Augustus "Gus" BIRD (1893-1954) & Clara Myrtle GRAY-SADLER Bird (1900-1988)

Evelyn Virginia BIRD (1922-2012) & Kirk Louis LINTON (1914-1987)

12th great-grandfather of Kenneth “Ken’ Edward LINTON & Terry Louis LINTON