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GAY Branch of the BIRD Family Tree

Ancestors of Drusilla GAY (1868-1948)

 

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Above photo: Thomas Jefferson BIRD (1861-1931) born in Waco, McLennan County, Texas and Drusilla GAY (1868-1948) born September 8, 1868, in Aquilla, Hill County, Texas were married on November 28, 1883. Wedding photo taken in 1883 by (Mr) Jackson Jr, . at his studio located at 107 1/2 south Fifth Street, Waco, Texas.

GAY Family Tree

Direct GAY Line of Ancestors

 

Terry Louis Linton © 1968

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updated June 8, 2022

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Parents

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

Guy Edward "Eddie" BIRD (1918-1957)Earl Alford BIRD (1919-1991); Myrtle Elizabeth BIRD Dougall Holzapel (1921-1996)Evelyn Virginia BIRD Linton (1922-2012) J. A. "Jeff Augustus" BIRD (1923-2015); Albert Irvin BIRD (1925-2008); Donald Milton BIRD (1926-1999); Margaret Drusilla BIRD Norwood (1928-2019); Iva Lee BIRD Bryant (1930-1993); Carlton Norris Bird (1931-2002); Franklin Delano "Buddy" BIRD (1934-2016); Frances Dell BIRD Shivers (1934-2014); Mary Louise BIRD Gill (1936); David Brewer Bird (1938-1997)Patricia "Pat" Marjie BIRD Bronstad (1941); Beatrice "Betty" Jean BIRD Jensen (1942)|

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Grandparents

Thomas Jefferson Bird (1861-1931) & Drusilla Gay (1868-1948)

Thomas Jefferson BIRD (1884-1884); Gus Jefferson BIRD (1885-1886); Gertrude BIRD (1886-?); Susie BIRD (1888-1889); Albert BIRD (1889-1908); Hugh Orlando BIRD (1925-2001) Jeff Augustus "Gus" BIRD (1893-1954); Harriet Melinda BIRD (1898-1990); Guy Rowland BIRD (1898-1949); Thomas Jefferson BIRD II, (1899-1969) Drusilla Gay BIRD (1905-1991); John William BIRD Sr.(1907-?); Annabel BIRD (1909-1910); Richard Bruno BIRD (1910-1979); Frank Lafayette Bird Sr. (1913-1994)

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great-grandparents

Augustus "Gus" GAY (1840-1879) & Amanda Matilda NASH (1846-1920)

Harrett GAY (1864-?), Catherine GAY (1867-?), Drusilla GAY (1868-1948), David GAY (1870-1915), George Washington GAY (1872-?), Thomas Jefferson GAY (1874-?)

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2nd great-grandparents

George Washington GAY (1818-?) &  Catherine B. ENDERS (1810-1870-?)

Harriet GAY (1837-?), George Augustus "Gus" GAY (1840-1879), William GAY (1841-?), Francis GAY (1845-?), Stephen Austin GAY (1847-?) David P. GAY (1848-?)

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3rd great-grandparents

Thomas Jefferson GAY (1774-1838) & Mary BRANTLEY (1785-1885)

Appleton GAY (1803-1914), Barnabas Chesley GAY (1809-1889), Emily GAY (1812-1864), Jefferson Lafayette GAY (1816-1900), George Washington GAY (1818-?), Thomas Allen GAY (1819-1919), Benjamin Franklin GAY (1821-1894), Green D. GAY (1821-1894), William GAY (1823-1923), John Quancy GAY (1827-1927)

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4th great-grandparents

Thomas GAY Jr. (1723-1784) & Patience McDANIEL (1740-1791)

John GAY (1760-1817), Temperance GAY (1762-1862), Joshua GAY (1764-1830), Allen GAY (1765-1847), William GAY (1766-1852), Joanna GAY (1768-1858), Gilbert GAY (1771-1853), Mary Polly GAY (1772-1875), Thomas Jefferson GAY (1774-1838)

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5th great-grandparents

Thomas GAY Sr. (1700-1754) & Mary BRYAN (1700-1800)

Mary GAY (1717-1825), Keziah GAY (1718-?), William GAY (1719-1835), Thomas GAY Jr. (1723-1784), Jethro GAY (1723-1756), John GAY (1725-1794), Fereby GAY (1737-1837)

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6th great-grandparents

Henry GAY III (1664-1734/35) & Jane LAWRENCE (1664-1737)

John GAY (1687-1783), Henry GAY IV (1688-1793), William GAY (1691-1783), Joshua GAY (1693-1784), Jane GAY (1694-1694), Sarah Gay (1695-1695), Ann GAY (1697-1697), Thomas GAY Sr. (1700-1754)

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7th great-grandparents

Henry GAY II (1640/41-1688) &  Joane SANDERS (1640/41-1733/34)

John GAY (1662-1762), Henry GAY III (1664-1735), Thomas GAY (1675-1750), Richard GAY (1675-1740) 

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8th great-grandparents

Henry GAY I (1615-1669) & Joanne (1619-1688)

Henry GAY II (1640-1688), John GAY (1652-1735), Thomas GAY (1656-1737)

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9th great-grandparents

Thomas GAY (1590-1660) & Isabelle DAYLE (1594-?) emigrants

In 1622, they emigrated from Cardross, Dunbarton, Scotland to Isle Wight County, Virginia.

Children:

Thomas GAY (1610-?), Henry GAY I (1615-1669), Robert GAY (1628-?)

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10th great-grandparents

Nicholai GAY (1570–?) & Mariae (1571–1633)

born in Surrey, England and died in Cardross, Dunbarton, Scotland

children:

Thomas GAY (1590-1660)

 

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Thomas Jefferson BIRD (1861-1931) & Drusilla GAY (1868-1948) family: Guy Rowland BIRD (1898-1949) sitting on Thomas Jefferson Bird (1861-1931); standing back row Gertrude "Gertie" (1887- 1912); Hugh Orlando BIRD (1890-1964); front row Jeff “Gus” Augustus BIRD (1893-1954); Albert BIRD (1889-1908); Harriet "Hattie" Melinda (1898-1949) sitting on Drusilla Gay Bird (1868-1948) Photo taken in 1898 of the new twins in Birdsville, Fort Worth, Texas.

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GAY coat of arms (Russian) © Wikimedia Commons. Gay is the name of several inhabited localities in Russia. Gay, Orenburg Oblast, a town in Orenburg Oblast; Gay, Samara Oblast, a settlement in Bolsheglushitsky District of Samara Oblast; Gay, Udmurt Republic, a village in Kyyludsky Selsoviet of Uvinsky District of the Udmurt Republic.