(1856 - 1890)

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Oliver Hazard Perry Bird

Franklin County Recorder, April 11, 1894, Page 3 Column 4

April 2, 1894 - O. H. P. Bird dies in Grant Township, April 2, 1894 at the age of 74 years, 4 months and 27 days. Funeral Services at the late residence on the 4th, conducted by Reverend B. S. Denny and burial in the Maysville Cemetery. Oliver Hazard Perry Bird was born November 5th, 1819 in Holmes County, Ohio, and nearly fifty years ago removed himself to Lee county in this state. He resided afterwards successively in Madison, Black Hawk and Butler counties, coming to this county in 1872, which has been his home with the exception of a couple of years spent in Kansas. He was three times married, his last wife being the widow of Dr. Arledge, one of the earliest pioneers of Franklin County, and leaves three sons and two daughters. All reside in this county, except his son, Eli Bird who lives in Polk county, but was here at the time of his death. His sons are E.R. and R. L. Bird and his daughters are the wives respectively of David Creighton and Melvin Reish. All were present at the funeral.


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