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Elbert Cogburn Birdwell

Male 1884 - 1963  (78 years)


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  • Name Elbert Cogburn Birdwell  [1, 2, 3, 4
    Born 12 Nov 1884  Bronson, Sabine County, Texas Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2, 3
    Gender Male 
    Died 4 May 1963  Marshall, Harrison County, Texas Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 4
    Notes 
    • David Pike writes that he worked in sawmills most of his adult life until his family moved to Panola County circa 1923, after which time he and his family worked as sharecroppers. His registration for the draft during World War I showed his as a carpenter for Kirby Lumber Co of Bronson. He was also shown as a resident of Bronson, with his nearest relative being Mrs. Eva Birdwell. He was shown as of medium heighth, medium build, with blue eyes and black hair.

      Name: Elbert C. Birdwell
      Death Date: 04 May 1963
      Death Place: Marshall, Harrison, Texas
      Gender: Male
      Race: White
      Death Age: 79 years
      Estimated Birth Date:
      Birth Date: 12 Nov 1883
      Birthplace: Texas
      Marital Status: Widowed
      Spouse's Name:
      Father's Name: James Birdwell
      Father's Birthplace:
      Mother's Name: Mary Cogburn
      Mother's Birthplace:
      Occupation: Ret. Saw Mill Worker
      Place of Residence: Carthage, Panola, Texas
      Cemetery: Mt. Bethel
      Burial Place: Panola Co., Texas
      Burial Date: 05 May 1963
      Additional Relatives: X
      Film Number: 2117274
      Digital Film Number: 4028587
      Image Number: 991
      Reference Number: 32016
      Collection: Texas Deaths, 1890-1976
    • (Research):

      Census Listings:

      1930 Census
      Texas, Panola County, Precinct 7
      Enumerated 1 April 1930
      ED 183-16 SD 12 Sheet 6A Stamped 205
      100-112
      Birdwell, Elbert C Head M W 43 M 22 Tx Ala Tx Farmer General Farm
      Birdwell, Evie Wife F W 41 M 20 Tx Ala La Laborer Farm
      Birdwell, Bertice Son m W 17 S Tx Tx Tx Laborer Farm
      Birdwell, Artie B. Dtr F W 14 S Tx Tx Tx Laborer Farm
      Birdwell, Beatrice Dtr F W 11 S Tx Tx Tx Laborer Farm
      Birdwell, Roy Son M W 7 S Tx Tx Tx
      Birdwell, Troy Son M W 3 6/12 S Tx Tx Tx
    Person ID I16714  Strong Family Tree
    Last Modified 17 Aug 2014 

    Father James Andrew Birdwell,   b. 10 Oct 1835, Alabama Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 7 Apr 1914, Bronson, Sabine County, Texas Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 78 years) 
    Mother Mary Alice Cogburn,   b. 10 Oct 1842, Alabama Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 3 Nov 1909, Bronson, Sabine County, Texas Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 67 years) 
    Married Abt 1859  Newton County, Texas Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Family ID F3184  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Eva "Evie" Roberts,   b. 7 Jun 1888, Texas Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 14 Mar 1942, Panola County, Texas Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 53 years) 
    Married 19 Jan 1910  Sabine County, Texas Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    • E.C. Birdwell married Evie Roberts on 19 Jan 1910 in Sabine County.
    Children 
     1. Ethel May Birdwell,   b. 19 Oct 1910, Texas Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     2. Bethel Mae Birdwell,   b. 19 Oct 1910, Bronson, Sabine County, Texas Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Abt 1911, Sabine County, Texas Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 0 years)
     3. James Bertice Birdwell,   b. 20 Feb 1913, Bronson, Sabine County, Texas Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 30 Dec 1966, Carthage, Panola County, Texas Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 53 years)
     4. Artie B. Birdwell,   b. 27 Jun 1915, Bronson, Sabine County, Texas Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 23 Sep 1999, Garrison, Nacogdoches County, Texas Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 84 years)
     5. Beatrice Birdwell,   b. 1 Nov 1918, Bronson, Sabine County, Texas Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 15 Jul 1988, Carthage, Panola County, Texas Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 69 years)
     6. Roy Birdwell,   b. 25 Sep 1921, San Augustine County, Texas Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 10 Apr 1955, Nacogdoches County, Texas Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 33 years)
     7. Troy Leon Birdwell,   b. 18 Aug 1926, Weirgate, Newton County, Texas Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 23 Jan 1970, Texas City, Galveston County, Texas Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 43 years)
    Last Modified 9 Dec 2006 
    Family ID F6290  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 12 Nov 1884 - Bronson, Sabine County, Texas Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 19 Jan 1910 - Sabine County, Texas Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 4 May 1963 - Marshall, Harrison County, Texas Link to Google Earth
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    Pin Legend  : Address       : Location       : City/Town       : County/Shire       : State/Province       : Country       : Not Set

  • Sources 
    1. [S198] McDaniel, Robert Cecil THE 1900 POPULATION CENSUS OF SABINE COUNTY, TX.

    2. [S815] Pike, David Earl "Descendants of Cyrus Cogburn" Updated 24 Sept 2000 ; http://familytreemaker.genealogy.com/users/p/i/k/David-E-Pike/index.html.

    3. [S487] Ancestry.com - U.S., World War I Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1918.

    4. [S33] FamilySearch.org, Texas Deaths, 1890-1976, (http://search.labs.familysearch.org/recordsearch/).

    5. [S434] Toole, Blanche "Sabine County Marriages 1875-1900 1900-1910 Prior to 1875" c. 1983.