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Estes James Birdwell

Male 1903 - 1978  (75 years)


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  • Name Estes James Birdwell  [1
    Born 25 Mar 1903  Texas Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Gender Male 
    Died 28 Aug 1978  Harris County, Texas Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Buried Rosevine Cemetery, Sabine County, Texas Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Notes 
    • Was not listed with his mother and stepfather, Joseph Thomas Fuller, at the time of the 1910 Sabine County census?

      At the time of the 1920 Federal Census, Estes, Ellie, and Oscar Birdwell were living in the home of Neal and Martha Henley of San Augustine County, and listed as their grandchildren. (Indexed on Ancestry, in error, as Denley).

      From the Texas Death Index:
      Birdwell Estes J 08-28-1978 HARRIS
    • (Research):Census Information:

      1930 Federal Census
      Texas, San Augustine County, JP Number 4
      Enumerated April 20, 1930 by Hoy H. Begley
      ED 203-7 SD 19 Sheet 9B

      HH 175-179 Oscar and Nona Birdwell
      HH 176-180
      Birdwell, James E Head W M 27 M@20 Tx Tx Tx Farmer
      Birdwell, Lessie L Wife F W 23 M@16 Tx Tx Tx
      Birdwell, Drue C Dtr F W 4 11/12 S Tx Tx Tx
      Birdwell, Dubern Dtr F W 2 2/12 S Tx Tx Tx
    Person ID I4393  Strong Family Tree
    Last Modified 17 Aug 2014 

    Father Norman E. "Thaddius" Birdwell,   b. 7 Aug 1881, Sabine County, Texas Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 28 Jan 1907, Sabine County, Texas Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 25 years) 
    Mother Blanche Henley,   b. 16 Aug 1881, Texas Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 28 May 1914, Sabine County, Texas Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 32 years) 
    Married 14 Nov 1900  San Augustine County, Texas Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • Marriage information from

      http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~txsanaug/marriages/Bibens-Bryley.pdf

      Said to be recorded in the San Augustine County, Texas Marriage Book 3, Page 286


      From: dolores burton [mailto:supersix6@yahoo.com] Sent:Tuesday, May 08, 2001 7:59 AM To:Melinda Strong Subject:Blanch Birdwell

      Miss Strong; I must apologize for jumping too fast. Blanch Birdwell is in my data. Her first husband was Norman E.(Thaduis)Birdwell. The ninth child of James Birdwell and Nancy Cogburn. He was born Aug. 07, 1881 in Sabine County Texas. He died Jan. 28, 1907, in Sabine or possibley San Augustine Co. Texas. Her name was Blanch Henley B: Aug. 16, 1881, and D: May 28, 1914. Their children were Enlow Cornelius B: Jan. 06, 1902, D: Nov. 7, 1974 Oscar, D: Nov. 15.1980.I hope this help's. And that it is correct for you. Let me know if I can be of further help. Dolores Burton.
    Family ID F488  Group Sheet,  Family chart

    Family Lessie Leola Kerr,   b. 3 Sep 1906, Texas Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 27 Sep 1973, Texas Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 67 years) 
    Married 11 Feb 1923  San Augustine County, Texas Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • Marriage information from

      http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~txsanaug/marriages/Bibens-Bryley.pdf

      Said to be recorded in the San Augustine County, Texas Marriage Book 6, Page 148


      It appears they had a fourth daughter, as shown on the Texas Birth Index as follows:

      22 Apr 1933 Female San Augustine E J Birdwell Lessie Kerr

      There infant daughter MAY have died young, as a third child is not shown by Barbara Yancey Dore on her Southeast Texas Regional Gedcom.
    Children 
     1. Drunetta Kay "Drue" Birdwell,   b. 30 Apr 1925, San Augustine County, Texas Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 6 Apr 1972, Houston, Harris County, Texas Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 46 years)
     2. Duverne Elizabeth Birdwell,   b. 30 Jan 1928, San Augustine County, Texas Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 16 Jan 1996, Nacogdoches County, Texas Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 67 years)
     3. Izora Laree Birdwell,   b. Aft 1930,   d. Yes, date unknown
     4. Billie Faye Birdwell,   b. 22 Apr 1933, San Augustine, San Augustine County, Texas Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 16 Jul 2016, Tahlequah, Cherokee County, Oklahoma Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 83 years)
    Last Modified 26 Sep 2012 
    Family ID F8711  Group Sheet,  Family chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 25 Mar 1903 - Texas Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 11 Feb 1923 - San Augustine County, Texas Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 28 Aug 1978 - Harris County, Texas Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - Rosevine Cemetery, Sabine County, Texas Link to Google Earth
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  • Headstones
    Birdwell, Estes and Lessie (Kerr)
    Birdwell, Estes and Lessie (Kerr)

  • Sources 
    1. [S236] Obituary for Fuller, Joseph Thomas Fuller (undated, unsourced newspaper clipping).

    2. [S333] Ancestry.com - U.S., Social Security Death Index, 1935-Current [database online], (Ancestry.com. Social Security Death Index [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations Inc, 2011. Original data: Social Security Administration. Social Security Death Index, Master File. Social Security Administration. The Social Security Administration Death Master File contains information on millions of deceased individuals with United States social security numbers whose deaths were reported to the Social Security Administration. Birth years for the individuals listed range from 1875 to last year. Information in these records includes name, birth date, death date, and last known residence.).

    3. [S334] Rootsweb, Texas Death Records, 1964 thru 1998, Birdwell Estes J 08-28-1978 HARRIS (Reliability: 3).