Martha Ann Bird1

#12405, (20 October 1843-23 May 1921)
Father*Frederick Bird1 b. 15 Aug 1810, d. 26 Jul 1857
Mother*Mary Ann Fenn1 b. 2 Jan 1816, d. 22 Jul 1864
ChartsThe Stanbridges of Edlesborough
The Birds of Edlesborough
Birth*20 OCT 1843 Martha Ann Bird was born on 20 OCT 1843 at Eaton Bray, Bedfordshire, EnglandG.1 
(Witness) Residence30 MAR 1851 She lived with Frederick Bird and Mary Ann Fenn at Summerlays, Eaton Bray, Bedfordshire, EnglandG, together with Ann Bird, Sabina Bird, Ezra Bird, Sarah Bird, Susannah Bird and William Bird.1 
(Witness) Immigration16 JUN 1856 Martha Ann Bird immigrated with Mary Ann Fenn on 16 JUN 1856 to New York, New York, USAG.2 
(Witness) Residence19 SEP 1860 Martha Ann Bird lived with Mary Ann Fenn at Provo, Utah, Utah, USAG, together with Sarah Bird, Susannah Bird and William Bird.3 
Marriage*20 OCT 1863 Martha Ann Bird married Robert James Dugdale on 20 OCT 1863 at Provo, Utah, UtahG.4 
Note*1890 Martha Ann Bird and Robert James Dugdale had 9 children, several died very young. in 1890.5 
Death*23 MAY 1921 Martha Ann Bird died on 23 MAY 1921 at Provo, Utah, UtahG, aged 77.6 
Note* She has at least one DNA match among her descendants.7 


Robert James Dugdale b. 11 Nov 1837, d. 24 Mar 1917
Marriage*20 OCT 1863 She married Robert James Dugdale on 20 OCT 1863 at Provo, Utah, UtahG.4 
Last Edited27 Jun 2022


  1. [S26] Extracted from the 1851 census.
  2. [S59] USPRI, Bird family, New York for Utah; on SS 'Thornton', Liverpool to New York. Arriving Passenger & Crew Lists.
  3. [S88] US Federal Census 1860, with 2nd husband Ezekeal.
  4. [S66] Obit., of Martha Ann Bird Dugdale. Utah Pioneers boigraphies.
  5. [S131] Ancestry Trees, Taylor 01012012 tree web site. No DNA match.
  6. [S59] USPRI, death, Mary Ann Dugdale, Utah Death Certificate, no 257 234. birth, death, parents, husband.
  7. [S128] Ancestry DNA, A match NGJ & mstyeyed1977 of 20cM on 1 segment; tree shows link to this person.
  8. [S131] Ancestry Trees, Arbo family tree; mistyeyed1977. No references.
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