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Bird Holland

Full Name: Bird Holland
Birth date: March 23, 1815
Death date: April 9, 1864

Terms of Service

  • House, 5th Legislature
    11/7/1853 - 11/5/1855

Biographical Notes and Resources

Resolutions and Journal entries

  • 3rd Legislature, 1st C.S. - Elected Assistant Secretary of the Senate 8/12/1850, p.3. Senate Journal .

Other Resources

  • Obituary, p. 59, Chapters XXIV-XXV-XXVI. Annals of Travis County and of the City of Austin (from the Earliest Times to the Close of 1875) 19--.
  • Born, March 23, 1815, TN. Died, April 9, 1864, Pleasant Hill, Sabine Parish, LA. FamilySearch .
  • HOLLAND, BIRD (?-1864). Killed in action on April 8, 1864, at the battle of Mansfield, LA. Handbook of Texas Online .
  • HOLLAND, BIRD (?-1864). Bird Holland, brother of Spearman Holland, "probably the father of three sons by a slave." Relatives: Bird Holland - father, William H. Holland - son; Spearman Holland - uncle, William H. Holland - nephew. Handbook of Texas Online .
  • Reprint of "Descendants of Panola County slaves dedicate marker to slavemaster, " Longview News-Journal, 11/8/1998. Rusk County History, Black News. Lady Texian County Research Pages .
  • "Cousins meet, find relatives in Texas and Tennessee Legislatures," 10/13/2004 Pleasanton Express .
  • Biographical sketches of Spearman, Bird, James Kemp, & William H. Holland. Relatives: Spearman & Bird Holland - brothers; Spearman Holland - father, James Kemp Holland - son; Bird Holland - uncle, James Kemp Holland - nephew. Rusk County, TXGenWeb Project .
  • Interment at Oakwood Cemetery, Austin, TX. Travis County, TX, Cemeteries. Died, April 9, 1864. USGenWeb Project 1996.
  • "Kemp Holland, his children and grandchildren," research compiled by Sandra G. Holland, Pleasanton, TX. Working File 2004.

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