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Bird Holland
Full Name: Bird Holland
Date of birth: March 23, 1815
Date of death: April 9, 1864

Terms of Service top
Chamber District Dates of Service Legislatures Party City/County Note Counties in District
H 32 Nov 7, 1853 - Nov 5, 1855 5th     Sour Lake / Jefferson   Jefferson, Orange
 
Biographical Notes and Resources top
Resolutions and Journal entries
  • 3rd Legislature, 1st C.S. - Elected Assistant Secretary of the Senate 8/12/1850, p.3. Senate Journal.
  • Biographical Sketches
  • HOLLAND, BIRD (?-1864). Bird Holland, killed in action on 4/8/1864 at the battle of Mansfield, Louisiana, "probably the father of three sons by a slave," including William H. Holland. Relatives: Bird Holland - father, William H. Holland - son. Handbook of Texas Online.
  • Biographical sketches of Spearman, Bird, James Kemp, and William H. Holland. Relatives: Spearman and Bird Holland - brothers; Spearman Holland - father, James Kemp Holland - son; Bird Holland - uncle, James Kemp Holland - nephew. Rusk County. TXGenWeb Project.
  • 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--.
  • Capt. Bird Holland, death date 4/9/1864, burial in Oakwood Cemetery, Austin, Travis County. Find a Grave.
  • 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," 10/13/2004. Discussion of Spearman, Bird, James Kemp, and William H. Holland. Spearman Holland also served in the Tennessee Legislature from 1831-1833. Pleasanton Express.
  • "Kemp Holland, His Children and Grandchildren," research compiled by Sandra G. Holland, Pleasanton, Texas. Bird Holland, birth date 3/23/1815 in Williamson County, Tennessee, death date 4/9/1864 in Pleasant Hill, Sabine Parish, Louisiana. Working File, 2004.
  • Committee Informationtop
    5th R.S. - 1853
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