FOURTH GENERATION


43. Mary Elvira Bird was born on Jul 25 1839. She died on May 26 1932. She was buried in Bethel Cemetery, Old Fort, NC.

She was married to William Goodson about 1859. William Goodson was born on May 28 1843. He appeared on the census in 1860 in Buncombe County, NC. Swannanoa, House #214) Goodson, William 21; Mary 23; John 4/12. He died on Sep 4 1926. Mary Elvira Bird and William Goodson had the following children:

child+176 i. Robert Goodson.
child+177 ii. Mintie Goodson.

She was married to Thomas William Allison in 1868. They were listed in the 1870 McDowell County Census as follows: Allison, Thomas 22; Mary 28; Robert 9; Mintie 6; and William L. 9/12.
They were listed in 1880 McDowell County Census as follows: Allison, Thomas W. 33; Mary E. 40 (wife); William L. 9 (son); Susan E. 5 (dau); Benjamin Y. 1 (son); James C. 31 (brother); and Minta Goodson 15 (step dau). Thomas William Allison was born on Oct 25 1849. He died on Dec 27 1893. He was buried in Bethel Cemetery, Old Fort, NC. Mary Elvira Bird and Thomas William Allison had the following children:

child+178 i. William Lee Allison.
child179 ii. Susan E. Allison was born on Jan 10 1874. She died on Sep 21 1960. She was never married. She was buried in Bethel Cemetery, Old Fort, NC.
child+180 iii. Ben Young Allison.
child+181 iv. Georgia Patton Allison.
child182 v. Allison died in infancy.
child183 vi. Allison died in infancy.
child184 vii. Allison died in infancy.

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