James Bird Herd

 James Bird Herd

Father: William L Herd

Mother: Nancy Melinda Farley

James was born in Arkansas 6/24/1860.

He married Lucy Daniel Trout in Granby, Missouri, 7/1/ 1883 at Green Ridge School in Barry County, Missouri

He is the father of:

  1. William Samuel Herd in Berry County, Missouri, 9/1/1884.
  2. John "Johnny" Oliver Herd.
  3. Fredrick Randolph Herd.
  4. Arthur Major Cleveland Herd.
  5. Anna Irene Herd in Bomar, Love County, Oklahoma, 1/27/1901.
  6. Ina Pauline Herd in Johnstown Missouri, 3/5/1907.

He ran a grist mill and post office in Cyclone, Missouri and
he was a sucessful merchant at the time of his death.

He was a miner in his younger years and that killed him, he died of black lung.

James died 1/31/1914 in Anderson, Missouri, at 53 years of age.

Burial:1914 in Carterville, Missouri, Carterville, Missouri Cemetery, Herd Plot.