I come from a family with 6 children, born and raised in Edmonton, Alberta. Our father was Francis Henry Bird (born in Prince Albert, SK), son of John Thomas Bird, whose father was William Bird (I think - I'll check on that and get back to you if I left a generation out). William was James Curtis' son by Elizabeth Montour. Others in my family can fill you in - they hold all the records. By the way, my great nephew (?) is named James Curtis Bird.