See below.I don't think the Pinkards and Birds were related.Probably a good thing. Ha.(I don't have any idea what this was all about.) --Marla Moore, Bird Researcher
Franklin County VA Court Order Bk 1800-1805
p. 297, March Court, 1804, Sebastian Ulman v. Geor. Pincker Jr.Jury sworn to enquire of damages, to wit:John Martin, Robert Martin, Conrad Harkrader, Henry Kitterman, James Bird (among others)
Franklin County VA Court Order Bk 1806-1811
p. 130, June Court 1807, John Pinckard v. John Bird, Sr.
p. 146, August Court, 1807, James Pinckard v. John Bird.Lewis Davis, specialty bond.Writ of Enquiry set aside.
p. 164, November Court, 1807, Elias Pinckard v. Walter Dent.James Bird, Specialty Bond.Set Aside
p. 193, April Court, 1808, Elias Pinckard v. John Bird Jr.Plea and demuras withdrawn and a jury sworn to enquire of damages, to wit: Bailey Andrews, John Walks, Isham Belcher, William Davis, Robert Bond, John Coleman, Peter Livesey, John Tyre, Smith Webb, Henry Law, Lankford Brezendine and John Woody, returned verdict for plaintiff for 9.3.4 damages with interested from 25th Dec. 1806 and judgment accordingly.
p. 207, July Court 1808, Elias Pinckard v. Walter Dent, Mark Dent, and Robert Woods, Jr.
p. 214, August Court, 1808, Elias Pinckard v. Samuel Bird.By agreement of the parties, all matters of differences between them …are referred to the final determination of Josiah Woods and Joel Shrewsbury…
p. 220, August Court, 1808, Elias Pinckard v. John Bird Jr.
p. 220, August Court, 1808, Elias Pinckard v. John Bird Jr. and James Bird.
p. 228, September Court, 1808,Trial of Jerey and Dorcus, 2 negro slaves, the property of Andrew Patterson, on suspicion of grand larceny in stealing a sum of money from Charles Pinckard….Dorcus was found guilty and received 39 lashes on her bare back and burnt in the hand and delivered to her master.Jerey was found guilty and received 50 lashes on his bare back and burnt in the hand and delivered to his master.
p. 256, March Court, 1809, Elias Pinckard v. Samuel Bird Jr.Set aside.
p. 282, June Court 1809, Elias Pinckard v. Samuel Bird.The subpoena for John Bird Jr. to appear at this term as a witness for the plaintiff being returned, executed, and he not appearing at the solemnly called, on the motion of the plaintiff by his attorney, an attachment is awarded against him for his contempt, returnable here, tomorrow.
p. 295, August Court, 1809, William Powell v. John Craghead, execs.A jury sworn to enquire of damages, to wit:Williamson Davis, Charles Pinckard, Samuel Bird, Andrew Patterson, Walter Greer, Shadrack Richardson, (among others)
p. 296, August Court, 1809, Elias Pinckard v. Samuel Bird.A jury sworn, to wit:Samuel Dillion, Thomas Craig, James Ferguson, John Ssaul, John Ellison, Joseph Webb, Isham Belcher, Benjamin Waller, Jonathan Patterson, John Ward, James Patterson and Booker Smith.Returned a verdict for the defendant and judgement accordingly.
Franklin County VA Deed Bk 7, p 407, January 28, 1816
John Martin and Nancy his wife (note:Nancy’s first husband was George Spangler), of County of Baldwin, State of Georgia, to John Pinckard on Snow Creek, 170 ac, bounded by Ishim Belcher, Martin McGee (& others).No witnesses.