Seeking information about Birdie Barber Shew Hill. Birdie's mother was Amanda Barber-I believe Birdie was born out of wedlock and am seeking any information on who her father might have been. Amanda married H.W. Shew in Lamar county, TX Birdie was born Aug. 15, 1895 in Texas. Amanda Barber married H.W. Shew Oct. 13, 1902 in Lamar county, TX Amanda Barber was born 1872 in Kentucky, her father was John Barber-her mother was Nancy J. Dickens. Amanda had 9 siblings.