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Alfred Nelson Birt (b. September 25, 1836, d. March 27, 1903)Alfred Nelson Birt (son of Henry Birt and Catherine Simmons) was born September 25, 1836 in Beneden, Kent Co., West Ashford, England, and died March 27, 1903 in Humbolt Co., Iowa.He married Sophia Grace Tabrett on Abt. 1860 in St Olave Church, London, England, daughter of John Tabrett and Sophia Shapliherst Hobday.
Notes for Alfred Nelson Birt:
Alfred Nelson Birt was born in Kent County, West Ashford, England in 1836 to Henry and Catherine Simmons Birt and died in Humbolt Co., March 27, 1903 age 66 yrs and 6 months.All his early life was spent in his native land where for thirty years he followed the occupation of a miller.Comming to America about thirteen years ago, he came at once to the country where he has since resided.Mr Birt was the father of eight children, five of whom are living, two in Australia, one in England and two in this country.He also has a sister, Mrs Godden living near Bradgate Iowa.Mr Birt was taken sick last November, and with the exception of about two weeks has since then been almost constantly confined to his bed, at the home of his daughter, Mrs Orlando Godden, has been at his bedside nearly all the time for several weeks.In early life he united with the church of England and has ever tried to live a Christian life.his last hours were amoung his happiest, for his mind was all the time upon the things pertaining to eternity.Many times he talked about his savior and the glories of the heavenly life.His last words were "Lord Christ, I give myself to thee".Then he peacefully passed to the Christ who gave himself for him.The funeral services were held in the Baptist church in Bradgate on Sunday Morning.
More About Alfred Nelson Birt:
Burial: December 14, 1903, Union Cemetary, Humbolt Co., Iowa.
Immigration: 1888, Came to America.
Occupation 1: Miller.
Occupation 2: 1893, Farmer.
More About Alfred Nelson Birt and Sophia Grace Tabrett:
Marriage: Abt. 1860, St Olave Church, London, England.
Children of Alfred Nelson Birt and Sophia Grace Tabrett are:
- Henry Birt, d. date unknown.
- Herbert Birt, d. date unknown.
- Alfred John Birt, b. May 1863, d. September 1864, of Broncial trouble.
- +Clarence Earnest Birt, b. January 12, 1868, West Ashford, York Co, England/Ashford, England, d. December 11, 1957, Sidney, Nebraska.
- +Claude Birt, b. December 27, 1869, d. date unknown.
- +Beatrice Maude Birt, b. December 1878, d. date unknown.
- Agnus Birt, b., Twin with Florence, d. date unknown, Died in infancy.
- Florence Birt, b., Twin with Agnus, d. date unknown, In infancy 2 years.