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Bird and Gaines – Need proof of Maiden name

QuestionBIRD / GAINES – Abraham BIRD m Sarah GAINES on 15 Sep 1796 Effingham Co GA. Received passport to travel through Creek Lands & arrived Miss Territory Sep 1810 later called Alfalfa Community,  3 mi East of Demopolis in Marengo Co.

Abraham = b. 1 Jan 1771 Telfair GA, d. 28 Aug 1828,

Sarah = b. 16 Jan 1776 d. 21 May 1826.

Any info especially proof of Sarah’s maiden name GAINES needed.

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