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The letter does not mention Richard's great-grandparents by name, but it
does give the names of the 5 children for Benjamin Bird and Elizabeth Allison
along with the spouse for their daughter Cassandra Bird:
Mother's grandfather was a Virginian but moved to McDowell
Co before the Revolution. He had some sons and one daughter: Jonothan,
Thomas, Richard and Benjamin Bird were their names. Kasander married
a man whose name was Thomas Allison who proved to be a Tory.