Melissa (Millicent/Polly) Coleman Bird
December 15, 1805–September , 1850
Born in Massachusetts; daughter of Hannah Comfort and Jeremiah Coleman. Probably died at Zodiac, Gillespie County, Texas. 1 (See Document 1.2, first mentioned here)
-  “Milesent Coleman,” in “Tri-County County Bible Records,” Tri-Counties Genealogy & History by Joyce M. Tice (http://joycetice.com/bibles/millcole.htm, accessed Aug. 2015). “Family Tree,” database, FamilySearch (http://familysearch.org, accessed Aug. 2015), Millicent Polly Coleman LZ55-ZPV . 1810 U.S. census, Wallkill, Orange Co., New York, p. 481, Jeremiah Coleman; NARA microfilm publication M252, roll 29. 1850 U.S. census, Zodiac, Gillespie Co., Texas, p. 316B, Polly Bird; NARA microfilm publication M432, roll 910. U.S. census digital images from Ancestry.com (http://ancestry.com, accessed July 2015). General Church Recorder, Far West and Nauvoo Elders’ Certificates, 1837–1838, 1840–1846, p. 26, Milicent Bird, CHL. Melvin C. Johnson, Polygamy on the Pedernales: Lyman Wight’s Mormon Villages in Antebellum Texas, 1845 to 1858 (Logan: Utah State University Press, 2006), 78.