Thomas Baird

Male1784–after 1815

Brief Life History of Thomas

When Thomas Baird was born in 1784, in Abbeville, South Carolina, United States, his father, Thomas Baird, was 47 and his mother, Jennet Barr, was 45. He lived in Cumberland, Pennsylvania, United States for about 2 years. He registered for military service in 1812. He died after 1815.

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Family Time Line

Thomas Baird
Jennet Barr
William Baird
Alexander Baird
Elizabeth Baird
Jean Baird
George W Baird
Thomas Baird

Sources (2)

  • Thomas Baird, "United States Census, 1800"
  • Thomas Baird, "United States War of 1812 Index to Service Records, 1812-1815"

Parents and Siblings

Siblings (6)

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World Events (8)

1786 · Shays' Rebellion

Age 2

Caused by war veteran Daniel Shays, Shays' Rebellion was to protest economic and civil rights injustices that he and other farmers were seeing after the Revolutionary War. Because of the Rebellion it opened the eyes of the governing officials that the Articles of Confederation needed a reform. The Rebellion served as a guardrail when helping reform the United States Constitution.

1787 · Second State to Ratify U.S. Constitution

Age 3

On December 12, 1787, Pennsylvania ratified the U.S. Constitution.

1794 · Creating the Eleventh Amendment

Age 10

The Eleventh Amendment restricts the ability of any people to start a lawsuit against the states in federal court.

Name Meaning


from a common pronunciation of Bard in Scotland.

occupational name from Gaelic bàrd ‘bard, poet, minstrel’, or of Gaelic Mac an Baird ‘son of the bard’.

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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