Elizabeth Baird

Brief Life History of Elizabeth

When Elizabeth Baird was born on 13 January 1821, in Tennessee, United States, her father, P. William Baird, was 37 and her mother, Nancy Pullen, was 37. She married Jesse Sinks before 1857. She was buried in Tennessee, United States.

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Family Time Line

Jesse Sinks
1817–
Elizabeth Baird
1821–
Marriage: before 1857

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  • Elizabeth Betsy Beard Sinks, "Find A Grave Index"

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World Events (8)

1825 · The Crimes Act

The Crimes Act was made to provide a clearer punishment of certain crimes against the United States. Part of it includes: Changing the maximum sentence of imprisonment to be increased from seven to ten years and changing the maximum fine from $5,000 to $10,000.

1835 · The Hermitage is Built

The Hermitage located in Nashville, Tennessee was a plantation owned by President Andrew Jackson from 1804 until his death there in 1845. The Hermitage is now a museum.

1862 · Battle of Shiloh

The battle of Shiloh took place on April 6, 1862 and April 7, 1862. Confederate soldiers camp through the woods next to where the Union soldiers were camped at Pittsburg Landing on the Tennessee River. With 23,000 casualties this was the bloodiest battle of the Civil War up to this point.

Name Meaning

Scottish:

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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