James Elmer Beaird

31 May 1870–8 December 1952 (Age 82)
Bernadotte Township, Fulton, Illinois, United States

The Life of James Elmer

When James Elmer Beaird was born on 31 May 1870, in Bernadotte Township, Fulton, Illinois, United States, his father, John F Beaird, was 46 and his mother, Cevilla B Langston, was 38. He married Hattie L James on 3 October 1889, in Fulton, Illinois, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 3 daughters. He lived in Illinois, United States in 1870 and Wheeling Township, Livingston, Missouri, United States in 1900. He died on 8 December 1952, in Wheeling, Livingston, Missouri, United States, at the age of 82, and was buried in Wheeling, Livingston, Missouri, United States.

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Family Time Line

James Elmer Beaird
Hattie L James
Marriage: 3 October 1889
Mamie L. Beaird
Arley Eli Beaird
Ella B. Beaird
Lalah Mae Beaird
Alonzo Lyle Beaird

Spouse and Children

3 October 1889
Fulton, Illinois, United States


Parents and Siblings

    John F Beaird


    Cevilla B Langston




    Mary Ann Beaird


    William J Beaird


    Charles Edwin Beaird


    Benjamin Franklin Beaird


    Emma Minerva Beaird


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World Events (8)


Age 1

In 1871, a cow kicked over a lantern, causing a fire that burned down half of Chicago. Today this city is the third largest in the US.
1872 · The First National Park

Age 2

Yellowstone National Park was given the title of the first national park by the U.S. Congress and signed into law by President Ulysses S. Grant. It is also believed to be the first national park in the world.
1892 · The Chicago Canal

Age 22

The Chicago River Canal was built as a sewage treatment scheme to help the city's drinking water not to get contaminated. While the Canal was being constructed the Chicago River's flow was reversed so it could be treated before draining back out into Lake Michigan.

Name Meaning

Altered spelling of Scottish Baird .

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

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Sources (3)

  • John Beard in household of John Beard, "United States Census, 1870"
  • James E Beaird in household of John Beaird, "United States Census, 1880"
  • James E Beaird in household of John Beaird, "United States Census, 1880"

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