Asa Baird

4 April 1761–11 June 1825 (Age 64)
Becket, Berkshire, Massachusetts Bay Colony, British Colonial America

The Life of Asa

Asa Baird was born on 4 April 1761, in Becket, Berkshire, Massachusetts Bay Colony, British Colonial America. He married Abigail Birchard on 11 July 1778, in Becket, Berkshire, Massachusetts, United States. They were the parents of at least 8 sons and 6 daughters. He lived in Becket, Berkshire, Massachusetts, United States for about 30 years. He died on 11 June 1825, in Berkshire, Massachusetts, United States, at the age of 64, and was buried in Becket, Berkshire, Massachusetts, United States.

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Family Time Line

Asa Baird
1761–1825
Abigail Birchard
1763–1854
Marriage: 11 July 1778
Mary Baird
1779–1779
Charles Baird
1780–1848
John Baird
1782–1782
Chester Baird
1783–1854
Susanna Baird
1789–1791
Beulah Baird
1792–1792
Lydia Baird
1793–1842
Electa Baird
1793–
Stephen Marian Baird
1795–
Solomon Manley Baird
1797–1826
Artemas Triston Baird
1800–1824
Warren Baird
1802–
Deborah Baird
1804–1872
Lorenzo Baird
1807–1825

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
11 July 1778
Becket, Berkshire, Massachusetts, United States
children

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World Events (8)

1776

Age 15

Thomas Jefferson's American Declaration of Independence endorsed by Congress. Colonies declare independence.
1776 · The Declaration to the King

Age 15

"""At the end of the Second Continental Congress the 13 colonies came together to petition independence from King George III. With no opposing votes, the Declaration of Independence was drafted and ready for all delegates to sign on the Fourth of July 1776. While many think the Declaration was to tell the King that they were becoming independent, its true purpose was to be a formal explanation of why the Congress voted together to declare their independence from Britain. The Declaration also is home to one of the best-known sentences in the English language, stating, “We hold these truths to be self-evident, that all men are created equal, that they are endowed by their Creator with certain unalienable Rights, that among these are Life, Liberty and the pursuit of Happiness."""""""
1781 · The First Constitution

Age 20

Serving the newly created United States of America as the first constitution, the Articles of Confederation were an agreement among the 13 original states preserving the independence and sovereignty of the states. But with a limited central government, the Constitutional Convention came together to replace the Articles of Confederation with a more established Constitution and central government on where the states can be represented and voice their concerns and comments to build up the nation.

Name Meaning

Scottish: 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.

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Asa Beard, "United States Census, 1800"
  • Asa Beard, "United States Census, 1790"
  • Asa Baird, "United States Census, 1820"

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