Margaret Baird

1797–1 May 1853 (Age 56)
Ohio, United States

The Life of Margaret

When Margaret Baird was born in 1797, in Ohio, United States, her father, John David Baird Sr, was 37 and her mother, Susannah Frame, was 32. She married James McConkey on 30 March 1826, in Guernsey, Ohio, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 5 daughters. She died on 1 May 1853, in Knox Township, Guernsey, Ohio, United States, at the age of 56.

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James McConkey
Margaret Baird
Marriage: 30 March 1826
Mary Jane McConkey
Susanna Rachel McConkey
Julia Ann McConkey
John Alexander McConkey
Margaret Elizabeth McConkey
Sarah Catherine McConkey

Spouse and Children

30 March 1826
Guernsey, Ohio, United States


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+11 More Children

World Events (7)

1800 · Movement to Washington D.C.

Age 3

While the growth of the new nation was exponential, the United States didn’t have permanent location to house the Government. The First capital was temporary in New York City but by the second term of George Washington the Capital moved to Philadelphia for the following 10 years. Ultimately during the Presidency of John Adams, the Capital found a permanent home in the District of Columbia.

Age 6

Ohio was the first state admitted to the Union from the Northwest Territory.

Age 15

War of 1812. U.S. declares war on Britain over British interference with American maritime shipping and westward expansion.

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.

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Sources (3)

  • Margaret Mc Conkey in household of James Mc Conkey, "United States Census, 1850"
  • Margaret Baird, "Ohio, County Marriages, 1789-2013"
  • Margaret Baird, "Ohio, County Marriages, 1789-1997"

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