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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Family Time Line

James McConkey
1802–
Margaret Baird
1797–1853
Marriage: 30 March 1826
Mary Jane McConkey
1826–
Susanna Rachel McConkey
1828–1867
Julia Ann McConkey
1830–1915
John Alexander McConkey
1831–1862
Margaret Elizabeth McConkey
1833–1867
Sarah Catherine McConkey
1835–1859

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
30 March 1826
Guernsey, Ohio, United States
children

(6)

+1 More Child

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(16)

+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.
1803

Age 6

Ohio was the first state admitted to the Union from the Northwest Territory.
1812

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.

Possible Related Names

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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