Abigail Laird

22 March 1835–
Mesopotamia, Trumbull, Ohio, United States

The Life of Abigail

When Abigail Laird was born on 22 March 1835, in Mesopotamia, Trumbull, Ohio, United States, her father, Mathew Laird, was 40 and her mother, Hannah Cox, was 38.

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Mathew Laird
Hannah Cox
Elizabeth Laird
Betsy Laird
Martha G Laird
Seth Morrison Laird
Abigail Laird
John Harrison Laird

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World Events (8)

1836 · Remember the Alamo

Age 1

Being a monumental event in the Texas Revolution, The Battle of the Alamo was a thirteen-day battle at the Alamo Mission near San Antonio. In the early morning of the final battle, the Mexican Army advanced on the Alamo. Quickly being overrun, the Texian Soldiers quickly withdrew inside the building. The battle has often been overshadowed by events from the Mexican–American War, But the Alamo gradually became known as a national battle site and later named an official Texas State Shrine.
1836 · Kirtland Temple Dedicated

Age 1

On March 27, 1836, the Kirtland Temple was dedicated.
1866 · The First Civil Rights Act

Age 31

The first federal law that defined what was citizenship and affirm that all citizens are equally protected by the law. Its main objective was to protect the civil rights of persons of African descent.

Name Meaning

Scottish and northern Irish: status name for a landlord, from northern Middle English laverd ‘lord’.

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

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Sources (2)

  • Abigal Liard in household of Mathew Liard, "United States Census, 1860"
  • Abigail Laird in household of Mathew Laird, "United States Census, 1850"

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