Rachel Baird

31 October 1836–27 April 1914 (Age 77)

The Life Summary of Rachel

When Rachel Baird was born on 31 October 1836, in Ireland, her father, Humphrey Baird, was 56 and her mother, Elizabeth Hetherington, was 42. She married Robert Patrick on 30 December 1859, in Tradeston, Glasgow, Scotland, United Kingdom. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 7 daughters. She immigrated to Utah, United States in 1863 and lived in Tradeston, Lanarkshire, Scotland, United Kingdom in 1861 and Salt Lake City Ward 4, Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States for about 10 years. She died on 27 April 1914, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States, at the age of 77, and was buried in Salt Lake City Cemetery, Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

Robert Patrick
Rachel Baird
Marriage: 30 December 1859
Elizabeth Hetherington Patrick
Robert Patrick
Robert Patrick
Sarah Patrick
Martha Patrick
Rachel Patrick
William George Patrick
Mary Ellen Patrick
Laura Baird Patrick
Joseph Humphrey Patrick
Eliza Maud Baird Patrick

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    30 December 1859Tradeston, Glasgow, Scotland, United Kingdom
  • Children


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    World Events (8)

    Age 3
    The Night of the BIG WIND. In Killarney and its neighborhood there was a terrible hurricane. The town sustained much damage and many houses were shattered.
    Age 10
    U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.
    1857 · Police (Scotland) Act 1857
    Age 21
    The Police Act 1857 was an Act put into place by Parliament to establish a mandatory police force in every county of Scotland.

    Name Meaning

    Scottish:from a common pronunciation of Bard in Scotland.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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    Story Highlight

    Rachel Baird Patrick (From family records found by great granddaughter, Kathryn Barnes

    RACHEL BAIRD PATRICK (October 31, 1836 - April 27, 1913) Memories of my Mother by Laura Patrick Nicholson Rachel Baird Patrick was of Scotch - English parentage, though born in the north of Ireland, …

    Sources (52)

    • Rachel Baird in entry for Robert Patrick, "Scotland, Births and Baptisms, 1564-1950"
    • Rachel Patrick in household of Robert Patrick, "United States Census, 1870"
    • Rachel Baird, "Scotland, Marriages, 1561-1910"

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