Rachel Helen Baird

4 November 1934–1 September 2009 (Age 74)
Creekmore, McCreary, Kentucky, United States

The Life of Rachel Helen

When Rachel Helen Baird was born on 4 November 1934, in Creekmore, McCreary, Kentucky, United States, her father, George Dewey Baird, was 35 and her mother, Mattie Morgan, was 28. She lived in Cincinnati, Hamilton, Ohio, United States in 1940. She died on 1 September 2009, in St. George, Washington, Utah, United States, at the age of 74, and was buried in St. George, Washington, Utah, United States.

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George Dewey Baird
Mattie Morgan
Muriel Ruth Baird
Shirley Madeline Baird
Robert D. Edison Baird
Betty Louise Baird
Rachel Helen Baird
Gloria Dean Baird

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World Events (8)

1935 · The FBI is Established

Age 1

The Bureau of Investigation's name was changed to the Federal Bureau of Investigation to help citizens know that the Government is helping protect from threats both domestically and abroad.
1936 · The Last Public Hanging in Kentucky

Age 2

The hanging of Rainey Bethea on August 14,1936, in Owensboro, Kentucky was the last pubic hanging in the state and the United States. Anywhere from 15,000-20,000 people showed up for this event. The media was all over the hanging since the Sheriff of Davies county was a female, even though she did not pull levers. Because of the media coverage and the circus it caused, this was the last hanging.
1955 · The Civil Rights Movement Begins

Age 21

The civil rights movement was a movement to enforce constitutional and legal rights for African Americans that the other Americans enjoyed. By using nonviolent campaigns, those involved secured new recognition in laws and federal protection of all Americans. Moderators worked with Congress to pass of several pieces of legislation that overturned discriminatory practices.

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)

  • Rachel Baird in household of Dewey Baird, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Rachel Cliff Perry in entry for Shirley M Barrett, "United States, GenealogyBank Obituaries, 1980-2014"
  • Rachel H Baird, "Kentucky, Vital Record Indexes, 1911-1999"

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