Elizabeth R. Wagner

21 February 1844–27 April 1926 (Age 82)
Johnson, Tennessee, United States

The Life of Elizabeth R.

When Elizabeth R. Wagner was born on 21 February 1844, in Johnson, Tennessee, United States, her father, David Wagner, was 33 and her mother, Catharine Arnold, was 33. She married David Franklin Baird on 6 January 1870, in Valle Crucis, Watauga, North Carolina, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 6 daughters. She lived in Watauga Township, Watauga, North Carolina, United States for about 50 years. She died on 27 April 1926, in Linn Township, Cedar, Missouri, United States, at the age of 82, and was buried in Baird Cemetery, Valle Crucis, Watauga, North Carolina, United States.

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Family Time Line

David Franklin Baird
Elizabeth R. Wagner
Marriage: 6 January 1870
Victoria Isabell Baird
Lenora Mae Baird
Martha Alzenia Baird
Susan Catherine Baird
Sarah Emmaline Baird
Thomas Carroll Baird
Lula E Baird
William H. Greer

Spouse and Children

6 January 1870
Valle Crucis, Watauga, North Carolina, United States


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World Events (8)


Age 2

U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.

Age 2

Tennessee was known as the Volunteer State because during the Mexican War the government asked Tennessee for 3,000 volunteer soldiers and 30,000 joined.
1866 · The First Civil Rights Act

Age 22

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

German (also Wägner) and Jewish (Ashkenazic): occupational name for a carter or cartwright, from an agent derivative of Middle High German wagen ‘cart’, ‘wagon’, German Wagen. The German surname is also well established in Scandinavia, the Netherlands, eastern Europe, and elsewhere as well as in German-speaking countries.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Elizabeth Baird in household of Franklin Baird, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Elizabeth Baird in household of Thomas C Baird, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Elizabeth Baird in household of David F Baird, "United States Census, 1910"

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