Alexander Baird

9 June 1874–September 1963 (Age 89)
Perth, Ontario, Canada

The Life of Alexander

When Alexander Baird was born on 9 June 1874, in Perth, Ontario, Canada, his father, Charles Baird, was 45 and his mother, Agnes Browning, was 42. He married Grace Lund on 14 November 1906, in Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 1 daughter. He lived in Fullarton, Perth, Ontario, Canada for about 10 years and Manitoba, Canada for about 5 years. He died in September 1963, at the age of 89.

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Family Time Line

Alexander Baird
1874–1963
Grace Lund
1880–1956
Marriage: 14 November 1906
John Andrew Baird
1907–1982
Charles Douglas Baird
1910–
Alexander Baird
1913–
Frances Agnes Baird
1914–

Spouse and Children

    Male1874–1963Male

    Grace Lund

    Female1880–1956Female

MARRIAGE
14 November 1906
Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada
children

(4)

    John Andrew Baird

    Male1907–1982Male

    Charles Douglas Baird

    Male1910–Male

    Alexander Baird

    Male1913–Male

    Frances Agnes Baird

    Female1914–Female

Parents and Siblings

    Charles Baird

    Male1829–1908Male

    Agnes Browning

    Female1831–1913Female

siblings

(12)

    Rev. Dr. Andrew Browning Baird

    Male1855–1940Male

    Archibald Baird

    Male1857–1916Male

    Janet Baird

    Female1859–1933Female

    Agnes Baird

    Female1861–1930Female

    Charles Baird

    Male1863–1933Male

+7 More Children

World Events (6)

1883 · Mining Boom

Age 9

In 1883, there was a mining boom in Northern Ontario when mineral deposits were found near Sudbury. Thomas Flanagan was the blacksmith for the Canadian Pacific Railway that noticed the deposits in the river.
1886 · First Workmen's Comp Act

Age 12

In 1886, Ontario passed its first Workmen's Compensation Act. This was in response to the number of railway workers that were being injured.
1906 · Hydro-Electric of Ontario

Age 32

Ontario Hydro was established in 1906. It is the Hydro-Electric Power Commission of Ontario.

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)

  • Alexander Baird, "Canada, Prairie Provinces Census, 1916"
  • Alexander Baird in household of Agnes Baird, "Canada Census, 1881"
  • Alex Baird, "Canada Census, 1911"

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