Peter McGilvary Baird, 76, 146 South Fourth East, Brigham City, died Sunday afternoon at 5 o’clock at a local hospital, following a lingering illness. Born August 21, 1872, at Brigham City, a son of Peter and Jessie McGilvary Baird, he was reared and educated here. He served a mission in the Northern States for the L.D.S. church from October, 1899, to December, 1901. He had been president of the Mutual Improvement association of the Brigham City First L.D.S. ward, was a ward teacher for many years, and held the office of high priest at the time of his death. He married Rose Imogene Jensen, January 18, 1905 in the Logan L.D.S. temple. He had been a Brigham City farmer most of his life, retiring several years ago. Peter lived during challenging times: Peter was 41 when WWI Begins (29 June 1914). He was age 45 during the Influenza Pandemic(1918–1919). At age 57, he survived the Great Depression (1929–1939) At age 67 World War II was going on.(1939–1945) Surviving are his widow and the following sons and daughter: Junius P. Baird, Morgan; Ralph M. Baird, Fielding, Box Elder county; Richard C. Baird, San Francisco, Cal.; Mrs. Elva Korth, Tremonton; Mrs. Vilate Hunsaker, Honeyville; Mrs. Barbara Camster, Seattle, Wash.; and 16 grandchildren. Funeral services will be conducted this afternoon (Wednesday).
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’.
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Written by son, RIchard Carlyle Baird LIFE STORY OF PETER McGILVARY BAIRD Peter was born of goodly parents who came from Paisley, Scotland. Peter's father was also Peter Baird, his father was Rober …
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