Jessie McGilvary

4 July 1839–21 October 1917 (Age 78)
Glasgow, Lanarkshire, Scotland, United Kingdom

The Life Summary of Jessie

When Jessie McGilvary was born on 4 July 1839, in Glasgow, Lanarkshire, Scotland, United Kingdom, her father, Thomas Buchannan McGilvary, was 29 and her mother, Mary Mair, was 26. She married Peter Baird on 26 May 1863, in Liverpool, Lancashire, England, United Kingdom. They were the parents of at least 7 sons and 6 daughters. She lived in Lanark, Lanarkshire, Scotland, United Kingdom in 1841 and Hutchesontown, Lanarkshire, Scotland, United Kingdom for about 10 years. She died on 21 October 1917, in Brigham City, Box Elder, Utah, United States, at the age of 78, and was buried in Brigham City Cemetery, Brigham City, Box Elder, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

Peter Baird
Jessie McGilvary
Marriage: 26 May 1863
Mary Mair Baird
Agnes Bell Baird
Jessie Baird
Ellen Baird
Sarah Baird
Peter McGilvary Baird
John Baird
Robert Baird
Thomas Baird
Gennie Baird
William Baird
Thomas Buchanan Baird
Alexander Baird

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    26 May 1863Liverpool, Lancashire, England, United Kingdom
  • Children


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    World Events (8)

    Age 4
    Dickens A Christmas Carol was first published.
    1851 · Brigham City is Settled
    Age 12
    In 1851, Brigham City is settled and named after Brigham Young.
    Age 24
    Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.

    Name Meaning

    Scottish: variant of McGillivray .

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

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    Story Highlight

    Biography of Alexander Baird

    “Biography of Alexander Baird,” by Sherrie Ann Olsen Rubink; summarized from the book, “George A and Agnes Belle Baird Olsen, their Legacy of Testimony” …

    Sources (36)

    • Jessie Baird in household of Peter Baird, "The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Church Census Records (Worldwide), 1914-1960"
    • Jessie Mcgilvary in entry for Peter Baird, "Utah Death Certificates, 1904-1965"
    • Jessie Baird in household of Peter Baird, "United States Census, 1870"

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