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
1839–1922
Jessie McGilvary
1839–1917
Marriage: 26 May 1863
Mary Mair Baird
1864–1940
Agnes Bell Baird
1865–1944
Jessie Baird
1867–1867
Ellen Baird
1868–1906
Sarah Baird
1870–1932
Peter McGilvary Baird
1872–1948
John Baird
1874–1874
Robert Baird
1874–1891
Thomas Baird
1876–1876
Gennie Baird
1877–1899
William Baird
1879–1879
Thomas Buchanan Baird
1880–1880
Alexander Baird
1882–1882

Spouse and Children

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

    (13)

    +8 More Children

    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings

    (7)

    +2 More Children

    World Events (8)

    1843
    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.
    1863
    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.

    Possible Related Names

    McGillivray

    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” https://familysearch.org/search/catalog/22836 …

    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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