Peter Baird

25 July 1839–27 January 1922 (Age 82)
Paisley, Renfrewshire, Scotland, United Kingdom

The Life Summary of Peter

When Peter Baird was born on 25 July 1839, in Paisley, Renfrewshire, Scotland, United Kingdom, his father, Robert Baird, was 31 and his mother, Agnes Bell, was 25. He married Jessie McGilvary on 26 May 1863, in Liverpool, Lancashire, England, United Kingdom. They were the parents of at least 7 sons and 6 daughters. He lived in Renfrew, Glasgow, Scotland, United Kingdom in 1851 and Calton, Lanarkshire, Scotland, United Kingdom in 1861. He died on 27 January 1922, in Brigham City, Box Elder, Utah, United States, at the age of 82, and was buried in 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: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’.

    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)

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

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