James Baird

15 July 1860–11 April 1933 (Age 72)
Greenock, Renfrewshire, Scotland, United Kingdom

The Life Summary of James

When James Baird was born on 15 July 1860, in Greenock, Renfrewshire, Scotland, United Kingdom, his father, Robert Baird II, was 29 and his mother, Jane Cumming, was 27. He lived in Heber City, Wasatch, Utah, United States in 1870 and Providence, Providence, Rhode Island, United States in 1900. He died on 11 April 1933, in Cowley, Big Horn, Wyoming, United States, at the age of 72, and was buried in Cowley, Big Horn, Wyoming, United States.

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Robert Baird II
Jane Cumming
Robert Baird III
Daniel Baird
William Baird
John Baird
James Baird
Jane Baird
William Gee Baird
Agnes Robertson Baird
Henry Baird
Janette Baird
David Baird
John Alexander Baird
Elizabeth Baird

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World Events (8)

1862 · US Naval Academy
Age 2
The US Naval Academy was moved to Newport, Rhode Island from its original in Annapolis, Maryland on May 9, 1862.
Age 3
Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
1881 · The Assassination of James Garfield
Age 21
Garfield was shot twice by Charles J. Guitea at Railroad Station in Washington, D.C. on July 2, 1881. After eleven weeks of intensive and other care Garfield died in Elberon, New Jersey, the second of four presidents to be assassinated, following Abraham Lincoln.

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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Sources (14)

  • James Baird in household of Robert Baird, "United States Census, 1870"
  • James Baird in household of Robert Baird, "United States Census, 1880"
  • James in entry for Mary Edith Baird, "Rhode Island Births and Christenings, 1600-1914"

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