Robert Erwin Baird

15 May 1817–24 August 1875 (Age 58)
Tamlaght Finlagan, County Londonderry, Ireland

The Life Summary of Robert Erwin

When Robert Erwin Baird was born on 15 May 1817, in Tamlaght Finlagan, County Londonderry, Ireland, his father, James Baird, was 45 and his mother, Jene Elizabeth Marey Erwin, was 32. He married Hannah Everhart McCullough on 23 July 1840, in West Goshen, West Goshen Township, Chester, Pennsylvania, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 2 daughters. He lived in Salt Lake, Utah, United States in 1850 and Weber, Utah, United States in 1860. He died on 24 August 1875, in Marriott-Slaterville, Weber, Utah, United States, at the age of 58, and was buried in Ogden City Cemetery, Ogden, Weber, Utah, United States.

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Robert Erwin Baird
Mary Hadley
Marriage: 1858
Mary Ann Baird
Elizabeth Baird
William Baird
Ellen Baird
Jeanette Baird
Robert Erwin Baird Jr.
Joseph Baird
Franklin Baird
Brandelin Baird
Josephine Baird

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    1858Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States
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    World Events (6)

    1819 · Panic! of 1819
    Age 2
    With the Aftermath of the Napoleonic Wars the global market for trade was down. During this time, America had its first financial crisis and it lasted for only two years. 
    1820 · Making States Equal
    Age 3
    The Missouri Compromise helped provide the entrance of Maine as a free state and Missouri as a slave state into the United States. As part of the compromise, slavery was prohibited north of the 36°30′ parallel, excluding Missouri.
    1836 · Remember the Alamo
    Age 19
    Being a monumental event in the Texas Revolution, The Battle of the Alamo was a thirteen-day battle at the Alamo Mission near San Antonio. In the early morning of the final battle, the Mexican Army advanced on the Alamo. Quickly being overrun, the Texian Soldiers quickly withdrew inside the building. The battle has often been overshadowed by events from the Mexican–American War, But the Alamo gradually became known as a national battle site and later named an official Texas State Shrine.

    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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    Robert Erwin Baird

    Robert Erwin Baird Born May 15, 1817 Robert Erwin Baird was born May 15, 1817, in Londonderry County, Ireland. He was the fifth child of a family of eight children of James Baird and Elizabeth Er …

    Sources (36)

    • Robt Baird, "United States Census, 1860"
    • Robert E. Baird in entry for Joseph Baird, "Utah Death Certificates, 1904-1956"
    • Robert Biard, "United States Census, 1850"

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