Alexander Baird

10 January 1832–31 December 1914 (Age 82)
Paisley, Renfrewshire, Scotland, United Kingdom

The Life Summary of Alexander

When Alexander Baird was born on 10 January 1832, in Paisley, Renfrewshire, Scotland, United Kingdom, his father, Robert Baird, was 23 and his mother, Agnes Bell, was 18. He married Grace Barr on 8 August 1851, in St. Louis, St. Louis, Missouri, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son. He lived in Brigham City, Box Elder, Utah, United States for about 10 years and Box Elder, Utah, United States in 1900. In 1880, at the age of 48, his occupation is listed as railroad hand in Brigham City, Box Elder, Utah, United States. He died on 31 December 1914, in Mink Creek, Franklin, Idaho, 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

Alexander Baird
1832–1914
Sidse Kirstine Christensen
1855–1932
Marriage: 10 May 1875
Felix DeLacy Baird
1876–1925
John Ezra Baird
1877–1947
Alexanderine Baird
1880–1953
Hannah Surella Baird
1883–1891
Joseph Smith Baird
1886–1956
Hyrum Smith Baird
1894–1892
George Quincy Baird
1895–1969

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    10 May 1875Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States
  • Children

    (7)

    +2 More Children

    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings

    (14)

    +9 More Children

    World Events (8)

    1836 · Remember the Alamo
    Age 4
    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.
    1851 · Brigham City is Settled
    Age 19
    In 1851, Brigham City is settled and named after Brigham Young.
    1863
    Age 31
    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.

    Possible Related Names

    Beaird
    Bard

    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 (176)

    • Alexander Baird, "United States Census, 1900"
    • Alexr Baird, "Missouri, County Marriage, Naturalization, and Court Records, 1800-1991"
    • Alexandria Baird in entry for Margaret Baird Hunsaker, "Utah Death Certificates, 1904-1964"

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