Emma Carolina Baird

14 March 1859–6 September 1946 (Age 87)
Alexandria, DeKalb, Tennessee, United States

The Life of Emma Carolina

When Emma Carolina Baird was born on 14 March 1859, in Alexandria, DeKalb, Tennessee, United States, her father, James M. Baird, was 33 and her mother, Amanda Ray Goodner, was 28. She married Dr. William West Jones on 5 February 1885, in Alexandria, DeKalb, Tennessee, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son. She lived in Tennessee, United States in 1870. She died on 6 September 1946, in Murfreesboro, Rutherford, Tennessee, United States, at the age of 87, and was buried in Evergreen Cemetery, Murfreesboro, Rutherford, Tennessee, United States.

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Dr. William West Jones
Emma Carolina Baird
Marriage: 5 February 1885
James Baird Jones

Spouse and Children

5 February 1885
Alexandria, DeKalb, Tennessee, United States


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World Events (8)

1862 · Battle of Shiloh

Age 3

The battle of Shiloh took place on April 6, 1862 and April 7, 1862. Confederate soldiers camp through the woods next to where the Union soldiers were camped at Pittsburg Landing on the Tennessee River. With 23,000 casualties this was the bloodiest battle of the Civil War up to this point.

Age 4

Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
1882 · The Chinese Exclusion Act

Age 23

A federal law prohibiting all immigration of Chinese laborers. The Act was the first law to prevent all members of a national group from immigrating to the United States.

Name Meaning

Scottish: 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 (3)

  • Carrie B Jones in household of William W Jones, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Carrie Baird in household of James Baird, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Emma C Jones in household of William W Jones, "United States Census, 1920"

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