Arthur Blake Baird

16 June 1892–November 1979 (Age 87)
Burnside Township, Clearfield, Pennsylvania, United States

The Life of Arthur Blake

When Arthur Blake Baird was born on 16 June 1892, in Burnside Township, Clearfield, Pennsylvania, United States, his father, Ezra Blake Baird, was 54 and his mother, Nellie Jane Webster, was 22. He married Hazel Dollie Ford on 12 June 1917, in Roseburg, Douglas, Oregon, United States. They were the parents of at least 5 sons and 3 daughters. He lived in Coles Valley, Douglas, Oregon, United States for about 10 years and Coles Valley Election Precinct, Douglas, Oregon, United States in 1940. He died in November 1979, in Oakland, Douglas, Oregon, United States, at the age of 87, and was buried in Oakland, Douglas, Oregon, United States.

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Family Time Line

Arthur Blake Baird
Hazel Dollie Ford
Marriage: 12 June 1917
Allen Lee Baird
Nellie Alda Baird
Edmond Blake Baird
Mary Ruth Baird
David Arthur Baird
James Henry Baird
John Lester Baird
Dollie Eleanor Baird

Spouse and Children

12 June 1917
Roseburg, Douglas, Oregon, United States


    Allen Lee Baird


    Nellie Alda Baird



    Mary Ruth Baird


    David Arthur Baird


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World Events (8)

1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 4

A landmark decision of the U.S. Supreme Court upholding the constitutionality of racial segregation laws for public facilities if the segregated facilities were equal in quality. It's widely regarded as one of the worst decisions in U.S. Supreme Court history.
1898 · Oregon Historical Society

Age 6

The Oregon Historical Society was founded on December 17, 1898, for the “collection, preservation, exhibition, and publication of material of a historical character, especially that relating to the history of Oregon and of the United States.” 
1916 · The First woman elected into the US Congress

Age 24

Jeannette Pickering Rankin became the first woman to hold a federal office position in the House of Representatives, and remains the only woman elected to Congress by Montana.

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)

  • Arthur B Baird, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Arthur B Baird, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Arthur B Baird, "United States Census, 1930"

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