William DeLacy Baird

Brief Life History of William DeLacy

When William DeLacy Baird was born on 28 January 1864, in Three Mile Creek, Box Elder, Utah, United States, his father, Alexander Baird, was 32 and his mother, Sarah Mary Theresa DeLacy, was 28. He married Charlotte Alvina Keller on 23 July 1884, in Logan Utah Temple, Logan, Cache, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 7 daughters. He died on 11 February 1937, in Mink Creek, Franklin, Idaho, United States, at the age of 73, and was buried in Mink Creek, Franklin, Idaho, United States.

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William DeLacy Baird
Charlotte Alvina Keller
Marriage: 23 July 1884
Sarah Lee Esther Baird
William DeLacy Baird Jr
Robert Alexander Baird
Cloteal Alvina Baird
Charlotte Ethel Baird
Harold Kay Baird
Eunice Grace Baird
Vontella Hortense Baird
Rosailia Lavon Baird
Roland Freeman Baird
Arlenna Idell Baird

Sources (191)

  • Wm Delacey Baird, "The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Church Census Records (Worldwide), 1914-1960"
  • Idaho, Birth Index, 1861-1916, Stillbirth Index, 1905-1966
  • Utah, Select County Marriages, 1887-1937

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Abraham Lincoln is assassinated by John Wilkes Booth.

1865 · The Assassination of a President

"While attending the play ""Our American Cousin"" in Ford's Theatre, actor John Wilkes Booth climbed up the stairs to the suite that President Abraham Lincoln and his wife resided. Once inside the suite Booth pulled out his pistol and shot The President in the head. In critical condition The President was carried out of the theatre for urgent medical attention. Unfortunately, Lincoln died the following day. Abraham Lincoln was the first American president to be assassinated, and his death caused a period of national mourning both in the North and South."


Statue of Liberty is dedicated.

Name Meaning


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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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 …

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