Andrew Stokes Baird Jr.

21 October 1779–17 April 1856 (Age 76)
Salisbury, Rowan, North Carolina, United States

The Life of Andrew Stokes

When Andrew Stokes Baird Jr. was born on 21 October 1779, in Salisbury, Rowan, North Carolina, United States, his father, Andrew Stokes Baird, was 42 and his mother, Hannah Green, was 33. He had at least 6 sons and 4 daughters with Margaret Elizabeth Smith. He died on 17 April 1856, in Barren, Kentucky, United States, at the age of 76.

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Andrew Stokes Baird Jr.
Margaret Elizabeth Smith
Lucy Margaret Baird
Andrew Stokes Baird
Jeremiah or Jeremy Baird
John Milton Baird
Spruce McCoy Baird
Carolina Princess Baird
Elizabeth Baird
Emily Baird
Andrew Stokes Baird
Joseph Descha Baird

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World Events (8)

1781 · The First Constitution

Age 2

Serving the newly created United States of America as the first constitution, the Articles of Confederation were an agreement among the 13 original states preserving the independence and sovereignty of the states. But with a limited central government, the Constitutional Convention came together to replace the Articles of Confederation with a more established Constitution and central government on where the states can be represented and voice their concerns and comments to build up the nation.
1792 · Becomes the 15th State

Age 13

On June 1, 1792, Kentucky became the 15th state. It was the first state west of the Appalachian Mountains
1800 · Movement to Washington D.C.

Age 21

While the growth of the new nation was exponential, the United States didn’t have permanent location to house the Government. The First capital was temporary in New York City but by the second term of George Washington the Capital moved to Philadelphia for the following 10 years. Ultimately during the Presidency of John Adams, the Capital found a permanent home in the District of Columbia.

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)

  • Andrew Beard, "North Carolina, County Marriages, 1762-1979 "
  • Andrew Beard, "North Carolina, County Marriages, 1762-1979 "
  • Andrew Beard, "North Carolina, County Marriages, 1762-1979 "

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