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John Baird

Male 1813 - 1881


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  • Name  John Baird  [1
    Born  2 Apr 1813  Glendermott Parish, Derry, Ireland Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2
    Gender  Male 
    Iowa State Census  1856  Yellow Spring Township, Des Moines County, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    • (John Baird was married to Catharine Baird, lived with her and children: John L., Samuel, James, Nancy J., Margaret, and Robert Baird. Note: the families of Robert and Mary Ann Baird, Joseph and Anna Baird, and John and Catharine Baird were apparently living together at the time of the 1856 Iowa state census:) John Baird, age 40, male, married, 16 years in Iowa, born in Ireland, occupation farmer
    Census  1880  Yellow Spring Township, Des Moines County, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    • (Married to Catherine, living with her and children: Robert, Elizabeth, Mary C., Joseph Wm., Roseanna, and Laura Baird:) John Baird, head of household, married, male, white, age 67, born in Ireland, farmer, father's birthplace Ireland, mother's birthplace Ireland
    Headstone Photograph 
    • John Baird's grave is located at the Sharon Reformed Presbyterian Church Cemetery. The epitaph on the stone is: "John Baird. Died July 4, 1881. Aged 68 years 3 months 2 days." Additionally there is some verse or poetry which cannot be read on the photograph of the headstone.
    The Headstone of John Baird
    The Headstone of John Baird
    (1813-1881)
    Died  4 Jul 1881  Des Moines County, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2, 6
    Buried  Sharon Reformed Presbyterian Church Cemetery, Yellow Spring Township, Des Moines County, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 5
    Person ID  I12367  All Families
    Last Modified  29 Jan 2014 

    Father  Robert Baird,   b. 1790, Ireland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1854, Moville Parish, County Donegal, Ulster, Ireland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Mother  Jane Lindsay,   b. Abt 1790, Ireland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown 
    Family ID  F4593  Group Sheet

    Family  Catherine McElhinney,   b. 10 Aug 1822, Lifford Parish, Donegal, Ulster, Ireland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 14 Apr 1900 
    Married  12 Mar 1840  Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 6
    Children 
     1. Robert Baird,   b. 28 Dec 1840,   d. Yes, date unknown
     2. John Linzy Baird,   b. 5 May 1843, Iowa Territory Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1920
     3. Samuel Cameron Baird,   b. 2 Jan 1845, Iowa Territory Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 24 Feb 1904, Nebraska Find all individuals with events at this location
    >4. James Wallace Baird,   b. 18 Sep 1847, Louisa County, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 27 Sep 1923, near Mediapolis, Des Moines County, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location
     5. Nancy Jane Baird,   b. 30 Jun 1850, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 12 Jun 1914, Nuckolls County, Nebraska Find all individuals with events at this location
     6. Margaret Ann Baird,   b. 12 Sep 1852, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 9 Dec 1933, Orange County, California Find all individuals with events at this location
     7. Robert M. Baird,   b. 18 Jan 1855, southeast of Morning Sun, Louisa County, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 12 Dec 1934, Morning Sun, Louisa County, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location
     8. Elizabeth Baird,   b. 28 Jul 1857, near Morning Sun, Louisa County, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 10 May 1933, Santa Ana, Orange County, California Find all individuals with events at this location
     9. Mary Catherine Baird,   b. 9 Aug 1860, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 5 Jan 1929, Burlington, Des Moines County, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location
    >10. Joseph William P. Baird,   b. 29 Dec 1862, Des Moines County, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 20 Aug 1942, Des Moines County, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location
     11. Rosana "Rose" Baird,   b. 22 May 1866, Des Moines County, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 14 Mar 1937
     12. Laura J. Baird,   b. 5 Mar 1868, Sperry, Des Moines County, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 22 Dec 1936, Mediapolis, Des Moines County, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location
    Last Modified  29 Jan 2014 
    Family ID  F4448  Group Sheet

  • Sources 
    1. [S1111] World Connect - Woodworth and Allied Families: wdwrth, (last updated: 2011-11-28 20:33:12 UTC (Mon), contact Jim Woodworth) (Reliability: 3).

    2. [S507] Des Moines County, Iowa - Cemetery Records (GenWeb) (Reliability: 3).

    3. [S424] 1856 Iowa State Census (Reliability: 3).

    4. [S628] 1880 US Census (Reliability: 3).
      From LDS Familysearch.org, online. Census Place: Family History Library Film: Yellow Springs, Des Moines, Iowa; NA Film Number: 1254337; Page Number: T9-0337 22B.

    5. [S9933] Baird, John - Headstone Photograph, (her grave is at the Sharon Reformed Presbyterian Church Cemetery in Yellow Spring Township, Des Moines County, Iowa; photo provided courtesy of "lurch234" at the Iowa Gravestone Photo Project (web site); Memorial #: 5287S3) (Reliability: 3).

    6. [S12709] Baird, Catharine (McElhinney) - Obituary, (originally published in The Morning Sun News-Herald, page 5, April 19, 1900; Morning Sun, Louisa County, Iowa) (Reliability: 3).