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Ralph Ehrman Baird

Male 1888 - 1963


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  • Name  Ralph Ehrman Baird  [1
    Born  4 Jun 1888  Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2
    Gender  Male 
    Census  1920  Yellow Spring Township, Des Moines County, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    • (Married, living with his wife, Fannie A., and son, Philip J. Baird, and a boarder, Agnes A. Danielson:) Line number 18: dwelling number: 89, family number: 97: Ralph E. Baird, head of household, rented home, male, white, age 31, married, could read, could write, born in Iowa, father's birthplace Iowa, mother's birthplace Ohio, could speak English, occupation farmer, nature of industry general farm, own account, number of farm in schedule: 80

      Agnes A. Danielson, boarder, female, white, age 21, single, did not attend school since September 1919, could read, could write, born in Iowa, father's birthplace Sweden, father's mother tongue Swedish, mother's birthplace Sweden, mother's mother tongue Swedish, could speak English, occupation teacher, nature of industry rural school
    Residence  Nov 1948  Wapello, Louisa County, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Died  8 Dec 1963  Poage Nursing Home, Wapello, Louisa County, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location  [4, 5
    Buried  11 Dec 1963  Sharon Reformed Presbyterian Church Cemetery, Yellow Spring Township, Des Moines County, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location  [4, 5, 6
    Obituary  12 Dec 1963  Morning Sun, Louisa County, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    the Morning Sun News-Herald 
    • Ralph Baird Dies in Wapello

      Mr. Ralph E. Baird, 75, died Sunday (December 8, 1963) at 8:10 p.m. at the Poage nursing home in Wapello.

      He was the son of James Wallace and Maryanna Walkinshaw Baird, and was born near Garland, Iowa, on June 4, 1888.

      On December 21, 1916, he was married to Fannie Vivian Bras. The couple lived in the Wapello-Morning Sun area where they farmed. His wife died in 1941.

      On February 24, 1944, he was married to Olive McElhinney who survives, as do four sons and a daughter: Philip of DeKalb, Illinois; James of Davenport; Lloyd of Cedar Rapids; Donald of North Liberty; Mrs. Warren Durst of Muscatine; two brothers and a sister: Merrill Baird of Morning Sun; Oliver Baird of Tarkio, Missouri; Mrs. Blanch Meyers of Santa Ana, California; and eight grandchildren.

      Services were Wednesday at the Reformed Presbyterian church in Morning Sun with the Dr. John O. Edgar officiating. Burial was in the Sharon cemetery.
    Funeral Notice  14 Dec 1968  Muscatine, Muscatine County, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    the Muscatine Journal 
    • Morning Sun (IA) -- Funeral services for Ralph E. Baird were held at the Sharon Reformed Presbyterian church Wednesday afternoon. Mr. Baird died Sunday.

      Reverend John O. Edgar officiated at the service. Singers were Mrs, Frances Dunn, Mrs. Martha Wilson, Mr. Wylie Kirkpatrick and Maurice Hutcheson.

      Pallbearers were Curtis Boyer, Hoyt Cummings, Merritt McElhinney, Kenneth Thompson, Nelson Cowles and Ronald Elliott, Pierce Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.
    Social Security Administration Information 
    • Ralph Baird; born: 4 June 1888; died: December 1963; last residence: (Iowa); last benefit: (none specified); state where issued: Iowa
    Person ID  I25836  All Families
    Last Modified  21 Feb 2014 

    Father  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 
    Mother  Mary Ann Walkinshaw,   b. 19 Mar 1850, Guernsey County, Ohio Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 21 Nov 1948, Des Moines County, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Married  7 Apr 1871  [3, 8, 9
    Issue 
    • There were nine children from this marriage.
    Family ID  F7638  Group Sheet

    Family 1  Fannie Vivian Bras,   b. 21 Apr 1894, Middletown, Des Moines County, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 18 Aug 1941, northeast of Morning Sun, Louisa County, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Married  21 Dec 1916  [1, 5
    Alt. Marriage  21 Dec 1917  [10
    Children 
     1. (Infant Son - 57738) Baird,   b. 8 Sep 1917, Yellow Spring Township, Des Moines County, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     2. Philip J. Baird,   b. 18 Jan 1919, Yellow Spring Township, Des Moines County, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 9 Oct 2002
     3. Dorothy Ina Baird,   b. 6 Aug 1920, Yellow Spring Township, Des Moines County, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 9 Mar 1924
     4. Eleanor Ann Baird,   b. 18 Feb 1922, Wapello Township, Louisa County, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 16 Dec 2010, Carrington Place Care Center, Muscatine, Muscatine County, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location
     5. James Ehrman Baird,   b. 2 Sep 1923, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 4 Jul 1993, Davenport, Scott County, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location
     6. Donald Norman "Don" Baird
     7. Lloyd Wallace Baird
    Last Modified  21 Feb 2014 
    Family ID  F9349  Group Sheet

    Family 2  Olive Mae McElhinney,   b. 18 Jun 1896, Des Moines County, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 31 Aug 1971 
    Married  24 Feb 1944  [1, 5
    Last Modified  21 Feb 2014 
    Family ID  F9350  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. [S19] 1920 US Census (Reliability: 3).
      Yellow Spring Township, Des Moines County, Iowa; enumeration district: 29; supervisor's district: 1, sheet number: 5A, page number: 287; enumeration date: January 14/15, 1920

    3. [S12662] Baird, Mary Ann (Walkinshaw) - Obituary, (originally published in the Morning Sun News-Herald, front page, November 25, 1948; Morning Sun, Louisa County, Iowa) (Reliability: 3).

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

    5. [S13066] Baird, Ralph Ehrman - Obituary, (originally published in the Morning Sun News-Herald, front page, December 12, 1963; Morning Sun, Louisa County, Iowa) (Reliability: 3).

    6. [S10876] Baird, Ralph Ehrman - Funeral Notice (Muscatine Journal), (originally published in the Muscatine Journal, page 10, December 14, 1968; Muscatine, Muscatine County, Iowa) (Reliability: 3).

    7. [S776] Social Security Death Index (Reliability: 3).

    8. [S283] World Connect - Westfall/Robertson/Sexton: :1760376, (last updated: Fri Feb 8 15:16:39 2002, contact: (not listed)) (Reliability: 3).

    9. [S12661] Baird, James Wallace - Obituary, (originally published in The Morning Sun News-Herald, front page, October 4, 1923; Morning Sun, Louisa County, Iowa) (Reliability: 3).

    10. [S12876] Baird, Fannie Vivian (Bras) - Obituary, (originally published in The Morning Sun News-Herald, front page, August 21, 1941; Morning Sun, Louisa County, Iowa) (Reliability: 3).