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Merrill Waldo Baird

Male 1880 - 1964


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  • Name  Merrill Waldo Baird  [1, 2
    Born  25 Dec 1880  Des Moines County, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2, 3, 4
    Gender  Male 
    World War I Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1918  12 Sep 1918  Burlington, Des Moines County, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    • Serial Number: 561, No.: A1580; Name: Merrill Waldo Baird; age: 37 years; address: R.R. No. 2, Morning Sun, Louisa County, Iowa; date of birth: December 25, 1880; native born; present trade: farming; employed by: self; employed at: R.R. No. 2, Morning Sun, Louisa County, Iowa; nearest living relative: Mrs. Ruby Baird, R.R. No. 2, Morning Sun, Louisa County, Iowa; race: white; height: medium, build: stout, eye color: blue, hair color: light, lost an arm, leg, hand, eye, or seems to be physically disabled: lost right eye; city or county: Burlington, Iowa; date of registration: September 12, 1918
    Census  1920  Yellow Spring Township, Des Moines County, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 3
    • (Married to Ruby A., living with her and children Clarence L. and Ethel R. Baird:) Line number 27: dwelling number: 92, family number: 100: Merrill W. Baird, head of household, rented home, male, white, age 29, 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: 82
    Residence  Nov 1948  Morning Sun, Louisa County, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 5
    Died  24 Sep 1964  Burlington Hospital, Burlington, Des Moines County, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 4, 6
    Buried  28 Sep 1964  Sharon Reformed Presbyterian Church Cemetery, Yellow Spring Township, Des Moines County, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 4, 6
    Obituary  1 Oct 1964  Morning Sun, Louisa County, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    the Morning Sun News-Herald 
    • M. W. Baird is Dead at 83

      Merrill W. Baird, long-time resident of the Morning Sun community, died Thursday, September 24 (1964) in Burlington hospital. He was 83 years old.

      Funeral services were conducted by the Reverend Robert Morrow at the Sharon Reformed Presbyterian church Monday afternoon. Burial was in Sharon cemetery.

      He was the son of James W. and Mary Ann Walkinshaw Baird and was born in Des Moines county on December 25, 1880. On February 5, 1913, he was married to Ruby Kennedy and they farmed in Des Moines county until they retired in 1945 and moved to Morning Sun.

      He was preceded in death by two infant daughters and one son, who died in 1944.

      He is survived by his wife, and one daughter, Mrs. Ethel Robb of Morning Sun. Also surviving are five grandsons and one sister, Mrs. Blanche Myers of Santa Ana, California.
    Social Security Administration Information 
    • Merrill Baird; born: 25 December 1880; died: September 1964; last residence: (Iowa); last benefit: (none specified); Social Security #: 479-46-8348; state where issued: Iowa
    Person ID  I31768  All Families
    Last Modified  15 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  [1, 5, 8
    Issue 
    • There were nine children from this marriage.
    Family ID  F7638  Group Sheet

    Family  Ruby A. Kennedy,   b. 25 Nov 1888, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 4 Nov 1971, Morning Sun, Louisa County, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Married  5 Feb 1913  Garland, Des Moines County, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2, 9, 10
    Iowa Marriage Records 
    • Name: Merrill W. Baird; Event Type: Marriage; Event Date: 5 February 1913; Event Place: Yellow Springs Township, Des Moines County, Iowa, United States; Age: 32; Birthplace: Yellow Springs Township, Des Moines County, Iowa; Father's Name: James W. Baird; Mother's Name: Mary A. Walkinshaw; Spouse's Name: Ruby A. Kennedy; Spouse's Birth Year (Estimated): 1889; Spouse's Birthplace: Yellow Springs Township, Des Moines County, Iowa; Spouse's Father's Name: James Kennedy; Spouse's Mother's Name: Martha Creelman; Gs Film Number: 1675644; Digital Folder Number: 004320759
    Children 
    >1. Clarence Leeslie Baird,   b. 11 Jul 1914, Garland, Des Moines County, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 12 Jul 1944, Mediapolis, Des Moines County, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location
    >2. Ethel B. Baird,   b. 7 Sep 1916, Burlington, Des Moines County, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 17 Apr 2005, Morning Sun Care Center, Morning Sun, Louisa County, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location
     3. Anna Lois Baird,   b. 22 Mar 1921,   d. 1 Feb 1922, south of Garland, Des Moines County, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location
     4. (Infant Daughter - 31989) Baird,   d. Yes, date unknown
    Last Modified  15 Feb 2014 
    Family ID  F11654  Group Sheet

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

    2. [S12774] Baird, Merrill Waldo - Obituary, (originally published in the Morning Sun News-Herald, front page, October 1, 1964; Morning Sun, Louisa County, Iowa) (Reliability: 3).

    3. [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

    4. [S426] Find A Grave (web site) (Reliability: 3).

    5. [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).

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

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

    8. [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).

    9. [S4344] Baird, Ruby A. (Kennedy) - Obituary, (originally published in The Morning Sun News-Herald, page 2, November 11, 1971; Morning Sun, Louisa County, Iowa) (Reliability: 3).

    10. [S13] Iowa Marriage Collection, 1809 -1992 (Family Search) (Reliability: 3).