91st PA: Alexander Baird

Alexander Baird

Before the war

He was born in Dennagal [perhaps Donegal?] Ireland, in 1823/29, perhaps to John Baird and Catharine Campbell. [sources: date: 4 (34, in 1863), 6, 11 (40 at death in 1864), 19 (30 in 1860). place: 4, 6, 11, 19. parents: 21]

On 6 September 1853, he married Martha Dickson. She was born in 1822/23, in Ireland. They were married by Rev Clarke Louden, pastor of Fifteenth Presbyterian Church, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. They had at least three children:

In 1860, Charles (6), John (9), and Henry W (4) are also living with them, and may be their children. (If so, they died before Andrew Baird applied for a pension in October 1864.) Charlotte is not, but an Elizabeth Baird is. [sources: 15, 17, 22]

In about 1860, he was a mason, living at White street near South 15th Street, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. [source: 18]

In 1860, he was living in ward 1, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. He was living with Martha (presumably his wife), William, Charles, John, Elizabeth, and Henry (perhaps all their children?), and with John and Margaret Clark. He was a mason. [source: 19]

When he enlisted, he was a stone mason, and was living in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. [sources: 4, 6]

His brother, David Baird, also served in the 91st.

Description

When he enlisted, he was 5 feet 4-1/2 inches tall, had a dark complexion, grey eyes, and dark hair. [sources: 4, 6 (5'4", dark complexion, blue eyes, brown hair)]

During the war

He enlisted and was mustered into service as a private in company B on 20 August 1861, at Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. He was transferred to company E. [sources: 1, 6, 23 (mustered into co. E)]

On 11 February 1863, his wife, Martha Baird, died. [source: 15]

He was wounded on 3 May 1863 at Chancellorsville, Virginia. [sources: 1, 12 (wounded in leg), 13 (wounded leg)]

For part of the time he was recovering from his wounds, he was living in George Baird's house. [source: 15]

On 26 March 1864, at Warrenton Junction, he re-enlisted as a veteran volunteer. He was enlisted by Lieutenant Brass for three years. [sources: 4, 6, 15 (enrolled 28 Mar, mustered in 30 Mar)]

He was killed on 1 June 1864 at Bethesda Church. He was a private, in company E. His head was blown off while the regiment was forming a line. Walter claims that they were marching in front of a rebel battery, which was firing into the woods at very close range. "One of the shots scattered the brains of a comrade of Co. E". His brother David buried him that night, by a road, with a board with his name cut on it. [sources: 1 (Cold Harbor), 2, 3, 4, 6, 7, 11, 15, 16, 23]

On 3 June 1864, his brother David Baird wrote a letter to their uncle Andrew, informing him that Alexander had been killed in battle. [sources: 14, 15]

On 1 July 1864, the Philadelphia Orphans' Court appointed Andrew Baird guardian of Alexander's three children. [source: 15]

After the war

On 6 October 1864, Andrew Baird, guardian of his minor children, applied (application 67,749) for a pension under the Act of 14 July 1862. Andrew's post office address was 2013 Jones Street, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. John D Lentz and Edgar Gregory certified that Alexander was mustered in to the 91st on 20 August 1861. His application was accepted on 4 April 1865, retroactive to 1 June 1864. He initially received $8 per month. [sources: 5, 10, 15]

He was buried on 2 March 1866 in Mount Moriah Cemetery, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. He was a stone mason. He was buried from 1039 Lingo Street, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, the residence of his brother George. [sources: 11, 16]

On 5 September 1866, Andrew Baird applied for an increase in pension, under the Act of 25 July 1866. This was granted on 26 November 1866, retroactive to 25 July 1866. [source: 15]

In 1870, Charlotte and Alexander Baird (Alexander and Martha's children) were living with Andrew and Ellen Baird, along with Anna, Andrew, and Ellen (presumably Andrew and Ellen's children). They were living in the ninth ward of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. [source: 20]

On 21 December 1875, the pension agent was supposed to suspect payment. But on 19 January 1876, the pension agent was instructed to resume payment. [source: 15]

The pension was scheduled to end on 21 June 1877. [source: 15]

Sources

1 Bates, Samuel Penniman. History of Pennsylvania volunteers, 1861-5. Harrisburg: B. Singerly, state printer, 1869-71. 5 volumes. 'Ninety-first regiment', volume 3, pages 186-233. (In the roster)

2 list of deaths, company E

3 Thomas F Walter. 'Personal recollections and experiences of an obscure soldier'. Grand Army Scout and Soldiers' Mail v.3 #48 p.1. (Although he identifies the soldier only as a "comrade in company E", the story seems to fit only Baird's death.)

4 descriptive roll, company E, entry 20 (Alexander Baird)

5 Veterans' administration. Pension index, by name. (Searched 13 Jan 2001, at <www.ancestry.com>.) (Alexander Baird)

6 Civil War Veterans' Card File, available at the Pennsylvania State Archives, searched 5 May 2004 (Alexander Baird)

7 consolidated morning report, 91st Pennsylvania, 9 June 1864 (Alex Baird)

8 [deleted]

9 [deleted]

10 pension index, by regiment, 91st PA Infantry, company E (Alexander Baird)

11 death certificate, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, 1 June 1864 (Alexander Baird)

12 'The ninety-first Pennsylvania volunteers', Philadelphia Press, Wednesday 13 May 1863, page 2 (Alexander Baird)

13 'The Ninety-first Pennsylvania at Chancellorville', Philadelphia Inquirer 13 May 1863, page 8 (Alexander Bair)

14 letter, 3 June 1864, David Baird to Andrew Baird, from widow's pension certificate file, National Archives and Records Administration, record group 15, certificate WC 44751, Andrew Baird guardian of minor children of Alexander Baird

15 widow's pension certificate file, National Archives and Records Administration, record group 15, certificate WC 44,751 (Andrew Baird for Charlotte Baird et al. minor children of Alexander Baird)

16 death notice, Public Ledger, 2 April 1866 [sic], page 2 (Alexander Baird)

17 International Genealogical Index, William John Baird son of Alexander Baird and Martha Dickson

18 Philadelphia city directories

19 1860 US census, Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, ward 1, microfilm series M653, film 1151, pages 723 = 25 handwritten to 724 = 26 handwritten (Alexander Baird)

20 1870 US census, Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, ward 9, district 27, microfilm series M593, film 1394, page 110 recto = 51 handwritten

21 death certificate, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, David Baird, 9 March 1910 (David Baird)

22 e-mail, Karen Rowland to Harry A Ide, 4 October 2012 (citing Tennessee marriages 1796-1950 on FamilySearch, misidentified and actually Philadelphia Pennsylvania; and also another reference to a marriage by Rev Clarke Louden (see 10 Nov 1853, Thos Robinson to Martha Hamilton, Public Ledger 11 Nov 1853 page 2, contributed by Jane Hamilton)) (Alexander Baird married Martha Dickson)

23 index to compiled service records of volunteer Union soldiers who served in organizations from the state of Pennsylvania (Alexander Baird)

Sources checked unsuccessfully

1850 US census
accessed 9 March 2012
1870 US census
FamilySearch (accessed 9 Mar 12)
1880 US census
accessed 9 March 2012
1890 US census, veterans' schedules
Ancestry index (accessed Nov 2005)
1900 US census
accessed 9 March 2012
1910 US census
accessed 9 March 2012
1920 US census
accessed 9 March 2012
1930 US census
accessed 9 March 2012
GenealogyBank
no death notice for Martha Baird on 11/12/13 Feb 63 in Philadelphia Inquirer or Public Ledger, or 14 Feb in Public Ledger
Philadelphia death certificates
no death certificate for Martha Baird on 11 Feb 63 (or any time close to that, or any other Baird on that date)
records of headstones of deceased Union veterans, 1879-1903
FamilySearch index (accessed 5 March 2012)
Pennsylvania veterans burial records
Ancestry index (accessed 3 April 2012)
Find a grave
accessed 18 Jul 12

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Alexander Baird in the 91st PA database

1860 census

[1860 US census, Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, ward 1, microfilm series M653, film 1151, pages 723 = 25 handwritten to 724 = 26 handwritten]
[identification is uncertain: his occupation, the spouse's name, and apparent son William all support it--but note the other children (who could, of course, be nieces and nephews), and that Elizabeth must be Charlotte (unless the census taker miswrote 'Charlotte' as 'Charles')]
[note that Michael Haughy (household 153 family 189), weaver, is presumably 'Haughey Michael, weaver, White bel 15th', confirming that this is the Alexander Baird listed in the 1860 city directory below]
line353637383940123
Dwelling number151        
Family number187        
NameJohn ClarkMargaretAlexander BairdWilliamCharlesJohnElizabeth BairdHenry W.Martha
Age3329304697437
SexMFMMMMFMF
Color         
OccupationMason do     Dressmaker
Value of real estate owned        
Value of personal estate        
Place of birthIreland""Phila""Phila"Ireland
Married within year11       
Attended school within year   11111 
Cannot read & write         
Deaf, dumb, blind, etc.         

1870 census

[1870 US census, Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, ward 9, district 27, microfilm series M593, film 1394, page 110 recto = 51 handwritten]
[note that in 1860, Andrew (48, lab)and Eleanor (48) Beard were living with Robert (25 machst), James (20, tinsmith), Ann E (15), Andrew G [?] (13), and Ellen J (8)]
[thus Charlotte and Alexander were not living with them in 1860, and are presumably Alexander and Martha's children]
line23242526272829
Dwelling-house number287      
Family number350      
NameBaird Andrew" Ellan" Anna" Andrew" Ellan" Charollet [sic]" Alexand
Age6460252318158
SexMFFMFFM
ColorWWWWWWW
OccupationLaborHou KeepHou KeepTinsmith   
Real estate value       
Personal estate value       
BirthplaceIrelandIrelandPennaPennaPennaPennaPenna
Father foreign born1111111
Mother foreign born1111111
Birth month if born within year       
Marriage month if married within year       
Attended school past year       
Can't read1111111
Can't write1111111
Deaf, dumb, blind, etc.       
Male US citizen at least 21 years old1  1   
Male US citizen at least 21 years old who can't vote ...       

index to compiled service records

[index to compiled service records of volunteer Union soldiers who served in organizations from the state of Pennsylvania]
[transcribed 13 Mar 2014, from Fold3]


Baird Alexander
Co. E, 91 Pennsylvania Inf.
Pvt | Pvt
See also [blank]

GENERAL INDEX CARD.

death certificate

[death certificate, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, 1 June 1864, Alexander Baird]
SOLDIERS CERTIFICATE.
RETURN OF A DEATH,
IN THE CITY OF PHILADELPHIA.
PHYSICIAN'S CERTIFICATE.
1. Name of Deceased, Alexander Baird
2. Colour, White
3. Sex, Male
4. Age, 40 years
5. Married or Single, [blank]
6. Date of Death, June 1st 1864
7. Cause of Death, Wounds Gun Shot
Geo E Chambers [?]
Registrar

UNDERTAKER'S CERTIFICATE IN RELATION TO DECEASED.
8. Occupation, Stone Mason
9. Place of Birth, Ireland
10. When a Minor, [blank]
[numbers 11 and 12 are connected with a line, to the right of which is written: ] Buried from
11. Ward, 28th
12. Street and Number, 1039 Lingo St
13. Date of Burial, March [sic] 2d
14. Place of Burial, Mt Moriah
R Quinn [?] Undertaker
Residence, 2020 [??] 8th St

widow's pension certificate file

[widow's pension certificate file, National Archives and Records Administration, record group 15, certificate WC 44,751 (Alexander Baird for Charlotte Baird et al. minor children of Alexander Baird)
[abstracted March 2012, from 40 pages on Fold3]
6 September 1853
married Martha Dickson (both of Philadelphia) by Rev Clarence [?] London pastor of Fifteenth Presbyterian Church, Philadelphia (pp.3, 6, 24, 27)
Alexander Baird born 21 January 1861, Charlotte born 31 July 1854, William John born 9 July 1856 (pp.3 [Charlotte 11 Sep 65, Wm 13 July 56, Alex 21 Jan 61], 11, 24)
11 Feb 1863
mother Martha Baird died (pp.3, 22, 24)
30 March 1864
Alexander Baird mustered in as private, veteran volunteer, co. B (but borne on co. E rolls, except for a muster-in roll of a detachment of veteran volunteers) (p.8)
enrolled on 28 Mar at Warrenton Junction VA (p.8)
?
while recovering from wounds, Alexander Baird 'was partially an occupant of' George Baird's house (p.4)
1 June 1864
killed in action 1 June 1864, at the battle of Cold Harbor VA (pp.3, 8, 24)
3 June 1864
David Baird wrote a letter to his Uncle Andrew informing him that his brother Alexander had been killed in battle (pp.19-20)
1 July 1864
the Philadelphia Orphans' Court appointed Andrew Baird guardian of Alexander's children Charlotte, William J, and Alexander Baird, requiring $1100 security (p.21)
10 Sep 1864
James Green (resident of Philadelphia) swore he was the undertaker at Martha Baird's death, and that she died on 11 Feb 1863 (p.22)
26 Sep 1864
AS McMurray MD (1306 Pine St) swore that he was the Baird's family physician, and attended her when her daughter Charlotte was born on 31 July 1854 and when her son William John was born on 9 July 1856 (p.13)
5 Oct 1864
Jane Ann Kennedy and Mary Irvin swore that Alexander Baird was born on 21 Jan 1861 (Jane Ann Kennedy's child having been born on 21 Jan at 2 AM, and Mary Irvin having attended Jane Ann Kennedy until called to attend Martha Baird, with her child born about 4 AM) (p.12)
?
John D Lentz and E M Gregory certified that on 20 Aug 1861 Alexander Baird was mustered in (p.18)
6 Oct 1864
Charlotte Baird, William J Baird, and Alexander Baird (minor children of Alexander Baird) applied for a pension under the act of 14 July 1862, application 67,749 (pp.3, 15)
Andrew Baird (58) was guardian. post office address: 2013 Jones St., Philadelphia PA (p.3)
dated 13 Mar 1865 (p.3)
attorney: Jos E Devitt & Co., 427 Walnut St., Philadelphia PA
witnesses: George Baird and John Moore (p.4)
application accepted 4 April 1865, for $8 per month, retroactive to 1 June 1864, ending 21 June 1877 (pp.2, 17)
certificate number 44,751 dated 7 Apr 1865, sent to Jos E Devitt + Co (p.17)
30 Jan 1865
the Pension Bureau returned the declaration, and required proof that Baird left no widow (p.16)
17 Feb 1865
Andrew Baird (58 years old) applied for a pension under the act of 14 July 1862 (p.24)
he had Alexander Baird in company B commanded by John G Brass (p.24)
witnesses John Moore and George Baird (Philadelphia residents) (p.25)
George is brother of Alexander and lived with him for many years (p.25)
received by Pension Bureau 21 Feb 1865 (p.26)
22 Feb 1865
the Pension Bureau received a new declaration etc. (p.16)
28 Feb 1865
the Pension Bureau sent a letter [?] stating that averments of the new declaration were inconsistent and contradictory (I assume this refers to the birthdates of the children) (p.16)
4 Mar 1865
George Baird and John Moore testified that Alexander Baird was a widower, leaving three minor children (p.30)
Pension Bureau received 6 March
15 Mar 1865
the Pension Bureau received a new declaration + sent a letter stating that its averments about the birthdates of two children differed materially from averments of the former declaration and from the evidence, and that the discrepancy must be properly accounted for (pp.16, 34 [the letter])
22 Mar 1865
Andrew Baird testified that his statement about the children's birthdates 'was derived from a pocket memorandum of the same written in pencil which had become much blurred + indistinct', and that he simply trusted his memory (p.32)
received 23 Mar 1865 (p.33)
31 Mar 65
Andrew Baird corrected the birthdates of the children (p.11)
29 [?] Jun 1865
Adjutant General's Office sent above-summarized information to Pension Bureau (p.8)
requested 17 Jan 65 (p.9)
5 Sep 1866
Andrew Baird (60 years old) applied for an increase in pension under the act of 25 July 1866 (p.38)
[information as above]
George Baird and Andrew Baird Jr witnesses (p.38)
Mathews Poulson & Co. attorney (p.39)
26 Nov 1866
new certificate sent to Matthews Poulson + Co, for an additional $2 per month for each child retroactive to 25 July 1866 (p.36)
initially approves 20 November 1866 (p.40)
11 Sep 1872
'Plurality clause erased and certificate sent to Pen Agt' [?] (p.37)
21 Dec 1875
the pension agent was supposed to susp[end payment] (p.37)
19 Jan 1876
a letter was sent to the pension agent to resume payment (p.37)

letter, 3 June 1864

[letter, David Baird to Andrew Baird, from widow's pension certificate file, National Archives and Records Administration, record group 15, certificate WC 44751, Andrew Baird guardian of minor children of Alexander Baird]
[transcribed 4 March 2012, from Fold3, pp.19-20]
[I have not identified the wounded commissioned officers he mentions]

June the 3d 1864
In line of Battle

Uncle Andrew it Becomes my painfull [sic] duty to inform you off [sic] the Sudden death of Brother Alexander he was killed with his Company in line he was struck on the head By a shell and never spoke god knows how I felt as I did not know But the next moment might Bee [sic] my own I Berried [sic] him when night came in the Best manner I could close By a road side and Sank a Board with his name cut on and if providence should rule it that I should come through safe at some other time I may come and do the Best I can doo [sic] towards putting him in a resting [place?] a Different from [the?] Battle field.

We are still fighting day and night and we can't [sic] tell how anything is going on if you will go to Colonell [sic] Joseph Sinix [sic] he is now at home wounded he will give you all the information in regard to gitting [sic] Brother Alexanders [sic] account settled that you kneed I am in good health But in low spirits As god knows how things here may end we have lost many wounded yesterdy [sic] we had a comisioned [sic] officer wounded and on the day Before another But no wonder is made of it here We are shelling the rebels and they are shelling us and we have now marched close too [sic] their works so we must still keep fighting our way on

I have nothing more to mention give my respects to Aunt and Alexanders [sic] children with my love to all please let Margret know that I am well so far

No more at present

David Baird

Philadelphia directores

[selected Philadelphia city directories, transcribed from Fold3, March 2012]
[the 1860 Alexander Baird mason is pretty clearly the one who served in the 91st]
[since Andrew Baird was living at 2013 Jones Street when he applied for a pension in 1864, I suspect the Baird's living on Jones Street are related]
[note for example Andrew Baird metermaker, James Baird tinsmith, and Robert Baird machinist, all living at 1517 Jones in the 1861 directory]
1851 [Biddle's] Philadelphia directory, page 15
Baird Alex., printer, 9 George, h 238 N 7th
Baird A., Filbert ab Sch Front
Baird Geo., carp., Patterson ct
Baird James, grocer, N E 13th and Shippen
Baird James, shuttle mr., Shippen la & Cedar
BAIRD JAS., Southern Hotel, N W 2d & Plum
1852 Biddle's Philadelphia directory, page 16
Baird Alex., printer, 9 George, h 283 N 7th
Baird Daniel, tallow chand. Florida
Baird Geo., carp. rear William n Sch 5th
Baird James, grocer, N E 13th and Shippen
Baird James, dealer, Shippen la & Cedar
BAIRD JAS., Southwark Hotel, S W 2d and German
Baird James, drayman, Wood & Nixon
Baird James, drayman, Melon bel 11th
Baird Robt., shoe store, S E Lombard and Sch 3d
1853 Biddle's Philadelphia directory p.15
Baird Alex. printer, 9 George, h 283 N 7th
Baird Andrew, watchman, 2 Jones
Baird Geo. carp. rear William n Sch 5th
Baird James, grover, NE 13th and Shippen
BAIRD JAMES, Southwark Hotel, S W 2d & German
Baird James, drayman, Wood and Nixon
Baird James, stone cutter, 2 Barker
Baird Robert, shoe store, S E Lombard and Sch 3d
1854 Biddle's Philadelphia directory, page 18
Baird Alex., printer, 9 George, h 283 N 7th
Baird Andrew, watchman, 2 Jones
Baird Danl., chandler, Florida
Baird David, tavern, N E 11th and Federal
Baird David, blacksm. Harmstead
Baird Geo., carp. rear William n 18th
Baird James, grocer, N E 13th and Shippen
BAIRD JAMES, Southwark Hotel, S W 2d & German
Baird James, drayman, Wood and Nixon
Baird Jas., queensware, S E South & Shippen la
Baird Jas., shop, 163 Shippen
Baird James, poster, 98 Market
Baird Robert, shoe store, S E Lombard & 20th [??]
1855 Biddle's Philadelphia directory, page 19
Baird Andrew, watchman, 2 Jones
Baird Danl., chandler, Florida
Baird David, tavern, N E 11th and Federal
Baird David, blacksm. Harmstead
Baird Geo., carp. rear William n 18th
Baird James, grocer, N E 13th and Shippen
BAIRD JAMES, Southwark Hotel, S W 2d & German.
Baird James, drayman, Wood and Nixon
Baird Jas., queensware, S E South and Shippen la
Baird Jas., grocer, 163 Shippen
Baird James, porter, 98 Market
Baird Robert, shoe store, S E Lombard & 20th
1856 Biddle's Philadelphia directory, page 21
Baird Alex., printer, 9 Sansom, h 283 N 7th
Baird Danl., chandler, Florida
Baird David, blacksm., Brazier n 15th
Baird Geo., carp. rear William n 18th
Baird James, lab. Wilcox
Baird James, grocer, N E 13th and Shippen
Baird Jas., Southwark Hotel, S W 2d & German
Baird James, drayman, Wood and 23d
Baird Jas., queensware, S E South and Shippen la
Baird James, porter, 98 Market, h Dorsey
Baird Robert, shoe store, S E 20th & Lombard
1857 Biddle's Philadelphia directory, page 23
Baird Alex., printer, 9 Sansom, h 283 N 7th
Baird Andrew, lab., Jones ab 15th
Baird Daniel, chandler, Florida
Baird David, hotel, 11th ab Federal
Baird David, blackm. 15th bel Shippen
Baird Geo., carp. rear William n 18th
Baird James, cabinetmr., 24 Powell
Baird James, lithographer, Rose ab William
Baird James, lab. Wilcox
Baird James, grocer, N E 13th and Shippen
BAIRD JAMES, Southwark Hotel, S W 2d & German
Baird James, queensware, S E South and Shippen la
Baird James, porter, 98 Market, h 16 Perry
Baird Robert, shoe store, S E 20th and Lombard
1858 Biddle's Philadelphia directory, page 23
Baird Alex., printer, 607 Sansom, h 647 N 7th
Baird Andrew, lab., 1517 Jones
Baird Daniel, chandler, 711 Florida
Baird David, hotel, 1179 S 11th
Baird James, porter, Linden pl ab Bedford
BAIRD JAMES, Southwark Hotel, S W 2d & German
Baird James, porter, 514 Market, h Perry
Baird Robert, shoe store, S E 20th & Lombard
1859 Biddle's Philadelphia directory, pages 24-25
Baird Alex., printer, 607 Sansom, h 647 N 7th
Baird Andrew, lab. 1517 Jones
Baird Daniel, chandler, 711 Florida
Baird David, hotel, 1179 S 11th
Baird George, grocer, 1119 Federal
Baird James, porter, 514 Market, h rear 210 Quince
Baird James, Southwark Hotel, S W 2d and German
Baird James, grocer, N E 13th and Shippen
Baird James, driver, 1919 Wilcox
Baird James, carpenter, 1320 South
Baird James, lithographer, 131 Otter
Baird Robert, shoe store, S E 20th & Lombard
1860 Biddle's Philadelphia directory, pages 31-32
Baird Alexander, mason, White n S 15th
Baird Alex., printer, 607 Sansom, h 647 N 7th
Baird Andrew, metremaker, 1517 Jones
Baird Daniel, candles, 218 South, h 711 Florida
Baird David blacksmith, 1434 Fitzwater
Baird David, lab. 512 S 15th
Baird George, carpenter, 1615 Melloy
Baird Geo. V., metremaker, 1441 Shippen
Baird James, china, 1320 South
Baird Jas., grocer, 1243 Shippen, h 629 S 13th
Baird Jas., hotel, S 2d c German, h 204 German
Baird James, lithographer, rear 123 Van Horn
Baird James, porter, rear 210 Quince
Baird James, shoemaker, 1220 Columbia av
Baird Robert, 1220 Rodman
Baird Robert, metre maker, 1517 Jones
Baird Robert, shoes, Lombard c 20th
1861 Biddle's Philadelphia directory, page 31 [all Alexander's and Andrew's]
Baird Alexander, printer, 607 Sansom, h 647 N 7th
Baird Andrew, metermaker, 1517 Jones
Baird Daniel, soap and candle manufactory, 218 South, h 711 Florida
Baird David, blacksmith, 1434 Fitzwater
Baird David, innkeeper, 1179 S 11th
Baird George, carpenter, 1719 Burton
Baird George, liquor store, 512 S 17th
Baird James, carpenter, 1320 South
Baird James, cordwainer, 1220 Columbia av
Baird James, grocery, N E Shippen & 13th
Baird James, lithographer, 123 Van Horn
Baird James, packer, 514 Market, h 210 Quince pl
Baird James, Southwark Hotel, S W 2d & German
Baird James, tinsmith, 1517 Jones
Baird Robert, machinist, 1517 Jones
Baird Robert, shoemaker, 1942 South
1862 Biddle's/McElroy's Philadelphia directory, page 23 [all Alexander's and Andrew's]
Baird Alex., printer, 607 Sansom, h 647 N 7th
Baird Alexander, laborer, 1600 Lombard
Baird Alexander, paper, 647 N 7th
Baird And. J., bricklayer, S E cor 20th & Lombard
Baird David, blacksmith, 1434 Fitzwater
Baird Daniel, soap manuf., 218 South, h 711 Florida
Baird George, carpenter, 1719 Burton
Baird James, housekeeping articles, S E South and Juniper
Baird James, grocer, N E c 13th & Shippen
Baird James, hotel, 760 S 2d
Baird James, student, 25 Main, Frankford
BAIRD JAMES H. REV., 2121 W Delancy
Baird Robert, shoe store, S E c 20th & Lombard
1863 Biddle's/McElroy's Philadelphia directory, page 55 [all Alexander's and Andrew's, and all on Jones]
Baird Alexander, 647 N 7th
Baird Andrew, laborer, 1517 Jones
Baird Alex., printer, 607 Sansom, h 647 N 7th
Baird Daniel, 711 Florida
Baird David, blacksmith, 1434 Fitzwater
Baird David, tavern, 1179 S 11th
Baird D., chandler, 711 Florida
Baird James, china, &c., 1320 South
Baird James, grocer, N E 12th and shippen
Baird James, hotel, S W 2d and German
Baird James, packer, h Lindsay
Baird James, shoemaker, 1220 Columbia av
Baird Robert, 730 Espey
Baird Robert, shoemaker, 1946 Lombard
1864 Biddle's/McElroy's Philadelphia directory, page 24
Baird Alexander, printer, 607 Sansom, h 647 N 7th [only Alexander]
Baird Andrew, laborer, 2013 Jones [only Andrew]
Baird Daniel, soap & candles, 218 South, h 711 Florida
Baird David, blacksmith, 1434 Fitzwater
Baird George, laborer, 1234 Federal
Baird James, grocer, S E 13th & Shippen
Baird James, hotel, 606 S Delaware av, h 609 Swanson
Baird Robert, shoemaker, 508 S 20th
1865 Sherman's Philadelphia directory, p. 54
Baird Alexander, printer, 607 Sansom, h 647 N 7th [only Alexander]
Baird Andrew, laborer, 2013 Jones [only Andrew; only Baird at 2013 Jones]
Baird Daniel, soap & candles, 218 South, h 711 Florida
Baird David, 1808 South
Baird David, blacksmith, 5 S 22d, h 1434 Fitzwater
Baird George, carpenter, 1718 Burton
Baird James, china, 1320 South
Baird James, grocer, N E 13th & Shippen
Baird James, hotel, 406 S Del av, h 609 Swanson
Baird James, paperstainer, 723 Selfridge
Baird James, porter, 713 Lindsay
Baird Robert, shoemaker, 508 S 20th

IGI entry for child

[International Genealogical Index]
[accessed 3 March 2012, on FamilySearch]

William John Baird born 9 Jul 1856 Philadephia Pennsylvania to Alexander Baird and Martha Dickson [no source available]

death notice

[death notice, Public Ledger, 2 April 1866 [sic], page 2]
[transcribed 6 March 2012, from GenealogyBank]

BAIRD--Killed at the battle of Cold Harbor, June 1, 1864, ALEXANDER BAIRD, Co. I., 91st Regt P.V.

His body has been recovered. His relatives and the members of the 91st Regt P V are respectfully invited to attend his funeral, from the residence of his brother George Baird, 1039 [??] Lingo street, on Monday at 10 o'clock.


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