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BAIRD (Alexander) Peter, Sr.

Male 1795 - 1872


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  • Suffix  Sr. 
    Born  24 Apr 1795  Petersburg, VA Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Gender  Male 
    Military  Va Militia 
    Occupation  Grocer & Farmer  [2
    Died  8 Jun 1872  Dendron, Surry, Virginia, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Buried  Surry County, VA (Baird Family Cemetary(Grape Hill), Rt. 612)) Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Notes 
    • Peter Baird: Dept of Interior, War of 1812, Act of Feb 14, 1871 records shows: Enlisted....... Aug 7, 1812 Discharge.....Feb 7, 1813 Served in 62nd Va Regiment, Virginia Militia under Capt Allen Temple, Regiment commanded by Col. Lucas and was Honorably discharged at Ft. Norfolk, Va. He served as a private. He received 2 bounty- land warranties for service and subsequently received pension for service at age 76. It is also stated that he disposed of the bounty land (80 acres). He also applied and was granted another (the 2nd ) bounty land warrant (7-4-1841). This shows that at this time (age 56) he was titled a Col. in the Virginia Militia. It further shows his mailing address as Disputanta, Prince George, Va. Married by James Hill (aird Family Bible)

      This information obtained from Nelie Parsons York and Lonnie Baird by Doris Jean Johnson Joined the Va Militia on 8/7/1812 and served for 6 months
    Person ID  I289  Booth Family
    Last Modified  17 May 2015 

    Father  BAIRD James Harrison,   b. 1765, Petersburg, VA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1813 
    Mother  COGBILL Francis (Fanny),   b. 1777,   d. Yes, date unknown 
    Married  10 Nov 1791  Chesterfield County, VA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID  F88  Group Sheet

    Family  BINGHAM Elizabeth Mckee,   b. 19 Dec 1798, Prince George County, VA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 15 Sep 1875, Dendron, Surry, Virginia, United States Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Alt. Marriage  17 Jan 1817  [5
    Married  24 Jan 1817  Prince George County, VA Find all individuals with events at this location  [6, 7
    • Married by James Hill
    Children 
     1. BAIRD Mary Francis,   b. 13 Dec 1817, Petersburg, VA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     2. BAIRD James William,   b. 30 Nov 1819, Petersburg, VA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     3. BAIRD Ephraim Winfield,   b. 18 Feb 1822, Petersburg, VA (Petersburg General Hosp) Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 26 Feb 1826, Petersburg, VA Find all individuals with events at this location
     4. BAIRD Robert Birchette,   b. 7 Apr 1824, Petersburg, VA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 10 Mar 1841
     5. BAIRD Alexander Peter, Jr.,   b. 7 Aug 1826, Petersburg, VA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 24 Sep 1884, Dendron, Surry, Virginia, United States Find all individuals with events at this location
     6. BAIRD Thaddeus Montgomery,   b. 23 Jan 1829, Petersburg, VA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 31 Oct 1880
     7. BAIRD Richard Pleasant,   b. 12 Apr 1831, Petersburg, VA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 9 Oct 1843
     8. BAIRD Elizabeth (Eliza) Bingham,   b. 5 Mar 1834, Petersburg, VA. Or Prince George Cty Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 16 Jan 1903, Dendron, Surry, Virginia, United States Find all individuals with events at this location
     9. BAIRD Leonidus Floyd,   b. 5 Mar 1834, Petersburg, VA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 10 Jan 1860
    Last Modified  18 Jul 2013 
    Family ID  F108  Group Sheet

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 24 Apr 1795 - Petersburg, VA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 24 Jan 1817 - Prince George County, VA Link to Google Earth
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  • Documents
    Baird: Alexander Peter Baird, Sr. Birth
    Baird: Alexander Peter Baird, Sr. Birth
    Baird Family Bible. Son of James Baird and other Baird births

  • Sources 
    1. [S171] Baird-Booth-Parsons family Bible.

    2. [S174] Lonnie Baird records Dept of Interior War Records (copy on hand).

    3. [S46] Lonnie Baird records show marriage on 7 Dec 1849.

    4. [S37] Gene C. Harris, Baird Family Cemetary off Rt.612 (Reliability: 4).
      On Apr 2nd, 2006, this family graveyard was discovered on the Baird property on Rt. 612, between Rt. 40 and the Chappell farm. It is in the middle of a field and is in bad shape. The wrought iron fence is falling down and the graveyard is becoming overgrown with trees. GPS coordinates were obtained and photos taken of the headstones.

    5. [S464] Russell (Rusty) L. Baird, Russell (Rusty) L. Baird (Reliability: 4).

    6. [S103] Lonnie Baird records War of 1812 Pension Records says married at Prince Georgeeorgeeorge..

    7. [S10] Baird Family Bible (Reliability: 3).
      Baird Bible Shows the 24th not the 20th


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