John Baird
Agnes Andrews
Frank Baird
(1817-1889)

 

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Spouses/Children:
1. Sophia Leas
2. Hester Stoner

Frank Baird 1

  • Born: 17 Sep 1817, Lancaster, Lancaster County, Pennsylvania, USA
  • Marriage (1): Sophia Leas on 31 Jul 1870
  • Marriage (2): Hester Stoner
  • Died: 24 Apr 1889 at age 71
  • Buried: Auburn, Dekalb County, Indiana, USA
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bullet  General Notes:


A successful farmer of Union Township, was born in Lancaster County, Pa., Sept. 17, 1817, the youngest of four children of John Baird and Agnes Andrews. His parents moved to Wayne county, Ohio, in an early day, and in the spring of 1846 to De Kalb County, Ind., and settled one mile east of Auburn where the father died in 1851, and the mother in 1869. Frank Baird was reared a farmer, remaining with his parents till their death, and then inheriting the homestead. His father bought 160 acres of wild land when he came to De Kalb County, and to this he has added twenty acres. He now owns one of the finest farms in Union Township, all well improved. In 1876 he built a large two-story brick residence, with all modern improvements. He has two large barns, and his farm buildings are in good repair. Mr. Baird was married in Ohio, to Hester Stoner, who died in 1869, leaving six children: Amelia, wife of Isaac Beachlar; John H., Calvin L., Thomas F., Zora M. and William L. In 1871 he married Sophia Leas, daughter of John Leas, of De Kalb County. He is one of the successful and representative farmers of De Kalb County.
History of De Kalb County, Indiana. Inter-State Publishing Company, Chicago, 1885

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bullet  Noted events in his life were:

United States Census: Residence, 1880, Auburn, Dekalb County, Indiana, USA. Age 63


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Frank married Sophia Leas, daughter of John Leas and Sophia Spangler, on 31 Jul 1870. (Sophia Leas was born on 4 Nov 1826 in Stark County, Ohio, USA, died on 17 Aug 1895 in Auburn, Dekalb County, Indiana, USA and was buried in Auburn, Dekalb County, Indiana, USA.)


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Frank next married Hester Stoner. (Hester Stoner was born in Pennsylvania, USA 2.)


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Sources


1 Notes from David A. Leas and/or the 1950 Leas Family Genealogy.

2 FamilySearch.org, U.S. Census for 1880(www.familysearch.org : accessed 13 Mar 2012).


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