BAIRD:

George Baird was a native of Graffa, County Monaghan, Ireland. He came to NB as a young man with his brothers Henry Baird and Adam Baird. They founded Bairdsville, Carleton County. George’s son, George Baird Jr., married Frances Jane Bishop. 

PANB:MC1156 Graves Papers: George Thomas Baird, 1 page.



John Baird, born 1795 in Graffa, Ireland, s/o William and Susan (Teel) Baird, d. 1858 near Sisson Ridge, NB.

His 1st marriage was on 30 Mar 1817 to Annie Diggin of Dublin, Ireland. She was born 1798, d. Feb 1836. They came to NB in 1818 where they first settled in Fredericton and later in Bairdsville, Andover Parish, Victoria County.

They had one son and two daughters:
1) William Teel Baird b. 1818 in Fredericton,m. 6 Jan 1842 Sarah Ann Shea d/o John Shea of Northampton, Carleton County: settled in Woodstock, NB
2) Miss Baird d. young
3) Miss Baird d. young. 

His 2nd marriage c1837 produced six children.

PANB:MC80/50 William T. Baird’s Seventy years of New Brunswick life, pages 3-7 and 101

see also PANB:MC1286 Volume VIII Dictionary of Canadian Biography, pages 42-43.