She was 4 in 1870.
She was 14 in 1880.
MARRIAGE RECORDS: Alabama Marriages, 1809-1920 (Selected Counties) on Ancestry.com
Samuel BAIRD to Matilda RUTLEDGE
CENSUS RECORDS: 1830 Perry County, Alabama page #76
Samuel BEARD, 1 male 20 to 30 (Samuel), 1 female 15 to 20 (Matilda)
Listed on the same page is:
William BEARD, 1 male 15 to 20 (Allen), 1 male 50 to 60 (William), 1 female 10 to 15 (Sarah), 1 female 20 to 30 (Tabitha), 1 female 40 to 50 (wife). Is this William the father of Samuel instead of the Alexander it is thought to be or is William an Uncle and brother to Alexander????
CENSUS RECORDS: 1840 Perry County, Alabama page #281
Samuel BIARD 1 male 30 to 40 (Samuel), 2 females under 5 (Eliza & Julia), 1 female 5 to 10 (Susannah), 1 female 20 to 30 (Matilda) (The only one they are missing in 1840 is Richard, was he just left off by accident?)
NOTES: John BROWN and Hayden Wells CHURCH found Samuel BAIRD in Marion, Perry County, Alabama and baptized him and many others into the LDS Church.
CENSUS RECORDS: 5 Sep 1850 Washington Twp, Buchanan, Missouri page #28, family #355/355
BAIRD, Samuel age 40, male, brickmason, TN
BAIRD, Matilda age 37, female, SC
BAIRD, R. A. age 17, male, AL
BAIRD, Elisa age 13, female, AL
BAIRD, Julia age 11, female, AL
BAIRD, Andrew age 9, male, AL
BAIRD, Joseph age 6, male, AL
BAIRD, Sarah age 8, female, AL
BAIRD, Israel age 2, male, IL
(They forgot to add Brigham Young BAIRD who would have been about 4 years old and born in Alabama.)
She was 40 in 1850, apparently widowed, listed as Mary BELCHER, born in Kentucky, living with her 7 BELCHER children in Center Twp, Buchanan, Missouri.
She was 50 in 1860, listed as Mary BEARD, born in Tennessee, living in Center Twp, Buchanan, Missouri in the home of John D. RITCHIE age 60 and his wife Catherine YATES RITCHIE age 48. Catherine was Mary's sister. But none of her children or with her, where are they??? Samuel Baird was suppose to have died before 1860 in New Orleans.
She was 59 in 1870, listed as Polly BELCHER, born in Tennessee, living in Center Twp, Buchanan, Missouri in the home of John D. RITCHIE age 70 and his wife Catherine YATES RITCHIE age 57. Catherine was Mary's sister. Her daughter Angeline BELCHER age 26 is living with them also.
She was 67 in 1880, listed as Mary P. BEARD, widow, mother, born in Tennessee, living in the home of her daughter Margaret J. and son-in-law Jacob E. COOK, in Center Twp, Buchanan, Missouri.
She was 37 in 1850, born in South Carolina, listed as Matilda BAIRD, married to Samuel BAIRD.
She was 47 in 1860, born in South Carolina, listed as Matilda G. SELBY, living in Palermo, Doniphan, Kansas Territory. She is apparently the spouse of Jerrard (Jared) SELBY who is 10 years younger then she is.
IMMIGRATION RECORDS: She was 50 years old, listed as Matilda BAIRD, when she came across the plains with her sons, Richard Alexander and Brigham Young BAIRD, in the Alvus H. Patterson Company, Departure: 29 or 30 June 1863, Arrival in Salt Lake Valley: 4 September 1863, Company Information: About 200 individuals and 50 wagons were in the company when it began its journey from the outfitting post at Florence, Nebraska (now Omaha). Where are all of her other chidlren at this time?
She was 56 in 1870, born in South Carolina, listed as Mary BAIRD, widow, living next door to her son James BAIRD, in Bountiful, Davis, Utah.
He was 10 in 1860.
He was 31 in 1880 living in Fords Ferry, Crittenden, Kentucky.
He was 50 in 1900, married 28 years, living in Marion, Crittenden, Kentucky.
She was 6 in 1860.
She was 16 in 1870.
She was 28 in 1880.
She was 46 in 1900, mother of 7 children with only 5 still living.
He was 32 in 1860 living in Marion, Crittenden, Kentucky.
He was 44 in 1870 living in Marion, Crittenden, Kentucky.
NOTES: Info on William Harris Shelby and his descendants received from Shirley Gray Jones at email address: firstname.lastname@example.org (I have not verified hardly any of this info myself as of yet, if anyone wants sources they should contact Shirley. - Vickie Beard Thompson-)
CENSUS RECORDS: He was 59 in 1850, living in Dist #10, McNairy COunty, Tennessee.
NOTES: I can not find him on the 1860 census so I don't know for sure that this is really his death date.
She was 56 in 1850.
She was 8 in 1850.
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