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The Ancestors of Vickie Beard Thompson



CENSUS RECORDS: 1840 Martin County, Indiana
FISHER, Jacob 3 males under 5, 2 males 5 to 10, 1 male 30 to 40, 1 female 5 to 10, 1 female 20 to 30
(Listed right before David.)

CENSUS RECORDS: He is listed as age 9 on the 1850 census, but I believe it should really be about age 49 instead. They are living in Baker Twp, Martin, Indiana. He is listed first as a farmer with $800 and his wife is listed next as age 40.

Juliana Asia BOYD

She was 40 in 1850.

She was 49 in 1860 living with her son Elijah in Baker Twp, Martin, Indiana.


He was 18 in 1850.


She was 15 in 1850.


He was 13 in 1850.

William E. FISHER

He was 11 in 1850.

Nathan H. FISHER

He was 9 in 1850.


He was 7 in 1850.

Evaline K. FISHER

She was 5 in 1850.


She was 3 in 1850.


He was 1 in 1850.

Samuel BAIRD

MARRIAGE RECORDS: Alabama Marriages, 1809-1920 (Selected Counties) on
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 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.

Minerva Isabelle DRAPER

She was 6 months old in 1860.


He was 12 in 1860.

He was 23 in 1870.

MARRIAGE RECORDS: Crittenden County, Kentucky
Paul and Margaret were married at John Moore's and the witnesses were Ira B. Hughes and James E. Rowland.

Margaret M. MOORE

She was 3 in 1860.

She was 13 in 1870.

Nellie Grant JOYNER

She was 1 in 1870.

She was 11 in 1880.