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Rachel Louisa Councill Baird
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Birth: Mar. 14, 1816
North Carolina, USA
Death: Mar. 26, 1900
Watauga County
North Carolina, USA

Daughter of Jordan Councill, Sr., and Sarah Howard Councill.

From the Heritage of Watauga Co., N.C.:
Rachel Louisa Council Phillips Baird was pronounced with a long I sound. Louisa grew up at the Old Buckhorn Tree Place in East Boone near the present site of Daniel Boone Inn. As a girl, she panned gold from the creek flowing below. She married first George Phillips - Sheriff of Ashe Co., N.C. - and second Mr. Rittenhouse.
 
 
Family links: 
 Parents:
  Jordan Councill (1769 - 1838)
  Sarah Howard Councill (1771 - ____)
 
 Spouses:
  George Lee Phillips (1805 - 1843)*
  Rittenhouse Baird (1816 - 1896)*
 
 Children:
  Jordan Bower Phillips (1841 - 1923)*
  Martha Louise Phillips Shull (1847 - 1922)*
  William Bedent Baird (1850 - 1932)*
 
 Siblings:
  Mary Polly Councill Callaway (1792 - 1864)*
  Benjamin Councill (1795 - 1877)*
  Charlotte Councill Hardin (1795 - 1843)*
  Jesse Councill (1797 - ____)*
  Jordan Councill (1799 - 1875)**
  Rebecca Councill Horton (1802 - 1863)*
  Nancy Louisa Council Baird (1812 - ____)*
  Rachel Louisa Councill Baird (1816 - 1900)
 
*Calculated relationship
**Half-sibling
 
Burial:
Baird Cemetery
Valle Crucis
Watauga County
North Carolina, USA
 
Created by: Leonard J. McCown
Record added: Nov 26, 2009
Find A Grave Memorial# 44808950
Rachel Louisa <i>Councill</i> Baird
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From the Heritage of Watauga Co., N.C.: Rachel Louisa Council Phillips Baird was pronounced with a long I sound. Louisa grew up at the Old Buckhorn Tree Place in East Boone near the present site of Daniel Boone Inn. As a girl, she panned gold from the cre...(Read more)
- James Myers
 Added: Sep. 22, 2012
 
 
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