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David P. Baird
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Birth: Mar. 13, 1835
Lycoming County
Pennsylvania, USA
Death: Oct. 22, 1914
Cameron County
Pennsylvania, USA

Biographical from the History of the Counties of McKean, Elk, Cameron and Potter, Pennsylvania:
DAVID P. BAIRD, railroad agent and merchant, Sinnemahoning, was born in Hyner, Clinton Co., Penn., March 13,1835, and is a son of Benjamin and Ellen (Summerson) Baird, who were among the early settlers of Clinton county, Penn., former of Scotch parentage, latter a native of England. The subject of this biographical memoir was reared in his native county, and educated in the common schools and at Dickinson's Seminary, Williamsport, Penn. After reaching his majority, he commenced as (a) traveling agent for a Lock Haven, Penn., fire insurance company, at which he continued more or less up to 1863, and in 1864 he located in Sinnemahoning, Where he embarked in his present mercantile business. He has also been station agent for the Pennsylvania Railroad Co., at this point, contiuously from that time to the present. In October, 1863, Mr. Baird married Maggie, daughter of Alexander and Rachel (Coleman) Grugan, of Grugan township, Clinton Co., Penn., and has four children: Herbert L., Eugene H., Jackson H. and Ella M. Mr. Baird is a member of the Methodist Episcopal Church. Politically he is a Democrat, and represented the district composed of Cameron, Elk and Jefferson counties in the legislature two terms, 1873-1874; was appointed postmaster of Sinnemahoning in October, 1885 and served until July, 1889.
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  Margaret E. Grugan Baird (1837 - 1906)
  Harry Coleman Baird (1865 - 1866)*
  Jackson Hawley Baird (1871 - 1955)*
*Calculated relationship
Wyside Cemetery
Cameron County
Pennsylvania, USA
Created by: GG
Record added: Jan 29, 2012
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David P. Baird
Added by: GG
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