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Rhoda Matilda Simpson Baird
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Birth: Feb. 27, 1889
Wilson County
Texas, USA
Death: Dec. 5, 1961
Harris County
Texas, USA

Parents: Adolphus Lee Simpson and Nancy Matilda Sims. Married Samuel Edward Baird in Wilson County, Texas in 1907.

Rhoda loved the community of Marcelina where she was born and grew up. She married there and moved away, but she returned often for the homecomings. She made sure her children and grandchildren were told the stories of her happy years at the small church and school at Marcelina. She had plans to be buried in San Antonio next to her parents, but shortly before she died, she let her family know she had changed her mind. She chose the small cemetery where both sets of grandparents and numerous family members were buried. Her grandparents, TS and Sarah Simpson, Isaac and Malinda Sims, and great grandfather Dr. Jesse G Sims are all buried near her.
Family links: 
  Adolphus Lee Simpson (1868 - 1953)
  Nancy Matilda Sims Simpson (1867 - 1928)
  Samuel Edward Baird (1886 - 1970)
  Lee Ora Baird Jones (1908 - 1988)*
  William Adolphus Baird (1911 - 1976)*
  Evelyn Malinda Baird Woods (1914 - 1997)*
  Edward Allen Baird (1918 - 1987)*
  Everett Timothy Baird (1921 - 2007)*
  Ella Oleta Baird Holmes (1924 - 1985)*
  William Hardin Baird (1926 - 1983)*
  Rhoda Matilda Simpson Baird (1889 - 1961)
  Ella Lee Simpson Davis (1891 - 1923)*
  Timothy S. Simpson (1894 - 1953)*
*Calculated relationship
Marcelina Baptist Church Cemetery
Wilson County
Texas, USA
Maintained by: Linda Baird DeFee
Originally Created by: Wanda M.
Record added: Dec 12, 2009
Find A Grave Memorial# 45355187
Rhoda Matilda <i>Simpson</i> Baird
Added by: Linda Baird DeFee
Rhoda Matilda <i>Simpson</i> Baird
Added by: Ann Smith Lewis
Rhoda Matilda <i>Simpson</i> Baird
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Generations like autumn leaves go by; love only is eternal, love only never dies.........Henry Kemp
- Wanda M.
 Added: Feb. 20, 2013

- penney baird
 Added: Aug. 12, 2012
Not forgotten......ever loved
- Wanda M.
 Added: Mar. 1, 2012
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