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 Rachel Louisa <I>Councill</I> Baird

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Rachel Louisa Councill Baird

  • Birth 14 Mar 1816 North Carolina, USA
  • Death 26 Mar 1900 Watauga County, North Carolina, USA
  • Burial Valle Crucis, Watauga County, North Carolina, USA
  • Memorial ID 44808950

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.

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  • Created by: Leonard J. McCown
  • Added: 26 Nov 2009
  • Find A Grave Memorial 44808950
  • Find A Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for Rachel Louisa Councill Baird (14 Mar 1816–26 Mar 1900), Find A Grave Memorial no. 44808950, citing Baird Cemetery, Valle Crucis, Watauga County, North Carolina, USA ; Maintained by Leonard J. McCown (contributor 46807025) .