Biography of

John Baird (Beard)

 

Born Strabane, County Tyrone, Ireland
Died  
Married Rebecca Sterrett, Ireland

 

John Baird, son of James, Smith of Strabane, emigrated to America soon after his father's death and settled in Christiana Hundred, Newcastle County, Delaware, and possibly moved to Chester County, PA, ca 1729.   John's wife Rebecca and oldest son Robert returned to Ireland to settle James Baird's estate and executed deeds under a letter of attorney dated 1728.  Robert returned with his mother to America.

 

Children Born
Robert Baird Strabane, Tyrone, Ireland
John Baird Strabane, Tyrone, Ireland
William Baird Strabane, Tyrone, Ireland
Thomas Baird Strabane, Tyrone, Ireland
James Baird Strabane, Tyrone, Ireland
Hannah Baird Strabane, Tyrone, Ireland
 

References

Ref: Baird and Beard Families by Fermine Baird Cantone : "John Baird, son of James, Smith of Strabane, emigrated to America soon after his father's death and settled in Christiana Hundred, Newcastle County, Delaware, and possibly moved to Chester County, PA, ca 1729.   John's wife Rebecca and oldest son Robert returned to Ireland to settle James Baird's estate and executed deeds under a letter of attorney dated 1728.  Robert returned with his mother to America."