Baird Family


Elmore Baird
Elmore Baird Date: unknown.

Notes: Born 24 Jul 1840, Wayne County, OH; Married Margaret Agnes Shaw 28 Nov 1861, Millersburg, Iowa County, IA; Died 5 Apr 1906, Millersburg, IA, at age 65; Buried: 5 Apr 1906, Community Cemetery Dayton Township, Iowa County.
The Baird house (Jackson and Fremont Sts.) in Millersburg is on the National Register of Historic Places.
"Elmore's Will was highly contested. He was one of the wealthiest people in Iowa County. Frank and Charles were in the will, but their children were NOT. Frank and Charles received the least." - Chris Osborne

Hazel Baird Hazel I. Baird Date: circa 1904

Notes: "We believe this was Hazel's junior year picture in Millersburg, IA. This is my great grandmother." - Chris Osborne

Born 8 Jan 1888 Millersburg, Iowa County, Iowa, to Frank Leslie Baird and Elzire (Ella) Jane Hatter; Married 18 Aug 1908 Waterloo, Iowa to Clarence Adelbert "Bert" Osborne; Married 1922 to Carl Gabriel Deep River, Poweshiek, Iowa (Bert Died in 1920 due to influenza in Mediapolis; they had 3 children); Died 15 Jul 1978 Davenport, IA; Buried 16 Jul 1978 Goldenrod Cemetery, Deep River, Poweshiek County, Iowa. Hazel Had 7 children in all: three to Bert Osborne and 4 to Carl Gabriel.

Notes: Married 18 Aug 1908 Waterloo, Iowa.
"This was taken while Bert was a music teacher in Millersburg and we think this was Hazel's junior year. They married after she graduated from Millersburg. He was working up near Waterloo as a Superintendent then." - Chris Osborne

Notes: Born 25 Jul 1844 Essex County, NY to David Shaw and Hannah (Unknown); Married 28 Nov 1861 Millersburg, Iowa County, Iowa to Elmore J. Baird; Died 5 Mar 1929 Denver, CO; Buried Mar 1929 Community Cemetery Dayton Township, Iowa County, Iowa

Hazel Baird Hazel Irene Baird Date: circa 1905

Notes: "We are pretty sure this was taken her senior year...the Bairds had money and took lots of photos." - Chris Osborne

Grace Baird Grace Winafred (Baird) Cover Date: circa 1895

Notes: Born 17 Jul 1872 in Iowa County, Iowa to Elmore J. Baird and Margaret Agnes Shaw; Married most likely in Iowa County to S.A. Cover; Died 5 Apr 1972 San Bernardino, CA.

Ethel Baird Ethel Baird Date: unknown

Notes: Elmore's youngest daughter as a child.

Title: Chris Osborne's photo collection
Photographers: unknown   Dates: 1890-1950
Contributed by: Chris Osborne, 3rd great-grandson of Elmore J. Baird. Contact us if you want to make a connection with Chris.
Published: Iowa County IAGenWeb Website, 18 Apr 2007
Frank Leslie Baird Frank Leslie Baird Date: circa 1890

Notes: Born 4 May 1864, Iowa County, Iowa; Married 2 Mar 1885 Elzira Jane Hatter (in his obit they called her Ella); Died 31 Dec 1906 (his death certificate says - "alcoholism/exposure to cold"); Buried Millersburg Cemetery (Frank, brother Charles and his wife are the only kids not buried out in the Dayton Twp cemetery in the family plot). Frank L. Baird was my 2nd great grandfather. - Chris Osborne

Notes: "This is Hazel in Florida at an Alsonett Hotel...her son-in-law was Don Connett part owner in one of the largest hotel chains, Alsonett Hotels." - Chris Osborne

Notes: Born 17 Feb 1869, Iowa County, Iowa to Elmore J. and Margaret A. Baird; Married ? to William Churchill; Died Mar 1962 Hampton, IA; Buried 4 Mar 1962 Community Cemetery Dayton Township, Iowa County, Iowa (Baird Family Plot).
"I don't know alot about Jesse except she was one of the benefactors of Elmore's will." - Chris Osborne