Mary Ann Walkinshaw

Female 1850 - 1948  (98 years)


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  • Name Mary Ann Walkinshaw 
    Born 19 Mar 1850  Ohio Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2, 3
    Gender Female 
    Census 1940  Morning Sun, Louisa County, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • 1940 US census. Mary Baird is in the home of her daughter and son-in-law, John T. and Minnie (Baird) Carithers.
    Died 21 Nov 1948  Morning Sun, Louisa County, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 3
    Buried Sharon Cemetery, Mediapolis, Des Moines County, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Person ID I388  McKeown
    Last Modified 28 May 2017 

    Father John Walkinshaw,   b. 1 Mar 1810, County Antrim, Ireland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 16 Apr 1883, Des Moines County, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 73 years) 
    Mother Margaret Glasgow,   b. 17 Oct 1810, Ireland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 12 Nov 1860, Des Moines County, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 50 years) 
    Married 1835  Londonderry, Guernsey County, Ohio Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 3
    Family ID F142  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family James Wallace Baird,   b. 18 Sep 1847, Morning Sun, Louisa County, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 27 Sep 1923, Mediapolis, Des Moines County, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 76 years) 
    Married 7 Apr 1871  [2, 3
    Children 
     1. Minnie Lauretta Baird,   b. 24 Aug 1874, Mediapolis, Des Moines County, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 29 Jun 1950, Burlington, Des Moines County, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 75 years)
     2. Edmond Alfonz Baird,   b. 13 Sep 1876, Des Moines County, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 21 Nov 1941, Des Moines County, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 65 years)
     3. Lena Mabel Baird,   b. 20 Aug 1878, Des Moines County, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 29 Sep 1952, Burlington, Des Moines County, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 74 years)
     4. Merrill Waldo Baird,   b. 25 Dec 1880, Des Moines County, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 24 Sep 1994, Burlington, Des Moines County, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 113 years)
     5. Oliver Emmett Baird,   b. 8 Dec 1882, Des Moines County, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 8 Feb 1964  (Age 81 years)
     6. Otto Clarence Baird,   b. 17 Jul 1886, Des Moines County, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 24 Aug 1910, Burlington, Des Moines County, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 24 years)
     7. Ralph Ehrman Baird,   b. 4 Jun 1888, Garland, Des Moines County, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 8 Dec 1963, Wapello, Louisa County, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 75 years)
     8. Oscar Marion Baird,   b. 15 Aug 1890, Des Moines County, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 30 Mar 1960, Iowa City, Johnson County, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 69 years)
     9. Blanche Verona Baird,   b. 15 Aug 1890, Des Moines County, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 25 Feb 1983  (Age 92 years)
    Last Modified 23 Oct 2017 
    Family ID F143  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 19 Mar 1850 - Ohio Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCensus - 1940 - Morning Sun, Louisa County, Iowa Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 21 Nov 1948 - Morning Sun, Louisa County, Iowa Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - Sharon Cemetery, Mediapolis, Des Moines County, Iowa Link to Google Earth
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  • Notes 
    • obit from Find a Grave and Kim Thompson
      Mrs. Mary Ann Baird Dies Sunday

      Mrs. Mary Ann Baird, 97, the town's eldest citizen, died at midnight Sunday (November 21, 1948) at the home of her daughter, Mrs. Minnie Carithers. She had been in declining health for several weeks.

      Mary Ann Walkinshaw was the daughter of John and Margaret Glasgow Walkinshaw, and was born March 19, 1851, at Londonderry, Ohio. On April 7, 1871, she was married to James W. Baird, and for many years they lived on a farm in the Sharon community. Baird died in 1928 and in 1927 Mrs. Baird came to Morning Sun to make her home with her daughter.

      In addition to Mrs. Carithers, Mrs. Baird is survived by six other children: Mrs. J. P Robertson and Merrill Baird, Morning Sun; Ralph and Oscar Baird, Wapello; Dr. Oliver Baird, Tarkio, Missouri; and Mrs. L. L. Myers of Ontario, California. Two sons, Otto and Edward Baird, are dead.

      Also surviving are 34 grandchildren, 29 great-grandchildren, and 6 great-great-grandchildren.

      Mrs. Baird was a member of the Sharon Reformed Presbyterian church, at which church services were held Wednesday at 2 p.m. Reverend M. W. Doughterty was in charge, and burial was in Sharon cemetery.

      Morning Sun News-Herald, 25 Nov 1948

  • Sources 
    1. [S17] Robert Glasgow.

    2. [S14] 1900 US census.

    3. [S8] Find a Grave cemetery database.