Silas RHODES , b: 1785 in MD ; d: 1841 in Vermillion , IN
Samuel E. RHODES , b: 18 May 1786 , MD ; d: 3 Oct 1848 Johnson , IN.
Rachael RHODES , b: abt. 1790 in Bourbon Co, KY ; d.aft. 1880 Vigo , IN
Mickel RHODES ( daughter ) , b: 24 Sep 1796 Bourbon Co, KY ;
d: Abt. 1831
Ann Ary RHODES , b: 26 Sep 1797 Bourbon Co, KY ; d: 23 Feb 1878
Forest twp, Clinton Co, IN
Phobe RHODES , b: 1798 Bourbon Co , KY
Harlan RHODES , b: 1799 Bourbon Co, KY ; d: aft. 1880 in IN
Enos RHODES , b: 1804 Nicholas Co, KY ; d: 30 Jun 1832 Shelby Co, IL
Ann Ary RHODES , dau. of Beacham & Margaret RHODES , m. William BAIRD on 3 DEc
1818 in Nicholas Co, KY . He was born 18 Sep 1795 in KY & died 30 Jul 1876 in
Clinton Co, IN .
Their issue :
John BAIRD , b: 16 Oct 1819 in KY ; d: 1897 in Fairplay , Polk Co, MO .
Michal BAIRD ( dau. ) b: 26 Jan 1822 in KY ; d: 19 Feb 1878 in Russiaville ,
Howard Co, IN . She never married .
William Wallace BAIRD , b: 27 Jan 1823 in KY ; d: 1 Feb 1904 in Summit twp,
Adair , Adair Co , IA
Rebecca BAIRD , b: 1825 in KY ; d: bef. 30 Jul 1876 .
James Alexander ( A.B. ) BAIRD , b: 14 May 1828 in KY ; d: 18 Oct 1900 in Forest
twp, Clinton Co, IN .
Mary A. BAIRD , b: 12 Apr 1832 in KY ; d: 14 Feb 1910 in Monroe twp., Kokomo ,
Howard Co, IN .
John BAIRD , son of Ann Ary ( RHODES ) & William BAIRD , m. ( 1 ) Nancy Jane
WELLMAN on 1 Mar 1846 in Knoxville , Marion Co, IA . Nancy died on 19 Aug 1863
in Ft. Des Moines , Polk Co, IA . John married ( 2 ) Charlotte Amelia (
EDGERTON ) ( YOUNG ) , dau. of Samuel EDGERTON & Elizabeth ( SPEAR ) , on 16 Mar
1864 in Ft. Des Moines , Polk Co, IA .
John BAIRD was one of the founding fathers of Des Moines , Polk Co, Iowa . He
moved to the Iowa territory in the early 1840's , settling near the Des Moines
River & starting his family there . Later he moved to western Iowa . After
the death of his second wife , he lived out his remaining years with his son's
family [ Harlan BAIRD & Mary Jane ( Minnie ) ( STONE ) ] & died in Missouri .
No grave has been found for him .
John BAIRD's children from both marriages :
First Marriage :
Eunice Louella BAIRD
George F.B. BAIRD
William Alexander BAIRD
Mary Eliza BAIRD
Francis Henriette BAIRD
Baby Boy ( adopted out after the death of his mother & named Henry Lewis
Whitmore FOSTER )
Second Marriage :
[ Note : I have more vital information on the descendants of
Beacham RHODES & Margaret McCARTNEY if anyone wishes to contact me Brenda Baird
Magee . ]