John Baird (1755 - 1834)

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Birthplace: Somerset County, New Jersey, United States
Death: Died in Franklin Township, Somerset, New Jersey, United States
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About John Baird

A Patriot of the American Revolution for NEW JERSEY with the rank of CAPTAIN. DAR Ancestor # A004819 SAR# 78291

John Baird

Family

Captain of 2nd Battalion, Somerset Co, NJ Militia

After the Revolution

John Baird would remain a prominent citizen of Griggstown until he died in 1834 at the age of 79(1). In 1832, he applied for and received an annual pension for his service during the Revolution (1). Capt. Baird's widow would continue to collect this pension after his death.

(1)Van Doren, Tom. "Somerset County, New Jersey War Losses." Somerset County, New Jersey War Losses. N.p., 21 July 2006. Web. 09 Mar. 2013.

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John Baird's Timeline

1755
May 15, 1755
Somerset County, New Jersey, United States
1779
March 6, 1779
Age 23
NJ, USA

Vol 22. Documents Relating to Colonial Hostory of New Jersey

1779
Age 23
1781
1781
Age 25
1783
1783
Age 27
1785
1785
Age 29
1790
1790
Age 34
1793
1793
Age 37
1797
April 24, 1797
Age 41
Princeton, Somerset, New Jersey, United States
1797
Age 41