Waterloo Region Generations
A record of the people of Waterloo Region, Ontario.
Rev. Andrew B. Baird

Rev. Andrew B. Baird

Male 1855 - 1940  (84 years)

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  • Name Andrew B. Baird 
    Prefix Rev. 
    Born 6 Oct 1855  Mothererwell, Perth Co, Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Gender Male 
    Occupation 1887  Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    clergyman (Minister) 
    Eby ID Number Waterloo-143122 
    Died 1940 
    Person ID I143122  Generations
    Last Modified 3 Sep 2019 

    Family Penelope Campbell Cook,   b. 1855, Galt (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown 
    Married 20 Sep 1887  Galt (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Last Modified 13 Sep 2019 
    Family ID F36103  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 6 Oct 1855 - Mothererwell, Perth Co, Ontario Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - clergyman (Minister) - 1887 - Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 20 Sep 1887 - Galt (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
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  • Photos
    Andrew B. Baird
    Andrew B. Baird
    https://www.mhs.mb.ca/docs/people/images/baird_ab.html 2009

  • Notes 
    • Andrew Browning Baird (1855-1940)

      Born at Motherwell, Ontario on 6 October 1855, the son of Charles and Agnes (Browning) Baird. He studied at Upper Canada College and at the Universities of Toronto (BA 1877), Edinburgh (BD 1881), Leibzig (Germany), and Knox College, Toronto (DD). He married Penelope Campbell Cook of Galt, Ontario.

      He became a Presbyterian Minister in 1881 then moved to Western Canada, stopping briefly in Winnipeg on his way to Edmonton. After 1887 he taught Church History at Manitoba College. He was President of the Historical Society from 1893 to 1895, the Manitoba Horticultural Society from 1896 to 1899 and, in 1916-17 was Moderator of the Presbyterian Church. He had three daughters and one son as a result of his 1903 marriage to E. J. Grant. His son was killed in World War One. Baird died in 1940 in Winnipeg. His extensive papers are held at the University of Winnipeg Archives, with additional papers at the Archives of Manitoba.


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  • Sources 
    1. [S721] Vit - ON - Marriage Registration, marriage certificate 12412 (1887), Andrew B. Baird-Penelope C. Cook.
      Penelope C Cook Birth Place: Galt Age: 34 Estimated Birth Year: abt 1853 Father Name: Peter Cook Mother Name: Penelope Campell Spouse Name: Andrew B Baird (clergyman of Winnipeg) Spouse's Age: 32 Spouse Estimated Birth Year: abt 1855 Spouse Father Name: Charles Baird Spouse Mother Name: Agnes Browning Marriage Date: 20 Sep 1887 Marriage Place: Waterloo, Galt