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Sunday, January 30, 2011

Mappy Monday

My Baird Line in Abbeville, South Carolina & Randolph County, Illinois

Mary Jane Baird was born1 October 1811 in Abbeville, SC

She died 13 Febuary 1880 in Preston, Randolph, IL. She

was married on 20 August 1829 in Randolph County, IL to

Millington Couch born 28 January 1809 in Randolph County,

IL he died 20 Febuary 1849.

Mary Jane Baird's parents were, James Baird born 1782 in

Abbeville, SC and died 7 June 1851 in Randolph County, IL. He

married on 1805 in Abeville, SC to Prudence Gibson who was

born 1785 in Abeville, SC. She died 25 August 1843 in Randolph,

County, IL.

James Baird's parents were, John Baird born 1754 Ireland,

died August 1803 in Abbeville, SC. he married Lilias McCurken.

Abbeville County has a rich and colorful history that traces back to the 1700s. The county was formed in 1758 and stretches from the Savannah River to the Saluda River across the upstate and encompasses the towns of Abbeville, Calhoun Falls, Donalds, Due West, and Lowndesville. Abbeville is named after a town in France located in northern France only 20 miles from the Atlantic coastline. Abbeville County South Carolina sits along the Savannah River separating South Carolina and Georgia.

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