I have found that Dr. William BAIRD was a widower when he married Elyann/ Elian/ Ellie Ann DAY. They were married on 26th May, 1869 in Person Co., NC.The marriage record lists E.A. DAY & William BAIRD. They had 5 children: Ella C. BAIRD, who married a ___ DAY marriage date unknown, then George MORTON on 21 March 1899 in Person Co., NC; Henry Lewis/ Louis BAIRD, who married a Flora SNOW (Flora may be a middle or nickname) on 8 Feb. 1893 in Person Co., NC. They had at least 8 children: Minnie L. BAIRD, William Lewis BAIRD (who married Millie Snow AUSTIN of Wake Co., NC *This is my line*), Benjamin Dewey BAIRD, Bessie M. BAIRD, James Henry "Jimmy H." BAIRD, Nellie E. BAIRD, Emmett Roy BAIRD, and Rosalee BAIRD.; Sarah Baird; Graham BAIRD; and Laura Belle BAIRD who married Edward WALKER on 7 April, 1897 in Person Co., NC. The marriage record lists Laura BAIRD & E.N. Walker s/o Jesse D. WALKER & Emily Jane BROOKS (sister of Warren Chesterfield BROOKS, husband of Virginia P. BAIRD, Laura's half-sister.)
William Baird was previously married to Margaret REID/ READ (NOT Daugherty as previously stated in prior post.) They had at least 6 children: Thomas H.R. BAIRD; William W. BAIRD; Jane A. BAIRD; John G. BAIRD; Virginia P. BAIRD, who married Warren Chesterfiled BROOKS on 15 Dec 1870 in Person Co., NC; and Algernon BAIRD.
Dr. William BAIRD (b. 16 July, 1809 in VA. d. 10 Aug, 1874 in Person Co., NC) was the son of William BAIRD, Sr. (s/o John BAIRD, Esq. & Jane POYTHRESS) & Jane Henry GILLIAM (d/o John Henry GILLIAM & Mary Ruffin HARRISON.)
Any information on this line is greatly appreciated.