I have Bairds from Lancaster Co SC, Augusta Co. VA, Hempstead Co, Arkansas. Abbeville Co SC. CedarC, Randolph Co, Illinois, Wabash Co. Illinois, Rush Co, Indiana.
I am a direct descendent of Adam 1 Baird that settled in the Carolinas in 1773.
I also make note that many times the name Baur was spelled Beard and even Biard.