Civil War: Company B. 10th Regiment Kentucky Cavalry
Married Margret Baird,
Howard Courant - December 14, 1922 MR. SAMUEL S. BAIRD Samuel Sanford Baird was born at Wyoming, Bath county, Kentucky, on February 12th, 1839, and passed away at the home of his daughter, near Howard, December 7th, 1922. aged 83 years, 10 months and 5 days.
He was united in marriage to Miss Margaret Anderson, May 4th, 1869. To this union were born two sons and three daughters. The wife and mother and two daughters, Miss Jennie H. Baird and Mrs. Lizzie Morgan, proceeded him in death. Two sons, E. C. Baird of St. Joseph. Missouri, and W. S. Baird of Hazelton, Idaho, and one daughter, Mrs. B. J. Corbin, are left to mourn the loss of father, together with grand children and other relatives and a host of friends.
Mr. Baird united with the Christian church at an early age, was always faithful in attendance until ten years ago he had a great misfortune that left him entirely blind. He was a member of the Masonic fraternity for many years. During the Civil War he served as a private in Company B, 10th Kentucky Cavalry. He had been a resident of Kansas for forty years.
Funeral services were held in the Christian church of Howard, Sunday, December 10th, at 2 o'clock, conducted by the minister, Miss Lucie M. White, assisted by Rev, S. N. Fear, the G. A. R. and Ladies Circle.
Burial was in Grace Lawn cemetery, services at the grave being conducted by the Masonic lodge.