BAIRD, John Martin 2
- Born: Abt 1785, Banfshire Scotland
- Marriage: DE KLERK, Anna Susanna on Nov 18, 1822 in Beaufort West South Africa 1
- Died: Apr 27, 1845, Beaufort West South Africa aged about 60
- Buried: Old Cemetery Next To The Motherngkerk
1. Emigration, Mar 27, 1820. 1 He arrived in South Africa with his sister Agnes and went first to Worcester and then to Beaufort West where he was the Landros (Magistrate)
2. Occupation. 2 The story of the life of John Baird and some of his offspring can be found in this source pages 6 and 7.
In this account he came to South Africa in 1806 during the second British occupation, and was appointed a Lieutennant on 9 Jul 1809 in the Cape Regiment.
John married Anna Susanna DE KLERK on Nov 18, 1822 in Beaufort West South Africa.1 (Anna Susanna DE KLERK was born in 1806 in Cape Colony, Southern Africa ? 1 and died on Nov 29, 1859 in Beaufort West South Africa 1.)