Biography of Jacob Baird of Bergan, NY

Jacob Baird was a resident of Richmondville, Schoharie County, N. Y., where John Baird was born February 13, 1827. Although reared to farming John learned the art of brickmaking when he attained his majority, and has followed that business the most of the time since. He was two years at Batavia, and made the brick for the Blind Asylum and M. E. Church there. Soon after the fire of 1880 he came to this town and started a brick yard, from, which he has furnished brick for all the business places except two hotels, manufacturing in a single year as many as 1,000,000. He is well and favorably known as an upright, reliable dealer. Mr. Baird was married, October 7, 1853 to Agnes Doland, of Rochester, N. Y., and one child, Lydia, was born to them, August 7, 1854, now the wife of Frank Jones, of Darien.

Gazetteer and Biographical Record
of Genesee County, New York
Edited by: F. W. Beers
J.W. Vose & Co., Publishers, Syracuse, N. Y. 1890



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