Hugh Laird

ID # 1697, (1818-1862)
BirthHugh Laird was born in 1818 at Scotland. 
MarriageHe married Nancy Vrooman, daughter of George Laws Vrooman and Margaret Bolton, on 5 November 1845 at Iowa, Wisconsin.
There is a transcription of a Wisconsin marriage record for Hugh and Nancy, date and location only are given.
DeathHe died on 4 October 1862 at Smelser, Grant County, Wisconsin. 
BurialHe was buried at Smelser Cemetery, Georgetown, Grant Co., Wisconsin. 
NoteIn 1860, the Laird family is in Smelser Grove, Grant County, Wisconsin. Hugh is shown as age 42 and born in Scotland.

The copy of a document (one page) provided by a family connection headed State of Wisconsin, County Court, Grant County, Hugh Laird Deceased.
I R.D. Walker County Judge of said County do hereby certify that Hugh Laird, a resident of Town of Smelser, died intestate at Town of Smelser on the 4th day of October, 1862, etc.

It goes on to described a piece of land some 40 acres, minus one acre more or less, 'now used and known as the Smelser Cemetery'.

Hugh died intestate. His heirs at law are described as his sons, David E. Laird, William W. Laird, John Laird, James O. Laird, George Laird, widow Nancy Laird, all described, at the time, of the Town of Smelser. The form is in typewritten form and perhaps written in later years.

Hugh's wife Nancy was buried in Smelser Cemetery. At the time of the death of Hugh, as noted above, he owned 40 acres of land minus an acre which was used as Smelser Cemetery. Probably, Hugh is buried there. 

Children of Hugh Laird and Nancy Vrooman

Last Edited14 Apr 2016