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The Deceiving of Delilah

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Delilah Baird was born in Watauga County in 1807. Baird eloped with John Holtsclaw in 1825, whose lawful wife was Fanny Calloway. Despite this, Holtsclaw left 480 acres of his land to Baird when he died. Baird died at the age of 83 and is buried in Valle Crucis.
The State (NoCar F 251 S77), Vol. 48 Issue 12, May 1981, p11-12, il