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Charles Washington Baird
Date: 1828 - 1887
Remarks: Served as Chaplain of the American Chapel in Rome from 1852-1854, when he returned to America he dedicated himself to liturgical studies and became the Minister of the Reformed Church at Bergen Hill, Brooklyn in 1859; appointed Paster of the Presbyterian Church of Rye, NY in 1861; he wrote several books including: "Eutaxia, or the Presbyterian Liturgies" in 1855, "A Book of Public Prayer" in 1856, "The Chronical of a Bordertown: A History of Rye" in 1871, and "The History of Huguenot Emigration to America" in 1885