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John Wellington Baker

John Wellington Baker

Male 1862 - 1896  (33 years)

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  • Name John Wellington Baker  [1, 2
    Born 14 Jul 1862  College Twsp, Linn Cnty, IA Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2
    Gender Male 
    Died 28 Jan 1896  Cedar Rapids, Linn Cnty, IA Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Person ID I6429  SnoufferCampbell
    Last Modified 5 Apr 2010 

    Father Joseph Wesley Baker,   b. 15 Feb 1834, Dayton, Montgomery Cnty, OH Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 19 Oct 1909, Cedar Rapids, Linn Cnty, IA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 75 years) 
    Mother Mary Jane Davey,   b. 4 Mar 1835, Honesdale, Wayne Cnty, PA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 7 Nov 1926, Cedar Rapids, Linn Cnty, IA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 91 years) 
    Married 2 Mar 1854  Linn Cnty, IA Find all individuals with events at this location  [3, 4, 5
    Family ID F507  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • Regarding his parents and siblings, «i»THE HISTORY OF LINN COUNTY«/i», p. 790 (Western Historical Co., Chicago; 1878) provides:
      «tab»"BAKER, JOSEPH W., farmer and stock raiser ... born in Dayton, Ohio, Feb. 15, 1834; moved to Linn Co., Iowa, 1851. Married Mary Jane Davey, March 2, 1854; she was born in Wayne Co., Penn., 1835; they had nine children, seven are living -- James Milton, born in College, Iowa, Nov. 16, 1854; Eugene Jerome, born in Buchanan Co., Mo., Oct. 5, 1859; John Wellington, born in College, Iowa, July 14, 1862; George Davey, born in College, Iowa, April 16, 1864; William Augustus, born in College, Iowa, July 20, 1866; Sarah Albina, born in College, Iowa, February 17, 1868; Ransom Esdras, born in College, Iowa, June 11, 1875; Harriet Ellen, born April 2, 1856, and William Alford, born in 1858, died in infancy. Mr. Baker moved to Missouri Sept. 28, 1857, and returned to Linn Co., Iowa, Aug. 5, 1861...."

      The 1880 census lists "Jos. W. Baker," 46, a farmer, living with his wife "Mary J," 44; and children "John W," 18; "Geo. D," 16; "Wm. A," 13; "Sarah A," 12; and "Esdras," 4. «i»1880 U.S. Census, «/i»College Twsp, Linn Cnty, IA (T 9, Roll 351, stamped p. 162B).

      «i»PORTRAIT AND BIOGRAPHICAL ALBUM OF LINN COUNTY, IOWA«/i», pp. 902-903 (Chapman Bros., Chicago: 1887), records:
      «tab»"Joseph W. Baker *** [married] Miss Mary Davey, at the home of the bride's parents in College Township. ***
      «tab»"Mrs. Baker ... became the mother of nine children... [including] John W. [who] is at home...."

  • Sources 
    1. [S165] Linn County History|, Anonymous, THE HISTORY OF LINN COUNTY, IOWA, (Western Historical Co.; Chicago, IL : 1878), p. 790 (Reliability: 2).

    2. [S676] Swart, Jan|, Janet Olson Swart, "The Family History of Samuel Baker, son of Gunsmith Caleb Baker Sr"; CD-ROM database (2010), (Janet O. Swart; janswart2000@yahoo.com), p. 472 (Reliability: 3).

    3. [S165] Linn County History|, Anonymous, THE HISTORY OF LINN COUNTY, IOWA, (Western Historical Co.; Chicago, IL : 1878), p. 790.

    4. [S77] Linn County Portraits|, Anonymous, Portrait and Biographical Album of Linn County, Iowa, (Chicago, IL; Chapman Bros.: 1887), pp. 902-903.

    5. [S676] Swart, Jan|, Janet Olson Swart, "The Family History of Samuel Baker, son of Gunsmith Caleb Baker Sr"; CD-ROM database (2010), (Janet O. Swart; janswart2000@yahoo.com), p. 472.