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Harriet Ellen Baker

Harriet Ellen Baker

Female 1856 - 1869  (13 years)

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  • Name Harriet Ellen Baker  [1, 2, 3
    Born 2 Apr 1856  College Twsp, Linn Cnty, IA Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 3
    Gender Female 
    Died 27 May 1869  Linn Cnty, IA Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 3, 4
    Person ID I6434  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  [5, 6, 7
    Family ID F507  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • Regarding her 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 1860 census shows that Joseph, a 26-yr old slawyer, had moved to Missouri, where he was living with his wife Mary J, 25, and two sons, James M, 4, and Eugene J, 9 months old. (Neither Harriet Ellen nor William Alford is listed.) «i»1860 U.S. Census, «/i»DeKalb P.O., Bloomington, Buchanan Cnty, MO (M 653, Roll 609, written page 63).

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

    2. [S77] Linn County Portraits|, Anonymous, Portrait and Biographical Album of Linn County, Iowa, (Chicago, IL; Chapman Bros.: 1887), pp. 902-903 (Reliability: 2).

    3. [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).

    4. [S616] MO Census 1860, Buchanan, Missouri, Buchanan Cnty, Bloomington, DeKalb P.O., 1860 U.S. Census, (The National Archives, Washington, D.C.), (M653, Roll 609, p. 63) (Reliability: 2).

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

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

    7. [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.