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John W. Baker

John W. Baker

Male 1828 - 1875  (47 years)

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  • Name John W. Baker  [1, 2
    Born 4 Jan 1828  Tennessee Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2
    Gender Male 
    Died 24 Sep 1875  Andrew Cnty, MO Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2
    Person ID I6969  SnoufferCampbell
    Last Modified 5 Apr 2010 

    Father Caleb C. Baker,   b. 19 Feb 1791, Bedford, VA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aug 1853, Linn Cnty, IA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 62 years) 
    Mother Lucinda ("Lucy") Cooper,   b. 9 Jan 1796, Botetourt Cnty, VA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 31 Aug 1872, Jackson Twsp, Andrew Cnty, MO Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 76 years) 
    Married 3 Oct 1821  Botetourt Cnty, VA Find all individuals with events at this location  [3, 4
    Family ID F2172  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Matilda C. Haney,   b. 1834, Jackson Twsp, Elkhart Cnty, IN Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Abt 1855, Putnam Twsp, Linn Cnty, IA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 21 years) 
    Married Abt 1853  [2
    Last Modified 5 Apr 2010 
    Family ID F3131  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • The 1854 Iowa State Census lists "John Baker," living in a family consisting of 1 male and 2 females, living adjacent to his brother Joseph. «i»1854 Iowa State Census, «/i»Putnam Twsp, Linn Cnty, IA (Roll I22, unnumbered p. 3), original data from State Historical Society of Iowa, E. 12th & Grand Ave, Des Moines, IA 50319 (accessed via «u»www.Ancestry.com«/u» May 2008).«i»
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      The 1856 Iowa State Census lists John W. Baker, 27, born in Tennessee, living with his mother Lucinda Baker, 60, born in Virginia, his daughter Elizabeth E. Baker, 2, born in Iowa, and a hired man. John worked as a farmer. Both John and his mother are listed as widowed, and both have lived in Iowa for 4 years. «i»1856 Iowa State Census, «/i»Putnam Twsp, Linn Cnty, IA (Roll IA_59, stamped p. 256, line 9), original data from State Historical Society of Iowa, E. 12th & Grand Ave, Des Moines, IA 50319 (accessed via «u»www.Ancestry.com«/u» April 2008).

      Janet Olson Swart, «i»The Family History of Samuel Baker, son of Gunsmith Caleb Baker Sr.«/i», p. 471-472 (published to CD by Janet Olson Swart, 214 First Ave, Two Harbors, MN 55616: 2010), provides:

      JOHN W. BAKER ... was born 04 January 1828 in Tennessee, and died 24 September 1875 in Andrew County, Missouri. He married MATILDA C. HANEY Abt. 1853. She was born 1834 in Jackson Twp., Elkhart County, Indiana, and died Bet. 1854 - 1855 in Putnam Twp., Linn County, Iowa.
      Child of JOHN BAKER and MATILDA HANEY is: ELIZABETH ALICE "ALLIE" BAKER, b. March 1854, Putnam Twp., Linn County, Iowa; d. 1926, Rockford, Spokane County, Washington.

  • Sources 
    1. [S399] Swart & Smith|, Jan Swart & Joanne Smith, "Correspondence", (Email reports from Jan Swart, janswart2000@yahoo.com, and her sister Joanne Smith, smithjoannem@hotmail.com : 2008).

    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. 471 (Reliability: 3).

    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. 132 (Reliability: 3).

    4. [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. 469 (Reliability: 3).