B. Daniel Baker: 1780-1849; m. Elmina Hanford; l. In Whitestown, Jamesville, Oswega Co., Auburn and Chautauqua Co., N. Y., and thence to Leona, Winnebago Co., Ill. a. Leander Hanford : b. 1814; m. Martha C. Wing; graduated from the Univ. of Louisville (Ky.), 1842; served in Civil War as Brigade Surgeon in the Union Army;
(e) Elijah: 1730-1811; m. Rebecca Smith; moved to Amherst, Mass.; an active Whig during the Revolution; a member of the “Committee of Correspondence”; m. twice. 1. Elijah: served in the Army through the whole of Revolutoinary War; d. unm. 1800. 2. Enos: 1768-1845; m. (1), Dorothy Smith; m. (2), Lucretia Brewer. A. Alfred: b. 1798;
H152 RICHARD BAKER: the first American ancestor of those known distinctively as of the Dorchester family of Baker; arrived in this country from England, 1635; m. Faith Withington about 1639; made a Freeman of the colony 1649; a member of the Ancient and Honorable Artillery Company; nearly every year from 1642-85 his name is on
(a) Preserved: 1711-1777; m. Martha Harrington; owned and occupied the homestead property. 1. James: 1742-1803; last of the name of Baker to own and occupy the ancient dwelling house built by Richard for his son John. A. Samuel: b. 1778; m. Charlotte Muncreef. 2. Samuel: 1744-1819; m. Elizabeth Clapp; m. (2), Sarah Clark. A. Eleazer:
Part of the law firm of Smith, Baker, Efller & Eastman; had issue: (1) Bessie (b. March 22, 1884); m. June 26, 1907, Frank Norton Spencer. (2) Pauline (b. Dec. 3, 1885); unm. (3) Herbert Howard (b. Sept. 24, 1888); m. 1913, Katharine Menzies Kinsey; grad. from Yale College; is at present Vice-President and Sec.
Genealogy of Paul Baker C. Phineas (1786). 4. Paul: b. 1758; m. Elizabeth …… ; had Paul (b. 1789). 5. Jethro: b. 1755. (e) Lot: b. 1721/2; m. Desire Baker. 1. Lot: b. 1746; m. Elizabeth Wixon; m. (2), Hannah Snow. 2. Hezekiah: b. 1749; m. Abigail Weeks; had Barzillai (b. 1780), Hezekiah (b. 1791).
Officers of the Continental Army Amos Baker (Conn.). Surgeon’s Mate of Bradley’s Connecticut State Regiment, May to December, 1776. David (N. J.). 1st Lieutenant of Spencer’s Continental Regiment, 1st May, 1777; resigned 6th April, 1778. David (Mass.). Private in Lexington Alarm, April, 1775; Sergeant of Heath’s Massachusetts Regiment, May to December, 1775; Sergeant 24th Continental
ALFRED BRITTIN BAKER: Clergyman; b. Matawan, N. J.; 1836; s. Elishu 0., Dean of the Cathedral of the Diocese, 1919; Trustee Burlington Coll., and St. Mary’s Hall. Add.: Princeton, N. J. ALFRED LANDON: broker; b. N. S. Can., 1859; s. Addison; pres. Chicago Stock Exchange. Add.: Chicago. ALFRED ZANTZINGER: illustrator; writer. ANTHONY GEORGE: M.D. ARCHIBALD
ABIJAH R. BAKER: clergyman; b. Franklin, Mass., 1805. He was pastor of the Congregational Church at Medford, Mass., in 1836, and in 1849 assumed a pastorate in Lynn; was author of many books, including “The School History of the United States”, “The Catechism Tested by the Bible”, and “O Question Book on the Sermon on
TUNE: “Battle Hymn of the Republic“The house of Baker cherishes traditions of the past, With the world’s great movements they have all their fortunes cast; And when they pledge their honor they are loyal to the last. The clan goes marching on! Chorus: Glory to the name of Baker! Glory to the tribe of Baker!