This is the genealogy of Edward D. Baker of Salem Massachusetts proving descent from Alfred the Great, King of England.

ALFRED THE GREAT, KING OF ENGLAND, father of:
PRINCESS ETHELWIDA: m. Baldwin II, Count of Flanders. Their son was:
JOHN DE BURGO: Earl Comyn, Baron Tourburgh.
HARLOWEN DE BURGO: who had:
ROBERT DE BuRGO: Earl of Cornwall and Moreton.
WILLIAM DE BURGH DE MORETON: Earl of Cornwall, who rebelled against Henry II, and had his eyes plucked out by his order.
JOHN DE BURGH: who had:
HUBERT DE BURGH: Earl of Kent; Chief Justice of England and Ireland and guardian of King Henry III; d. 1243.
SIR JOHN, BARON DE BURGH: m. Lady Hawise, dau. of one of 25 Magna Charta barons.
JOHN DE BURGH: Baron of Lanvallei.
LADY HAWYSE DE BURGH: m. Robert, Baron de Greslei, d. 1283.
LADY JOANE DE GRESLEI: m. Sir John de la Warre.
LADY CATHERINE DE LA WARRE: m. Sir Warine le Latimer, Knt.
LADY ELIZABETH LATIMER: m. Sir Thos. Griffin, Knt., of Northampton.
RICHARD GRIFFIN: m. Anne Chamberlain.
SIR NICHOLAS GRIFFIN: of Braybrooke, Sheriff of Nottinghamshire.
LADY CATHERINE GRIFFIN: m. (first) Sir John Digby.
WILLIAM DIGBY: of Kettleby; M. Rose Perwich.
SIMON DIGBY: of Bedale, Ruthlandshire.
EVERARD DIGBY: m. Catherine, dau. of Magister Strockbridge de Vandershaff Theodore de Newkirk.
ELIZABETH DIGBY: b. 1584, d. 165-; m. Enoch Lynde, of London.
JUDGE SIMON LYNDE: of Boston, Mass.; b. 1624, d. 1687; came to New England in 1650; m., 1653, Hannah, dau. of John Newdigate, of London. Among their ch. was:
MARY LINDE: m. 1792, John Valentine, of Boston, “His Majesty’s AdvocateGeneral for the Province of Massachusetts Bay, New Hampshire, and Colony of Rhode Island”.
SAMUEL VALENTINE: of Hopkinton; m. Elizabeth Jones. One of their ch. was:
MARY VALENTINE: m. Elijah Fitch of Lewiston, Me.
EMILY S. FITCH: m. EDWARD D. BAKER, of Salem, Mass.

  1. MARY FITCH BAKER
  2. HANNAH FITCH BAKER
  3. BENJAMIN F. BAKER, of Hopkinton. Issue.
  4. EDWARD HENRY BAKER, of Chicago. Issue.