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Lewis C. Baker Family

American Bakers of Royal Descent Discover your family's story. Enter a grandparent's name to get started. choose a state: Any AL AK AZ AR CA CO CT DE DC FL GA HI ID IL IN IA KS KY LA ME MD MA MI MN MS MO MT NE NV NH NJ NM NY NC ND OH OK OR PA RI SC SD TN TX UT VT VA WA WV WI WY INTL Start Now Lewis C. Baker Family ROBERT BRUCE, KING OF SCOTLAND, father of: PRINCESS MARY: m. Walter, Lord High Steward. Their son was: ROBERT II, KING OF SCOTLAND; had, by his first wife: PRINCESS CATHERINE: m. David, Earl of Crawford. LADY ELIZABETH LINDSAY: m. Sir William Douglas. SIR HENRY DOUGLAS: of Lochlevan; m. Eliz. Erskine. ROBERT DOUGLAS: m. Elizabeth Boswell. SIR ROBERT DOUGLAS: m. Margaret Balfour. THOMAS DOUGLAS: m. Elizabeth Boyd. ELIZABETH DOUGLAS: m. Alexander Alexander. ANDREW ALEXANDER: of Menstrie, eldest son. JOHN ALEXANDER: of Gogar, 2nd son. ALEXANDER ALEXANDER: of Mill-Nab. DAVID ALEXANDER: of Muthill, 2nd son. JAMES ALEXANDER: b. 1691, d. 1756; mem. King’s Council and SurveyorGeneral of N. J.; m. Mary Provoost. One of his ch. was: ELIZABETH ALEXANDER: m. John Stevens, of Perth Amboy, N. J. JOHN STEVENS: of Hoboken, N. J.; m. Rachel Cox. Of their 9 ch.: ELIZABETH J. STEVENS: m. Thomas Anderson Conover, U. S. Navy, and had: MARY RACHEL...

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James Baker of Buckland House Somerset England

F144 JAMES BAKER: Buckland House, near Taunton, Somerset; lord of the manors of Cogload and Sampford-Arundel, Somerset and of Nicholas Hayne and Hale, in the parish of Culmstock, Devon. Christopher: High Sheriff of Somerset, 1724. James: d. w. i., 1747. George: Brockenhurst House; Hants; Barrister-at-Law; bencher of the honourable society of the inner temple; m. 1728; d. w. i., 1770. John: heir, F145. F145 JOHN BAKER: m. co-heiress of Robert Wood, brother of Thomas Wood, of Littleton, Middlesex and of Middleham Castle, York; issue, George: Fellow Commoner of King’s College, Cambridge; distinguished for classical knowledge; d. w. i., 1772. John: Capt. of Coldstream Guards; m.; d. 1794. John Robert. Two daus. Robert (Sir): First Bart., F146. F146 SIR ROBERT BAKER: 1st Bart. of Dunstable House, Surrey, and of Nicholas Hayne, Devon; bart. created May 14, 1796; m. 1783; b. 1757; d. 1826; had, besides three daus., Robert: b. 1785; d. 1802. Henry Loraine (Sir) : 2nd bart., F147. George Augustus (Rev.) : Rector of Ibstone-Cum-Fingest near Henley on Thames; b. 1788; m. 1812. Henry Sherston: b. 1814; barrister-at-law; m. 1842; issue, George Sherston (Sir): 4th Bart., F149. Rob’t Henry Sherston: b. 1848; d. s. p., 1904. John Chichely Sherston: b. 1850; m. 1884. Henry Chichely Dancer Sherston: b. 1893. Winifred Violet Sherston. Onslow: b. 1795; Col. Beng. art. F147 SIR HENRY LORAINE BAKER: 2nd Bart.; b. 1787; m. 1820;...

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Prominent British Bakers of Today

ALFRED BAKER: M.A., LL.D.; Prof. of Math.; b. Toronto; educ., Univ. of Toronto; mem. of var. committees, including Senate of Univ. of Toronto. Add.: Muskoka. PROF. ALFRED THOMAS: Litt. D.; Ph.D.; F.R.S.L.; Prof. of French and Lt.; b. 1873, s. of late Rev. Thomas; educ., Univ. of Heidelberg. Publications: Sur Robert de Blois. Add.: London. COMMANDER ARTHUR BANNATYNE: D.S.O., 1918, R.N.; y. s. of Major Richard; commanded (B.M.S.) Cyclamen in Persian Gulf, 1924. Club: United Service. BRIG.-GEN. ARTHUR SLADE: C.M.G. 1915; b. 1863; served in S. Africa, 1900-01. Club: Junior Constitutional. Add.: Peans Wood, Sussex. LT.-COL. BERNARD GRANVILLE: D.S.O. 1918, F.R.G.S.; F.R. Hist. S.; b. Poona, 1870; s. of Montagu Bernard. Publications: “The Walls of Constantinople”; educ. Winchester; served with 21st Hussars, India. Club: St. George’s. BEVAN BRAITHWAITE: M.A., B.Sc., D. Sc., F.R.S.E.; Prof. of Math. in the Univ. of London; educ., Sidcot School. Publications: of the Edinburgh Mathematical Society. Add.: London. BRYANT: Sculptor; b., London, 1881; s. of John; educ., City and Guilds Technical Institute; executed Woodrow Wilson Memorial for the League of Nations. Add.: New York City. C. ALMA: C.B.E. 1919; went to Malaya and New Zealand surveying; became a pioneer in planting rubber. Add.: Perak, F. M. S. CHARLES: Edit. and Direc. of The Newspaper World; b., Maidstone, 1851, y. s. of Charles. Founded The Newspaper Owner Club: Whitefriars. Add.: London. CHARLES HENRY COLLINS: Keeper and...

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Prominent British Bakers, Past Generations

ALEXANDER BAKER: (1582-1638); Jesuit; b. in Norfolk; entered Society of Jesus, 1610; visited India as a missionary; left a manuscript in defense of the doctrine of regeneration by baptism as held by Catholics. ANNE ELIZABETH: (1786-1861); philologist; assisted her brother, George Baker, in his “History of Northamptonshire”; published, “‘Glossary of Northamptonshire Woods”. ANSELM: (1834-1885); artist; Cistercian monk at Mount St. Bernard’s Abbey, Leicestershire, 1857; executed rural paintings and designed heraldic and other illustrations for several publications. CHARLES: (1617-1679); jesuit; entered English College at Rome, 1638; victim to the Oates plot persecution; arrested while praying to say mass, tried and condemned to death for the priesthood at the Monmouth assizes; executed at Usk, August 27. DAVID: in religion, Augustine; (1575-1641); Benedictine monk; educated at Christ’s Hospital, London, and Broadgates; member of Lincoln’s Inn, and Inner Temple; spiritual director of English for Benedictine nuns at Cambrai, 1624; left collection for ecclesiastical history. DAVID ERSKINE: (1730-1767); writer on the drama; grandson of Daniel Defoe; educated in the Tower as a royal engineer; joined a company of players; published “Companion to Playhouse”, 1764; wrote and translated dramatic pieces. FRANKLIN: (1800-1867); Unitarian divine; educated at Glasgow; minister of Bank Street Chapel. His works include a history of nonconformity in Balton (1854). GEOFFREY: (fl. 1350); chronicler; wrote two chronicles, of which the earlier and shorter extends from the first day of creation to 1326, and...

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Owen Family Records

Reliable authorities have the following to say regarding the name “OWEN; whence comes Bowen. “OWEN: a British personal name (a prince). Danish-Owen. French-Ouin. Domesday Book-Ouen. ” ‘Ap,’ the Welsh equivalent of our English `son,’ when it has come before a name beginning with a vowel, has in many instances become incorporated with it. Thus–`Ap-Owen’.” The Owen family has been prominent in the British Empire and in America, its members having played important roles in war and in peace. Family pride is a commendable trait and should be cultivated. All Owens have just cause to be proud of their family history and tradi­tions. The U. S. Marine Corps Headquarters at Washington reports that there were 103 Owens who served in the U. S. M. C. during the World War. The data in this volume is gathered from reliable sources. Those desiring further information are advised to consult volumes mentioned in list of references given in the back of this volume. The writer and his associates will be glad to give their cooperation to any members of the family who may be interested in having a complete genealogy of the family published. Unless otherwise plainly shown, the persons in this volume whose names are accompanied by three figures are sons or daughters of the immediately preceding persons bearing immediately preceding consecutive numbers. All persons in each group, bearing the same letter...

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Hubbard Genealogy

George Hubbard George1 Hubbard was first in Watertown, Mass., about 1633; m. Mary Bishop, who d. at Guilford, Conn., Sept. 14, 1675. She was dau. of John and Ann Bishop, who moved to Guilford in 1639, where he, Bishop, was one of the seven prop. of the town, and d. there, February, 1661. On May 6, 1635, permission from the General Court of Massachusetts was granted to the inhabitants of Watertown “to remove themselves to any place they shall think meet to make choice of, provided they still continue under the government.” Among these immigrators was George Hubbard and family and his father-in-law, John Bishop and family. George Hubbard was the representative of Wethersfield, Conn., at the first Colonial General Court, under the Constitution of 1639. He went from Wethersfield and settled at Milford on Long Island, “being assigned Milford Island as his grant. He was one of those persons whose names are hereunto written-who are allowed to be free planters, having for the present, liberty to act in the choice of public officers for the carrying on of public affairs in this plantation. Mr. George Hubbard came from Wethersfield.” Before 1650 he sold Milford Island to Richard Bryan, and moved with his son-in-law John Fowler to Guilford, where his wife’s parents, John and Ann Bishop, had become residents. George Hubbard was admitted to church membership in Guilford, Oct. 6,...

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Rev. John Smith Genealogy – John of Brinspittie, Dorsetshire, England

Rev. John Smith Rev. John1 Smith, born at Brinspittie, Dorsetshire, England, about 1614; minister at Barnstable, Mass., 1643; juryman; deputy. Appointed to attend meetings of the Quakers and hear their defense; reported in their favor, and so displeased his brother-in-law, Governor Thomas Hinckley. Withdrew from communion with the church for conscientious reasons. In September, 1661, he led in organizing a church which the council would not approve. (MS. in Mass. Hist. Coll. quoted by Felt.) In 1673 he was called to Sandwich, and was the minister in this settlement until 1689. He d. in 17-, [last two figures not deciphered]; m., about 1643, Susanna, dau. of Samuel and Sarah Hinckley, who came in the Hercules, March, 1634. Samuel Hinckley was in Barnstable in 1638; town officer; his son Thomas became governor of Plymouth Colony; will prob. March 4, 1663, names dau. Susanna Smith and son Thomas Hinckley. Joseph Smith Joseph2 Smith, b. Dec. 6, 1667, at Barnstable; m. April 29, 1689, Anne Fuller. “He was an important man in the county; selectman, town treasurer, and representative”; d. March 4, 1746. Edward1 Fuller came with his wife in the Mayflower, and signed the compact. Res. Plymouth. Both he and the wife died in the winter of 1621, and their bodies were interred on Burial Hill. Edward Fuller was of the Leyden Company who set sail on the Speedwell, and was...

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Everett Genealogy

“Friday” “My dear Cousin,–I am quite sure that I saw on your lawn that magnificent Clematis paniculata which I have just now ordered of Farquhar. “But did I not also see two or three good autumn shrubs of the kind that make no vain glory? And, if I did, what are they? “Love from all to all, “Yours ever, “Edward E. Hale “The Everett Genealogy has come! “Wunderbar!” This letter is introduced because of its connection with the Everett Genealogy, which was presumably compiled by the late Edward F. Everett, although it was printed some months after his decease, and was completed by persons incapable of arranging, with accuracy, the records he left. In this book my gr.-gr.-grandfather is made to appear under the name of Samuel5 Everett. There was never a Samuel in our line of ancestors. The record should have read: Ebenezer5 Everett, b. 1734, d. 1808; Isaac6 Everett, b. 1757, d. 1801 [his wid. Elizabeth [Tower] Everett d. 1842, age 86]; Joel7 Everett, b. 1789, d. 1855; Elizabeth8 Everett, b. 1816, d. 1904; she m., 1844, Almon Hemenway Davis, who made a record, now in my possession, in 1844, of our line of Everett ancestors. From a close examination of the dates of births and deaths given above, it will appear how easily this was done; for he conversed with parties to the Everett Genealogy whose...

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Simon Willard Genealogy

The Willard Memoir [Joseph Willard], Soldiers in King Philip’s War [George M. Bodge], History of Cambridge [Paige], History of Concord [Shattuck], History of Groton [Butler], New England Historical and Genealogical Register, all give interesting accounts of Major Simon Willard, one of the finest types of a Puritan, living in New England in the middle of the seventeenth century [1634-76]. Simon Willard Simon1 Willard was b. at Horsmonden, County Kent, England; bap. April 17, 1605. He was the son of Richard Willard by wife Margery, and brother of Margery [Willard] Davis, who married, in England, DOLAR DAVIS. The family name in England is very old. It may be found in the Domesday Book. Simon Willard m., in England, Mary, dau. of Henry and Jane [Ffielde] Sharpe, who was the mother of nine children. She was b. at Horsmonden; bap. Oct. 16, 1614; she d. at Newtowne [Cambridge]. He m. second Elizabeth Dunster, who d. in six months; m. third Mary Dunster, sister of Henry Dunster, first president of Harvard College. He mentions in his will “my sister Willard, and all her children.” Mary [Dunster] Willard was living when her brother Henry’s will was probated. She was the mother of eight children, by Willard, born between 1649-66. She m. second, July 14, 1680, Dea. John Noyes of Sudbury, Mass., and d. in that town, Dec., 1715. Simon Willard was living in...

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John Lawrence Genealogy

The Lawrence family, in New England, claim to be related to the George Washington family in England. This is probably correct, as the Christian Register, cautious in its statements, indorses it as a fact. John Lawrence John1 Lawrence was first at Watertown, Mass., where he was freeman 1637, afterwards at Groton, Mass., where he was a leading citizen; m. in England Elizabeth , by whom he had eleven children; she d. at Groton, Aug. 29, 1663; m. second Susanna Batchelder. By her he had two daughters. John Lawrence d. at Groton, July 11, 1667; wid. Susanna d. July 8, 1668. From his will: “to the town of Groton I give £100; to ye Church of Christ in Groton I give £40 to be laid out for ye procuring of some silver vessel or vessels for ye churches use as ye shall order; also £20 ye income to be annually paid or accounted for ye settled or ordained minister.” Another clause relating to his children: “I will that after my lawful debts and engagements are paid ye residue to be disposed to every of my children born to me by my former wife to each and every one of you in equal portions.” Will has his autograph signature. Sons Joseph and Nathaniel executors. Nathaniel Lawrence Nathaniel2 Lawrence, b. Aug. 15, 1639, at Watertown; m. March 13, 1660-1, Sarah Moss, b....

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Richard Wait Genealogy

Richard Wait Richard1 Wait, b. at Watertown, Mass., 1637; farmer in Watertown; m. Mary ; d. at Watertown, Jan. 16, 1668-9; wid. Mary d. at Watertown, Jan. 21, 1678. Thomas Wait Thomas2 Wait, b. at Watertown, March 3, 1641-2; m. Sarah, dau. of James Cutler of Lexington, Mass. Thomas Wait was a farmer; d. at Weston, Mass., Jan. 3, 1722-3; wid. Sarah d. at Weston, Jan. 17, 1743-4, aged 91. Joseph Wait Joseph3 Wait, b. at Watertown, Feb. 4, 1682-3; m. Sarah, wid. of Joseph Stone; in Sudbury, Mass., 1715; constable 1735; removed to Worcester, Mass., 1743; d. at Worcester, Oct. 5, 1753; wid. Sarah d. at Worcester, April 24, 1754. John Wait John4 Wait, b. at Watertown; bap. at Watertown, Sept. 26, 1708; m. first at Watertown, 1727-8, Hannah Wellington, d. before March 17, 1764, the date on which John Wait m. second, Eunice Morse of Sherborn, Mass., dau. of John and Hannah [Morse] Wellington, descended from Roger’ Wellington, “Planter,” selectman at Watertown seven years. He m. Mary, dau. of Dr. Richard Palgrave of Charlestown, Mass. John Wait removed to Brookfield, Mass., 1746, having bought a farm of 300 acres on Foster’s Hill. He was a veteran in the Indian Wars. Five of his sons were officers in the Revolutionary War. He d. at Brookfield, Jan. 27, 1761. See Temple’s North Brookfield for explicit information of the service...

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Rev. George Phillips Genealogy

Rev. George1 Phillips, the first settled minister at Watertown, came to New England in ship Arbella, with his friends Gov. Winthrop and Sir Richard Saltonstall. He was grad. of Gaius Coll., Cambridge, A.B. 1613, A.M. 1617; landed at Salem, Mass., June 12, 1630; wife Elizabeth [Sergent] Phillips d. soon after arrival, and was buried in Salem by the side of Lady Arbella Johnson. Mr. Phillips was minister at Watertown fourteen years; d. at Watertown, July 1, 1644. “A godly man, specially gifted and very peaceful in his place.” (Winthrop.) Samuel Phillips Samuel2 Phillips, b. at Boxstead, England, 1625; grad. Harv. Coll. 1650; m. at Ipswich, Mass., Oct. 15, 1651, Sarah Appleton, dau. of Samuel Appleton, who was in Ipswich 1634; one of the first town officers; deputy 1637; m. in England Sarah Everard. Mr. Phillips was minister at Rowley, Mass.; preached the Artillery Election Sermon 1675, Election Sermon 1678; d. April 22 1696; wid. Sarah d. July 15, 1713. He was considered one of the first men in the New England colonies. (See Gage’s History of Rowley.) Samuel Phillips Samuel3 Phillips, b. at Rowley, March 23, 1657-8; m. at Gloucester, Mass., May 22, 1687-8, Mary Emerson, dau. of Rev. John and Ruth [Symonds] Emerson of Gloucester. Ruth Symonds was dau. of Samuel Symonds of Ipswich, Mass., deputy and assistant 1638, later deputy governor. Mr. Phillips was a goldsmith [banker]...

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Paul Clark Family

In addition to the three sons whose descendants have been traced in the previous genealogical tables, Caphas Clark had seven other sons and two daughters.(*) From Paul, a fourth son, was descended the branch of the Clark family now resident in Rutland, Vermont, which has contributed the following information. 1 PAUL CLARK, b Keene, N.H., April 25, 1774; d Springfield. Vt., ; s Cephas and Jemima (Griggs) Clark, m June 25, 1799, Hannah Hodgman, Keene, N.H.; d Springfield, Vt. Issue: 2 George, b Keene, May, 1800; d Springfield, Vt. 2 Stephen, b Springfield, Vt., May 10, 1802; d Chittenden, Vt., April 11, 1878. George Clark 2 GEORGE CLARK, b May, 1800; d (date unknown), m Sarah Kenney. Issue: 2 Frances E., b Mar. 31, 1836; d August 3, 1838. Stephen Clark 2 STEPHEN CLARK, b May 10, 1802; d April 11, 1878. m October 3, 1824, Mary Farnham of Springfield, b Sept. 22, 1806; d July 20, 1876. Issue: 3 Susan (Dates not known). 3 Mary Jane, b Sept. 19, 1825; d Mar. 22, 1873. 3 Susan, b Feb. 17, 1827; d Feb., 1841. 3 John, b Feb. 27, 1828; d Feb. 28, 1864. 3 Elizabeth, b April 8, 1831; d Jan. 24, 1848. 3 Laura Ann, b May 1, 1832; d April 17, 1886. 3 Maria H., b July 13, 1833; d Feb. 4, 1861. 3 Martin S.,...

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MacDonald McDonald Family Records

THE M(a)cDonald Family is among the forty-nine “best families” selected by the American Historical-Genealogical Society for whom the Society has published family histories during the past few years. The M(a)cDonald family has been prominent in the British Empire and in the United States; its members having played important roles in war and in peace. Family pride is a commendable trait and should be cultivated. All M(a)cDonald have just cause to be proud of their family history and traditions. In reference No. 14 we find the following regarding the origin and meaning of the name MacDonald: The surname, MacDonald, means the son or descendant of Donald. Donald is a well-known northern personal name. By some etymologists it is thought to be derived from the Gaelic “donhuil,” which means “browneyed.” Others say that it comes from two Gaelic words, “domhan”-the world-and “all”-mighty. In Scotch histories of the family the name is always written Macdonald or MacDonald, while those of the clan who have come to America usually use the abbreviation, McDonald. The clan MacDonald is certainly one of the oldest and most important in Scotland. Its chiefs descended from Somerled, Thane of Argyle, but sometimes styled King of the Isles, who flourished in the twelfth century. This clan has been known for centuries for its fearlessness and bravery, and also for its ancient and unbroken lineage. It is well represented today...

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Benjamin Woodworth, SR Family

Benjamin Woodworth, SR., b 1638, d 1728 Apr. 22. M (I) Deborah _______ Children: 3-1 Elizabeth, prob. d young. 3-2 Deborah, m Sprague. 3-3 Mary, prob. d young. M (2) Hannah ______ 3-4 Benjamin, Jr. 3-5 Ichabod. 3-6 Ebenezer, b 1691 March 12. 3-7 Amos. 3-8 Ezekiel. 3-9 Caleb. 3-10 Hannah, m _____ Walter. 3-11 Ruth, m Caleb Fitch April 4. 3-12 Judith, m Thomas Newcomb 1720 removed to Salisbury, Ct. 3-13 Margaret, m Joshua Owen, Nov. 5, 1718 3-14 Priscilla, m Amos Fuller, June 29, 1721. (Note) Elizabeth and Mary not mentioned in father’s will. (Note) Benjamin Woolworth (3) born in Scituate. In 1703 bought for 250 pounds from Phillip Smith a large tract of land in Lebanon, Ct., where many of the Scituate people settled. He moved soon after to Lebanon with his family; was admitted inhabitant Dec. 22, 1704. In deeds of lands at Lebanon he is described as Benjamin Woolworth of Little Compton, R. I. Benjamin’s (3-4) father Benjamin, is found in Lebanon, Conn. as early as 1701. Town of Lebanon, Conn. records vol. 2, page 469 says: Moses Woolworth of Norwich, Conn. to Benjamin Woolworth of Lebanon, Conn.–5 acres–in Little Compton, Bristol Co. –colony of Massachusetts Bay,–being one-third part of a fifteen acre lot which originally was Walter Woolworth’s Nov. 4, 1714. Benjamin’s farm was in the northeast part of the town. In 1714...

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