|Living (private). Parents: Orville E. BAKER-94733 and Bertha M. MOWRY-115818.|
Living (private). Parents: Roland Leroy BAKER Sr.-140815 and Minnie Esther BERRY-48010.
Living (private). Parents: John Replogle BAKER-95934 and Joanne Marie STIFFLER-95935.
John Emanuel BAKER1095 was born (date unknown). Parents: John William BAKER-1821 and Anna Mary ULRICH-34091.
John Espy BAKER3499,3524 was born on 23 January 1882 or 24 January 1882 in Fredericksburg, Blair Co., PA.3524 He died from typhoid fever on 20 January 1902 at the age of 19.3524 He was buried at Brumbaugh Cem. in Clover Creek, Huston Twp., Blair Co., PA.3524 Parents: Daniel Snyder BAKER-7888 and Sarah Hoover DILLING-7884.
John Franklin BAKER3627 was born on 18 November 1928 in Port Republic, Rockingham Co., VA. He was a farmer and farm machinery dealer. He was a United Methodist church member. Parents: Walter Dice BAKER-38884 and Mary Elizabeth Etta SHOWALTER-38883.
John H. BAKER966,3037,3038 was born (date unknown).
Spouse: Catharine ANDERSON-3730. Catharine ANDERSON and John H. BAKER were married. Children were: Charles Robert BAKER-3728, Martha Jane BAKER-55909, T. H. BAKER-96873, Minnie BAKER-96874, Ruth A. BAKER-96875.
John Hampton BAKER870,3540 was born on 14 November 1791 in Washington, Warren Co., NJ.870 He was also known as John Hanus BAKER.870 He died on 18 November 1877 at the age of 86 in Bloomington, Grant Co., WI.870 John served in the military in the War of 1812 as a Drummer.870
In 1816 John LACY, Esz. had his estate read. The will named John BAKER and wife Mary, Richard LACEY, Rachel LACEY, Elizabeth wife of Charles MARSHALL and Martha wife of Jesse SMITH. John LACY's land was split amongest these named people. Which land was surveyed between that of his brother Garret LACY and Samuel BOWLBY.
John and Mary BAKER had ten girls.
After his marriage, John enlisted into Captain Benjamin COLEMAN's Company of Infantry, 2nd Regiment, New Jersey Detailed Militia, in the War of 1812. Held the rank of private, and served as the company's drummer. Joining him was his brother William BAKER. They served from 9 Sep. 1814 to 6 Dec. 1814. In 1870, BAKER applied for a pension due to a disability acquired in the war. He had a lame right foot. The injury was caused during a battle, when a British sword cut his Achillies tendon. He collected a pension from 1870-1877.
Sometime around the mid to late 1830's the BAKER family along with their son-in-law's family, John SLAGHT, began a series of westward migration that took them nearly ten years to complete, having stopped for a time in many states.
They first traveled to Michigan, by 1840 LaPorte, IN, two years later IL. finally 1848/49 in Beetwon, Grant Co. WI. He received 40 acres of land for military services.
Tradition states there were 2 more daughters who died in infancy and a son who stayed in N.J.
According to GLOVER family records middle name was Hanus He died 14 Nov 1877 and his father was Jacob BAKER who came to this country from Germany prior to the Revolutionary War. Her married Elizabeth SMITH. They had four children, Peter, John H., William and Elizabeth. He married Mary deLACEY (LACEY) 11 Nov 1810
A great deal of the BAKER family history was lost in the mid 1800's when John H. BAKER is said to have given his German printed family Bible to a local German immigrant who missed the old country. So to help her with her homesickness, he lent her his German Bible. What is unfortunate is that upon the pages in the Bible were details of the family history in Germany. The Bible has since been long lost.
What is known about the beginning of the BAKERs in America is that the immigrant was John W. BAKER (BAKKER in Germany) who was supposedly a cousin to the Prince of Hess. BAKER came to America as a mercenery soldier with the Hessians to fight for the British during the Revolutionary War, serving in the capacity of an officer. One tradtion states that he deserted the Hessian Army and fought for the Americans, but another tradition has him captured and made a POW.
During this time a Jacob BAKER and his brother, who were cousins to the Prince of Hess, were hired by the British to fight in America. Jacob BAKER left the British and fought for the Americans, for which services he was handsomely paid with 500 acres at Chillicothe, Ohio and 600 acres in Philadelphia, PA., plus a lot of cash. For those who can trace their fenealogy to Jacob BAKER, a large amount of money (300 million) is possible as being next of kin to him. It is possible that John W. is a son of Jacob BAKER, but to date, John W. BAKER's connection has not ben established.
After the war, BAKER settled in Sussex County, NJ, which was later divided and the lower half renamed Warren County in 1824, which is where he lived.
In 1790-1791, he is listed as a soldier in the local militia along with Samuel BOWLBY and John LACY.
John W. BAKER married Elizabeth SMITH and their children are: (see family page)
Settled in Sussex Co. NJ with Richard LACEY
According to descendants of Martha Baker GLOVER, (Cleone VAN WESTON)
According to Cleone VAN WESTON
New Jersey, Sussex Co., Marriages 1795-1818 marriage Index
1850 Grant Co. Census p. 112, 281,397
Spouse: Polly Mary LACEY-13716. Polly Mary LACEY and John Hampton BAKER were married on 14 November 1810 in Sussex Co., NJ.870 They870 were married by her father, Justice John LACEY of Sussex Co., NJ870
Mrs. VAN WESTEN of California said:
"John LACEY performed the marriage of Polly Mary LACEY (dau. of Mary BOWLBY LACEY) to John BAKER, NOV 1810 (Sussex Co. m. record, I was able to obtain) so I think John is her father. Bible records were accurate all the way to John BAKER's birth in 1891. I have his military record, War of 1812, and he is in the 1830 census ensconsed with seven of his eight daughters. The last was born in DEC after the census was taken."
Children were: Julia Ann BAKER-13719, Rebecca L. BAKER-13720, Sara BAKER-13721, Jane BAKER-13722, Rachel BAKER-13723, Clarrissa Granville BAKER-13718, Mary E. BAKER-13724, Martha BAKER-13725, (Ninth child of BAKER, Polly and John Hampton) BAKER-39437, (Tenth child of BAKER, Polly and John Hampton) BAKER-39438.
John Harry BAKER Sr.3516,3517,3518,3628 was born on 5 February 1915 in Mattawanna, Bratton Twp., Mifflin Co., PA. He graduated in 1931 from Yeagertown High School, Yeagertown, Derry Twp., Mifflin Co., PA. He died on 26 October 1999 at the age of 84 at Mercy Hospital emergency room in Wilkes-Barre, Luzerne Co., PA. John was buried on 30 October 1999 at Mummert's Meeting House Cem. in East Berlin, Adams Co., PA.3516 Parents: David Lebiah BAKER-137659 and Etta Mae HOMMEL-137660.
Living (private). Parents: John Harry BAKER Sr.-137661 and Doris Loretta WERTZ-137662.
Living (private). Parents: Living and Dianne HOWELL-94933.
Living (private). Parents: Enos Clyde BAKER-86455 and Anna Pearl DILLING-86454.
John Rascher BAKER3629 was born on 26 September 1921 in Martinsburg, North Woodbury Twp., Blair Co., PA. Parents: Elvin D. BAKER-56001 and Sophia Hannah RASCHER-96535.
Spouse: Ida Florence REPLOGLE-96590. Ida Florence REPLOGLE and John Rascher BAKER were married on 5 February 1942 in Martinsburg, North Woodbury Twp., Blair Co., PA. Children were: William John BAKER-96593, Living, Living, Living.
John Replogle BAKER1940 was born on 25 June 1929 in Waterside, Bedford Co., PA. Parents: Samuel Edward BAKER-34629 and Wilma Romaine REPLOGLE-54408.
John Richard BAKER30 was born on 6 November 1915. He died on 13 November 1918 at the age of 3. Parents: George Dilling BAKER-56003 and Rachel Fern HAFFLEY-96648.
John Ronald BAKER1555,2654 was born on 12 December 1938 in Roaring Spring, Blair Co., PA. He is the twin brother of James Donald BAKER He died on 12 February 1939 at the age of 0. Parents: James Harold BAKER-45235 and Florence Lucille SMITH-37805.
John S. BAKER3499 was born in 1846. Parents: Peter BAKER-12573 and Mary SNYDER/SNIDER-12574.
John Samuel BAKER3001 was born on 14 December 1904. He died on 17 December 1938 at the age of 34. Parents: Mahlon BAKER-7417 and Minnie Barbara DILLING-12572.
Spouse: Marie S. COWEN-12657. Marie S. COWEN and John Samuel BAKER were married on 30 June 1934.
Living (private). Parents: George Landis BAKER-34627 and Honor SNYDER-54406.
John W. BAKER1022 was born (date unknown).
John W. BAKER2220,3510 was born on 27 May 1853. He died on 27 January 1854 at the age of 0. Parents: Samuel BAKER/BECKER-1790 and Catharine BRUMBAUGH-1567.
John William BAKER1095,3491 was born on 6 July 1857. Parents: Samuel BAKER II-1795 and Elizabeth BOWERS-1820.
Spouse: Anna Mary ULRICH-34091. Anna Mary ULRICH and John William BAKER were married. Children were: Rosetta BAKER-39959, Maude Mae BAKER-39960, Charles Henry BAKER-39954, Eva Fern BAKER-39961, Bertha Blanche BAKER-39962, Olive Belle BAKER-39963, John Emanuel BAKER-39964, Zora Anna BAKER-39965, Arlie Ulrich BAKER-39966, Sylvan BAKER-39967.
John William BAKER859,2347,2388,3235 was born on 28 January 1876 in Fredericksburg, Blair Co., PA.2347 He died on 10 June 1945 at the age of 69 in Waterside, Bedford Co., PA.2347 He was buried at Replogle Cem. in Waterside, Bedford Co., PA.2347 John was a farmer. He was a member of the Church of the Brethren. Parents: Samuel Snyder BAKER-7887 and Catharine Hoover DILLING-7883.
Spouse: Iva S. REPLOGLE-3940. Iva S. REPLOGLE and John William BAKER were married on 8 December 1897 in Waterside, Bedford Co., PA.859 Children were: George Landis BAKER-34627, Hannah Ruth BAKER-34628, Samuel Edward BAKER-34629, Clarence Wilbur BAKER-34630, Laura Kathryn BAKER-34632, Mary Viola BAKER-34633, Lola Mae BAKER-34634.
Jonas BAKER2928 was born (date unknown).
Spouse: Mary DETWILER-52211. Mary DETWILER and Jonas BAKER were married.
Jonas BAKER3017 was born on 1 July 1856. Parents: George BAKER-69581 and Sarah "Sally" GEISSINGER-68815.
Spouse: Catherine AMSTUTZ-130463. Catherine AMSTUTZ and Jonas BAKER were married.
Jonathan BAKER3593 was born on 2 June 1908 in Kingston, Caldwell Co., MO. Parents: Hardin G. BAKER-159343 and Pearl BETHEL-159344.
Living (private). Parents: Living and Living.
Joseph BAKER697 was born (date unknown).
Spouse: Mary MILLER-21260. Mary MILLER and Joseph BAKER were married on 28 January 1840 in Montgomery Co., OH.
Joseph BAKER865 was born (date unknown).
Joseph BAKER3631 was born (date unknown).
Spouse: Pearl HITE-80278. Pearl HITE and Joseph BAKER were married on 13 April 1910 in Bladen, Webster Co., NE.
Joseph BAKER168 was born about 1859 in Pennsylvania. Parents: John BAKER-203381 and Nancy CONFER-203380.
Joseph BAKER3017 was born on 6 July 1860. He is the twin brother of Jacob BAKER Parents: George BAKER-69581 and Sarah "Sally" GEISSINGER-68815.
Joseph Adam BAKER3512 was born (date unknown). Parents: William BAKER-92760 and Grace BENTON-92759.
Living (private). Parents: Samuel Edward BAKER-34629 and Wilma Romaine REPLOGLE-54408.
Living (private). Parents: Living and Living.
Joseph Milton BAKER3529,3587 was born in 1812 in Frederick Co., VA. He died on 22 April 1862 at the age of 50 in Frederick Co., VA. He was buried at Mount Hebron Cem. in Winchester, Winchester City, VA. Parents: Henry William BAKER-174250 and Catherine MILLER-174251.
Joseph Sullivan BAKER2568 was born (date unknown).
Josephine BAKER164,3632 was born in 1848.3633 She died in 1928 at the age of 80.3633 She was buried at Bethel Cem. in Clayton (formerly Randolph Twp.), Montgomery Co., OH.3633 Parents: David BAKER-1978 and Elizabeth COFFMAN-1979.
Living (private). Parents: Galen Leroy BAKER-96697 and Jane Carrier HAMMAKER-96698.
Living (private). Parents: Ellis Wineland BAKER-96103 and Florence G. HORNICK-96104.
Living (private). Parents: Living and Living.
Julia A. BAKER3587,3634 was born in 1808 in Frederick Co., VA. She died on 21 March 1883 at the age of 75 in Frederick Co., VA. She was buried at Mount Hebron Cem. in Winchester, Winchester City, VA. Parents: Henry William BAKER-174250 and Catherine MILLER-174251.
Spouse: Robert Lockhart BAKER-174270. Julia A. BAKER and Robert Lockhart BAKER were married.
Julia Ann BAKER870,3540 was born on 25 March 1811 in New Jersey.870 She died on 9 August 1877 at the age of 66 in Wisconsin.870
In records from Wisconsin Historical Society, they list a Mrs. Julia Ann SLAGHT whose father is John BAKER and mother Mary BAKER to have married a John CLEGG born in Pennsylvania of James and Ann CLEGG on 24 Nov. 1867 by a justice of the peace. John was a farmer in Beetown.
Julia Ann BAKER SLAGHT, is listed as head of household in the 1850 Wisconsin Federal Census for Grant County. She too, as with her father, was residing in District 24. This census states that she was born in New Jersey and that her first two children, Sarah and John were born in the same state in 1834 and 1836. The family then moved to Michigan where a child was born, then to LaPorte County, Indiana where the family is listed under John L. SLAGHT, and another child is born. By 1842 the family is in Illinois where in this year Henry C. is born and two more sisters are born in 1846 and 1848. John died on 3 Apr. 1848 either in Illinois or probably in Wisconsin.
Julia Ann received land from her father, John H. BAKER. This sale is recorded in Book O. The sale took place on 2 Oct 1849 and was recorded two days later. The price for about a half acre was $25.00. Also on the same day she bought land from her brother-in-law, George W. HARGER, of 40 acres for $280.00.
With Julia Ann's family living in Wisconsin, it is not surprising that she then moves there to raise her family.
In 1856 Julia married for the second time to Jarius HARGER of Muscatine County, IA. on 10 Aug. Probably how this couple met is from her younger sister Clarissa who married Jarius's younger brother George Washington HARGER. Thus, the HARGER and SLAGHT families were combined under 1 roof.
In the land deeds Catherine SLAGHT, widow of John B. SLAGHT, deceased of Grant City, Wis. sold land to Frank Jacob SLAGHT on 26 Jan 1884 in Book 100. A few weeks earlier John Herbert SLAGHT sold land to Frank J. SLAGHT for a $1000.00. This deed in Book 99 reads;
Julia Ann died on 9 Aug 1877. She is buried next to John CLEGG, her third husband, whom she married on 24 Nov. 1867 at Beetown. Her tombstone is broken and the elements have nearly erased the dates away. She may have died in 1870, for she isn't listed with CLEGG in the 1870 Wisconsin Census.
According to GLOVERlover family records her name was Juliana. Her birth date could have been 1811
Marriage to Jarias HARGER, Grant co., Courthouse
Marriage to John CLEGG in Grant Co., Courthouse
Grant Co. Herald Dec 3, 1867
Spouse: John S. SLAGHT-39443. Julia Ann BAKER and John S. SLAGHT were married on 10 June 1831 in Warren Co., NJ.870 Children were: Sarah SLAUGHT-39448, John B. SLAGHT/SLAUGHT-39449, Mary Ann SLAGHT/SLAUGHT-39450, Frank SLAGHT-39451, Henry Clay SLAGHT-39458, Josephine SLAGHT/SLAUGHT-39459, Elizabeth J. SLAGHT/SLAUGHT-39476.
Julia Boyd BAKER3617,3635 was born on 12 August 1885 in Frederick Co., VA. She died on 3 April 1957 at the age of 71 in Winchester City, VA. She was buried at Mount Hebron Cem. in Winchester, Winchester City, VA. Parents: Corp. Jacob E. BAKER-174329 and Mary E. (WIFE OF BAKER, JACOB E.)-174330.
Julia Evalina BAKER1092,3636,3637,3638 was born on 4 August 1830 in Frederick Co., VA. She died on 29 November 1859 at the age of 29 in Baltimore Co., MD. She was buried at Mount Hebron Cem. in Winchester, Winchester City, VA. Parents: Jacob BAKER-174253 and Catherine B. STREIT-174254.
Living (private). Parents: Living and Living.
June M. "Junie" BAKER953 was born on 7 December 1895 in Preble Co., OH. She died in 1935 at the age of 40. She was buried at Wares Chapel Cem. in Preble Co., OH.953 Junie was a member of the Church of the Brethren. Parents: Clarence A. BAKER-148676 and Lydia A. MILLER-142062.
Karen BAKER3639 was born on 23 October 1881. She died on 30 January 1973 at the age of 91.
Spouse: Henry "Harry" BURKET-76776. Karen BAKER and Henry "Harry" BURKET were married. Children were: Annie Elizabeth BURKET-76778, Emma Kathryn/Katherine BURKET-76794, Nancy Pearl BURKET-76796, Mahlon B. BURKET-76798, Clair B. BURKET-76837, Herman B. BURKET-77177, Chester B. BURKET-77184, John Harold BURKET-77192.
Spouse: Lyman SULOFF-43945.