Friday, March 28, 2008

John Baker

When lived
About 1840 to at least 1910

How related to Kieran
Great-great-great-great grandfather (father of Catherine Baker)


About 1840 in Pennsylvania


g Married Jennie (NA) (b. about 1851; d. before 1910)

g William Baker (b. about 1868)
g Catherine Baker (b. June 15, 1870, in Mercer County, Pa. ; m. George Scott on Aug. 28, 1889; d. Dec. 11, 1936, in Nelson, Wis.)
g John Baker (b. about 1875)
g George Baker (b. about 1878; living in Dalkena, Wash., in 1936)
g Charles Baker (b. after spring 1880 at earliest; living in Dalkena, Wash., in 1936)

Interesting facts
g Sometimes wife's name is spelled "Jeannie"
g The 1880 U.S. Census lists him as a farmer residing in Nelson, Buffalo Co., Wis. Also living in the household are: John Baker, age 40; Jennie Baker, 29; William Baker, 12; John Baker, 5; George Baker, 2. Daughter Catherine oddly doesn’t appear in the 1880 census as living with her parents.
g The 1910 U.S. Census lists John living on a 64-acre farm he homesteaded in Rocky Ford, Stevens County, Wash. He is widowed. The only other person living on the farm is his son George L. Baker.


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