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immigrant flag  John  BAKER

  (b. abt. 1830, Ireland   d. 21 May 1898?Warwick, Rhode Island? )  

John BAKER was born abt. 1830 in , Ireland. John BAKER was the child of

John was an immigrant, arriving by 1867.

He married  Jane DAVIS .  The couple had (at least) 9 children. Jane DAVIS  was born abt. 1844 in , Ireland .  She died bet. 1896-1900 in , Rhode Island, USA . 

John BAKER died 21 May 1898? in Warwick, Rhode Island?.
Occupation: farm hand, laborer
Appears to have been born somewhere in Southern Ireland (in the area that would become the Irish Free State in 1922).

Could he possibly be from Killygordon, Co. Donegal, Ireland? (Long shot)

NEED M - RI?
D - RI?

NOTE: Neither John nor Jane appear to be living in Sutton in 1865 according to the 1865 Massachusetts Census records.

Related? American Civil War Soldiers
Name: John Baker ,
Residence: Sutton, Massachusetts
Occupation: Shoemaker
Enlistment Date: 15 February 1864
Distinguished Service: DISTINGUISHED SERVICE
Side Served: Union
State Served: Massachusetts
Unit Numbers: 969 969
Service Record: Enlisted as a Private on 15 February 1864 at the age of 22
Enlisted in Company F, 57th Infantry Regiment Massachusetts on 18 February 1864.
Deserted Company F, 57th Infantry Regiment Massachusetts on 16 April 1864 in Worcester, MA
Height: 5'47.5 "
Eye Color: blue
Hair Color: dark
Complexion: dark


OR RELATED?
Name: John B Baker ,
Residence: Providence, Rhode Island
Enlistment Date: 06 August 1862
Distinguished Service: DISTINGUISHED SERVICE
Side Served: Union
State Served: Rhode Island
Unit Numbers: 2746 2746
Service Record: Enlisted as a Corporal on 06 August 1862
Enlisted in Company F, 5th Heavy Artillery Regiment Rhode Island on 12 August 1862.
Furlough on 02 December 1863 (For 25 days)
Mustered out Company F, 5th Heavy Artillery Regiment Rhode Island on 26 June 1865 in New Berne, NC


From Massachusetts Vital Records:
A daughter of John and Jane Baker died in Providence, RI on Aug 27 1876. Related?
or this one? Julia Baker Relation: wf Kin 1: John Baker Kin 2: Jane L Baker Death Date: 01 Jul 1875 Age: 51 yrs

There is a Calvin L. Baker, age 48, who died in Sutton in 1864 parents were Asa and Susan Baker. Related?

Vol: 300 ; Page: 264 Sarah Elisabeth Baker married in Sutton Mar 9, 1878, at age 19, born in RI, parents listed as John H? or W? and Hannah (White) Baker. Related?

NOTE: Not found in Warwick in the 1905 state census

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Marriage / Partner(s) and Child(ren)

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John BAKER married immigrant flag Jane DAVIS-- Place: 


Children:
flag Parker BAKER (b.abt. 1867, , Rhode Island, USA  d. bef. 1921, )

flag George Edward BAKER (b.15 September 1871, Sutton, Massachusetts, USA  d. 1 March 1936, Warwick, Rhode Island, USA )

flag Albert BAKER (b.4 April 1873, Sutton, Massachusetts, USA  d. 16 June 1916, Warwick, Rhode Island, USA )

 flag Reuben BAKER (b.14 April 1874, Sutton, Massachusetts, USA  d. 13 January 1921, Southbridge, Massachusetts, USA)

flag Nurdin BAKER (b.18 December 1876, Sutton, Massachusetts, USA  d. 22 November 1930, West Warwick, Rhode Island, USA)

flag William W BAKER (b.20 September 1878, Sutton, Massachusetts, USA  d. 27 April 1942, Smithfield, Rhode Island, USA )

flag Jennie Susan (Jane) BAKER (b.8 February 1880, Sutton, Massachusetts, USA  d. 13 March 1962, Smithfield, Rhode Island, USA )

flag Charles BAKER (b.29 November 1882, Sutton, Massachusetts, USA  d. 2 December 1958, West Warwick, Rhode Island, USA)

flag Harry BAKER (b.27 July 1886, Sutton, Massachusetts, USA  d. 20 September 1958, West Warwick, Rhode Island, USA)



Events During the Lifetime of John BAKER

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Origin of Surname
BAKER
(Sax.) A name of trade, a baker; from the Saxon bacan, to dry by heat
An etymological dictionary of family and Christian names - By William Arthur - 1857.

World History 1839 - January 2 – First photograph of the Moon taken by photographer Louis Daguerre.

www.wikipedia.org - January 2, 1839

News 1839 - January 6 – Night of the Big Wind: Ireland is struck by the most damaging cyclone in 300 years.

www.wikipedia.org -

Invention 1839 - February 24 - Steam shovel patented by William Otis, Philadelphia

historyorb.com -

Invention 1843 - The Christmas card is invented (Sir Henry Cole and John Callcott Horsley, England)
"The custom of sending Christmas cards was started in the UK in 1843 by Sir Henry Cole. He was a...Read MORE...


Invention 1843 - Artificial Freezer Patented
1843: Until September 9, 1843, ice cream was made by the "pot freezer method," but on this day,...Read MORE...


Invention 1845 - The refrigerator is invented (John Gorrie, United States)
"John Gorrie was born in 1803 and spent most of his childhood in South Carolina. After receiving a...Read MORE...


Invention 1845 - The rubber band is invented (Stephen Perry, England)
"THE FIRST elastic bands, made from vulcanised rubber, were patented on March 17, 1845, by Stephen...Read MORE...


World History 1845 - September 9 – Potato blight breaks out in Ireland: beginning of the Great Famine.

Flight From Famine
Discovery Channel (www.youtube.com)
www.wikipedia.org - September 9, 1845

News 1848 - July 29 - Irish Potato Famine: Tipperary Revolt - in Tipperary, an unsuccessful nationalist revolt against British rule is put down by police.

historyorb.com -

Invention 1849 - The safety pin is invented (Walter Hunt, United States)
THE SAFETY PIN.
Interesting Story of Its Inventor, Walter Hunt.

Buffalo Commercial.
John R....Read MORE...


Invention 1853 - Potato chips are invented (George Crum, United States)
This year is the seventy-fifth anniversary or the potato chip and a resident of Saratoga Springs...Read MORE...


Invention 1857 - Toilet paper is invented (Joseph Gayetty, United States)
Really a Capital Production!
The celebrity of Gayett's Medicated Paper for the water-closet is...Read MORE...


Invention March 30, 1858: H. L. Lipman, of Philadelphia, patented the first pencil with eraser

The Old Farmer's Almanac www.almanac.com - March 30, 1858

Invention 1864 - Pasteurization is invented (Louis Pasteur, France)
Perfect Pasteurization Means Perfect Protection

Pasturization is simply heating milk - not...Read MORE...


RI -- 1867


What are the odds that this is him? More research needed
Name: John Baker
Birth Place: Ireland
Place of Residence: Rhode Island
Year of Arrival:...Read MORE...


Invention 1868 - The typewriter is invented (Christopher Latham Sholes, United States)
... In 1867 Mr. C. Latham Sholes, a printer and editor; Mr. Samuel W. Soule, a printer, and Mr....Read MORE...


News 1869 - The farmers in Ireland are complaining of great losses of potatoes, by disease.

St Joseph Herald - Saint Joseph, Michigan - March 20, 1869

News 1869 - A handbill, of which the following is a copy, was lately posted in sundry places in London:
"TO ALL FENIANS.
"Vive la Republique!
"The Queen will visit the city in state on Saturday, and on ...Read MORE...


1870 Is this them? Fairfield, Fairfield, Connecticut
It doesn't seem likely, but it's all I can find

Baker, John, age 40, blacksmith, b....Read MORE...


World History 1870 - France declares war on Prussia and Emperor Napoleon III is overthrown


World History 1870 - A cable dispatch on the 28th says the Pope has issued a special elimination against the Fenians, both in America and Ireland.

St Joseph Herald - Saint Joseph, Michigan - February 5, 1870

News 1870 - In Ireland landlords are often "warned" now-a-days by finding graves dug in their front yards.

St Joseph Herald - Saint Joseph, Michigan - May 14, 1870

SUTTON, WORCESTER, MA -- 1871 - 1886


World History 1870 to 1871 - Franco-Prussian War, ending in French defeat, loss of Alsace-Lorraine and end of the Second Empire


News 1871 - It is a curious fact, demonstrated by a recent British census, that the population of Ireland is actually less than the number of Irish who are now in the United States.

St Joseph Herald - Saint Joseph, Michigan - July 8, 1871

1871 Birth of Child
George Edward BAKER was born 15 September 1871, Sutton, Massachusetts, USA
1873 Birth of Child
Albert BAKER was born 4 April 1873, Sutton, Massachusetts, USA
1874 Birth of Child
Reuben BAKER was born 14 April 1874, Sutton, Massachusetts, USA
1876
The Homes of Sutton
Center District No. 4

...The next house was moved upon its present site and ...Read MORE...


Invention 1876 - March 7 – Alexander Graham Bell is granted a United States patent for an invention he calls the telephone (patent #174,466).
Professor Bell tried his telephone on the telegraph line between Boston and Salem the other day, he ...Read MORE...


1876 Birth of Child
Nurdin BAKER was born 18 December 1876, Sutton, Massachusetts, USA
1878 Birth of Child
William W BAKER was born 20 September 1878, Sutton, Massachusetts, USA
Invention 1879 - Incandescent light bulb is invented (Thomas Alva Edison, United States)
Edison still claims that his electric light is a complete success, and says he can now furnish it...Read MORE...


1880 Sutton, Worcester, Massachusetts
John BAKER, Self, M, Male, W, 50, IRE, Farm Hand, IRE, IRE
Janie BAKER, Wife, M, Female, W, 36,...Read MORE...


1880 Birth of Child
Jennie Susan (Jane) BAKER was born 8 February 1880, Sutton, Massachusetts, USA
1884 Birth of Child
Charles BAKER was born 29 November 1882, Sutton, Massachusetts, USA
Invention 1884 - Photographic film is invented (George Eastman, United States)
Photographic.

A certificate was filed yesterday in the county clerk's office showing that the...Read MORE...


Invention 1884 - The first gravity roller coaster amusement ride (LeMarcus A. Thompson, United States)
"1884: The first gravity roller coaster designed and built specifically as an amusement ride opens...Read MORE...


World History 1886 - January 29 – Karl Benz patents the first successful gasoline-driven automobile, the Benz Patent Motorwagen (built in 1885).

www.wikipedia.org - January 29, 1886

1886 Birth of Child
Harry BAKER was born 27 July 1886, Sutton, Massachusetts, USA
News 1887 - Michael Davitt is credited with the positive assertion that Ireland will have home rule within three years.


St Joseph Herald - Saint Joseph, Michigan - January 8, 1887

News 1887 - The story of Ireland is best told by the following figures furnished by Mulhall, one of the most reliable statisticians of the day.
He says that during Victoria's reign there have died of starvation in Ireland 1,255,000 people;...Read MORE...


News 1888 - About five thousand immigrants arrived in New York on the 9th, about one-half the number coming from Ireland.

St Joseph Herald - Saint Joseph, Michigan - June 16, 1888

News 1889 - At Clongorey, Ireland, thirteen tenants were evicted from their holdings on the 29th ult.,
and after the tenants had been driven from the houses twelve of the buildings were destroyed by the ...Read MORE...


Invention 1889 - The automobile is invented (Gottlieb Daimler, Germany)
THE NEW MOVING POWER
DAIMLER'S WONDERFUL MOTOR AND ITS PRACTICAL APPLICATIONS.
The Various...Read MORE...


Invention 1891 - The zipper is invented (Whitcomb L. Judson, United States)
"...the inventor of the first zipper, Whitcomb L. Judson, did his experimentation right here in the ...Read MORE...


Invention 1891 - The motion picture camera is invented (Thomas Alva Edison, William K.L. Dickson, United States)
LIGHT AND SOUND UNITED
EDISON OUTDOES HIMSELF IN THE KINETOGRAPH.
It is to Reproduce a Picture of ...Read MORE...


Invention 1893 - The electric toaster is invented (Crompton Co., UK)
Crompton and Co. invented the first electric toaster 1893 in Leeds England. This was the forerunner ...Read MORE...


World History 1893 - May 1 - World's Columbian Exposition

Curious City
WBEZ - Chicago Public Media: www.wbez.org


World's...Read MORE...


February 24, 1896
MILLBURY.
Albert Baker's Condition.
Wounded Boy Suffering Much Pain, and Case Still...Read MORE...


World History 1896 - Gold discovered in the Yukon's Klondike


Invention 1897 - Aspirin is invented (Felix Hoffmann (Bayer), Germany)
Aspirin Discoverer Dies an Unknown Man

"CHICAGO (UPI) - In these days of deadlines and taxes and ...Read MORE...


1898 - Possible Death
Warwick
21 May 1898
John Baker
age 66
Place of death: Pontiac
Farmer
b. Ireland
cause of...Read MORE...



Added: 12/16/1999 12:00:00 AM

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