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immigrant Ireland  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?.

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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)

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

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

Marriage / Partner(s) and Child(ren)

John Baker married immigrant Ireland Jane Davis-- Place: 

America/USA Parker Baker (b.abt. 1867, , Rhode Island, USA  d. bef. 1921, )

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

America/USA Albert Baker (b.4 April 1873, Sutton, Massachusetts, USA  d. 16 June 1916, Warwick, Rhode Island, USA )

 America/USA Reuben Baker (b.14 April 1874, Sutton, Massachusetts, USA  d. 13 January 1921, Southbridge, Massachusetts, USA)

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

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

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

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

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

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Origin of Surname
(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.
Added: 3/31/2015 3:00:30 PM - Beckie  Updated: -

RI -- 1867

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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: 1860
Date of Action: 14 Oct 1868
Collection Title: Index to New England Naturalization Petitions, 1791-1906 (M1299)
NARA Series #: M1299
Roll #: 39
Roll Description: A100 (Alphonse) - C166...

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. Ireland
Baker, Margaret, age 26, b. Ireland
Baker, Carrie, age 1, b. CT
Baker, Thomas, age 4, b. CT
Baker, unnamed infant male, age 1 month, b. CT in May
1870 U.S. Census
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SUTTON, WORCESTER, MA -- 1871 - 1886

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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

The Homes of Sutton
Center District No. 4

...The next house was moved upon its present site and made into a dwelling by Lewis W. Howard, who occupied it several years ; then rented it to several different families. It is now owned by Stephen H. Stockwell and occupied by his hired man, Mr. John...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

1880 Sutton, Worcester, Massachusetts
John BAKER, Self, M, Male, W, 50, IRE, Farm Hand, IRE, IRE
Janie BAKER, Wife, M, Female, W, 36, IRE, Keeps House, IRE, IRE
Parker BAKER, Son, S, Male, W, 13, RI, At School, IRE, IRE
Geo. E. BAKER, Son, S, Male, W, 8, MA, At School, IRE, IRE
Albert BAKER, Son, S, Male, W, 7, MA, At School, IRE,...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

1886 Birth of Child
Harry Baker was born 27 July 1886, Sutton, Massachusetts, USA

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

The condition of Albert Baker, the boy shot by C. T. Aldrich, Jr., Saturday, is still serious. He had a bad night Saturday night, as reported by Dr. Cronin. The wound is very painful and his nervous...Read MORE...

1898 - Possible Death
21 May 1898
John Baker
age 66
Place of death: Pontiac
b. Ireland
cause of death: carcinoma of pharynx

RI Archives - Book 98, Page 745

Added: 3/18/2009 10:18:08 PM - Beckie  Updated: 5/20/2011 9:51:43 PM - Beckie

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