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immigrant flag   John  BAKER

  (b. abt. 1830 Ireland   d. abt. 1898 Warwick, Rhode Island? )  
Summary: 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 abt. 1900 in Rhode Island, USA. 

John BAKER died abt. 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).

Is this his date of death? 21 May 1898?

Note on an old pictures mentions the word "Carney". Could that be Carney, County Sligo, Ireland? Or does that refer to Carney’s Island in Warwick, RI/ Apponaug?

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

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John BAKER married immigrant flag  Jane DAVIS-- Place: 


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 )
m. Exilda ROBERGE 8 October 1898

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)
m. Marie Albina Clarinda RENAUD 11 August 1895

flag  Nurdin E BAKER (b.18 December 1876, Sutton, Massachusetts, USA  d. 22 November 1930, West Warwick, Rhode Island, USA)
m. Emily M DANIELS 1 September 1906

flag  William W BAKER (b.20 September 1878, Sutton, Massachusetts, USA  d. 27 April 1942, Smithfield, Rhode Island, USA )
m. Rose-Anna LAFERRIERE 10 June 1899
m. Clara AMYOT aft.1928

flag  Jennie Susan BAKER (b.8 February 1880, Sutton, Massachusetts, USA  d. 13 March 1962, Smithfield, Rhode Island, USA )
m. George Joseph PLANTE 21 February 1903

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)
m. Leah Anna MCDERMOTT 25 October 1909

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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.

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

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:...

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....

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

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

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 ...Read MORE...

1876 Birth of Child
Nurdin E 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,...

1880 Birth of Child
Jennie Susan BAKER was born 8 February 1880, Sutton, Massachusetts, USA
1884 Birth of Child
Charles BAKER was born 29 November 1882, Sutton, Massachusetts, USA
World History 1886 - January 29 – Karl Benz patents the first successful gasoline-driven automobile, the Benz Patent Motorwagen (built in 1885). - January 29, 1886

1886 Birth of Child
Harry BAKER was born 27 July 1886, Sutton, Massachusetts, USA
World History 1893 - May 1 - World's Columbian Exposition
World's Columbian Exposition is held in Chicago, commemorating the 400th anniversary of European...Read MORE...

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

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

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

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

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