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BAKER Family Genealogy
John BAKER was born abt. 1598 in Norwich, Norfolk, England. John BAKER was the child of ? and ?
John was an immigrant to the United States, arriving by 1638.
Marriage(s) and Child(ren):
He married Elizabeth BAGWELL? abt. 1632 in England . The couple had (at least) 7 children. Elizabeth BAGWELL? was born abt. 1612 in England (United Kingdom). She died aft. 1666 in Massachusetts, USA.
John BAKER died aft. 1680 in Topsfield, Massachusetts Bay Colony.
Details of the family tree of John appear below.
- 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.
The Essex Antiquarian (Online db: NewEnglandAncestors.org, New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2006),(Originally Published in Salem, MA. The Essex Antiquarian, 13 vols. 1897-1909.) Page 158
'Biography* Records show that he indentured himself as a grocer on 9 April, 1616...for a 12 year stint as an apprentice. He was made a citizen of Norwich, England on 15 August, 1628. Came to Boston in 1637, aboard the 'Rose' of Yarmouth, England. W.S. Appleton's 'Ancestry of Priscilla Baker' contains a copy of his examination before embarking. It reads: April 8th 1637. The examination of John Baker borne in Norwich in Norffolcke, Grocar aged 39...Read MORE...
- 1633 Birth of Child
Elizabeth BAKER was born 18 August 1633, Norwich, Norfolk, England
- 1634 Birth of Child
John BAKER was born 30 November 1634, Norwich, Norfolk, England
- 1636 Birth of Child
Thomas BAKER was born 18 September 1636, Norwich, Norfolk, England
- 1641 Birth of Child
Sarah BAKER was born 9 March 1641, Ipswich, Massachusetts, USA
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Added: 12/16/1999 12:00:00 AM - Updated: 9/3/2016 8:47:24 AM
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