John Baker (1817 - 1857)

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Birthplace: Alabama, United States
Death: Died in Belmont, Texas, United States
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John Baker (b. 16 Jun 1817), believed to be a son of Moses Baker, purchased 3 outer Gonzales town lots in Nov and Dec of 1834 near those of his father Moses and brother Isaac. John Baker married Elizabeth Dilworth had a son Blackston Dilworth Baker (b. 13 Feb 1847). After the death of Elizabeth, John Baker then married Sarah E. Echols (b. 25 Nov 1837) on 20 Oct 1853. They had children Sarah Malviney Baker (b. 2 Oct 1854) and Mary Jane Baker (b. 12 Dec 1855). John Baker died on 1 Nov 1857 and is buried at Harris Chapel cemetery, six miles north of Belmont to the east 1.5 miles from Hwy 80 in a pasture, near Mary Jane Baker and members of the Eckols family. Descendants of the Echols family of Luling, Texas, have the leather bound journal belonging to John Baker which contained birthdates of family. The journal gave Isaac Baker's birthdate as 15 Sep 1814 noting that he fell in the Alamo fighting in the cause of Texas 6 Mar 1836 at "age 20 years, 6 months and seven days." (If correct, this should have been 21 years, 6 months, 22 days).

Source: http://www.tamu.edu/ccbn/dewitt/dewitt.htm

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Texas Marriage Collection, 1814-1909 and 1966-2002 about John Baker

Name: John Baker

Marriage Date: 21 Jan 1842

Spouse: Elizabeth Dilworth

Marriage County: Gonzales

Marriage State: Texas

Source: Texas Marriages, 1814-1909

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1850 United States Federal Census about John Baker

Name: John Baker

Age: 32

Estimated Birth Year: abt 1818

Birth Place: Alabama

Gender: Male

Home in 1850 (City,County,State): Guadalupe, Texas

Family Number: 3

Household Members:

Name Age

John Baker 32

Elizabeth Baker 22

Blackstone Baker 3

Sarah Tate 36

James Tate 13

William Tate 11

Elizabeth Tate 8

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John Baker's Timeline

1817
June 16, 1817
Alabama, United States
1853
October 13, 1853
Age 36
TX, USA
1857
November 1, 1857
Age 40
Belmont, Texas, United States
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Gonzales, TX, USA