'Elder' Jabez Baker

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Jabez Baker

Birthdate: (76)
Birthplace: Beverly, Essex, Massachusetts
Death: August 24, 1758 (76)
Gloucester, Essex, Massachusetts
Place of Burial: Rockport, Essex, Massachusetts, United States
Immediate Family:

Son of Cornelius Baker and Hannah Baker
Husband of Rachel Baker
Father of Anna Baker; Rachel Witham; Jabez Baker; Abigail Baker; Mary Rowe and 2 others
Brother of Jonathan Baker; Samuel Baker, Twin; Priscilla Baker; Bethia Dike; Cornelius Baker, Twin and 3 others

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Immediate Family

About 'Elder' Jabez Baker

Jabez Baker was a son of Cornelius Baker, of Salem, and removed to Sandy Bay (now Rockport) from Beverly in 1719. He was one of the ruling elders of the church in Sandy Bay parish (the fifth parish in Gloucester) which was organized February 13, 1755. He died August 24, 1758. He married, June 15, 1703, Rachel Allen, died June 5, 1731. After her death he married Jane.

Jabez and Rachel (Allen) Baker had children, the first three born in Beverly, and the others at Rockport:

  1. Rachel, married, 1729, Thomas Parsons;
  2. Anna, born 1707, married Daniel Barber;
  3. Jabez, married. 1733, Anna Smith;
  4. Mary, born June 22, 1719. married, 1736, John Rowe:
  5. Bethia, born February 21,1722. married Daniel Smith;
  6. Abigail, born March 22. 1726.

Notes He m. Rachel Allen of Gloucester at Salem, 15 Jun 1703. First ch. b. Salem. He removed to Beverly abt. 1705. 6 ch. rec. at Beverly. They removed to Gloucester in 1719. Lived in the Sandy Bay area, now Rockport. 3 ch. rec. at Gloucester. Became an elder in the church. He contributed 2 Spanish dollars towards the purchase of new record books for the parish.  


  1. Genealogical and Personal Memoirs Relating to the Families of ..., Volume 2. edited by William Richard Cutter. Page 622
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'Elder' Jabez Baker's Timeline

March 6, 1682
Beverly, Essex, Massachusetts
July 6, 1707
Age 25
Beverly, Essex, Massachusetts
Age 24
Beverly, Essex, Massachusetts
September 9, 1711
Age 29
Gloucester, Essex, MA
July 19, 1715
Age 33
Beverly, Essex, Massachusetts
June 22, 1719
Age 37
Gloucester, Essex, Massachusetts
February 21, 1722
Age 39
Rockport, Essex, Massachusetts
March 22, 1726
Age 44
Rockport, Essex, Massachusetts
August 24, 1758
Age 76
Gloucester, Essex, Massachusetts