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Joan Ingraham (Rockwell)

Also Known As: "Widow of Jeffrey Baker"
Birthplace: Dorchester, Dorset, England (United Kingdom)
Death: September 16, 1683
Northampton, Hampshire County, Massachusetts Bay Colony
Immediate Family:

Daughter of Deacon William Rockwell and Susanna Grant
Wife of Jeffrey Baker, of Windsor and Richard Ingraham, of Northampton
Mother of Deacon Samuel Baker; Hepzibah Pomeroy; Mary Baker; Abigail Baker, (died young) and Joseph Baker
Sister of John Rockwell; Samuel Rockwell; Ruth Huntington; Joseph Rockwell; Sarah Gaylord and 1 other
Half sister of Joseph Rockwell and Josiah Grant

Managed by: David Russell Romine
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About Joan Ingraham

Joan Baker Rockwell is the sister of Ruth Rockwell who was the wife of Christopher Huntington.

Had five children by her first husband between 1644 and 1655.



Joan Rockwell, eldest child of Dea. William Rockwell and Susanna Capen, bapt. Apr. 25, 1625 at Dorchester in Dorset, England. She d. Sept. 16, 1683 at Northampton, Mass.

On Nov. 15, 1642 at Windsor, Conn., Joan m. 1) Jeffrey Baker, who d. intestate July 7, 1655 at Windsor. They had five children at Windsor, one dying in infancy. The children of Joan Rockwell and her first husband Jeffrey Baker, all b. at Windsor, Conn., are:

  • • i. Dea. Samuel Baker, b. Mar. 30, 1644, d. Apr. 12, 1715 at Windsor, Conn., Æ 72; m. 1) June 30, 1670 at Windsor, Sarah Cook, dau. of Nathaniel Cook & Lydia Vore, b. June 28, 1650 at Windsor. She d. after Nov. 1700 likely at Windsor, Conn. There were no children of this marriage. Samuel m. 2) after Oct. 1703, the widow Abigail Huntington, dau. of Samuel Lothrop & Elizabeth Scudder, b. May 11, 1665 at New London, Conn. She d. after April 1715. There were no children of this second marriage. Abigail had m. 1) Dec. 9, 1686 at Norwich, Conn., Samuel Baker's 1st cousin John Huntington, s. of Christopher Huntington and Ruth Rockwell, b. Mar. 15, 1665/6 at Norwich, Conn. He d. before Oct. 1703. Abigail had five children by her first husband.
  • • ii. Hepzibah Baker, b. May 10, 1646; m. Mar. 8, 1664/5 prob. at Windsor, Conn., Caleb Pomeroy, s. of Elweed Pomeroy, bapt. Mar. 6, 1641/2 at Windsor. They resided at Northampton, Mass. and had ten children.
  • • iii. Mary Baker, b. July 15, 1649; no further certain record.
  • • iv. Abigail Baker, b. Dec. 23, 1652; d. young.
  • • v. Joseph Baker, b. June 18, 1655, d. Dec. 11, 1691 at Windsor, Conn.; m. Jan. 30, 1676/7 at Windsor, the widow Hannah (Cook) Buckland, sister of Joseph's brother Samuel's 1st wife Sarah Cook, b. Sept. 21, 1655 at Windsor. Five children of the family. Hannah m. 1) Oct. 21, 1675 Thomas Buckland, by whom she had no children, and 3) John Loomis.

On Dec. 10, 1668 at Northampton, Mass., Joan m. 2) Richard Ingraham, who d. Aug. 7, 1683 at Northampton. There are no known children of this marriage.

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Joan Ingraham's Timeline

April 25, 1625
Dorchester, Dorset, England
April 25, 1625
Dorchester, Dorset, England, (Present UK)
April 25, 1625
., Dorchester, Dorchestshire, England
March 30, 1644
Windsor, Connecticut Colony
May 10, 1646
Windsor, Hartford County, Connecticut, United States
July 15, 1649
December 23, 1652
June 18, 1655
Windsor, Hartford County, Connecticut, United States