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John Baker

Birthplace: Alabama, United States
Death: Died in Belmont, Gonzales, Texas, United States
Place of Burial: Belmont, Gonzales, TX, USA
Immediate Family:

Son of Moses Baker and Unknown Mrs. Baker
Husband of Elizabeth Baker and Sarah Ellen Baker
Father of Blackston H. Baker; Sarah Malvina Baker; Mary Jane Baker and Margarette Elizabeth Baker
Brother of Rachel Davis; Isaac G. Baker (Immortal 32 Gonzales Ranger) and Margaret "Peggy" Davis (Baker)

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About John Baker

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).



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


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

June 16, 1817
Alabama, United States
February 14, 1847
Age 29
October 2, 1854
Age 37
December 12, 1855
Age 38
November 1, 1857
Age 40
Belmont, Gonzales, Texas, United States
June 6, 1858
Age 40
Gonzales, TX, USA
Belmont, Gonzales, TX, USA