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  • ID: I270
  • Name: John BAKER
  • Given Name: John
  • Surname: Baker
  • Name: Joan Baker
  • Given Name: Joan Baker
  • Surname: 1
  • Name: John M BAKER
  • Given Name: John M
  • Surname: Baker
  • Sex: M
  • Birth: 19 Oct 1840 in Somersetshire, England 2 3 4
  • Death: 1918 in La Salle, La Salle, Illinois
  • Burial: Oakwood Cem, La Salle, La Salle, Illinois 5 6 3 7
  • Event: Alt. Birth England 3
  • Event: Alt. Birth 1849 Pennsylvania 1
  • Event: Military Service 1864
  • Residence: 1900 La Salle, La Salle, Illinois 1
  • Immigration: 1856 England
  • _UID: 9B20EB13BEF5BE4EBDCFC8C2B8D7C74D3145
  • Change Date: 16 Mar 2014 at 14:06
  • Note:
    OBITUARY:
    John Baker FUNERAL will be HELD SUNDAY (from findagrave.com - publisherunknown)
    John Baker, Civil War veteran who died yesterday-noon at his home, St.Vincent and O'Conor avenues, will be laid at rest Sunday afternoon inOakwood cemetery. Services will be held at the family home.
    Mr. Baker, who had been ailing four months with a complication of diseases, was born in Somersetshire, England, Oct, 19, 1840, and came to this country with his parents at the age of seventeen, settling in Pittsburgh. Four years later, when the Civil war broke out, be enlisted and served until his honorable discharge. After the war he came to LaSalle and engaged In mining for about 25 years,
    Subsequently he went gardening at which he was engaged up to the time he was taken sick.
    «tab»In 1868 Mr. Baker was married to Susannah Jenkins of Pennsylvania and to them thirteen children born, three of whom died In infancy. The widowand the follow children survive:
    Mrs. D. L. as Miles, La Salle: Mrs James Knapp, Wapato. Wash.; Mrs. Thom Streightiff, La Salle; Miss Sarah, La Salle; James, Chicago; Thomas, John, George and Arthur of La Salle and Edward Camp Pike, Ark.
  • Note:
    (Research):CENSUS: 1860 [Pomeroy post office.] Salisbury, Meigs, Ohio
    John Jenkins 43 Miner, Wales,
    Elizabeth 35, Wales
    Susanna 12 O (wife of John Baker)
    Jane 10 O
    David 8, O
    Mary Ann 4, O
    Margaret E. 3, O
    Sarah 8/12 O

    ~1870 I couldn't find them in Illinois

    CENSUS: 1880 John Baker (possible match)
    La Salle, La Salle, IL T9-xxx, ED 68, page 38
    Name Sex Rel Age Mar BPlace Self Fathr Mothr Occupation
    John M Head 35 M England Engl Engl Coal Miner
    Susanna F Wife 30 M Penn, Engl, Engl Keeping house
    Mary F Daug 12 S IL, Engl, PA At School
    Lizzie F Daug 10 S IL, Engl, PA At School
    James M Son 5 S IL, Engl, PA
    Thomas M Son 3 S IL, Engl, PA
    John M Son 2 S IL, Engl, PA
    Hanna F Daug 2/12 S IL, Engl, PA

    CENSUS: 1900
    Jun 18 Census of LaSalle, LaSalle, Illinois
    John Baker 51 Head Sep 1848 Pennsylvania, Eng, Eng.Farmer,Gardner;Immigrated 1856.
    Susanna Baker 51 Wife Jul 1848 md 30; 42; 10Ch, 10 living, PA, Wales,Wales,
    James Baker 25 son Dec 1874 Illinois Motorman
    Thomas Baker 23 son Feb 1877 Illinois Laborer, Cement works
    John Baker 22 son Aug 1878 Illinois Laborer, Cement works
    Sarah Jane Baker18 dau Aug 1881 Illinois
    George Baker 13 son May 1887 Illinois Laborer brick yard
    Susan Baker 11 dau Nov 1888 Illinois At school
    Eddie Baker 10 son Apr 1890 Illinois At school
    Arthur Baker 6 son May 1894 Illinois

    CENSUS: 1910
    May 4; Census of LaSalle, LaSalle, Illinois
    John Baker 73 Eng, Eng, Eng.Farmer, Truck Farmer Immigrat 1856
    Susanna Baker 61 abt 1849 md 42; 15Ch,10 living. PA, Wales, Wales,
    Thomas Baker 33 son Illinois Laborer, General -----?
    John Baker 31 son Illinois Mason Helper
    Sarah Jane Baker28 dau Illinois
    Susan Baker 21 dau Illinois Salesman Bakery
    Edward Baker 20 son Illinois Zinc Malt?
    Arthur Baker 15 son Illinois, Zinc Malt?

    CENSUS: 1920
    Jan 6: Census of La Salle, La Salle, Illinois
    Susana Baker 72 b 1848 PA, Wales, Wales, Widow, Own.
    Thomas Baker 42 son Illinois
    John Baker 40 son Illinois
    Sarah Baker 35 dau Illinois
    Arthur Baker 25 son Illinois, motorman RR
    Eleanore Baker 2 6/12 gdau




    Marriage 1 Susannah JENKINS b: 28 Jul 1848 in Pittsburgh, Allegheny, Pennsylvania
    • Married: 7 Jan 1868 in , LaSalle, Illinois 3 8 7
    • Change Date: 17 Jun 2012
    Children
    1. Has No Children Mary BAKER b: 1868 in IL
    2. Has No Children Elizabeth BAKER b: 1870 in IL
    3. Has No Children James BAKER b: Dec 1874 in La Salle, La Salle, Illinois
    4. Has No Children Thomas BAKER b: 26 Feb 1877 in La Salle, La Salle, Illinois
    5. Has No Children John BAKER b: Aug 1878 in La Salle, La Salle, Illinois
    6. Has No Children Sarah Jane BAKER b: Aug 1881 in LaSalle, LaSalle, Illinois
    7. Has No Children George BAKER b: May 1887 in La Salle, La Salle, Illinois
    8. Has No Children Susan BAKER b: Nov 1888 in La Salle, La Salle, Illinois
    9. Has Children Edward BAKER b: 1 Apr 1890-1891 in La Salle, La Salle, Illinois
    10. Has No Children Arthur BAKER b: 9 May 1893 in La Salle, La Salle, Illinois

    Sources:
    1. Abbrev: 1900 United States Federal Census
      Title: 1900 United States Federal Census
      Author: Ancestry.com
      Publication: Provo, UT, USA: The Generations Network, Inc., 2004
      Note:
      United States of America, Bureau of the Census, Twelfth Census of theUnited States, 1900, Washington, D.C.: National Archives and RecordsAdministration, 1900

      NS17513

      Source Media Type: Ancestry.com
      Text: Online publication - Ancestry.com. 1900 United States Federal Census[database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: The Generations Network, Inc.,2004.Original data - United States of America, Bureau of the Census.Twelfth Census of the United States, 1900. Washington, D.C.: NationalArchives and Records Administration, 1900.T623, 1854 rolls. Lasalle,Illinois, ED 54, roll T623 316, page 20B.
    2. Media: Census
      Abbrev: US Census - 1900
      Title: US Census - 1900
      Note:
      Surety:2
      Note: John Baker - LaSalle, LaSalle, IL
    3. Abbrev: One World Tree (sm)
      Title: One World Tree (sm)
      Author: Ancestry.com
      Publication: Provo, UT, USA: The Generations Network, Inc., n.d.
      Note:
      NS18103

      Source Media Type: Ancestry.com
      Text: Online publication - Ancestry.com. OneWorldTree [database on-line].Provo, UT, USA: The Generations Network, Inc.
    4. Media: Obituary
      Abbrev: Baker, John b 1840 England
      Title: Baker, John b 1840 England
      Publication: findagrame.com
    5. Media: Email
      Abbrev: Wagner, Bill re: Baker/Jenkins
      Title: Wagner, Bill re: Baker/Jenkins
      Note:
      Grandson of Edward Baker
    6. Media: Letter
      Abbrev: Scherer, Lois Huggans - letters, 1974
      Title: Scherer, Lois Huggans - letters, 1974
      Note:
      Several letters to Margaret Luft in the 1970's
      Note: From Jenkins - Lewis decendent chart created by Margaret Luft fromseveral sources
    7. Media: Electronic File
      Abbrev: GEDCOM File: Wagoner
      Title: GEDCOM File: Francis and Edith Wagoner (Jenkins)
      Author: William Wagner
    8. Media: Marriage Registration
      Abbrev: Marriage index, LaSalle Co, IL
      Title: Marriage index, LaSalle Co, IL
      Repository:
        Name: LaSalle Co. Genealogy Guild Library
        Ottawa, LaSalle, IL
        Note:
        Very helpful volunteers. Oct 2004

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