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HELP! immigrant flag male ancestor  John  BAKER

  (b. abt. 1830 Ireland   d. 21 May 1898 Warwick, Rhode Island, USA )  

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John BAKER was born abt. 1830 in Ireland. John BAKER was the child of ?   and   ?

John was an immigrant to the United States, arriving by 1867.

Spouse(s)/Partner(s) and Child(ren):

John  married  Jane DAVIS .  The couple had (at least) 9 children. Jane DAVIS  was born abt. 1844 in Ireland.  Jane died abt. 1900 in Rhode Island, USA. 

John BAKER died 21 May 1898 in Warwick, Rhode Island, USA .

Occupation: farm hand, laborer

Appears to have been born somewhere in Southern Ireland (in the area that would become the Irish Free State in 1922).

Note on an old pictures mentions the word "Carney". Could that be Carney, County Sligo, Ireland? Or does that refer to Carney’s Island in Warwick, RI/ Apponaug?

Could he possibly be from Killygordon, Co. Donegal, Ireland? (Long shot)


NOTE: Neither John nor Jane appear to be living in Sutton in 1865 according to the 1865 Massachusetts Census records.

Related? American Civil War Soldiers
Name: John Baker ,
Residence: Sutton, Massachusetts
Occupation: Shoemaker
Enlistment Date: 15 February 1864
Distinguished Service: DISTINGUISHED SERVICE
Side Served: Union
State Served: Massachusetts
Unit Numbers: 969 969
Service Record: Enlisted as a Private on 15 February 1864 at the age of 22
Enlisted in Company F, 57th Infantry Regiment Massachusetts on 18 February 1864.
Deserted Company F, 57th Infantry Regiment Massachusetts on 16 April 1864 in Worcester, MA
Height: 5'47.5 "
Eye Color: blue
Hair Color: dark
Complexion: dark

Name: John B Baker ,
Residence: Providence, Rhode Island
Enlistment Date: 06 August 1862
Distinguished Service: DISTINGUISHED SERVICE
Side Served: Union
State Served: Rhode Island
Unit Numbers: 2746 2746
Service Record: Enlisted as a Corporal on 06 August 1862
Enlisted in Company F, 5th Heavy Artillery Regiment Rhode Island on 12 August 1862.
Furlough on 02 December 1863 (For 25 days)
Mustered out Company F, 5th Heavy Artillery Regiment Rhode Island on 26 June 1865 in New Berne, NC

From Massachusetts Vital Records:
A daughter of John and Jane Baker died in Providence, RI on Aug 27 1876. Related?
or this one? Julia Baker Relation: wf Kin 1: John Baker Kin 2: Jane L Baker Death Date: 01 Jul 1875 Age: 51 yrs

There is a Calvin L. Baker, age 48, who died in Sutton in 1864 parents were Asa and Susan Baker. Related?

Vol: 300 ; Page: 264 Sarah Elisabeth Baker married in Sutton Mar 9, 1878, at age 19, born in RI, parents listed as John H? or W? and Hannah (White) Baker. Related?

NOTE: Not found in Warwick in the 1905 state census

Details of the family tree of John appear below.
  • Origin of Surname
    (Sax.) A name of trade, a baker; from the Saxon bacan, to dry by heat
    An etymological dictionary of family and Christian names - By William Arthur - 1857.
  • What are the odds that this is him? More research needed
    Name: John Baker
    Birth Place: Ireland
    Place of Residence: Rhode Island
    Year of Arrival: 1860
    Date of Action: 14 Oct 1868
    Collection Title: Index to New England Naturalization Petitions, 1791-1906 (M1299)
    NARA Series #: M1299
    Roll #: 39
    Roll Description: A100 (Alphonse) - C166 (Francesco)

  • Warwick, Rhode Island, USA (Hillsgrove) (Pontiac) (Apponaug) (Warwick Neck) (Nausauket)
  • 1871 Birth of Child
    George Edward BAKER was born 15 September 1871, Sutton, Massachusetts, USA
  • 1873 Birth of Child
    Albert BAKER was born 4 April 1873, Sutton, Massachusetts, USA
  • 1874 Birth of Child
    Reuben BAKER was born 14 April 1874, Sutton, Massachusetts, USA
  • 1876 Birth of Child
    Nurdin E BAKER was born 18 December 1876, Sutton, Massachusetts, USA
  • 1878 Birth of Child
    William W BAKER was born 20 September 1878, Sutton, Massachusetts, USA

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Added: 12/16/1999 12:00:00 AM - Updated: 11/18/2020 8:43:14 AM

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