BAKER

Supplemental Information to "Windows Into Our Past A Genealogy of the Parsons, Smith & Associated Families, Vol. 1"  © 1996, Judy Parsons Smith , p. 18-23.

The surname of Beaker may have referred to an earlier ancestor who served as a cupbearer at a royal court.

Simon Baker *

Simon Baker [i], b. 1500, Faversham, Kent Co., England .

Simon Baker  had:

John Baker

John Baker [ii], son of Simon Baker , b. 1525, England .

John Baker  had:

Christopher Baker

Christopher Baker [iii], son of John Baker , b. England . 

Christopher Baker  had:

George Baker

George Baker [iv], son of Christopher Baker , b. 1575, England; m 1st to Ann French Windsor[v], m 2nd to Anna Swaine [vi], daughter of William Swaine . 

George  & Anna (Swaine) Baker  had four (4) children[vii]:

1.       Andrew 'Andy' Becker , b. 1604, Buckinghamshire , England ; d. ca. 1650, England or America .
2.      
Caleb Baker [viii], b. England ; m. to Miss Haudnit
3.      
Samuel Baker [ix], b. England .
4.      
Alexander Baker [x], b. 1607, England ; d. 1685; m. to Elizabeth 'Farro' Flounery

Andrew 'Andy' Becker ,

1.  Andrew "Andy" Becker[xi], son of George  & Anna (Swaine) Baker , b. 1604, Buckingham , England ; d. 1650, England or America [xii]. 

Andy Baker  came to America in 1624, settled in Boston , MA . He may have come with a group of young indentured servants. 

Andrew Baker Note

Andrew Baker  had a son:

1.1.   John Baker , b. ca. 1624, Massachusetts ; d. 1693, Chester, Lancaster Co., PA; m. 1650 to Francis Stephenson .

Alexander Baker

4.  Alexander Baker [xiii], son of George  & Anna (Swaine) Baker , b. 1607[xiv], England ; d. 1685; m. to Elizabeth/Uxor 'Farro' Flounery , b. 1612.

In April of 1635[xv], Alexander Baker  came to the New World on the ship Elizabeth Ann that landed at Plymouth Colony, Massachusetts [xvi].  

He owned property in Gloucester before 1642.  He settled in Boston .  He was a collar maker.  He later moved on to Connecticut [xvii] 

Religion: He was either a freethinker or Baptist[xviii].

Transportation Note

Alexander  & Elizabeth 'Farro' (Flounery) Baker  had twelve (12) children[xix]:

4.1.  Elizabeth Baker [xx], b. 1632; m. to Mr. Watkins [xxi]
4.2.  Christian Baker
[xxii], b. 1634; m. 18 May 1654[xxiii] to Simon Roberts
4.3.  Alexander Baker
, b. 15 Nov 1635[xxiv]; bapt. 5 Aug 1645 [xxv]
4.4.  Samuel Baker
, b. 16 Nov 1637[xxvi]; bapt. 5 Aug 1645[xxvii]
4.5.  John Baker
[xxviii], b. 20 Apr 1640[xxix]; bapt. 5 Aug 1645[xxx]
4.6.  Joshua Baker
[xxxi], b. 28 Feb 1640/1641[xxxii]; bapt. 5 Aug 1645[xxxiii]
4.7.  Hannah Baker
, b. 29 Jul 1644[xxxiv]; bapt. 5 Aug 1645[xxxv] – possibly m. Mr. Remington  – as Alexander names a granddaughter Elizabeth Remington  in his will[xxxvi]
4.8.  William Baker
[xxxvii], b. 15 Mar 1646/1647[xxxviii]
4.9.  Joseph Baker
, b. 6 Feb 1648/1649; bapt. 8 Feb 1649[xxxix]
4.10.  Sarah Baker
, b. 25 Mar 1651; bapt 25 Mar 1651[xl] – possibly m. Mr. Remington  – as Alexander names a granddaughter Elizabeth Remington  in his will[xli]
4.11.  Benjamin Baker
, b. 16 Mar 1651/1652; bapt. 27 Jan 1653[xlii]
4.12.  Josiah Baker
[xliii], b. 26 Feb 1653/1654

Col. John Baker O

1.1.   Col. John Baker , son of Andrew "Andy" Baker , b. 1624 - 1630[xliv], Massachusetts; d. 1693, Chester, Lancaster Co., PA[xlv]; m. 1650[xlvi] to Francis Stephenson [xlvii]. 

He immigrated first to Providence , Rhode Island then on to the Salem-Gloucester area of Pennsylvania [xlviii]. 

He settled in Path Valley later known as Franklin County , Penn[xlix].  He was a trapper and Indian trader. He built a Blockhouse that he traded in. He also sheltered the settlers during the Indian attacks. 

French & Indian Wars

He fought in the French and Indian Wars, as a Colonel[l].

Revolutionary War Service

He was a Captain in the Rev. War[li].

Lancaster County & Chester Counties , PA

John & Francis (Stephenson) Baker  had at least two (2) sons:

1.1.1.         Samuel Baker [lii]
1.1.2.        
Robert [James[liii]] Baker


Baker Rifles - Gunsmiths


[1] He is NOT listed as a descendant of Robert Baker  Sr by Ran Raider. This premise is being proved out in DNA research. - JPS 01/04


[i] http://www.gizwebs.com/brown-baker/  B. Brown citing others, unproven at this time 3/2001.  Date: 12/20/00 12:55:04 PM Pacific Standard Time To: BBrown7152 My name is Delbert L. Collins I've been doing research on the Charles Burns,Sr. Line for twenty years plus and have in excess of 20,000 names. Would enjoy talking to you. Both my mother and father were Burns, Mother was Andrew's line, And Father was William Jr. line. I will share what I have but will not put it on the internet.  Editors Note: All history beginning with George Baker , b. 1775 in England & Anna Swaine ; going back to Simon Baker , b. 1500 in Faversham, Kent Co, England ; provided by Delbert L. Collins, Black Mountain , NC , Dec. 2000.  Delbert L. Collins is descendant of Nancy Ann Baker  & Andrew Burns , Sr. Nancy Ann Baker was daughter of Robert "Julius Bob' Baker who was son of John "Renta' & Elizabeth Terrill  Baker.  As of this date, December 27, 2000 this is new history to me and many other Baker family members that I correspond with. It is being entered here based on "Del" Collins over 20 years research He has over 20,000 individuals in his data base. Byron Brown .
[ii]
http://www.gizwebs.com/brown-baker/  B. Brown citing others, unproven at this time 3/2001. Source: Delbert L. Collins, Black Mountain , NC , December 2000
[iii]
http://www.gizwebs.com/brown-baker/  B. Brown citing others, unproven at this time 3/2001. Source: Delbert L. Collins, Black Mountain , NC , December 2000
[iv]
http://www.gizwebs.com/brown-baker/  B. Brown citing others, unproven at this time 3/2001.  All history beginning with George Baker , b. 1775 in England & Anna Swaine ; going back to Simon Baker , b. 1500 in Faversham, Kent Co, England ; provided by Delbert L. Collins, Black Mountain , NC , Dec. 2000. Delbert L. Collins is descendant of Nancy Ann Baker  & Andrew Burns , Sr. Nancy Ann Baker was daughter of Robert "Julius Bob' Baker who was son of John "Renta' & Elizabeth Terrill  Baker. As of this date, December 27, 2000 this is new history to me and many other Baker family members that I correspond with. It is being entered here based on "Del" Collins over 20 years research He has over 20,000 individuals in his file. Byron Brown .
[v]
http://www.gizwebs.com/brown-baker/  B. Brown citing others, unproven at this time 3/2001.  All history beginning with George Baker , b. 1775 in England & Anna Swaine ; going back to Simon Baker , b. 1500 in Faversham, Kent Co, England ; provided by Delbert L. Collins, Black Mountain , NC , Dec. 2000. Delbert L. Collins is descendant of Nancy Ann Baker  & Andrew Burns , Sr. Nancy Ann Baker was daughter of Robert "Julius Bob' Baker who was son of John "Renta' & Elizabeth Terrill  Baker. As of this date, December 27, 2000 this is new history to me and many other Baker family members that I correspond with. It is being entered here based on "Del" Collins over 20 years research He has over 20,000 individuals in his file. Byron Brown .
[vi]
http://www.gizwebs.com/brown-baker/  B. Brown citing others, unproven at this time 3/2001.
[vii]
http://www.gizwebs.com/brown-baker/baker_gedcom/gp2750.htm#head3 B. Brown citing others, unproven at this time 3/2001.
[viii]
http://www.gizwebs.com/brown-baker/baker_gedcom/gp2750.htm#head3 B. Brown citing others, unproven at this time 3/2001.
[ix]
http://www.gizwebs.com/brown-baker/baker_gedcom/gp2750.htm#head3 B. Brown citing others, unproven at this time 3/2001.
[x]
http://www.gizwebs.com/brown-baker/baker_gedcom/gp2750.htm#head3 B. Brown citing others, unproven at this time 3/2001.
[xi]
Many of the following References received through Pattie Greer, a descendant of Andrew "Andy" Baker . Email pgreer@@rectec.net. These references confirm and document what is contained in my files Byron Brown , September 2000.; THE FOREBEARS AND DESCENDANTS OF CALEB BAKER OF PRINCE EDWARD COUNTY, VIRGINIA by Katherine Baker Johnson  published in 1940 DAR #30324, Reference-cs-71-b17-1940, located in The Tennessee State Library and Archives, 403 Seventh Ave. North, Nashville, TN 37243-0312. This publication & History magazine Vol. XLIX no 4. found in Historical Society, Frankfort , KY , gives date of 1624 for arrival of Andrew "Andy" Baker  in America . (From Patti Greer file).  BAKERS AND BRANCHES, By Fredia Sims Nelson published in 1987 located in The Tennessee State Library and Archives, 403 Seventh Ave. North , Nashville , TN 37243-0312 .  World Family Tree CD: "Ten generations of John Baker , b. 1624, Mass."   World Family Tree CD: "Nine Generations of Robert Baker , b. 1660, Mass."   Kentucky Historical Publication, Volume XLIX No 4. Andrew "Andy" Baker , b. 1604 Buckinghamshire England to America 1624.  Kentucky Historical Society, Old Capitol Annex, Broadway Street , Frankfort , KY 40601 , holds documents & publications on Andrew "Andy" Baker , b. 1604 Buckinghamshire , England to America 1624.   HISTORY OF LANCASTER COUNTY by H. M. J. Klein, PH. D 1924, Volume 1   BAKER BOOK by J. Montgomery Seaver available in LDS Library, Salt lake City, UT.   LDS Baker family film, #0982430, 098717, 1502566, #169771, 1502550, 1697711. Additional references on Robert Baker, gunsmith, b. 1660, found through National Rifle Assn. publications   OLD BUFFALOE SETTLEMENT AND IT MAKER by Joseph D. Eagleston, Vol. 19 #4, October 1941 - Pg. 311-325, contains much early Baker family history.   KENTUCKY RIFLE ASSN. VOL VI-NO 1. Article on the Baker's Gunsmiths.   THE BAKER FAMILY OF GUNSMITHS - LANCASTER , PENNSYLVANIA compiled and documented by S. E. Dyke, Lancaster , Pennsylvania , 1972   The town in England . Also states data from Asvury Johnson, Papers filed in History society at Frankfort . Ky. , and History Mag. Vol. XLIX No. 4. States that he came to Boston , Mass. in 1624.
[xii]
http://www.gizwebs.com/brown-baker/  B. Brown citing others, unproven at this time 3/2001.
[xiii]
pgreer@@rectec.net (Patty Greer) “In 1995 I was at Grove Okla Library and I Copied Page 27,28,29 on the Baker in a book called Pioneers into Mas By a POPE He give " Alexander, as. 28 with wife Elizabeth, as 23, daus, Elizabeth ae 3, Chridtian, as 1 came in the Elizabeth and Ann in April, 1835. Propr. at Gloucester before 1642. Settled at Boston ; collar maker adm. to chh. with wife Elizabeth 4 (s or 8) 1645 Frm. May 6, 1646. Ch. B. in B.: Alexander b. 15 (11) 1635. Samuel b. 16 (11) 1637, John b 20 (4) 1640, Joshua b 30 (2) 1642, Hannah b 29 (7) 1644 -all bapt. 5 (8) 1645; William b. 15 (3) 1647 Joseph bapt. 8 (2) 1649. as 2 days. Sarah Bapt 25 (3) 1651, Benjamin b. 16 mar 1652, Bapt 27 (1) 1653. Josiah b. 26 feb 1654. The dau. Chirstian m. 18 (5)1654, Simon Roberts .   Alexander Baker , d. 1685. Will dated 18 Feb 1684, Prob. 11 May 1685. in his 79th year 12 children living, viz. john Joshua, Eilliam, Josiah, Elizabeth Watkins, Christian Roberts; gr. dau. Elizabeth Remington . " If any one finds this will will you please email me a copy. this is the only book Grove library has on Ma.”
[xiv]
"Baker Genealogy" by J. Montgomery Seaver, page 45.
[xv]
"Baker Genealogy" by J. Montgomery Seaver, page 45.
[xvi]
from http://www.mayflowerfamilies.com/ships/elizabeth%5F%5Fann.htm
[xvii]
"Baker Genealogy" by J. Montgomery Seaver, page 45.
[xviii]
Source: Delbert L. Collins. http://www.gizwebs.com/brown-baker/baker_gedcom/gp2550.htm#head0 Byron Brown , January 4, 2000 

[xix]
http://www.gizwebs.com/brown-baker/baker_gedcom/gp2550.htm#head0
[xx]
Cited by Patty Greer  as coming from  Pioneers into Massachusetts, by Pope – child named in will of Alexander Baker , dated 18 Feb 1684, probated 11 May 1865.
[xxi]
Cited by Patty Greer  as coming from  Pioneers into Massachusetts, by Pope.  Elizabeth Watkins is named as daughter in his will.
[xxii]
Cited by Patty Greer  as coming from  Pioneers into Massachusetts, by Pope – child named in will of Alexander Baker , dated 18 Feb 1684, probated 11 May 1865.
[xxiii]
Cited by Patty Greer  as coming from  Pioneers into Massachusetts, by Pope
[xxiv]
Cited by Patty Greer  as coming from  Pioneers into Massachusetts, by Pope
[xxv]
Cited by Patty Greer  as coming from  Pioneers into Massachusetts, by Pope
[xxvi]
Cited by Patty Greer  as coming from  Pioneers into Massachusetts, by Pope
[xxvii]
Cited by Patty Greer  as coming from  Pioneers into Massachusetts, by Pope
[xxviii]
Cited by Patty Greer  as coming from  Pioneers into Massachusetts, by Pope – child named in will of Alexander Baker , dated 18 Feb 1684, probated 11 May 1865.
[xxix]
Cited by Patty Greer  as coming from  Pioneers into Massachusetts, by Pope
[xxx]
Cited by Patty Greer  as coming from  Pioneers into Massachusetts, by Pope
[xxxi]
Cited by Patty Greer  as coming from  Pioneers into Massachusetts, by Pope – child named in will of Alexander Baker , dated 18 Feb 1684, probated 11 May 1865.
[xxxii]
Cited by Patty Greer  as coming from  Pioneers into Massachusetts, by Pope
[xxxiii]
Cited by Patty Greer  as coming from  Pioneers into Massachusetts, by Pope
[xxxiv]
Cited by Patty Greer  as coming from  Pioneers into Massachusetts, by Pope
[xxxv]
Cited by Patty Greer  as coming from  Pioneers into Massachusetts, by Pope
[xxxvi]
Cited by Patty Greer  as coming from  Pioneers into Massachusetts, by Pope – child named in will of Alexander Baker , dated 18 Feb 1684, probated 11 May 1865.
[xxxvii]
Cited by Patty Greer  as coming from  Pioneers into Massachusetts, by Pope – child named in will of Alexander Baker , dated 18 Feb 1684, probated 11 May 1865.
[xxxviii]
Cited by Patty Greer  as coming from  Pioneers into Massachusetts, by Pope
[xxxix]
Cited by Patty Greer  as coming from  Pioneers into Massachusetts, by Pope
[xl]
Cited by Patty Greer  as coming from  Pioneers into Massachusetts, by Pope
[xli]
Cited by Patty Greer  as coming from  Pioneers into Massachusetts, by Pope – child named in will of Alexander Baker , dated 18 Feb 1684, probated 11 May 1865.
[xlii]
Cited by Patty Greer  as coming from  Pioneers into Massachusetts, by Pope
[xliii]
Cited by Patty Greer  as coming from  Pioneers into Massachusetts, by Pope – child named in will of Alexander Baker , dated 18 Feb 1684, probated 11 May 1865.
[xliv]
http://www.gizwebs.com/brown-baker/  B. Brown citing others, unproven at this time 3/2001. – could this record possibly be found in the records of the Old North Church in Boston , Mass.
[xlv]
http://www.gizwebs.com/brown-baker/  B. Brown citing others, unproven at this time 3/2001.
[xlvi]
http://www.gizwebs.com/brown-baker/baker_gedcom/gp1335.htm#head1
[xlvii]
http://www.gizwebs.com/brown-baker/  B. Brown citing others, unproven at this time 3/2001.
[xlviii]
http://www.gizwebs.com/brown-baker/baker_gedcom/gp2550.htm#head0
[xlix]
http://www.gizwebs.com/brown-baker/  B. Brown citing information as coming from Dorcil
[l] http://www.gizwebs.com/brown-baker/  B. Brown citing information as coming from Dorcil
[li]
http://www.gizwebs.com/brown-baker/  B. Brown citing information as coming from Dorcil
[lii]
Baker Genealogy, compiled by Frieda Sims Nelson , 32 Scotland Road , Pueblo , Colorado 81001 , (1985)
[liii]
http://www.gizwebs.com/brown-baker/  B. Brown citing others, unproven at this time 3/2001.