Sarah Baker

21 November 1778–2 August 1849 (Age 70)
Massachusetts, United States

The Life of Sarah

When Sarah Baker was born on 21 November 1778, in Massachusetts, United States, her father, Abel Baker, was 25 and her mother, Sarah, was 23. She married John Adams about 1801, in Connecticut, United States. They were the parents of at least 7 daughters. She died on 2 August 1849, in Skaneateles, Skaneateles, Onondaga, New York, United States, at the age of 70, and was buried in Skaneateles, Skaneateles, Onondaga, New York, United States.

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Family Time Line

John Adams
1778–1857
Sarah Baker
1778–1849
Marriage: about 1801
Julia Adams
1802–1870
Chloe Adams
1812–
Almenia Adams
1804–1838
Sally E Adams
1806–1844
Belinda Adams
1808–1837
Zilpha Adams
1815–1841
Delia Adams
1819–

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
about 1801
Connecticut, United States
children

(7)

+2 More Children

Parents and Siblings

    Abel Baker

    Male1753–Male

    Sarah

    Female1755–Female

siblings

(3)

    Abel Baker

    Male1776–Male

    Female1778–1849Female

    Female1792–1872Female

World Events (8)

1781 · The First Constitution

Age 3

Serving the newly created United States of America as the first constitution, the Articles of Confederation were an agreement among the 13 original states preserving the independence and sovereignty of the states. But with a limited central government, the Constitutional Convention came together to replace the Articles of Confederation with a more established Constitution and central government on where the states can be represented and voice their concerns and comments to build up the nation.
1783 · A Free America

Age 5

The Revolutionary War ended with the signing of the Treaty of Paris which gave the new nation boundries on which they could expand and trade with other countries without any problems.
1797 · Albany is Named Capital of New York

Age 19

Albany became the capital of New York in 1797. Albany is the oldest continuous settlement of the original 13 colonies.

Name Meaning

1 English: occupational name, from Middle English bakere, Old English bæcere, a derivative of bacan ‘to bake’. It may have been used for someone whose special task in the kitchen of a great house or castle was the baking of bread, but since most humbler households did their own baking in the Middle Ages, it may also have referred to the owner of a communal oven used by the whole village. The right to be in charge of this and exact money or loaves in return for its use was in many parts of the country a hereditary feudal privilege. Compare Miller . Less often the surname may have been acquired by someone noted for baking particularly fine bread or by a baker of pottery or bricks.2 Americanized form of cognates or equivalents in many other languages, for example German Bäcker, Becker; Dutch Bakker, Bakmann; French Boulanger. For other forms see Hanks and Hodges ( 1988 ).

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

Possible Related Names

Sources (2)

  • Sally, "Find A Grave Index"
  • Sally in entry for Emeline Mariah Adams, "Massachusetts, Births and Christenings, 1639-1915"

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