Lucinda Baker

4 September 1819–14 December 1900 (Age 81)
Grafton, Rensselaer, New York, United States

The Life of Lucinda

When Lucinda Baker was born on 4 September 1819, in Grafton, Rensselaer, New York, United States, her father, Jeremiah Baker, was 39 and her mother, Remember Crandall, was 33. She married Perry Crandell Scriven on 6 November 1836. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 6 daughters. She lived in Chautauqua, Chautauqua, New York, United States in 1850 and Stockton, Chautauqua, New York, United States for about 25 years. She died on 14 December 1900, in Chautauqua, New York, United States, at the age of 81, and was buried in Stockton, Chautauqua, New York, United States.

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Family Time Line

Perry Crandell Scriven
Lucinda Baker
Marriage: 6 November 1836
William Sanders Scriven
Mary Scrivin
Angeline Sarah Scrivin
Olive M Seriverns
Ellen Crandall Scriven
Rozene Scrivin
Rosaltha L Scriven
Willard Perry Scriven

Spouse and Children

6 November 1836


+3 More Children

Parents and Siblings



    Laura Baker


    Samuel Baker


    Sarah Baker



    Polly Baker


+3 More Children

World Events (7)

1820 · Making States Equal

Age 1

The Missouri Compromise helped provide the entrance of Maine as a free state and Missouri as a slave state into the United States. As part of the compromise, slavery was prohibited north of the 36°30′ parallel, excluding Missouri.
1827 · Slavery Becomes Illegal in New York State

Age 8

During the years 1799 to 1827, New York went through a period of gradual emancipation. A Gradual Emancipation Law was passed in 1799 which freed slave children born after July 4, 1799. However, they were indentured until 25 years old for women and 28 years old for men. A law passed 1817 which freed slaves born before 1799, yet delayed their emancipation for ten years. All remaining slaves were freed in New York State on July 4, 1827.

Age 27

U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.

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.

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Sources (3)

  • Lucinda Scrivers, "United States Census, 1880"
  • Lucinda Scrivin in household of Perin Scrivin, "United States Census, 1850"
  • Lucinda Scrivins in household of Perry Scrivins, "New York, State Census, 1865"

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