Eveline Abigail Baker

1847–1877 (Age 30)
New York, United States

The Life of Eveline Abigail

When Eveline Abigail Baker was born in 1847, in New York, United States, her father, Palmer Baker, was 29 and her mother, Charlotte Ellis, was 23. She lived in Springvale, Fond du Lac, Wisconsin, United States in 1850. She died in 1877, in Rosendale, Fond du Lac, Wisconsin, United States, at the age of 30, and was buried in Rosendale Cemetery, Crawford, Wisconsin, United States.

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Palmer Baker
Charlotte Ellis
John Baker
Joseph Freeborn Baker
Jane Baker
Eveline Abigail Baker
Abigail Baker
Lorenzo B Baker
Nathan B Baker
Caroline Roseitha Baker
Eugene Baker

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World Events (7)

1854 · The Creation of the Republican Party

Age 7

A debate continues over the location of the creation of the Republican Party. Some sources claim that the party was formed in Ripon, Wisconsin, on February 28, 1854. Others claim the first meeting of the Republican Party took place in Jackson, Michigan, on July 6, 1854, where the Republican Party was officially organized. Over 1,000 people were present and candidates were selected for the party, thus making it the first Republican convention.

Age 16

Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
1863 · The Battle at Gettysburg

Age 16

The Battle of Gettysburg involved the largest number of casualties of the entire Civil war and is often described as the war's turning point. Between 46,000 and 51,000 soldiers lost their lives during the three-day Battle. To honor the fallen soldiers, President Abraham Lincoln read his historic Gettysburg Address and helped those listening by redefining the purpose of the war.

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)

  • Abigal Baker in household of Palmer Baker, "United States Census, 1850"
  • Eveline Baker in household of Palmer Baker, "United States Census, 1860"
  • Emeline Burns, "Wisconsin, Death Records, 1867-1907"

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