Jacob Baker

7 November 1789–10 March 1874 (Age 84)
Winchester, Frederick, Virginia, United States

The Life of Jacob

When Jacob Baker was born on 7 November 1789, in Winchester, Frederick, Virginia, United States, his father, Henry William Baker, was 28 and his mother, Catherine Miller, was 21. He married Catherine Bush Streit on 6 January 1814. They were the parents of at least 8 sons and 6 daughters. He died on 10 March 1874, in Winchester, Frederick, Virginia, United States, at the age of 84, and was buried in Mount Hebron Cemetery, Winchester, Frederick, Virginia, United States.

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Family Time Line

Jacob Baker
1789–1874
Catherine Bush Streit
1794–1860
Marriage: 6 January 1814
Henry Streit Baker
1814–1889
Susan Catherine Baker
1816–1880
Agustus Baker
1820–
Emma F Baker
1824–
William Ball Baker
1818–1888
Harriet Elizabeth Baker
1820–1873
Camillus Streit Baker
1822–1911
Mary Virginia Baker
1826–1899
George Philip Baker
1828–1904
Jacob Edward Baker Sr.
1828–1906
Julia Evalina Baker
1830–1859
Reverend Robert M. Baker
1834–1884
Portia Baldwin Baker
1836–1915
Christian Streit Baker
1839–1924

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
6 January 1814
Winchester,, MD
children

(14)

    Henry Streit Baker

    Male1814–1889Male

    Susan Catherine Baker

    Female1816–1880Female

    William Ball Baker

    Male1818–1888Male

    Male1820–Male

    Harriet Elizabeth Baker

    Female1820–1873Female

+9 More Children

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(12)

+7 More Children

World Events (8)

1791

Age 2

Bill of Rights guarantees individual freedom.
1791 · The Bill of Rights

Age 2

After the Constitution was made, some objections were raised by Anti-Federalists. So, in response ten amendments were discussed and voted on to become The Bill of Rights. These rights were made to clarify and guarantee certain freedoms of residents of the country.
1812

Age 23

War of 1812. U.S. declares war on Britain over British interference with American maritime shipping and westward expansion.

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 (3)

  • Jacob Baker, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Jacob Baker, "United States Census, 1860"
  • Jacob Baker, "United States Census, 1850"

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