Mary Baker

1779–
Pembroke, Merrimack, New Hampshire, United States

The Life of Mary

When Mary Baker was born on 6 October 1779, in Pembroke, Merrimack, New Hampshire, United States, her father, Lovewell Baker, was 36 and her mother, Mary Worth, was 32.

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Family Time Line

Lovewell Baker
1743–1835
Mary Worth
1747–1835
Joseph Baker
1767–1837
David Baker
1769–1769
Richard Baker
1771–1853
Lemuel Baker
1773–1776
John Baker
1774–1858
Lemuel Baker
1776–1858
Mary Baker
1779–
Jonathan Baker
1781–
Betsy Baker
1783–1869
David Baker
1785–1874

Parents & Siblings

siblings

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  • Male1767–1837Male

  • Male1769–1769Male

  • Richard Baker

    Male1771–1853Male

  • Male1773–1776Male

  • John Baker

    Male1774–1858Male

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World Events (3)

1781 · The First Constitution

Age 2

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 4

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.
1788 · New Hampshire Helps Ratify the US Constitution

Age 9

On June 21, 1788, New Hampshire became the ninth and final state needed to ratify the US Constitution and make it the official law of the land

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 ).

Possible Related Names

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

Sources (3)

  • Mary Baker, "New Hampshire Birth Records, Early to 1900"
  • Mary Baker, "New Hampshire, Births and Christenings, 1714-1904"
  • Mary Baker, "New Hampshire, Births and Christenings, 1714-1904"

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