Estelle Essie Sinclair

6 November 1888–14 September 1917 (Age 28)
Kershaw, South Carolina, United States

The Life of Estelle Essie

When Estelle Essie Sinclair was born on 6 November 1888, in Kershaw, South Carolina, United States, her father, John David Sinclair, was 19 and her mother, Sophia Charlotte Stokes, was 29. She married Andrew Coke Baker Sr. about 1904, in Kershaw, South Carolina, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 2 daughters. She lived in De Kalb Township, Kershaw, South Carolina, United States in 1900 and Dekalb, Kershaw, South Carolina, United States in 1910. She died on 14 September 1917, in South Carolina, United States, at the age of 28, and was buried in Switzerland, Jasper, South Carolina, United States.

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Family Time Line

Andrew Coke Baker Sr.
Estelle Essie Sinclair
Marriage: about 1904
Clyde Monroe Baker
John Ben Baker
Thelma Baker
Helen C. Baker
Andrew Coke Baker Jr.

Spouse and Children

about 1904
Kershaw, South Carolina, United States


Parents and Siblings

    John David Sinclair


    Sophia Charlotte Stokes




World Events (8)

1890 · The Sherman Antitrust Act

Age 2

This Act tried to prevent the raising of prices by restricting trade. The purpose of the Act was to preserve a competitive marketplace to protect consumers from abuse.
1890 · Woman's Suffrage

Age 2

An organization formed in favor of women's suffrages. By combining the National Woman Suffrage Association and the American Woman Suffrage Association, the NAWSA eventually increased in membership up to two million people. It is still one of the largest voluntary organizations in the nation today and held a major role in passing the Nineteenth Amendment.
1898 · War with the Spanish

Age 10

After the explosion of the USS Maine in the Havana Harbor in Cuba, the United States engaged the Spanish in war. The war was fought on two fronts, one in Cuba, which helped gain their independence, and in the Philippines, which helped the US gain another territory for a time.

Name Meaning

1 Scottish (of Norman origin): name of a powerful Scottish clan, originally a habitational name from Saint-Clair-sur-Elle in La Manche or Saint-Clairl’Évêque in Calvados, so called from the dedication of their churches to St. Clarus ( see Clare 3).2 Jewish: Americanized form of some like-sounding Ashkenazic Jewish surname.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Estell Baker in household of Andrew Baker, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Estille Sinclair in household of John Sinclair, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Estelle Sinclair in entry for John Ben Baker and Harriett Webb Allen, "Virginia, Marriage Certificates, 1936-1988"

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