Harriet Ann Baker

24 August 1863–7 April 1906 (Age 42)
Freeport, Stephenson, Illinois, United States

The Life of Harriet Ann

When Harriet Ann Baker was born on 24 August 1863, in Freeport, Stephenson, Illinois, United States, her father, Francis L Dixson, was 38 and her mother, Martha Ann Millett, was 29. She married Henry William Shoup on 1 October 1881, in Hebron Township, Thayer, Nebraska, United States. They were the parents of at least 6 sons and 2 daughters. She lived in Albion Township, Republic, Kansas, United States in 1880. She died on 7 April 1906, in Hubbell, Thayer, Nebraska, United States, at the age of 42, and was buried in Maple Grove Cemetery, Narka, Republic, Kansas, United States.

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Family Time Line

Henry William Shoup
1857–1947
Harriet Ann Baker
1863–1906
Marriage: 1 October 1881
Charles Leslie Shoup
1882–1937
David Franklin Shoup
1882–1884
Lovina M Shoup
1885–1977
Clarence Berton Shoup
1889–1946
George Shoup
1890–1895
Grace E. Shoup
1891–1965
John Shoup
1895–1896
Joseph Jay Shoup
1897–1972

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
1 October 1881
Hebron Township, Thayer, Nebraska, United States
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World Events (8)

1865

Age 2

Abraham Lincoln is assassinated by John Wilkes Booth.
1867

Age 4

Nebraska is the 37th state.
1875 · A Treaty with Hawaii

Age 12

In the Mid 1870s, The United States sought out the Kingdom of Hawaii to make a free trade agreement. The Treaty gave the Hawaiians access to the United States agricultural markets and it gave the United States a part of land which later became Pearl Harbor.

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)

  • Hatty Baker in household of Martha Baker, "United States Census, 1880"
  • Hattie Shoup in household of William H Shoup, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Harriet Baker en el registro de Arthur Alonzo Davis, "Nebraska Marriages, 1855-1995"

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