Henry LeGrand Baker

3 June 1889–15 March 1942 (Age 52)
Hooper, Weber, Utah, United States

The Life Summary of Henry LeGrand

When Henry LeGrand Baker was born on 3 June 1889, in Hooper, Weber, Utah, United States, his father, William Evans Baker, was 54 and his mother, Esther Celestia Cole, was 39. He married Augusta Stegen on 12 February 1908, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 1 daughter. He lived in Roy, Weber, Utah, United States in 1910 and Rupert Election Precinct 3, Minidoka, Idaho, United States in 1940. In 1913, at the age of 24, his occupation is listed as farmer in Hooper, Weber, Utah, United States. He died on 15 March 1942, in Rupert, Minidoka, Idaho, United States, at the age of 52, and was buried in Rupert, Minidoka, Idaho, United States.

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Family Time Line

Henry LeGrand Baker
Augusta Stegen
Marriage: 12 February 1908
Morris Evan Baker
Wallace Lee Baker
Elvire Esther Baker

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    12 February 1908Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States
  • Children


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    Age 1
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    1890 · The Sherman Antitrust Act
    Age 1
    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.
    Age 15
    St. Louis, Missouri, United States hosts Summer Olympic Games.

    Name Meaning

    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.Americanized form (translation into English) of surnames meaning ‘baker’, for example Dutch Bakker , German Becker and Beck , French Boulanger and Bélanger (see Belanger ), Czech Pekař, Slovak Pekár, and Croatian Pekar .History: Baker was established as an early immigrant surname in Puritan New England. Among others, two men called Remember Baker (father and son) lived at Woodbury, CT, in the early 17th century, and an Alexander Baker arrived in Boston, MA, in 1635.

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

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    Story Highlight

    Morris Baker - Accident and Scar (told by Morris)

    She mentioned that at one time they were living in Oakley in the basin, and there I was injured and was in very serious condition. Now, I was only four years old when this occurred. That was in 1914, …

    Sources (41)

    • Henry Leegrand Baker in entry for Morris Evins Baker, "Utah, Birth Certificates, 1903-1914"
    • Henry L Baker, "The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Church Census Records (Worldwide), 1914-1960"
    • Henry L in entry for Morris Evan Baker and Violet Marie Hasty, "Utah, County Marriages, 1887-1940"

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