Harriet Batt

10 March 1811–8 April 1908 (Age 97)
Smarden, Kent, England, United Kingdom

The Life Summary of Harriet

When Harriet Batt was born on 10 March 1811, in Smarden, Kent, England, United Kingdom, her father, William Batt, was 22 and her mother, Elizabeth Seeley, was 32. She married William Simmons Baker on 28 September 1828, in Sevenoaks, Kent, England, United Kingdom. They were the parents of at least 9 sons and 11 daughters. She lived in Richmond, Cache, Utah, United States in 1880 and Richmond Election Precinct, Cache, Utah, United States in 1900. She died on 8 April 1908, in Warren, Weber, Utah, United States, at the age of 97, and was buried in Plain City Cemetery, Plain City, Weber, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

William Simmons Baker
Harriet Batt
Marriage: 28 September 1828
Jane Baker
Mary Ann Baker
Alma Baker
Sarah Ann Baker
William Alfred Baker
Harriet Elizabeth Baker
Pearl Baker
William Thomas Baker
Charlot Baker
Emeline Cecelia Baker
Martha Jane Baker
Joseph Henry Baker
Jane Esther Baker
Carolina Melissa Baker
John Carlo Baker
George Meflin Dallas Baker
Still Born Baker
George Washington Baker
Alonzo Batt Baker
James Franklin Baker

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    28 September 1828Sevenoaks, Kent, England, United Kingdom
  • Children


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    World Events (8)

    Age 1
    War of 1812. U.S. declares war on Britain over British interference with American maritime shipping and westward expansion.
    1833 · The Factory Act Restricts Child Labor
    Age 22
    The Factory Act restricted the hours women and children could work in textile mills. No child under the age of 9 were allowed to work, and children ages 9-13 could not work longer than 9 hours per day. Children up to the age of 13 were required to receive at least two hours of schooling, six days per week.
    Age 26
    Michigan is the 26th state.

    Name Meaning

    English: from the Middle English personal name Bat(te), probably a pet form of Middle English Bartelmew (see Bartholomew ) or perhaps the rarer Bartram (see Bertram ).English: probably in many cases a variant of Back 2 ‘bat’ (the winged animal), applied as a nickname. The alteration of Middle English bakke to bat is not on record before 1580, but the frequency with which le Bat occurs in medieval documents suggests that this is a likely source of the name. Alternatively, it may be from Middle English bat(te) (Old English batt) ‘cudgel, club, bat’, perhaps for someone of stout appearance or for one who wielded a bat.English: topographic name, of uncertain meaning. That it is a topographic name seems clear from examples such as Walter atte Batte (Somerset 1327), but the meaning of the term is in doubt although it is found in medieval field names.

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

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    Story Highlight

    Family History Month Post - 19 Oct 2017

    One hundred and eighty-nine years ago on this date, October 19th, my 3rd-great grandparents William Simmons Baker and Harriet Batt were married in Kent, England. Excerpts from their obituaries state: …

    Sources (50)

    • Harriett Butt in entry for Alonzo Baker, "California, County Birth and Death Records, 1800-1994"
    • Harriet Baker in household of Wm S Baker, "United States Census, 1860"
    • Harriett Bate in entry for William Thomas Baker, "Utah Death Certificates, 1904-1956"

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