John Baker

1837–1 January 1878 (Age 41)
Bromsberrow, Gloucestershire, England, United Kingdom

The Life Summary of John

When John Baker was born in 1837, in Bromsberrow, Gloucestershire, England, United Kingdom, his father, John Baker, was 32 and his mother, Mary Ann Simmons, was 25. He married Fannie Coulam on 19 April 1862, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 1 daughter. He died on 1 January 1878, in Pleasant Grove, Utah, Utah, United States, at the age of 41, and was buried in Pleasant Grove, Utah, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

John Baker
1837–1878
Fannie Coulam
1838–1914
Marriage: 19 April 1862
Sarah Ella "Sadie" Baker
1866–1937
Charles Baker
1869–
Bernaldo Baker
1873–1883

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    19 April 1862Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States
  • Children

    (3)

    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings

    (9)

    +4 More Children

    World Events (7)

    1843
    Age 6
    Dickens A Christmas Carol was first published.
    1846
    Age 9
    U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.
    1854 · The Crimean War
    Age 17
    The Crimean War was fought between Russia and an alliance of Britain, France, Sardinia and Turkey on the Crimean Peninsula. Russia had put pressure on Turkey which threatened British interests in the Middle East.

    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.

    Possible Related Names

    Miller
    Baxter

    Sources (6)

    • John Baker in household of John Baker, "England and Wales Census, 1841"
    • John Baker in entry for Sarah Ella Baker Pugh, "Utah Death Certificates, 1904-1956"
    • John Baker, "United States Census, 1870"

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