Hannah Baker

1725–1800 (Age 75)
Hanover, Morris, New Jersey, United States

The Life of Hannah

When Hannah Baker was born in 1725, in Hanover, Morris, New Jersey, United States, her father, Jeremiah Baker, was 35 and her mother, Elizabeth Hutch, was 31. She married John Clevenger on 17 March 1742, in Freehold, Monmouth, New Jersey, United States. They were the parents of at least 8 sons and 2 daughters. She died in 1800, in Frederick, Virginia, United States, at the age of 75, and was buried in Frederick, Virginia, United States.

Photos & Memories (0)

Photos & Memories

Do you know this person? Do you have a story about her you would like to share? Sign in or Create a FREE Account

Family Time Line

Hannah Baker
John Clevenger
Marriage: 17 March 1742
John Clevenger
Daniel H. Clevenger
PVT William Thomas Clevenger
Joseph Henry CLEVENGER
Jonathan Clevenger
Elizabeth Clevenger
Aden Clevenger
Catherine Clevenger
James Clevenger
Abraham Clevenger

Spouse & Children

17 March 1742
Freehold, Monmouth, New Jersey, United States


  • John Clevenger


  • Male1741–1817Male

  • Joseph Henry CLEVENGER


  • Jonathan Clevenger


  • Elizabeth Clevenger


+5 More Children

Parents & Siblings



World Events (5)

1758 · Mount Vernon

Age 33

Mount Vernon Plantation was the home of George Washington. It started off as 2,000 acres and was later expanded to 8,000 acres. The house itself started off as a six room building then got extended to twenty-one rooms.

Age 50

"During the six-year Revolutionary war, more of the fights took place in New Jersey than any other colony. Over 296 engagements between opposing forces were recorded. One of the largest conflicts of the entire war took place between Morristown and Middlebrook, referred to as the ""Ten Crucial Days"" and remembered by the famous phrase ""the times that try men's souls"". The revolution won some of their most desperately needed victories during this time."
1780 · Richmond Becomes the Capital

Age 55

On April 18, 1780 Richmond became the capital of Virginia. It was the temporary capital from 1780-1788.

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 ).

Possible Related Names

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

Sources (3)

  • Hannah Baker, "New Jersey, Marriages, 1670-1980"
  • Hannah Baker, "New Jersey, Marriages, 1670-1980"
  • Hannah Baker, "New Jersey, County Marriages, 1682-1956"

Find more of your family story

As a non-profit, we offer free help to anyone looking to learn the details of their family story.

Create a free account
Create a free account to view more about your family.
Share this with your family and friends.