Tuesday, February 9, 2016

Henry Harrison Baker

Henry Harrison Baker

PARENTS: Martin D. Baker and Sarah Jane Farnsworth

MARRIAGE-CONFLICT: Marriage dates of 7 Mar 1843 and 9 Mar 1843 have been listed.

CENSUS: 1860, in Monroe Co., OH, Center Twp., 393/393 (P.O. Woodsfield), page 54, Sheet 58-59, June 1860
    Henry Baker, 36, m. laborer, 260/100, OH
    Mary L., 1, f. OH [out of order, There is a 9 year old, Mary, also listed.
    Who is this person? REH]
    Emily J., 32, f. OH
    Vincent, 16, m. OH; Lucinda, 15, f. OH; Samuel, 13, m. OH
    Sarah E., 11, f. OH; Mary, 9, f. OH; David, 7, m. OH; William, 5, m. OH
    Martin, 2, m. OH
(Furnished by Richard E. Henthorn)

CENSUS: 1870, in Monroe Co., OH, Center Twp., 194-192
    Henry H. Baker, 48, OH, farmer; Emily J., 44, OH, keep house
    Samuel K., 22, OH, farm labor; Sarah E., 20, OH, help mother
    Mary M., 18, OH, help mother; David, 16, OH, farm laborer
    William, 14, OH, farm laborer; Jackson, 12, OH, farm laborer
    John Westly, 10, OH, farm laborer; Henry J., 7, OH, school
    Fanny E., 5, OH; Peter D., 2, OH
(Furnished by Richard E. Henthorn)

EMIGRATION: Monroe Co., OH to Tyler Co., WV, after the 1870 census and before the 1880 census.

Henry Baker an aged well known citizen of Alma, Tyler County, West Virginia died at his home of old age.  [28 Jul 1908, Alma, Tyler Co., WV]

He was born in Monroe Co., Ohio on 11 Oct 1822.

In May 1843, he married Miss H.J. Hall [Emily Jane Hall, date may have been Abt. 7 Mar 1843] and to this union twelve children were born:
    David Baker of Doddridge Co., West Virginia
    William Baker of Alma, West Virginia
    Jackson Baker of Sancho, West Virginia
    John Baker of Josephs Mills, West Virginia
    H.J. of Sistersville, West Virginia
    Mrs. Sarah Pasco of Alma, West Virginia
    Mrs. Mary Twyman of Ritchie Co., West Virginia
    Mrs. Fanny Clark of Latrobe, Pennsylvania
These 8 survive Henry.

The deceased was a member of the Christian Church.

Funeral services were held at his late home and conducted by Rev. Sutton. Interment in the Pierpoint Cemetery [Centerville, Tyler Co., WV].
(Source: Tyler County Journal, 6 Aug 1908 - furnished by Valerie Kramer)

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