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Capt John Goldsmith Baker
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Birth: unknown
Salem
Essex County
Massachusetts, USA
Death: Dec., 1892
Pass Christian
Harrison County
Mississippi, USA

aged 62 years
Captain of the USRC SEWARD
USRC William H. Seward was a Revenue Cutter Service schooner purchased in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania in April 1864 and assigned in July 1864 to Wilmington, North Carolina. In 1874 she was moved to Key West, Florida and a year later to Galveston, Texas. In April 1880 Seward was assigned to Bay St. Louis, Mississippi where she patrolled from Mobile Bay to New Orleans, Louisiana. After September 1885 her patrol area also included Lake Pontchartrain and the Mississippi River as far south as Port Eads. on 12 June 1897 she was ordered to Ship Island to aid in quarantine duty with the Marine Hospital Service ship MH Surgeon. In September 1897 she was ordered to Mobile, Alabama and repaired and fumigated. On 12 April 1898 she laid up at Mobile and recommissioned on 1 July. On 20 May 1901 she was ordered sold and was decommissioned a final time on 10 June 1901 at Mobile. The sale price was $1015 and the new owner named her Eugenia, and refitted her as a merchant barge. 
 
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 Spouse:
  Margaret Soley Baker (1838 - 1919)
 
 Children:
  Margaret Baker Hensel (____ - 1951)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Lorraine Park Cemetery
Woodlawn (Baltimore County)
Baltimore County
Maryland, USA
 
Created by: Dave Crouse
Record added: Jan 28, 2013
Find A Grave Memorial# 104321487
Capt John Goldsmith Baker
Added by: Dave Crouse
 
Capt John Goldsmith Baker
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United States Revenue Marine
- Dave Crouse
 Added: Jan. 28, 2013
 
 
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