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Daniel Baker
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Birth: 1749
Bakers Summit
Bedford County
Pennsylvania, USA
Death: Oct., 1804
Bakers Summit
Bedford County
Pennsylvania, USA

Son of Peter Baker and Leah Ferree
Married Elizabeth Schnell on May 19, 1772

In this resting place (Baker Cemetery) there are one dozen graves, the best and most preserved tombstones are thos of Daniel Baker and his wife Elizabeth.
A natural stone with the following inscription in German with English lettering: "Daniel Backer, born 1749, son of Peter Baker, beloved husband of Elizabeth." By his side rests his wife's grave the tombstone leans slightly on its foundation, marks her place. The inscription in English "Elizabeth, wife of Daniel Backer, died May 22, 1829 aged 75 years 3 mos 29 days".

The graves are under an Oxheart Cherry tree.

Source: Burial Grounds of Bedford Co., Pa, page 39
Sept. 8, 1974 interview: The late Berger C Baker (893-1976) told me the following story:
Berger said that his father, John Hollinger Baker, helped to move Peter Baker's grave from the Mowery farm at Bakers Summit to the Keagy Cem. around 1910. They knew they had the grave when they found his buckle from the Rev. War. Today in the Keagy Cem. it is a stone with no writing and a Revolutionary War Flag at it base. Peter's son John Baker and wife Catharine were also moved.

 
 
Family links: 
 Spouse:
  Elizabeth Schnell Baker (1754 - 1829)
 
Inscription:
The slab is red slate or sandstone inscribed:
Daniel Baker
died 1804
aged 55 years
 
Burial:
Baker Cemetery
Bakers Summit
Bedford County
Pennsylvania, USA
 
Created by: Harriet (Nave) Clapper
Record added: Apr 03, 2011
Find A Grave Memorial# 67852102
 

My 5th great grandfather with lots of love, blessings
- Jill Swartz
 Added: Aug. 22, 2014

- Deanna
 Added: May. 11, 2013

- Vicky Dawn Waller Flow
 Added: Aug. 15, 2012
 
 
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