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Absalom Baker
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Birth: Feb. 5, 1802
Stokes County
North Carolina, USA
Death: Aug. 17, 1869
Monroe County
Indiana, USA

Absalom Baker was the son of Henry & Elizabeth Baker. He married Harriet Jane Gentry in Stokes Co NC, 13 Feb 1826.

By 1830, Absalom and his wife had moved to Monroe County IN along with Absalom's elderly father and four of his adult sisters, their husbands and their families.

The group purchased land and began farming.

Absalom and Harriet raised a large family with ten known children.
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Children:
Richard H Baker 1828
Nancy Rebecca Baker 1829 1844
Harriet Jane Baker 1830 1865
Francis Jones Baker 1832
William Barnett Baker 1834 1918
Margaret Malinda Baker 1834
Polina Dosha Baker 1838
Absalom Baker 1839 1850
Howard Absalom Baker 1840 1884
James Thomas Robertson Baker 1844 1861

He died at the age of 67.

 
 
Family links: 
 Parents:
  Henry Baker (1755 - 1838)
 
 Spouse:
  Harriet Jane Gentry Baker (1806 - 1855)*
 
 Children:
  Richard H Baker (1828 - 1890)*
  Nancy Rebecca Baker (1829 - 1844)*
  Harriet Jane Baker Adams (1830 - 1865)*
  William Barnett Baker (1834 - 1918)*
  Polina D. Baker Walker (1838 - 1926)*
  Howard Absalom Baker (1840 - 1884)*
  Thomas Robertson Baker (1844 - 1861)*
 
 Siblings:
  Nancy Cannon (____ - 1884)*
  Magdaline Baker Fodrill (____ - 1862)*
  Magdaline Baker Foddrill (1787 - 1867)*
  Absalom Baker (1802 - 1869)
  Sarah Baker Tilley (1804 - 1883)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Inscription:
Aged 67 years, 6 months, 12 days
 
Burial:
Burch Cemetery
Monroe County
Indiana, USA
 
Created by: Beth
Record added: Jun 11, 2010
Find A Grave Memorial# 53552038
Absalom Baker
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Forever Family
- DL&DL
 Added: Dec. 26, 2013
Absalom Baker is my 4th great-grand-uncle and the father-in-law of my 3rd great-grand-uncle, George Washington Walker.
- Beth
 Added: Aug. 28, 2011
 
 
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