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Rev Matthew Baker, Jr
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Birth: Oct. 21, 1791
Stamford
Bennington County
Vermont, USA
Death: Jan. 19, 1852
Coles County
Illinois, USA

Rev. Matthew Baker, Jr. was born in Vermont. He married Samantha ?. They have six documented children, Albert, Lorenus, Mary, John, Orrin and Edward.
Matthew was a prominent Reverend, marrying many of the local couples in Coles County as well as presiding over his children's marriages.

Also, please note that his tombstone reflects his name as MATHEW Baker, with only one "t". All other recordings of his name specify two "t"s, I do not know if this is a typo on the tombstone or simply because common practice is two "t"s and his name is altered in the records. 
 
Family links: 
 Spouse:
  Samantha Town Baker (1790 - 1853)*
 
 Children:
  Lorenus Matthew Baker (1812 - 1881)*
  Mary Baker Jones (1815 - 1863)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Hurricane Cemetery
Hutton Township
Coles County
Illinois, USA
 
Created by: Kelly
Record added: Feb 06, 2005
Find A Grave Memorial# 10438014
Rev Matthew Baker, Jr
Added by: Kelly
 
Rev Matthew Baker, Jr
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Added by: Terry Hartley
 
 
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To my 4th Great Grandfather:May you rest in peace.
- Cheryl L Hosman Dieter
 Added: Jul. 22, 2013
I am the 4th GreatGranddaughter of Matthew Baker Sr.& Lydia Millard, parents of the Rev. Matthew Baker Jr.who married Samantha Town in 1809 in Mass. Their son, Lorenus Matthew who married Clarissa Willison Baker, were my 2nd Greatgrandparents.
- Dawn Francois
 Added: Feb. 4, 2012
Freewill Baptist minister, uniting in Ohio, where he ministered and also, in Indiana. His death "was mourned for by many." (FreeBaptist Cyclopedia, pub. 1889, G.A. Burgess).Thank you for the work you did for God and your fellowman.
- wvy
 Added: Sep. 11, 2010
 
 
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