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Francis James "Frank" Baker
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Birth: Nov. 19, 1842
Germanton
Stokes County
North Carolina, USA
Death: Jun. 2, 1881
Meadows
Stokes County
North Carolina, USA

Deputy Baker was shot and killed as he and a posse attempted to arrest a man wanted on a warrant. The posse arrived at the man's home shortly after daybreak and surrounded the property.

One of the deputies knocked on the home's front door. After a long delay the door was opened by the suspect's brother. At the same time, the suspect, along with his mother and sister, fled through the rear door. Other members of the posse opened fire on him as he fled past them. When he reached Deputy Baker's position the man opened fire, fatally wounding Deputy Baker.

The suspect escaped and was declared an outlaw by the State of North Carolina. On October 12, 1886, he was shot and killed by a man he got into an argument with at a brothel in Winston-Salem.

Deputy Baker was survived by his wife and eight children. He served in Company F of the 21st North Carolina Regiment throughout the Civil


FRANCIS J. BAKER (MARGARET MORIAH TUTTLE, MARY CATHERINE PETREE, JOHANN HEINRICH5, JOHAN JACOB4 PETRI, JOHAN NIKLAS, JOHANNES, JOHANN 860 was born Abt. 1843 in Stokes Co., NC860, and died 02 Jun 1881 in Stokes Co., NC860. He married (1) SUSAN JANE ANN KISER 60 21 Sep 1865 in Stokes Co., NC860, daughter of MICHAEL KISER and JUDITH BOLES. She was born Abt. 1833 in Stokes Co., NC860, and died 1877 in Stokes Co., NC860. He married (2) CHINA ROSETTA CARROLL860 24 Apr 1879 in Stokes Co., NC860. She was born 13 Oct 1861860, and died Unknown



Children of FRANCIS BAKER and SUSAN KISER are:
i. JUDY C.9 BAKER860, b. Abt. 1867, Stokes Co., NC860; d. Unknown.
ii. LUTHER FRANCIS BAKER860, b. 23 May 1873, Stokes Co., NC860; d. Unknown; m. SARAH GLEN TUTTLE860, 04 Nov 1894, Stokes Co., NC860; b. Abt. 1874, Stokes Co., NC860; d. Unknown.
iii. SALLIE F. BAKER860, b. Abt. 1876, Stokes Co., NC860; d. Unknown; m. ROBERT F. A. BAKER860, 27 Aug 1893, Stokes Co., NC; b. Abt. 1862, Stokes Co., NC860; d. Unknown.
iv. ADA JANE BAKER, b. 23 Apr 1872, Stokes Co., NC; d. Unknown.
v. NANNIE F. BAKER860, b. Abt. 1870, Stokes Co., NC860; d. Unknown; m. GEORGE T. BAKER860, 19 Nov 1893, Stokes Co., NC; b. Abt. 1868, Stokes Co., NC860; d. Unknown.


 
 
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 Parents:
  Henry Baker (1814 - 1896)
  Margaret Moriah Tuttle Baker (1816 - 1895)
 
 Spouses:
  Susan Jane Kiser Baker (1835 - 1876)
  China Rosetta Caroll Baker (1861 - 1899)
 
 Children:
  John Walter Baker (1868 - 1955)*
  Nannie F Baker Baker (1869 - 1962)*
  Ida Frances Baker Hartgrove (1871 - 1958)*
  Ada Jane Baker Hartgrove (1872 - 1946)*
  Luther Francis Baker (1873 - 1959)*
  Sallie Baker Baker (1875 - 1978)*
  Wiley Oscar Baker (1880 - 1945)*
 
 Siblings:
  Thomas M Baker (1837 - 1906)*
  Alexander Baker (1838 - 1918)*
  Susan C Baker Tuttle (1840 - 1918)*
  Nancy J Baker Tuttle (1841 - 1918)*
  Francis James Baker (1842 - 1881)
  William Riley Baker (1845 - 1933)*
  Sarah Petree Baker Tuttle (1847 - 1922)*
  Levi Baker (1847 - 1924)*
  John H Baker (1850 - 1907)*
  Martha Elizabeth Baker Pulliam (1859 - 1949)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Baker Cemetery
Flat Shoals
Stokes County
North Carolina, USA
 
Created by: James Myers
Record added: Feb 05, 2010
Find A Grave Memorial# 47621043
Francis James Frank Baker
Added by: Amy Caddell
 
Francis James Frank Baker
Added by: James Myers
 
 
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Remembering you today Deputy Baker. God bless all those who serve and protect.
- Amy Caddell
 Added: Jun. 2, 2014
Pvt.. Co. G 21st Rgt. NCT Confederate States Army
- bncheek
 Added: Oct. 11, 2013
Remembering you today
- James Myers
 Added: Jun. 2, 2012
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