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Dilman Shattuck Baker
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Birth: Oct. 4, 1810
Albany County
New York, USA
Death: Sep. 5, 1877
Niagara County
New York, USA

"My grandfather, Dilman Baker was the eldest of ten children who made up the family of David Baker and his wife, Cynthia Shattuck. Nearly all his life he suffered from asthama and a bronchial affection. This doubtless irritated a temperament which was naturally irascible and pessimistic. The Baker temperaments seemed to be divided between a love of fun and that more somber strain we called "The Baker Blues". Grandfather's words snarlled out like fire-crackers and his feet were always on the road to the poor-house.

"But he did have a sense of humor and fun. None of us stood in awe of him. If we cried with a hurt finger, he called us to his side, examined the finger carefully, made a little sputtery noise as if to spit on it, then said "Run put a little ashes on it."

"Dilman Baker was passionately fond of music. In spite of his broncial trouble, he could sing in a clear tenor voice the hymns and anthems he loved so well. All of my mother's brothers and sisters sang, except perhaps Aunt Sue. Grandfather loved to gather his girls and boys about him and sing from the old-fashioned "note-books" of that day. " Anna Hayward Merritt Genealogical Library Vol 11.

Family links: 
  David Osborn Baker (1785 - 1832)
  Cynthia Shattuck Baker (1789 - 1859)
  Laura Matilda Durand Baker (1816 - 1898)*
  Sarah Augusta Baker Johnson (1839 - 1896)*
  Horace Durand Baker (1840 - 1859)*
  Susan Baker Briggs (1842 - 1918)*
  Frances Amelia Baker Hayward (1844 - 1926)*
  Henrietta Agnes Baker Drake (1846 - 1917)*
  Henry Elihu Baker (1848 - 1917)*
  Elizabeth Hannah Baker Richardson (1853 - 1888)*
  Cynthia Eveline Baker (1855 - 1855)*
  David Baker (1856 - 1856)*
  Dilman Baker (1856 - 1856)*
  B. Fowler Baker (1858 - 1914)*
  Laura Bristol Baker (1862 - 1863)*
  Dilman Shattuck Baker (1810 - 1877)
  Daniel Baker (1812 - 1893)*
  Margaret A Baker Morris (1814 - 1896)*
  Warren Baker (1819 - 1888)*
  David Courtland Baker (1821 - 1884)*
  Stephen Henry Baker (1824 - 1889)*
  Susan Baker Eggleston (1827 - 1895)*
*Calculated relationship
Note: husband of Laura M Baker
Fillmore-Halstead Cemetery
Niagara County
New York, USA
Maintained by: Chris Collman
Originally Created by: Bill Siddall
Record added: Mar 28, 2010
Find A Grave Memorial# 50393084
Dilman Shattuck Baker
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Dilman Shattuck Baker
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6c4xr without counting my Bakers and my Shattucks. See you upstairs.
- Carole Alden
 Added: May. 23, 2014

- Ernest Sharpe Jr
 Added: Sep. 27, 2012

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