Capt Thomas Baker

Capt Thomas Baker

Birth
Norfolk, England
Death 18 Mar 1718 (aged 81)
Topsfield, Essex County, Massachusetts, USA
Burial Topsfield, Essex County, Massachusetts, USA
Memorial ID 10750511 · View Source
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Grave reads:
HERE LYES BURIED YE
BODY OF CAP. THOMAS
BAKER WHO DIED
MARCH YE 18 1717-18
AGED 81 YEARS &
6 MONTHS
& ?? DAYS

It is the oldest grave in the Pine Grove Cemetery in Topsfield.

Thomas Baker was born on 13 September 1636 in Norwich, Norfolk, England. He was the son of John and Elizabeth Baker. Thomas Baker was christened on 18 September 1636 at St Peter Mancroft, Norwich, Norfolk, England. He married Priscilla Appleton of Ipswich on 26 November 1672. President Calvin Coolidge, First Lady Jean Means Appleton (Mrs. Franklin Pierce), Fanny Appleton (Mrs. Henry Wadsworth Longfellow), and Thomas Appleton (Boston wit and arts patron) are descendants of Mr. Baker. He died in Topsfield on 18 March 1718.


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  • Created by: Laura Sue
  • Added: 10 Apr 2005
  • Find A Grave Memorial 10750511
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Capt Thomas Baker (13 Sep 1636–18 Mar 1718), Find A Grave Memorial no. 10750511, citing Pine Grove Cemetery, Topsfield, Essex County, Massachusetts, USA ; Maintained by Laura Sue (contributor 46785478) .