Nancy Margaret Isbell Baker

Birth
Lincoln County, Tennessee, USA
Death 3 Dec 1846 (aged 32)
Chickasaw County, Mississippi, USA
Burial Unknown
Memorial ID 117137252 · View Source
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She married about 1837 in Jackson County, Alabama, to John Baker, said to be the son of Rev. John Zachariah Baker and Nancy Wilson. The marriage records for that period have been lost.

Nancy Margaret Isbell Baker's children:
Zachariah Baker 1840-1817
William J. Baker 1840-1865
John W. Baker 1842-1863
Sarah Abigail Baker 1843-1924
Margaret Melinda Baker 1845-1920
Louisa Baker 1846-1914


In 1840 John M. Tate, John Baker, and five others were appointed to the Board of Commissioners who established the first county seat of Marshall County, Alabama, then called Marshall but later changed to Wyeth City after the county seat moved. Very soon after this, John Baker and wife moved to Missisippi.

According to Baker family history, John Baker was born "on the Tate Farm, Stevenson, Jackson Co., AL." (at that time in Madison County). He married c1836 probably Jackson Co., AL. to Nancy Margaret Isbell and they moved to Chickasaw Co., Mississippi 1840-41. She died Dec.1846-47 and he married his second wife there in Chickasaw Co. or Yalobusha Co. c1847, later moving to Lawrence Co., Missouri, where he died in 1886.

A family tree gave her death as December 1847 while another family tree said 3 December 1846 (no citations given for either).
After Nancy Isbell Baker's death, John Baker married in 1847 his second wife Mrs. Martha McCord "Patsey" Hastings Bailey, the widow of Rev. Isham Bailey who died in Chickasaw County in 1847. It is possible, however, that both Nancy Margaret Isbell Baker and Isham Bailey died in Yalobusha County rather than Chickasaw County (probably now Grenada County). John Baker and Martha had seven more children, including Isham Porter, Missouri Ann, Harriet, Thomas Jefferson, James Monroe, Minerva Isbell Baker and Andrew Ambrose Baker.


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  • Created by: Ray Isbell
  • Added: 15 Sep 2013
  • Find A Grave Memorial 117137252
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Nancy Margaret Isbell Baker (20 Feb 1814–3 Dec 1846), Find A Grave Memorial no. 117137252, ; Maintained by Ray Isbell (contributor 47188697) Unknown.