John Baker, Esq. died aged 44 yrs. "Early Vital Records of Mass. (Ipswich Deaths)"
Boston Newsletter, 8 Aug 1734
"IPSWICH, Aug. 1. This day died John Baker, Esq., in the 44th year of his age! He was one of His Majs. Justice of the Peace for the county of Essex. His Descent was Honourable, son of Capt Thomas Baker of Topsfield, by a dau. of the late hon, Samuel Symonds Esq., Dep. Gov. of Mass. He has left a widow with four small children, & a considerable Estate for their Support."
William Appleton, Ancestry of Priscilla Baker, who lived 1674-1731, and was wife of Issac Appleton, of Ipswich (1890), p 12-13.