Grace B(ray) Baird1

F, b. 11 March 1908, d. 13 July 1962
  • Grace B(ray) Baird was born on 11 March 1908 in Redwood City, California. She was a twin to Ernest.1
  • She was the daughter of Floyd Leslie Baird and Grace M(addern) Bray.1
  • At the age of 31 years, 10 months and 21 days, Grace B(ray) Baird married Earl Hilman Mellum on 1 February 1940 in Reno, Washoe, Nevada.1
  • Grace B(ray) Baird died on 13 July 1962 in San Mateo, California, at age 54.1

Citations

  1. Mundia.com, online http://www.mundia.com

Joseph Baird1

M, b. circa 1835
  • Joseph Baird was born circa 1835 in Ireland.1
  • Joseph Baird married Sarah Patrick circa 1860. Joseph was farmer.1,2

Child of Joseph Baird and Sarah Patrick

Citations

  1. QLD BDM Index, online http://www.qld.gov.au/law/…, 1929/C1054 Baird     Andrew     Joseph Baird     Sarah Patrick.
  2. Merv Johnson, "E-mail Merv Johnson," e-mail to Audrey, Various dates 2009, 2 October 2009.

Unknown Baker1

M, b. circa 1790
  • Unknown Baker was born circa 1790.1
  • Unknown Baker married Susan Unknown.

Citations

  1. Transcribed Census Returns, Somerset Census 1851.

Unknown Baker1

M, b. circa 1905

Citations

  1. Ian Stehben, "E-mail - re Staines," e-mail to Audrey, March 2009.

Alfred Baker1

M, b. 1864
  • Alfred Baker was born in 1864 in Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada.1
  • He was the son of Thomas Baker and Sarah Ann Douglas.1
  • At the time of the 3 April 1881 census Alfred Baker was living in the household of Thomas Baker and Sarah Ann Douglas in Gananoque, Leeds South, Ontario, Canada. Tom senior is shown as a 43 year old labourer born East Indies, a Catholic, living with his wife Sarah 48, born Nova Scotia, his daughter Elizabeth, 20 born Nova Scotia, Arthur, 16 a labourer born Nova Scotia, Alice 12 a scholar born Ontaria, James 10 also a scholar born Ontario. The family were all noted as being Catholic and English. An Alfred GALAGHER aged 4 born the USA (an English Catholic) was also living in the household.2
  • Alfred Baker married Louise Pelow circa 1888.1

Children of Alfred Baker and Louise Pelow

Citations

  1. Norma Baker, "T Baker Descendants," e-mail to Audrey, 13 April 2002.
  2. Canadian Census 1881, online http://www.familysearch.org/Eng/Search/frameset_search.asp, Family History Library Film 1375868 NA Film Number C-13232 District 110 Sub-district E Page Number 84 Household Number 412.

Alfred Baker1

M, b. circa 1892

Citations

  1. Norma Baker, "T Baker Descendants," e-mail to Audrey, 13 April 2002.

Alfred John Baker1

M, b. circa 1885

Citations

  1. QLD BDM Index, online http://www.qld.gov.au/law/…, Marriage 1911/C3096     Steinmuller     Bertha Magdalena;     Baker     Alfred John.

Alice Baker1

F, b. 1866
  • Alice Baker was born in 1866 in Howie Island, Kingston, Ontario.1
  • She was the daughter of Thomas Baker and Sarah Ann Douglas.1
  • At the time of the 3 April 1881 census Alice Baker was living in the household of Thomas Baker and Sarah Ann Douglas in Gananoque, Leeds South, Ontario, Canada. Tom senior is shown as a 43 year old labourer born East Indies, a Catholic, living with his wife Sarah 48, born Nova Scotia, his daughter Elizabeth, 20 born Nova Scotia, Arthur, 16 a labourer born Nova Scotia, Alice 12 a scholar born Ontaria, James 10 also a scholar born Ontario. The family were all noted as being Catholic and English. An Alfred GALAGHER aged 4 born the USA (an English Catholic) was also living in the household.2

Citations

  1. Norma Baker, "T Baker Descendants," e-mail to Audrey, 13 April 2002.
  2. Canadian Census 1881, online http://www.familysearch.org/Eng/Search/frameset_search.asp, Family History Library Film 1375868 NA Film Number C-13232 District 110 Sub-district E Page Number 84 Household Number 412.

Alice Elizabeth Baker1

F, b. circa 1875

Children of Alice Elizabeth Baker and William John Burgess

Citations

  1. Rootsweb World Connect, online http://wc.rootsweb.ancestry.com/, Watts/Burgess/Alexander/Ramskill/Tilley/Barber/Rogers.
  2. Lyn Carruthers, "Burgess Metcalf Tas Fed Index," e-mail to Audrey, Jan 2017.
  3. Lyn Carruthers, "Burgess Metcalf Tas Fed Index," e-mail to Audrey, Jan 2017, Digger - Tasmanian Federation Index.

Charles Arthur Baker1

M, b. 16 September 1921, d. 19 August 1942

Citations

  1. Norma Baker, "T Baker Descendants," e-mail to Audrey, 13 April 2002.

Diana Baker1

F, b. February 1791
  • Diana Baker was baptized in February 1791 in Shepton Beauchamp, Somerset. the same day as her brother John.1
  • She was the daughter of William Baker and Jane Key.1

Citations

  1. Norma Baker, "T Baker Descendants," e-mail to Audrey, 13 April 2002.

Edwina Baker1

F, b. 1902

Citations

  1. Norma Baker, "T Baker Descendants," e-mail to Audrey, 13 April 2002.

Elizabeth Baker

F, b. 4 March 1832, d. 22 February 1910

Elizabeth French (nee Baker) (1832-1910) Known as Granny Hoskin
  • Elizabeth Baker was born on 4 March 1832 in Agra, Hindostan, India. Her baptism certificate shows her parents as Thomas Baker, Color Segeant, H M 10th Regiment, and Elizabeth his wife.1
  • She was the daughter of Thomas Baker and Eliza McGowan.
  • Elizabeth Baker was baptized on 11 March 1832 in Agra, India. She was baptized by H Parish, Chaplain.1
  • At the time of the 7 June 1841 census Elizabeth Baker was living in the household of Susan Unknown in Whitlackington, Somerset. Susan Baker is shown as the head of the household, 40 years old, independant, born Somerset. Living with her are Thomas Baker, 11, born overseas, an agricultural labourer, and Elizabeth, aged 9 also born overseas.2
  • At the time of the 30 March 1851 census Elizabeth Baker was living in the household of Susan Unknown in Love Lane, Illminster, Somerset. The census details show the head of the household as Susan Baker, a 59 year old labourers widow born Kingsbury Somerset. Living with her are son Thomas 20 unwed,a blacksmith born India and Elizabeth, daughter 19 a flax factory girl born India.
    There were also 3 lodgers in the house, 2 charwomen and an agricultural labourer.2,3
  • Elizabeth's father was enlisted in the British Army and served in India where Elizabeth was born. Family hearsay is that the Bakers did not wish their daughter to marry William French who they considered below their station. William and Elizabeth then eloped and eventually came to Australia.
  • At the age of 21 years, 6 months and 9 days, Elizabeth Baker married William French, son of Jacob French and Hannah Osborne, on 13 September 1853 in Ilminster, Somerset, England. Elizabeth and William were married by banns, their witnesses being John Clarke and Francis Taylor. - William is listed as a weaver of Ilminister as is Elizabeth - his father Jacob French - Labourer; her Father Thomas Baker - cooper. Both William and Elizabeth signed with their mark, although Elizabeth could write. Both were Church of England.4,2
  • Elizabeth Baker's and William French's son Thomas was born in 1854 in Somerset.
  • Elizabeth Baker and William French immigrated to Sydney, New South Wales, Australia, on 16 December 1855. The "Maitland" departed Southhampton and arrived in Sydney on the 22 April 1856. With William and Elizabeth was their young son, Thomas aged 18 months. Sadly he died on the voyage to Australia. Their second son John was born on the voyage. According to immigration records, William, aged 24, could neither read or write at the time he migrated to Australia. William's occupation at the time of his marriage to Elizabeth was a weaver, but at the time he immigrated he was listed as a farm labourer, perhaps to improve his chances of being accepted as a person useful to the colony of Australia. William stated he had been born at Hazelbury, Somerset and that his father Jacob French was deceased but his mother Hannah was living at Wiesit, Somerset.
    Elizabeth, aged 24, could both read and write. Her parents Thomas and Eliza Baker were both deceased. Both William and Elizabeth were Church of England.5
  • Elizabeth Baker's and William French's third and fourth children James William and Eliza Jane was born between 1858 and 1860 in Castlereagh, New South Wales. . During this time William was working as a labourer at Caslereagh (west of Sydney.)6
  • The family moved several times over the next few years. Daughter Ellen was born at Gostwyck (south of Armidale) on 11 January 1864. They moved back to the Paterson River district where Elizabeth was born on 25 February 1866. The family once again moved north. George was born at "Walhalla" Station near Werris Creek (south of Tamworth) in 1867 where William worked for the Christian family before moving with them to Clifton Station near Tenterfield around 1870.7,8
  • He was a Major in the Salvation Army having been one of the first members in Tenterfield. In the only known photo of her she is wearing her Salvation Army badge.
  • On 10 July 1878,her husband, William French died in Six Mile, Tenterfield, New South Wales, at age 46. James French gave the following information about his father at the time of his death. At the time James, like his father was a farmer of Six Mile. William's cause of death was a heart disease from which he had suffered for three months, he was 47 years old, had lived in Australia for 23 years, parents NOT KNOWN, spouse Elizabeth Baker, children 4 males and 3 females. The medical attendant was A W Bateman who last saw William on the day he died. His youngest child, William George was only three years old.9
  • At the age of 46 years, 8 months and 7 days, Elizabeth Baker married Richard Hoskin, son of James Hoskin and Phillipa Allen, on 11 November 1878 in Tenterfield, New South Wales. Both Elizabeth and Richard Hoskin lived on Clifton Station at the time of their marriage. Richard senior, was a 60 year old widowed farmer and Elizabeth a 47 year old widow when they married. James Christie, the Station Owner, and Elizabeth Jane Bezanson (who was Elizabeth's eldest daughter and who had married a few months before) were witnesses to their marriage.10
  • Elizabeth Baker witnessed the marriage of John French and Elizabeth Ann Bailey on 4 March 1879 in Tenterfield, New South Wales, Australia; She lived with her parents at the time of her marriage. Witnesses to the marriage were William Bailey (either Elizabeth's brother or father), a labourer and Elizabeth French.11
  • Both Elizabeth Baker and her daughter Eliza Jane French were members of the Salvation Army.12
  • On 1 October 1893,her husband, Richard Hoskin died in Tenterfield, New South Wales, at age 75. After Richard's death Elizabeth most likely went to live with one of her daughters and their family. She probably moved to Queensland with them.13,14
  • Elizabeth Baker died on 22 February 1910 in Archibald Street, Cocks Estate, Toowoomba, Queensland, at age 77. She was living with her daughter Elizabeth Werner at the time of her death. The cause of death was listed as Bright's Disease. She also suffered from aortic heart disease. Her daughter Elizabeth Werner was the informant. Elizabeth Werner signed with her mark.15,16
  • She was buried on 24 February 1910 in Drayton & Toowoomba Cemetery, Toowoomba. The funeral left from Archibald Street. T J Masters of the Salvation Army conducted the burial. Elizabeth is buried in an unmarked grave.16
  • William and Elizabeth's names are amongst those on a memorial in Rotary Park, Tenterfield.17

Children of Elizabeth Baker and William French

Citations

  1. 1767/1832, Baptism Certificate ofElizabeth Baker, 11 March 1832, Copy - Audrey Chambers.
  2. Norma Baker, "T Baker Descendants," e-mail to Audrey, 13 April 2002.
  3. Transcribed Census Returns, Somerset Census 1851.
  4. Letter, Joan Rogers to Audrey Chambers, Parish records - Ilminster Marriages.
  5. William French & Elizabeth Baker, "Maitland" Board's Immigrant List for the "Maitland", 16/12/1855.
  6. James William French, Birth Registraion 58/1095 (1858).
  7. Elizabeth French, Birth Certificate 66/13000 (1866).
  8. Ellen French, Birth Registration 64/12830 (1864).
  9. William French, Death Registration (1878).
  10. Certificate, Elizabeth French & Richard Hoskin marriage of 1878.
  11. G'dtr of Kenneth Bailey, "Children Will Bailey & Elizabeth Cubis."
  12. Various Werner & French Photos, Various.
  13. NSW Births Deaths & Marriages Index, online http://www.bdm.nsw.gov.au/familyHistory/search.htm, Deaths 14188/1893 HOSKIN RICHARD ; JAMES ; PHILLIPA ; TENTERFIELD.
  14. Tenterfield Shire Council, Cemetery Records, Headstone Inscription.
  15. QLD, BDM Index, online https://www.bdm.qld.gov.au/IndexSearch/BirIndexQry.m, 10/003447.
  16. Elizabeth French/Hoskin (nee Baker), Death Cert Elizabeth Hoskin.
  17. Unknown subject Photograph.

Elizabeth Baker1

F, b. circa 1860
  • Elizabeth Baker was born circa 1860 in Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada.1
  • She was the daughter of Thomas Baker and Sarah Ann Douglas.1
  • At the time of the 3 April 1881 census Elizabeth Baker was living in the household of Thomas Baker and Sarah Ann Douglas in Gananoque, Leeds South, Ontario, Canada. Tom senior is shown as a 43 year old labourer born East Indies, a Catholic, living with his wife Sarah 48, born Nova Scotia, his daughter Elizabeth, 20 born Nova Scotia, Arthur, 16 a labourer born Nova Scotia, Alice 12 a scholar born Ontaria, James 10 also a scholar born Ontario. The family were all noted as being Catholic and English. An Alfred GALAGHER aged 4 born the USA (an English Catholic) was also living in the household.2

Citations

  1. Norma Baker, "T Baker Descendants," e-mail to Audrey, 13 April 2002.
  2. Canadian Census 1881, online http://www.familysearch.org/Eng/Search/frameset_search.asp, Family History Library Film 1375868 NA Film Number C-13232 District 110 Sub-district E Page Number 84 Household Number 412.

Elizabeth Baker1

F, b. 13 May 1793
  • Elizabeth Baker was baptized on 13 May 1793 in Shepton Beauchamp, Somerset.1
  • She was the daughter of William Baker and Jane Key.1

Citations

  1. Norma Baker, "T Baker Descendants," e-mail to Audrey, 13 April 2002.

Elizabeth Baker1

F, b. 1 August 1746

Citations

  1. International Genealogy Index, online http://www.familysearch.org/

Elizabeth Mary Baker1

F, b. circa 1855
  • Elizabeth Mary Baker was born circa 1855.
  • Elizabeth Mary Baker married Richard Delaney in 1877 in Carcoar, New South Wales.1,2

Child of Elizabeth Mary Baker and Richard Delaney

Citations

  1. NSW Births Deaths & Marriages Index, online http://www.bdm.nsw.gov.au/familyHistory/search.htm, Deaths52215/1972 WERNER SARAH CATHERINE DANIEL ELIZABETH BANKSTOWN.
  2. NSW Births Deaths & Marriages Index, online http://www.bdm.nsw.gov.au/familyHistory/search.htm, Marriages 2523/1877 DELANY RICHARD ; BAKER ELIZABETH MARY; CARCOAR.

Elsie Beatrice Baker1

F, b. 1897, d. 1979
  • Elsie Beatrice Baker was born in 1897 in Hamilton, Sydney, New South Wales. She was the daughter of William Arthur BAKER and Jospehine Mary.1,2
  • Elsie Beatrice Baker died in 1979 in New South Wales.2

Citations

  1. NSW Births Deaths & Marriages Index, online http://www.bdm.nsw.gov.au/familyHistory/search.htm, Birth 3677/1897       BAKER       ELSIE B ;      WILLIAM A ;       JOSEPHINE      ; HAMILTON.
  2. NSW Births Deaths & Marriages Index, online http://www.bdm.nsw.gov.au/familyHistory/search.htm, Death 10349/1979       JEFFERIS       ELSIE BEATRICE ;      WILLIAM ARTHUR      ; JOSEPHINE MARY.

Emma Elizabeth Baker1

F, b. circa 1915, d. 1953

Citations

  1. NSW Births Deaths & Marriages Index, online http://www.bdm.nsw.gov.au/familyHistory/search.htm, 6505/1940 HEISS FREDERICK WILLIAM BAKER EMMA ELIZABETH GRAFTON.
  2. NSW Births Deaths & Marriages Index, online http://www.bdm.nsw.gov.au/familyHistory/search.htm, 30140/1953 HEISS ELIZABETH ANN DANIEL JOSEPH S MARGARET SINGLETON.

Florence Baker1

F, b. 27 November 1887

Citations

  1. Norma Baker, "T Baker Descendants," e-mail to Audrey, 13 April 2002.

Garnet Wolseley Baker1

M, b. 14 May 1895, d. May 1947

Citations

  1. Norma Baker, "T Baker Descendants," e-mail to Audrey, 13 April 2002.

Geoffery Harold Baker1

M, b. 24 December 1904, d. 20 November 1966

Citations

  1. Annette Banks, Family of George Burgess & Ann Haines, Page 444.

George A Baker1

M, b. 23 May 1885, d. January 1955
  • George A Baker was born on 23 May 1885.1
  • He was the son of Thomas Lawrence Baker and Mary C Haynes.1
  • At the age of 24 years and 3 months, George A Baker married Luella Salter in September 1909.1
  • George A Baker died in January 1955 in Gananoque, Ontario, Canada, at age 69.1

Citations

  1. Norma Baker, "T Baker Descendants," e-mail to Audrey, 13 April 2002.

Godfrey Baker1

M, b. circa 1720, d. 17 September 1788

Children of Godfrey Baker and Elizabeth Cossart Seventh

Citations

  1. CE Cossart, "History of the Cossart and Allied Families."
  2. Baker Family, online http://www3.sympatico.ca/dljordan/Bakerfamily.htm
  3. Find My Past, online http://search.findmypast.co.uk/results/world-records/…

Godfrey Evans Baker1

M, b. 1750, d. 1786

Citations

  1. Baker Family, online http://www3.sympatico.ca/dljordan/Bakerfamily.htm

Hannah Baker1

F, b. 4 February 1800
  • Hannah Baker was baptized on 4 February 1800 in Shepton Beauchamp, Somerset.1
  • She was the daughter of William Baker and Jane Key.1

Citations

  1. Norma Baker, "T Baker Descendants," e-mail to Audrey, 13 April 2002.

Harrison Haines Baker1

M, b. 29 March 1884

Citations

  1. Norma Baker, "T Baker Descendants," e-mail to Audrey, 13 April 2002.

James Baker1

M, b. 1868
  • James Baker was born in 1868 in Kingston, Ontario.1
  • He was the son of Thomas Baker and Sarah Ann Douglas.1
  • At the time of the 3 April 1881 census James Baker was living in the household of Thomas Baker and Sarah Ann Douglas in Gananoque, Leeds South, Ontario, Canada. Tom senior is shown as a 43 year old labourer born East Indies, a Catholic, living with his wife Sarah 48, born Nova Scotia, his daughter Elizabeth, 20 born Nova Scotia, Arthur, 16 a labourer born Nova Scotia, Alice 12 a scholar born Ontaria, James 10 also a scholar born Ontario. The family were all noted as being Catholic and English. An Alfred GALAGHER aged 4 born the USA (an English Catholic) was also living in the household.2

Citations

  1. Norma Baker, "T Baker Descendants," e-mail to Audrey, 13 April 2002.
  2. Canadian Census 1881, online http://www.familysearch.org/Eng/Search/frameset_search.asp, Family History Library Film 1375868 NA Film Number C-13232 District 110 Sub-district E Page Number 84 Household Number 412.

Jane Baker1

F, b. 15 July 1799
  • Jane Baker was baptized on 15 July 1799 in Shepton Beauchamp, Somerset.1
  • She was the daughter of William Baker and Jane Key.1

Citations

  1. Norma Baker, "T Baker Descendants," e-mail to Audrey, 13 April 2002.

John Baker1

M, b. February 1791
  • John Baker was baptized in February 1791 in Shepton Beauchamp, Somerset. Christened with sister Diana.1
  • He was the son of William Baker and Jane Key.1
  • John Baker was buried on 8 March 1799 in Shepton Beauchamp. He was 8 years old.2

Citations

  1. Norma Baker, "T Baker Descendants," e-mail to Audrey, 13 April 2002.
  2. Norma Baker, "T Baker Descendants," e-mail to Audrey, 13 April 2002, Taken from Shepton Beauchamp Parish Records.