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Baker, Samuel: Martin & Bloom Family Histories
 

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Baker, Samuel

Male - 1818


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  • Name Baker, Samuel  
    Gender Male 
    Relocation Aft 1782  Rensselaer, Albany, New York Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    He was living in Rensselearville, Albany, New York in 1790 (US Census) 
    Land 2 Oct 1787  Rensselaerville, Albany, New York Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Samuel Baker leased lot 147 in Renselaerville in the West Manor of Rensselaerwyck together with Samuel Martin and Josiah Skinner. His brothers-in-law Rowland and Levi Green leased the adjacent lot to the north. A copy of the lease is under documents below.  
    Relocation 1798  Burford, Canada West, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location 
    He petitioned for land 9 June 1798. He came with two neighbors, Josiah F. Dean and Comfort Davis (see document below). 
    Relocation Abt 1811  Batavia, Genesee, New York, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    • Samuel Baker reportedly sold his farm about 1811 and returned to USA, perhaps Batavia, New York and died soon after. There is some evidence that his son Joseph and his wife Sarah also lived in Batavia.
    Buried Possibly 1818  Possibly Old Batavia Cemetery Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • These are probably our Samuel and Huldah.
      Old Batavia Cemetery Records
      (Batavia Pioneer Cemetery)
      Baker, Hulda, d. January 6, 1817, @ 62y
      Baker, Samuel, d. April 28, 1818, @ 63y
      http://genesee.bettysgenealogy.org/obat1.htm
    Notes 
    • (Research):The following from:
      Ancestry.com. Massachusetts Soldiers and Sailors in the War of the Revolution, 17 Vols. [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: The Generations Network, Inc., 1998. Original data: Secretary of the Commonwealth. Massachusetts Soldiers and Sailors in the War of the Revolution. Vol. I-XVII. Boston, MA, USA: Wright and Potter Printing Co., 1896.
      Volume 1, page 498
      Baker, Samuel.Private, Capt. Daniel Brown's co., Col. Benjamin Simonds's regt.; marched on an alarm at Berkshire Oct. 13, 1780; service, 6 days; also, pay roll for 2 days service; marched on an alarm at Berkshire Oct. 27, 1780.
    Person ID I531  Martin-Bloom
    Last Modified 22 Dec 2016 

    Family Greene, Huldah,   b. 20 Dec 1757, Coventry, Kent, Rhode Island, Find all individuals with events at this location,   bur. Possibly 1817, Possibly Old Batavia Cemetery Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 59 years) 
    Married 4 Apr 1782  Lanesborough, Berkshire, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    • Married by James Barker, Esq. [4]
    Children 
    +1. Baker, Olive,   b. 1 May 1783, Massachusetts or New York Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 8 Feb 1861, Blenheim, Oxford, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 77 years)
    +2. Baker, Joseph,   d. Bef, 1840 Find all individuals with events at this location
    Last Modified 28 Apr 2016 
    Family ID F195  Group Sheet

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 4 Apr 1782 - Lanesborough, Berkshire, Massachusetts Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsLand - Samuel Baker leased lot 147 in Renselaerville in the West Manor of Rensselaerwyck together with Samuel Martin and Josiah Skinner. His brothers-in-law Rowland and Levi Green leased the adjacent lot to the north. A copy of the lease is under documents below. - 2 Oct 1787 - Rensselaerville, Albany, New York Link to Google Earth
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    Pin Legend  : Address       : Location       : City/Town       : County/Shire       : State/Province       : Country       : Not Set

  • Documents
    Baker, Samuel land petition.
    Baker, Samuel land petition.
    Letter to Maud Martin Latham from the Public Archives of Canada showing that Samuel Baker petitioned for land on Dundas Street on 9 June 1798 (430 KB pdf).
    1790 US Census, Rensselaerville, Albany, New York
    1790 US Census, Rensselaerville, Albany, New York
    Samuel Martin is listed in the right hand column near the bottom of the page. Samuel Baker and Levi (Levy) Greene are in the left column.
    1787 Lease of land in Rensselaerville, Albany, New York to Samuel Martin, Samuel Baker and Josiah Skinner.
    1787 Lease of land in Rensselaerville, Albany, New York to Samuel Martin, Samuel Baker and Josiah Skinner.
    Lease for lot 147 (164 acres) in the Rensselaerwyck Manor West to Josiah Skinner, Samuel Martin and Samuel's brother-in-law Samuel Baker. Rowland Green and Levi Green, who were brothers-in-law to both Samuels, leased lot 166, which was the adjacent lot to the north.
    Historical Marker at the Baptist Church of Preston Hollow
    Historical Marker at the Baptist Church of Preston Hollow
    Four members of the Green family and their spouses were almost certainly founding members of this church in 1787 (Silence Green and Samuel Martin, Huldah Green and Samuel Baker, Levi Green and Asenath Robinson, and Rowland Green and Elizabeth Champlain). Elder Timothy Green, their father, was the first pastor of the church (abt 1790).
    1787 Lease of land in Basick (Rensselaerville), Albany, New York to Rowland Greene and Levi Greene
    1787 Lease of land in Basick (Rensselaerville), Albany, New York to Rowland Greene and Levi Greene
    Lease of Lot 166 (155 acres) in the West Manor of Rensselaerwyck to Rowland Greene and his brother Levi. Their brothers-in-law Samuel Martin and Samuel Baker along with Josiah Skinner (unrelated) leased lot 147, which was adjacent to the south.

  • Sources 
    1. [S126] 1790 US Census, (National Archives and Records Administration), Rensselaerville, Albany, New York; Roll: M637_6; Page: 187; Image: 108; Family History Library Film: 0568146.

    2. [S153] Lease on lot 147 in Rensselaerville (copy in file), Stephen Van Rensselaser III, (Manor of Renselaerwyck).

    3. [S42] Maud Martin Latham's papers (in file) -- not yet verified, Notebook p. 30 relating information obtained from Mrs. Percy Barker (Edith Hornor).

    4. [S85] History of Lanesborough, Massachusetts, Charles J. Palmer, (N.p.: Author, 1906.), p. 108.


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