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William "Bill" Baker - Lee Co, VA; Breathitt Co, KY
Posted by: Jonathan Shaw (ID *****0261) Date: August 16, 2005 at 10:39:27
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I am trying to figure out who William's ancestors are, one possibility is Elijah Baker and Sarah Jones. This is the information that I have on William:

William M. Baker
b. ca 1825 - Lee Co. VA
d. March 27, 1891 - Breathitt Co. KY (military file)

m. Martha Ann Palmer
b. ca 1830 Stokes Co. NC
d. March 3, 1903 - Breathitt Co. KY (military file)
d/o Elias Palmer b. 1787 Halifax Co. VA - d. July 20, 1875 of Gravel; b. Halifax Co., VA; r. Lee; d. Lee Co., KY; parents :unknown & Nancy (??Hoskins) b. 1787 Halifax Co. VA - d. 1872 Lee Co. VA(?KY).

Andrew? John?
Nancy married James Overbee
Angeline married Jason Little, Jr.
Lucinda m. Joseph Coomer
Emily married William B. Gabbard
Celia married Edward Gross

Military Service:

Enlisted Company Discharge
Nov. 29, 1861 Company G, 8th KY Infantry May 23, 1862 in Estill Co., KY
Aug. 4, 1862 Company E, 14th KY Calvary
(was under treatment during second enlistment)


1850 Lee County, VA # 465(70 yr. old John Baker is listed in #602) circa 1853 came to KY
1860 Owsley County KY #172 (Ira Baker #106 -only other Baker born in VA listed)
1870 Breathitt County, KY # 20
1880 Breathitt County, KY Cam Creek, Jackson P.O.
in Jackson, Breathitt Co. until death March 27, 1891

Elijah Baker b: May 09, 1789 d: in (prpb.) Estill Co., KY
married Sarah Jones (Father: Samuel Jones Mother: Celia Creech)

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