James Baker1,2

ID #1103, (circa 1785 - after 1860)

Parents:

Father: Samuel Baker3 b. bt 1755 - 1765, d. 1813
Mother: Sarah Dishman3 d. bt 1790 - 1800

Key Events

EventDateDescription
Birthcirca 1785He was born circa 1785 in Virginia.4
Marriage Contract21 Mar 1831A contract for the marriage of James Baker and Mary D. Shelkett was signed on 21 Mar 1831 in King George County, Virginia.5
Marriageafter 21 Mar 1831He married Mary D. Shelkett, daughter of Reuben Owens and Catherine Dishman, after 21 Mar 1831 in King George County, Virginia.5,1,6
Deathafter 1860He died after 1860.7

Children with Mary D. Owens:

Sarah Catherine Baker+ 1 (c 1832 - c Nov 1856)
Henry Baker17 (c 1836 - bt 1870 - 1880)
Wesley Baker18 (c 1836 - )
James Baker18 (c 1838 - )
Susan Baker18 (c 1838 - )
Elizabeth Baker18 (c 1840 - )

Note - Living persons are excluded from this website so not all marriages or children may be listed above.

Other Events

EventDateDescription
Will25 Nov 1790He was named an heir in the will of James Dishman Sr. dated 25 Nov 1790 in King George County, Virginia.8
Census18004 Aug 1800He was probably one of the males, age 10 to 15, in an unknown person 's household on the 1800 census in Hanover Parish, King George County, Virginia.9
Will13 Jun 1808He was named an heir in the will of James Dishman Jr. dated 13 Jun 1808 in King George County, Virginia.10
Census18106 Aug 1810He was probably the male, age 16 to 25, in Samuel Baker's household on the 1810 census in King George County, Virginia.11
Census18207 Aug 1820He was listed as the head of a family on the 1820 census in King George County, Virginia.12
Will28 May 1824He was named an heir in the will of John Dishman dated 28 May 1824 in King George County, Virginia.13
Census18301 Jun 1830He was probably the male, age 40 to 49, in Mary Weedon Suttle's household on the 1830 census in King George County, Virginia.14
Census18501 Jun 1850He was listed as the head of a family on the 1850 census in King George County, Virginia.15
Census18601 Jun 1860He was listed as the head of a family on the 1860 census in King George County, Virginia.16

 

Other information

Relationships:
Great-grandson of Samuel Duchemin
Great-grandfather of James Samuel Dishman
Last Edited: 11 Dec 2016

Citations

  1. [S101] Elizabeth Nuckols Lee, King George Co. Va Marriages, Vol. II, p.117.
  2. [S42] 1850 U.S. Federal Census (Population Schedule), King George County, Virginia, p.219, line 14, image 25/58 (Online: Ancestry.com, Inc.).
  3. [S133] James Dishman, Sr. will (1800), Will Book 2, page 271. Mentions grandson James Baker.
  4. [S42] 1850 U.S. Federal Census (Population Schedule), King George County, Virginia, p.219, line 14, image 25/58, James Baker age 75 (Online: Ancestry.com, Inc.).
  5. [S290] King George County Deed Book 14, No. 14 (1832-1836): p. 31-33, marriage contract between James Baker and Mary D. Shelkitt, surety provided by John D. Owens, witnessed by Warren Owens.
  6. [S100] Elizabeth Nuckols Lee, King George Co. Va Marriages, Vol. I, p.29.
  7. [S33] Assumptions.
  8. [S133] James Dishman, Sr. will (1800), Will Book 2, page 271.
  9. [S37] William L. Deyo, King George County 1800 Census, p.30, Hanover Parish, entry 299, Samuel Baker household, 1 male 10-16 (son James), 1 male 26-45 (Samuel), 1 female 10-16 (daughter Mary), 1 female over 45 (unknown).
  10. [S223] James Dishman will (1808), Will Book 3, page 57.
  11. [S38] 1810 U.S. Federal Census (Population Schedule), King George County, Virginia, Samuel Baker household (Online: Ancestry.com, Inc.), image 5 of 37.
  12. [S39] 1820 U.S. Federal Census (Population Schedule), King George County, Virginia, p.119, line 22, James Baker household (Online: Ancestry.com, Inc.), image 1 of 9.
  13. [S346] Genealogical papers of William Anderson Hagey, ca. 1940-1998, Virginia Historical Society, box 2, file 115, "Dishman, James (1712-1800) and Mary (Weedon), 3 of 5", cites will of John Dishman Sr. dated 18 May 1824, codicil 28 May 1824, proved 7 Oct 1824 in King George County, Va (KGC Will Book 3, p. 249), names William J. Dishman (all lands in KGC), Ann M. Edwards, Frances Ann Dishman, Susan B. Dishman, Kitty S. Spilman, John S. Bryan, John Bryan and Lovell Bryan, Austin Suttle (son of my niece Sarah Suttle), James D. Bryan and William Bryan, John Dishman Jr., balance of estate to be equally divided between John Bryan, Lovell Bryan Sr., James Baker, Mary Massey and daughter Ann M. Edwards, Mary W. Suttle, and Mary Rollings; James Baker and John Bryan executors.
  14. [S40] 1830 U.S. Federal Census (Population Schedule), King George County, Virginia, p. 60, line 13, Mary W. Suttle household (Online: Ancestry.com, Inc.), image 13 of 38.
  15. [S42] 1850 U.S. Federal Census (Population Schedule), King George County, Virginia, p. 219, line 14, James Baker household (Online: Ancestry.com, Inc.), image 29 of 62.
  16. [S43] 1860 U.S. Federal Census (Population Schedule), King George County, Virginia, p. 41, line 28, dwelling 319, family 319, James Baker household (Online: Ancestry.com, Inc.), image 41 of 73. James age 75, Rebecca age 22.
  17. [S101] Elizabeth Nuckols Lee, King George Co. Va Marriages, Vol. II, p.114.
  18. [S42] 1850 U.S. Federal Census (Population Schedule), King George County, Virginia, James Baker entry, p. 219, family 229, image 25 (Online: Ancestry.com, Inc.).
 

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