Biography of Calvin Baker
Orleans County, NY Biographies





Baker, Calvin, who settled in Carlton about 1849. was a native of Massachusetts, and before coming to this county had lived for a time in Onondaga and later in Genesee county. In his family were four daughters and two sons, and of these children John Baker, was the oldest. He was born in 1828, and was a farmer by occupation. He began with small means, but industry and preseverance were rewarded, and he died the owner of a good and well earned property. He died March 16, 1890. His wife, whom he married in 1851, was Sarah E. Crane, of Carlton, and their children were as follows: John C., of Albion; Adella, who died at twenty nine; Emma, who died at five, and Charles L., who died at one year of age. During the last year of his life John Baker was justice of the peace in Albion, to which town he removed from Carlton. He was a strong Republican, and was also interested in temperance work. He was a member, trustee and steward of the M. E. Church. John Baker, jr., was born in Carlton, June 10, 1852, and came to Albion with his father in 1862. In May, 1890, he married Mena A. Bateman, of Carlton, and they have two children.

From:
Landmarks of Orleans County, New York
Edited by: Hon. Isaac C. Signor
Assisted by: H. P. Smith and others
D. Mason & Co., Publishers
Syracuse, N. Y. 1894


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