Biography of Fayette Baker
FROM OUR COUNTY AND ITS PEOPLE
A DESCRIPTIVE AND BIOGRAPHICAL RECORD
OF SARATOGA COUNTY, NEW YORK
PREPARED AND PUBLISHED UNDER THE AUSPICES OF THE SARATOGIAN
THE BOSTON HISTORY COMPANY, PUBLISHERS 1899

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Baker, Fayette, was born in the township of Halfmoon, December 31, 1849, and educated in the public schools and Mechanicville Academy. December 29, 1875, he married Sarah A. Rogers, and they have five children: Cornelia F., Courtland D., Winfield S., J. Le Roy and Essie M. Mr. Baker's father, Daniel Baker, was born in the township of Stillwater, in 1822, educated in the schools of his day and was a farmer. He married Cornelia Howland, and they had nine children: Howland, John Fayette, Louisana, Martha, Powell (who died at the age of thirty years), Maria, Minnie C. and Elisha K. Mr. Baker died in 1872 and his widow in 1885. Mr. Baker's grandfather was born in 1765, and married twice, first to Cornelia Westervelt, and second to Ruth Post. Mrs. Baker's father, Courtland Rogers, was born in the township of Malta in 1822, married twice, first to Sarah A. Eddy, and they had two children: Florence and Sarah A. Mrs. Rogers died in 1853, and for his-second wife he married Marion McKinley, and they had three children: Reuben H., Essie J. and John G. Mr. Rogers died in 1894. His widow still survives.


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