Early Colonial Settlers of Southern Maryland and Virginia's Northern Neck Counties

Nicholas Baker

Male 1703 - 1764  (60 years)


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  • Name Nicholas Baker 
    Born 23 Nov 1703  Queen Anne Parish, Prince George's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Died 26 Mar 1764  Frederick County, Maryland - Probate Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I047939  Tree1
    Last Modified 26 Jul 2020 

    Father Nicholas Baker,   b. Abt 1680, Calvert County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 24 Jan 1709/10, Prince George's County, Maryland - Inventory Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 30 years) 
    Mother Eleanor MNU Baker,   b. Abt 1684, Calvert County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aft 1755, Frederick County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 72 years) 
    Married Abt 1700  Queen Anne Parish, Prince George's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F24454  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Mary MNU Baker,   b. Abt 1713, Prince George's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aft Mar 1764, Frederick County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 51 years) 
    Married Abt 1730  Prince George's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. Walter Baker,   b. Bef 1751, Prince George's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 17 Oct 1786, Berkeley County, West Virginia - Probate Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age > 35 years)
     2. John Baker,   b. Bef 1737, Prince George's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aft 1775, Frederick County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age > 40 years)
     3. William Baker,   b. Aft 1740, Prince George's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aft 1778, Frederick County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age > 38 years)
     4. Ignatius Baker,   b. Aft 1740, Prince George's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aft 1770, Frederick County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age > 30 years)
     5. Eleanor Baker,   b. Aft 1740, Prince George's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location
     6. Rachel Baker,   b. Bef 1752, Prince George's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location
     7. Cassandra Baker,   b. Aft 1740, Prince George's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location
     8. Margaret Baker,   b. Abt 1745, Prince George's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aft 1801, Frederick County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 57 years)
    Last Modified 26 Jul 2020 
    Family ID F25494  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
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      BAKER, NICHOLAS, Frederick Co . , planter* 24 Jan, 1763 26 Mar, 1764
      To son John, tract he now lives upon and 100 A. adjoining, being tract, Knavis Dispute."
      To son Ignatius, tract on Rock Creek, called "Tobacco Bed", 19 A.; 100 lbs. money.
      To son Walter, tract on Seneca Creek, called 'Wolf Pitt ; 60 lbs. money.
      To son William, 20 lbs. money.
      To daus.: Eleanor, Margaret, Rachel and Cassandria residue of estate now occupied by Samuel Noland.
      Extx: Wife Mary.
      Wit: Alexander Williamson, James Beall, Thomas Swearingen. 32. 284
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      Nicholas Baker 95.138 FR £18.0.0 Mar 5 1767 Aug 12 1767
      Appraisers: James Beall, Robert Owen.
      Next of kin: Ger. Briscoe, Rachel Baker.
      Administrator: John Baker.
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      Nicholas Baker 87,195 FR £1034.16,2 Nov 5 1764 Jun 10 1765
      Appraisers: James Beale, Robert Owen.
      Creditors: Joshua Warfield, David Carslile.
      Next of kin: William Walters, Richard Walters.
      Administrator: John Baker.
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      Nicholas Baker 5.21 D FR £1134.3.10 Aug 25 1767
      The amount of the accounts also included #804.
      Sureties: David Lynn, Charles Jones.
      Legatees (children): John, Ignatius, Walter, William, Eleanor, Cassandra, Rachel, Margret.
      Administrator: John Baker.

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      William Linton (planter) 11.364 A PG £16.6.10 £38.16.1 Apr 8 1732
      Received from: Thomas Pindle, Thomas Hipworth, William Piles, Joseph Story, William Holmes, Alexander Contee, Van Swearingham, John Banks, Michael Urine, Joseph Brown, Sr., David Davis, Roger Boyce, Richard Dantry, Brock Mockbey, Thomas Mullikin, Henry Odle, widow Swan, Isaac Hyde, Robert Bresshear, Sr., Charles Daily, Nicholas Baker, Jonathon Waddamst Daniel Page, Charles Macdaniel, John Ridle, Thomas Macullough, Samuell Busey, John Orchard, Richard Isaac, John Taylor Bell, Benjamin Belt, Norwood Franceway, Henry Bolton, William Beckwith, Thomas Swearingham, Joseph Brown, Jr., Isaac Downs.
      Payments to: Mr. Clement Hill for Richard Bennett, Esq., Col. Joseph Belt on assignment from George Plater, Esq., Col. Jos. Belt, James Pelly, Mr. William Diggs for Daniel Dulany, Esq., Capt. Edward Sprigg, Mr. Thomas Williams, Charles Calvert, Esq., Mr. Peter Dent, Mr. Samuel Bresshear, Sr.
      Heirs: none but accountant.
      Administrator: George Linton.
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      Dr. Thomas Creige 18.235 A PG £14.14.6 £59.6.11 Jul 15 1741
      A second inventory is cited in the amount of £0.10.0. The amount of the accounts also included #399.
      Received from: James Edmondson, Samuel Magruder III, Samuel Richardson, William Richardson, James Crow, John Craley, William Croplett, John Harrison, Richard Smith, Robert Turner, John Ramsey, Francis Absent Ninian Tannehill, John Mitchell, Samuel Blackmore, James Brooke, John Davis, Nicholas Baker, John Bell Taylor (or John Bell (taylor)), Joseph Chew, Thomas Nicholls, Peter Merphew, Darby Bryan, Michael Dowden, Ambrose Cook,- John Hillary, Thomas Wilson, Priscilla Brooke, Henry Taylor, James Crafford, Richard Snowden, Richard Rose, John Masterson, James Harmard, Mary Flitchet, John Rogers, George Conn, William Scott, Margaret Shaw, John Madding, Michael Craven, Philip Tenalley, Daniel Thomas, Charles Atkins, Philip Chittam.
      Payments to: James Pearre, John Beal (accountant), William Beal (accountant).
      Administrators: William Beal, John Beall.
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      Robert Newstubb, Sr. 32.293 PG £14.16.6 May 10 1745 Jun 26 1746
      Appraisers: George Beckwith, Nicholas Baker.
      Creditors: Richard Snowden,
      Mentions: Robert Newstubb, John Banks.
      Administrator: Thomas Owing.
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      Henry Massey 35,120 PG £188.14.1 Jun 17 1747 Jul 18 1747
      Appraisers: Nicholas Baker, Kennedy Farrell.
      Creditors: Peter Dent, Joseph Noble,
      Administratrix: Mrs. Elisabeth Massey.
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      Mr. John Hayman 47.47 FR £559.9.11 Jan 21 1750
      Appraisers: Nathan Magruder, Nicholas Baker,
      Creditors: Basil Adamson.
      Next of kin: Nicholas Haymond, Hannah Jones,
      Administratrix/Executrix: Margaret Hayman.
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      Robert Slubbons 60.540 FR £14.4.9 Nov 14 1755 Mar 17 1756
      (also Robert Slubbins)
      Appraisers: John Baker, Nicholas Baker.
      Creditors; Archibald Henderson attorney for John Glassford & Co., John Hutchison.
      Administrator: David Linn.
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      John Jones 76.338 FR 3560 # tob. Aug 20 1761 Nov 20 1761
      Appraisers: Clementious Davis, John Briscoe, Jr.
      Mentions: Simon Nicholls, James Hook. -
      Mentions: Samuel Magruder, Nicholas Baker.
      Executrix; Hannah Jones.
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      Prince George's Land Records 1730-1733 - Liber Q, Page 87
      Enrolled at request of Nicholas Baker 27 Aug 1730:
      From John Bell, planter, for love and respect to son-in-law Nicholas Baker; a tract called Hazard; located on a hill on the east side of Rock Creek; bounded by Bradford's Rest; containing 300 acres; /s/ John Bell; wit. Ralph Crabb, Day. Craufurd; ack. by John Bell 27 Aug 1730
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      Prince George's Land Records 1730-1733 - Liber Q, Page 543
      Enrolled at request of Thomas Lancaster 26 Oct 1732:
      Indenture, 14 Oct 1732; Between William Moore, planter, and Thomas Lancaster, Gent.; for £54.1.10; a tract called Bear Neck on the west side of the Patuxent; bounded by Maiden's Fancy taken up by Neale Clark and the Patuxent River; containing 151 acres; /s/ William Moore (mark); wit. Nicholas Baker, James Plummer; ack. by William Moore and his wife [unnamed] 14 Oct 1732
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      1765-1768 Frederick County MD Land Records {Patricia Abelard Andersen}
      1345-1347. Walter Baker recorded by order of Frederick County June Court the following land
      commission and deposition. To Messrs Joseph West Senr., Zadock Magruder, Samuel White and
      John Briscoe; whereas Walter Baker is seized of a tract called Pig Pen and Woolf Pitt did on the 22
      Dec. petition to have the memory ofthe bounds perpetuated. Issued 16 Jan. 1767, signed John Darnall
      Clerk. Deposition Thomas Kelly aged 38 years, at a bounded hickory forked near the ground on the
      north side of Seneca, deposeth that 8 years ago he was shown the above hickory by James Foard and
      he told him that this was the tree which Mr. Nicholas Baker had told the said Foard was the bound tree
      of a tract which the said Baker bought of John Lamar, called Pig Penn. Taken 11 April 1767.
      Deposition of James Foard aged about 47 years, standing at the hickory forked near ground, on north
      side of Seneca, deposeth that 13 years ago, he was with Mr. Nicholas Baker near the above tree, and
      said Baker told him that that was the bound tree of the land he had bought of John Lamar called Pig
      Pen.
      Deposition of James Foard, aged 47, standing at a bounded white oak standing on north side of
      a small draft that falls into Seneca, deposes that about 2 years ago, was riding along a road near the
      above bounded tree in company with William Williams and said Williams told him that the white oak
      was the beginning tree ofa tract called wolf pit. Signed 11 April 1767. Before Joseph West, Zadock
      Magruder, Samuel White.
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      1773-1778 Frederick County MD Land Records {Patricia Abelard Andersen}
      BD1:353-355. William Baker recorded deed 28 March 1775 from Archibald Edmonston for part
      of Resurvey on Batchellor’s Forest for £28, beginning at end of 13th line of Bradford’s Rest, to
      part conveyed by Alexander Beall to Robert Beall son of James, and Archibald Edmonston to
      Nicholas Baker. 16 acres. Signed before David Lynn, Edward Burgess.
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      1773-1778 Frederick County Land Records; {Patricia Abelard Andersen}
      BD1:425-427 William Baker recorded deed 14 April 1775, from John Baker, in consideration of brotherly love and affection and 5 shillings, conveys tracts Tobacco Bed, on south side of Rock Creek, original beginning of patent to Nicholas Baker for 19 acres; also Baker's Rich Meadow, granted John Baker for 55 acres, and tract Addition to Hazard, on east side of Rock Creek, 150 yards from bridge, in an old field, granted the said John Baker for 44 acres. Signed before David Lynn, Edward Burgess. Judith, wife of John Baker released dower.

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