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

Hugh Baker

Male Bef 1637 - Bef 1678  (< 40 years)


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  • Name Hugh Baker 
    Birth Bef 20 Nov 1637  Charles City County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Death Bef 17 Oct 1678  Great Wicomico, Northumberland County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I137000  Tree1
    Last Modified 19 Apr 2024 

    Father John Baker,   b. Bef 1610   d. Bef 15 Jun 1655, Charles City County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location (Age < 45 years) 
    Relationship natural 
    Mother Dorothy Harris,   b. 1620   d. Aft 1657 (Age > 38 years) 
    Relationship natural 
    Marriage Bef 20 Nov 1637  Charles City County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F53606  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
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      1652-1657 Northumberland County, Virginia Order Book, Part 1; [Antient Press]; Page 132
      Northumberland County Court 20th of July1657
      Upon the Peticon of DOROTHY HOPPER, late the Wife of JNO: BAKER, deced., It is ordered that her Sonne, HUGH BAKER, the sone of the sd. JNO: BAKER, shall have one Cowe coloured browne marked wth: a croppe & 2 slitts on the right eare & the left eare undr: keeled, as alsoe one yearling Heyfer & one Cowe Calfe of the last fall being marked (vizt,) cropt and underkead on both eares & a slitt in the left eare, wch: sd, Cattle wth: all their future increase are to redowne to the proper use & behoofe of the sd. HUGH BAKER for ever. The Cattle aforesd. being deteyned in the hands of the sd. DOROTHY by vertue of an ordr: of the ILE of WIGHT County bearing date the 15th of June 1655, in lieu of 1300 lb, of tobco; due to the sd, HUGH; And it is further ordered that the sd. HUGH BAKER & JNO: BAKER shall have the benefitt & p:duce of their owne calves & labours & industry according to Act, they being above the age of seaventeene yeares
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      1666-1669 Northumberland County, Virginia Order Book, Part 1; [Antient Press]; Page 27
      Northumberland County Court 20th of December 1667
      - WM: FLOWERS, WM: GRIFFIN, AND: PETTEGREW & HUGH BAKER are ordered to apprayze ye Estate of JNO: BENNETT, deced, being first sworne by ye next Justice
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      1666-1670 Northumberland County, Virginia Record Book, Part 1; [Antient Press]; Page 28
      This Witnesseth yt: I HUGH BAKER of GREAT WICOCOMICO in ye County of Northumberland doe engage my selfe my heires to give & acknowledge in Court one Cow Calfe cropt & underkeeled on both cares & a hole in ye left eare unto ELIZA: DAVIS, Daughter of THO: DAVIS, now living in ye same County, to her or to her heires for ever wth. all ye increase both male & female, & to be delivered upon demand; As Wittness my hand this 21th Octobr: 1667
      Test: THO: PEARSE, ye m:rke of HUGH BAKER
      21th: 8br: 1667, Recorded
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      1666-1670 Northumberland County, Virginia Record Book, Part 1; [Antient Press]; Page 65
      KNOW ALL MEN by these p:sents that I HUGH BAKER of ye County of Northumberland doe appoint Mr. JNO: HAYNIE of ye County aforesaid to be my true & lawfull Attorney to prosecute any busynes yt: concernes mee ye aforesaid HUGH BAKER in ye Court of ye County aforesaid; As Witness my hand this 20th Janry: 1668 Witnesse: THOMAS WHITE signd: HUGH BAKER.
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      1666-1670 Northumberland County, Virginia Record Book, Part 1; [Antient Press]; Page 123
      TO ALL XPIAN PEOPLE to whome this p:sent shall concerne, Know yee that I (62) HUGH BAKER of WICKOCOMICOE have given unto JNO: SWANSON JUNR., one yearling browne Heifer marked as followeth; with a crop on ye left eare and a slit on ye right eare; To have & to hold ye sd: Heifer to him his heires & assignes wth: their future increase for ever; as Witnes my hand this 21th of May 1669
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      1670-1672 Northumberland County, Virginia Record Book, Part 2; [Antient Press]; Page 235
      Whereas ) made it appeare by ye ( ) HOBSON & SAMLL. BAGGLEY, yt' WM: WOODGATE stands indebted unto HUGH BAKER three cowes wth calves by their sydes one ( ) Heyfer & one yearling steere & ye said WOODGATE as by ye ( ) of HUGH BAKER ( ) hath departed this County: ( ) therefore in his Maties name to will & require you for to take soe much of ye estate of ye sd WOODUAIL in yor hands in ye hands of RICHARD SAMUELL as may satisfie ye above sd, debt & take it into yor: ( ) & secure it yt it may be forth comeing till ye next Cort & make ( ) thereof: hereof fayie not as you will answere to ye contrarie, Given under my hand the 10th of Aprill 1672 10th of Aprill 1672 PETER KNIGHT
      To ye Sheriffe of Northumberld. County or his Deputy
      Tb is attachmt. was executed according to ye contents thereof by me.
      17th .Apr: 1672 Recordair ROBT: JONES

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