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ger list or on the Boston records. In
religion he was a Baptist. His lands
were allotted along with those of William
Freeborn, John Coggeshall and other first
settlers of the Island of Aquidneck in
1638. On May 20, 1638, he was admitted
an inhabitant of Newport, and in 1640 the
bounds of his lands were established in
the part of Newport which later became
Middletown. Before 1700 he and hfs
sons owned much land; in 1660 they
were among the proprietors of the Petta-
quamscot purchase; in 1661 they were
proprietors in the Westerly purchase;
and in 1677 they were proprietors in the
East Greenwich purchase. They also had
a tract one mile square in Little Compton,
where they built a house in 1640 which
stood for two hundred years ; six genera-
tions of the family were born in this
house. They also owned land in Dart-
mouth, Massachusetts. He was made
freeman, March 16, 1641, and in 1648 he
was one of the ten male members in full
communion in the first Baptist church of
Newport. His second wife, Eleanor, was
baptized in 1648. "Mary Clarke, now de-
ceased, sometime the wife of John Peck-
ham," is mentioned in the deed of May
30, 165 1, which mentioned land given her
before 1644; she was born in 1607. The
date of the second marriage and of his
death are unknown, as well as the last
name of his second wife. It is thought
that John, Thomas and William were by
the first wife, the others by the second
wife. Children : John, mentioned below ;
Thomas, lived in Newport, Rhode Island ;
William, born 1647; Rebecca: Stephen;
James ; Clement ; Deborah ; Phebe, 1666 ;
Elizabeth ; Susannah ; Sarah.

(II) John (2) Peckham, eldest child of
John (1) and Mary (Clarke) Peckham,
was born about 1645, and resided on the
paternal estate in Little Compton, where



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he died before 1712, was one of the origi-
nal proprietors of Greenwich, Rhode
Island, in 1677. He married, in 1667,
Sarah Newport. Children : Elizabeth,
born September 17, 1668; John, men-
tioned below; Mary, September 30, 1674;
Reuben, February 3, 1676; Peleg, De-
cember 11, 1677; Joseph, March 8, 1679;
Sarah, died young; Timothy, born Au-
gust 5, 1681 ; Benjamin, June 9, 1684;
Isaac, April 11, 1688; Sarah, June 26,
1690.

(III) John (3) Peckham, eldest son
of John (2) and Sarah (Newport) Peck-
ham, was born June 9, 1673, m Little
Compton, inherited the paternal farm
there, on which he lived, and died De-
cember 4, 1722. He married, in 1695,
Mary, daughter of Joseph and Margaret
Bennett, of Newport, who died in 1756.
Children: John, born July 27, 1696;
Lydia, May 8, 1698; Joseph, mentioned
below; Mary, October 3, 1704; Mary,
June 30, 1707; Ruth, 1710; Reuben, died
1736.

(IV) Joseph Peckham, second son of
John (3) and Mary (Bennett) Peckham,
was born February 18, 1701, in Little
Compton, and lived on the paternal farm
there, where he died October 8, 1780. He
was a member of the Society of Friends.
He married (first) November 5, 1723,
Elizabeth, daughter of Samuel and Mary
(Potter) Wilbur, born December 23, 1702.
He married (second) December 7, 1752.
Anne, widow of Jacob Gould, daughter
of John and Barbara Slocum. Children :
Mary, born November 28, 1724; Eliza-
beth, August 20, 1726 ; Hannah, men-
tioned below; John, September 30, 1733;
Samuel, November 20, 1735; Ruth, 1737;
Sarah, 1739; Rhode, 1741 ; Reuben, 1743.

(V) Hannah Peckham, third daughter
of Joseph and Elizabeth (Wilbur) Peck-
ham, was born October 13, 1728, in Little
Compton, and became the wife of George



Brightman, of Freetown (see Brightman
III).

(The LeBaron Line).

(I) Francis LeBaron, of whom the
first record evidence in this country is in
the records of Plymouth at the time of
his marriage, according to family tradi-
tion came to New England in this wise:
A French privateer, fitted out at Bor-
deaux and cruising on the American coast,
was wrecked in Buzzards Bay; the crew
were taken prisoners and carried to Bos-
ton ; in passing through Plymouth, the
surgeon, Francis LeBaron, was detained
by sickness, and on his recovery per-
formed a surgical operation so success-
fully that the inhabitants of the town pe-
titioned the executive, Lieutenant Gov-
ernor Stoughton, for his release, that he
might settle among them. The petition
was granted, and he practiced his pro-
fession in that town and vicinity until the
time of his death.

Dr. Francis LeBaron was born in 1668,
in France, and died August 8, 1704, in
Plymouth, Massachusetts. He came to
New England as above narrated and mar-
ried, September 6, 1695, Mary Wilder,
born April 7, 1668, daughter of Edward
and Elizabeth (Eames) Wilder, of Hing-
ham. Edward Wilder, of Hingham, was
the son of Thomas and Martha Wilder,
of Shiplake, Oxfordshire, England. He
was in Hingham, Massachusetts Bay, in
November, 1638, on the arrival of his
mother from England in the ship "Con-
fidence," from the port of Southampton.
After the death of Francis LeBaron his
widow married (second) Return Waite,
born 1678, in Boston, died in Plymouth,
October 3, 1751. Children of Dr. Francis
LeBaron: James, mentioned below ; Laza-
rus, born December 26, 1698; Francis,
June 13, 1701.

(II) James, eldest child of Francis and
Mary (Wilder) LeBaron, born May 23,



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1696, in Plymouth, Massachusetts, died
May 10, 1744. He was a farmer, and re-
sided on the farm in Middleboro, which
had been bequeathed to him by his father,
Francis, in his will. He married, No-
vember 3, 1720, Martha Benson, of
Middleboro, Massachusetts, who married
(second) May 15, 1745, William Parker.
Children: James, born December 22,
1721, died September 16, 1725; John,
mentioned below; James, December 10,
1726; Joshua, October 10, 1729; Martha,
April 9, 1732, died young; Francis, De-
cember 20, 1732, died July 8, 1761 ; Mary,
August 9, 1737; David, April 27, 1740;
Lydia, January 26, 1743, died young.

(III) John, second son of James and
Martha (Benson) LeBarcn, was born
April 2, 1724, died August 1, 1801, and
held a part of his father's farm in Middle-
boro, Massachusetts, where he resided.
He married, February 23, 1748, Mary
Raymond, of Middleboro, who died
March 23, 1791. Children: Abiezer, born
July 4, 1749, a soldier of the Revolution;
John, April 10, 1750; Zebulon, December
6, 1752; Eunice, November 4, 1761 ;
Joshua, November 6, 1763, died August
4, 1793; Levi, mentioned below; Chloe,
August 8, 1773; Mary, July 9, 1775.

(IV) Levi, son of John and Mary
(Raymond) LeBaron, born October 14,
1765, lived in Middleboro, and died July
20, 1820. He married, August 12, 1787,
Temperance Morse, born August 12, 1767,
died August 28, 1829. Children: John,
born October 18, 1788; Ziba, December
27, 1789; Waitstill, January 30, 1792;
Joshua, March 1, 1794; Temperance,
April 17, 1796, died June 16, 1801 ; Eliza-
beth Clark, mentioned below ; Temper-
ance, March 21, 1801 ; Levi, June 2, 1803,
died young; Mary, April 26, 1806, died
unmarried, November 27, 1833; Lucy,
July 20, 1807, died unmarried, July 23,
1832.

(V) Elizabeth Clark, daughter of Levi



and Temperance (Morse) LeBaron, was
born September 21, 1798, and married,
January 27, 1820, Abraham (2) Thomas,
of Middleboro (see Thomas VII).

(The Thomas Line).

(I) William Thomas, said to have been
of Welsh descent, and one of the mer-
chant adventurers of London, came from
Yarmouth, England, in the "Marye and
Ann" in 1637, and settled in Marshfield,
Massachusetts, with his son Nathaniel.
He was assistant deputy governor in
1642-50; member of the council of war
in 1643; and died August, 1651, aged
seventy-eight years.

(II) Nathaniel Thomas, son of Wil-
liam Thomas, born in 1606, came over
with his father, bringing with him his
wife and son William. He commanded
one of the watches against the Indians in
1643; was on e of the volunteers of the
Pequot expedition in 1643 ! was com-
missioned ensign of the Marshfield com-
pany of the Colonial troops and later
captain, and in 1654 succeeded Miles
Standish in command. He had children
besides William : Nathaniel, mentioned
below ; Mary, married Captain Symon
Ray ; Elizabeth ; Dorothy ; Jeremiah ;
Dorothy.

(III) Nathaniel (2) Thomas, son of
Nathaniel (1) Thomas, was born in 1643.
He married (first) in Hingham, Massa-
chusetts, February n, 1664, Deborah,
daughter of Nicholas and Mary Jacob,
baptized November 26, 1643, m Hing-
ham. He married (second) Elizabeth,
widow of William Condy, whose maiden
name was Dolbery. The only child re-
corded in Hingham is the next mentioned.

(IV) William Thomas, son of Na-
thaniel (2) and Deborah (Jacob) Thomas,
was baptized October 3, 1675, in Hing-
ham, and was one of the proprietors of
Middleboro, Massachusetts, in 1695.

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William Thomas, was many years deacon
of the First Congregational Church of
Middleboro. He married Elizabeth
Churchill, born November 15, 1725,
daughter of Benjamin and Mary
(Shaw) Churchill, granddaughter of
William Churchill, whose father was
John Churchill (see early generations of
Churchill family, elsewhere in this work).

(VI) Abraham Thomas, son of Dea-
con Benjamin and Elizabeth (Churchill)
Thomas, born in Middleboro, was a
farmer and carpenter, making his home
at Fall Brook, in the town of Middleboro,
where he died. His body reposes in the
Cemetery at the Green, in Middleboro.
He married Nancy Dunham, and had
children : Nancy Jane, who married
Joseph Standish, a direct descendant of
Myles Standish ; Abraham ; Betsey ;
Eveline, who married Ivery Sears; Al-
mira ; Watson ; Davis ; and Jane, who
married Stephen Thomas.

(VII) Abraham (2) Thomas, son of
Abraham (1) and Nancy (Dunham)
Thomas, was born in 1798, in Middle-
boro, and died May 16, 1880, aged eighty-
two years. He was educated in the pub-
lic schools and Pierce Academy of Mid-
dleboro. During the War of 1812 he en-
listed as a substitute soldier, and was sta-
tioned at the Gurnet at Plymouth. He
saw no service, as peace was declared
within a short time after he entered the
army. For many years his widow re-
ceived a pension on account of his enlist-
ment. He lived on a part of the paternal
homestead, but was chiefly occupied as a
carpenter. He built a house and made
other improvements on the land, where
he died at the age of ninety-eight years.
His body reposes in the Cemetery at the
Green at Middleboro. He was a well-
read man, of very temperate habits, a
good citizen ; an active member of the
Methodist Episcopal church, of which he
was a trustee and teacher in the Sunday



school. He married, January 27, 1820,
Elizabeth Clark LeBaron, born Septem-
ber 2, 1799, died May 27, 1892, aged
ninety-two years, and was buried in the
family lot at the Green. She was a
daughter of Levi and Temperance
(Morse) LeBaron. She was a member
of the Methodist Episcopal church, a
faithful Christian woman and devoted
mother. Children: 1. Elizabeth Augusta,
born September 8 1820, married Loring
Thomas, of Middeboro. 2. Abraham
Foster, born September 14, 1821, died
in California. 3. Temperance LeBaron,
mentioned below. 4. Cephas, born Sep-
tember 16, 1827, died at sea. 5. Lucinda
Wood, born March 1, 1830, died in in-
fancy. 6. Leander Lord, born October
4. 1832, died young. 7. Lucinda Maria,
born April 10, 1836, married Franklin
Sherman. 8. Angela Georgianna, born
March 15, 1838, died in Taunton, Massa-
chusetts, while on a visit, January 19,
1916; married (first) Sumner Smith,
(second) William E. Petty. 9. Franklin
Hallett, born October 9, 1839, died young.
10. George Brightman, born October 10,
1840. 11. Benjamin Franklin Hallet.born
March 18, 1844, died young.

(VIII) Temperance LeBaron Thomas,
second daughter of Abraham (2) and
Elizabeth C. (LeBaron) Thomas, was
born December 9, 1824, in Middleboro,
and was married, in 1840, to Bradford
Brightman, of Fall River (see Brightman
V).



MANCHESTER Family,

The family of Manchester has been long
identified with Rhode Island and South-
eastern Massachusetts, furnishing pio-
neers in the former State, and is still as-
sociated with both in a worthy manner.

(I) Thomas Manchester was in Ports-
mouth, Rhode Island, as early as 1654,
and died there after July 9, 1691. He had



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a grant of eight acres, December 10, 1657,
and owned land in the town of Tiverton,
where one or more of his sons settled.
He owned one three-hundredth part of
Cononicut and Dutch islands, which he
sold July 6, 1658, and deeded his home-
stead in Portsmouth to his son John, July
9, 1691. He married Margaret Wood,
daughter of John Wood, who died in 1655,
in Portsmouth, and they had children :
Thomas, who settled in Portsmouth ;
William ; John ; George ; Stephen ; Job,
settled in Dartmouth, Massachusetts;
Mary; Elizabeth.

(II) William Manchester, son of Thom-
as and Margaret (Wood) Manchester,
was born in 1654, in Portsmouth, was
made freeman in 1675, and was one of
the first settlers in Tiverton, in 1692,
when the town was organized. There he
died in 1718. He had five of the thirty
shares in lands at Pocasset, purchased by
eight individuals for £1,100, and figured
often in land transfers. The inventory
of his estate amounted to £1,586, includ-
ing much live stock, and realty valued at
£1,200. He married Mary, daughter of
John and Mary (Borden) Cook, and they
had children : John, William. Mary, Sarah,
Deborah, Elizabeth, Margaret, Amey, Su-
sannah, Rebecca, and Thomas.

(III) John Manchester, eldest child of
William and Mary (Cook) Manchester,
lived in Tiverton, where he received
lands, housing and other property by his
father's will. He married, July 22, 1719,
Phebe Gray, born September 6, 1699, in
Tiverton, daughter of Edward (2) and
Mary (Smith) Gray, granddaughter of
Edward (1) and Dorothy (Lettice) Gray,
pioneers of Rhode Island. Children:
William, mentioned below : Philip, born
February 11, 1722; John, February 12,
1724; Mary, January 23, 1726; John,
April 17, 1728; Peleg. about 1730; Isaac,
June 27, 1 73 1.

(IV) William (2) Manchester.eldest child



of John and Phebe (Gray) Manchester,
was born September 9, 1720, in Tiverton,
and married there, October 7, 1742, Re-
becca Cook, born March 21, 1722, in
Newport, daughter of Joseph and Han-
nah (Peabody) Cook. Children: Phebe,
born July 21, 1743; Gilbert, mentioned
below; Godfrey, September 19, 1746;
Rhody, May 11, 1748; John, mentioned
below; Alice, May 21, 1753; Thaddeus,
January 1, 1756; Priscilla, November 28,
1761.

(V) Gilbert Manchester, eldest son of
William and Rebecca (Cook) Manches-
ter, was born April 9, 1745, in Tiverton,
and made his home in that town. He
was a lieutenant in a regiment from New-
port and Bristol counties in 1775. He
married in Tiverton, about 1767, Mercy
Durfee, born March II, 1745, in Tiverton,
daughter of Samuel and Mercy (Durfee)
Durfee, of that town. Children : Eliphal,
born December 13, 1768; James, men-
tioned below.

(VI) Captain James Manchester, sec-
ond son of Gilbert and Mercy (Durfee)
Manchester, was born June 6, 1781, in
Tiverton, and married there, July 20,
1803, Hannah Almy, of Little Compton,
born March 20, 1785, in that town, daugh-
ter of Lieutenant Sanford and Lydia
(Brown) Almy. Children: Almira, men-
tioned below; Diana, born June 19, 1806;
Lavinia, January 29, 1808; Emeline, June
26, 1809.

(VII) Almira Manchester, eldest child
of Captain James and Hannah (Almy)
Manchester, was born January 13. 1804,
and was married, December 29, 1822, to
Abraham (3) Brown, of Tiverton, Rhode
Island.

(V) John Manchester, third son of
William and Rebecca (Cook) Manches-
ter, was born November 7. 1749, in Tiver-
ton, and probably removed from the town
after his second marriage. He married
(first) in Tiverton, in March, 1771, Sarah



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Bailey, and they had children : George,
born May 28, 1772; Cornelius, 1773;
William Cook, January 10, 1775 ; Loring,
December, 1781. He married (second)
Mary Brayton, of Tiverton, born there,
December 28, 1757, daughter of David
and Deborah (Borden) Brayton, of that
town. David Brayton, born August 1,
1720, was a son of Benjamin and Mary
(Butts) Brayton, and grandson of Fran-
cis (2) and Mary (Irish) Brayton. Fran-
cis (2) Brayton, who died in 1718, was a
son of Francis (1) Brayton, whose his-
tory is given at length elsewhere in this
work.

(VI) Benjamin Manchester, son of
John and Mary (Brayton) Manchester,
was born about 1788-89, in Tiverton, and
was a soldier in the War of 1812. He
probably resided in that part of Tiverton
which is now Fall River, and for some
time followed seafaring life, engaged in
the coast-wise trade. Subsequently he
became a land owner in the town of Fall
River. By trade he was a mason, and
helped to erect the fort at Newport. His
home was on South Main street, Fall
River, where he died January 10, 1864,
and was buried in Oak Grove Cemetery,
Fall River. He married Lusanna Cook,
born September 7, 1792, in Tiverton,
daughter of Abner and Elizabeth Frances
Cook, of that town. She died at her home
in Fall River, August 28, 1854, and was
buried in Oak Grove Cemetery, beside
her husband. Children : Silas ; Andrew ;
Abram ; Delany, married James W. Dun-
lap ; Almira, married Lemuel Terry;
Rhoda, married John F. Cook ; Nancy,
married Reuben H. Downing ; Benjamin
Franklin; Alexander; Mary Ann, died
unmarried; Stephen; Lusanna, mentioned
below ; James Andrew, mentioned below.

(VII) James Andrew Manchester,
youngest child of Benjamin and Lusanna
(Cook) Manchester, resided in Fall River,
where he married Mary, daughter of Eli-



sha Davis, of that town. Children: An-
drew ; Norman ; Charles ; Arthur ; Ed-
ward Everett; Abram; Frank; Jessie,
married Joseph M. Darling; Hattie, mar-
ried Charles Norton; Emma, married
Theodore Haskell ; Lillian, married Harry
Casey.

(VII) Lusanna Manchester, daughter
of Benjamin and Lusanna (Cook) Man-
chester, is the only member of the family
now living, and resides on the old home-
stead on South Main street, Fall River.
She is an esteemed and respected mem-
ber of society, and is much devoted to
the cherishing of ancient standards and
memory. She may be justly proud of a
line of worthy ancestors.



BAKER, Charles F.,

Manufacturer, Esteemed Citizen.

On account of the large number of
early immigrants named Baker and the
similarity of their children's baptismal
names, no family is more difficult to trace.
But little has been discovered about the
relationship of the immigrants. Before
1650 Alexander Baker settled at Glouces-
ter, Massachusetts; Edward Baker, at
Lynn ; Francis Baker, at Boston ; John
Baker, of Charleston ; Launcelot Baker,
of Boston ; Nathaniel Baker, of Water-
town ; Rev. Nicholas Baker, of Hing-
ham ; Richard Baker, of Dorchester ;
Robert Baker, of Salem ; Thomas Baker,
of Roxbury ; Walter Baker, of Salem ;
William Baker, of Plymouth ; and Wil-
liam Baker, of Charlestown. Doubtless
there were others, and John Baker ap-
pears in the list of children in many of
the families. The coat-of-arms of this
family is given as follows: Azure on a
fesse between three swans' heads erased
or, and ducally gorged gules, as many
cinquefoils of the last. Crest: An arm
embowed habited with green leaves, in
the hand proper a swan's head erased or.



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(I) John Baker, the progenitor of this
family, lived at Swansea and Rehoboth,
Massachusetts, part of which was after-
wards Barrington, Rhode Island. Swan-
sea was set off from Rehoboth in 1667
and Barrington from Swansea in 1717.
He or his son of the same name, John
Baker, was one of the proprietors of Bar-
rington in 1719-20, when he appears in
a list of proprietors. He was a soldier in
King Philip's War as shown by a deed
from his son, John, to his eldest son, Wil-
liam, October 13, 1745. As a veteran of
the Narrangansett War he became an
owner of a right in the township called
Narragansett No. 4. He probably died
before the grant was made, however.
This grant became Greenwich, formerly
Ouabaug, Massachusetts, and the name
of his son John as his heir to the right ap-
pears in the list of the early proprietors.
John (2) Baker, son of the soldier, deeded
to his eldest son William, his right in
Township No. 4, given to his father for
service in 1675 in the Narragansett War,
"being the eldest son of and only sur-
viving male heir the right fell to me."

(II) John (2) Baker, only surviving
son of John (1) Baker, was born about
1685, in Swansea, now Barrington, Rhode
Island, and died in 1767. He married,
June 17, 1714, Susanna Wood, daughter
of Henry and Abigail Wood. They re-
sided in Barrington (Massachusetts and
Rhode Island) then part of Rehoboth.
Their children, the first two recorded in
Barrington and the others in Rehoboth,
were: William, born August 18, 1715 ;
Susanna, February 3, 1718; John, August
26, 1720; Hannah, December 18, 1722;
Nathaniel, mentioned below; Bathsheba,
February 16, 1729; Penelope, September
9. T 73 x : Joseph, October 14, 1734; Ben-
jamin, February 1, 1737; and Rebecca,
March 12, 1740.

(III) Nathaniel Baker, son of John (2)
and Susanna (Wood) Baker, was born



July 9, 1725, in Rehoboth, and died there
September 23. 1807, where he made his
home. He married, September 13, 1750,
Experience Hix, who died in 1823. Their
children, all born in Rehoboth, were:
Sarah, born March 8. 1752; Joseph, men-
tioned below; Samuel, December 13,
1754; Nathaniel, October 29, 1756; James,
March 25, 1759; Experience, July 26,
1761, and Susanna, May 5, 1763.

(IV) Joseph Baker, eldest son of Na-
thaniel and Experience (Hix) Baker, was
born December 10, 1753, in Rehoboth,
and was a Revolutionary soldier. He
was a private in Captain Stephen Bul-
lock's company, of Colonel Thomas Car-
penter's regiment, which marched to
Bristol on an alarm, December 8, 1776,
service fourteen days. Joseph Baker was
also a private in Captain Peleg Peck's
company, of Swansea, Colonel George
Williams' regiment, which marched on a
secret expedition to Rhode Island, Sep-
tember 29, 1777, under Major-General
Spencer, discharged December 30, of the
same year, service one month and one
day in Tiverton ; also a corporal in Cap-
tain Josiah Keith's company. Colonel
John Daggett's regiment, which marched
on an alarm at Rhode Island August 25,
and was discharged September 3, 1778.
Joseph Baker died October 24, 1840. He
married, in Rehoboth, July 14, 1776, Ro-
sanna Mason, daughter of John and
Sarah (Gardiner) Mason, of Swansea
(see Mason IV). She died March 10,
1795, and he married (second) November
T 9> l 797- Nancy Luther, who was born
in 1762, in Warren, Rhode Island, daugh-
ter of Ebenezer Luther. She died Sep-
tember 21, 1809. Children of first mar-
riage: Joseph, born November 24, 1778:
Susannah, March 14, 1781 ; Levi, men-
tioned below; Nathan, January 22, 1786;
Hale, November 24, 1787 ; Rosanna, April
1, 1790; Sarah, July 19, 1792; Hannah,
February 2, 1795. Children of second
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marriage: Betsey, born March 8, 1801 ;
and Julian, April 1, 1802.

(V) Levi Baker, second son of Joseph
and Rosanna (Mason) Baker, was horn
February 9, 1783, and died October 27,
1867. He married in Rehoboth, March
25, 1803, Anna Mace, daughter of John
Mace. She was born September 25, 1780,
in Swansea, and died December 8, 1836.
Their children were : Caleb W., born
June 14, 1804; Eliza, January 31, 1806;
Anna Mace, May 31, 1808, married James
G. West; Charlotte White, June 13, 1811,
married James Davis ; Lovice Mace, May
11, 1814, married Ezra Luther; Emeline.
April 13, 1817, married Asa K. Lilly;
Cynthia A. B., October 7, 1820, married
James H. Brown ; and Levi, April 7, 1826.
All these children were born in Swansea,
excepting the first three, and they in
Rehoboth, Massachusetts.

(VI) Caleb W. Baker, eldest child of
Levi and Anna (Mace) Baker, was born
June 14, 1804, in Rehoboth. Massachu-
setts, and married, October 27, 1826,
Mary Pike, who was born January 19,
1804, in Swansea, Massachusetts, daugh-
ter of James Pike. Their children, all
born in Swansea, were: Caleb W., Jr.,
born in 1827. died August 1, 1843; George,
July 17. 1829, served in the Civil War,
and died May, 1864; William S., June 17,
183 1, was a teacher and bookkeeper, and
died June 1, 1906, in Taunton; Maryette,
September 19, 1834, died in September,
1895, married Edwin Haskins. of Dighton,



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