Who has more information about Joseph Baker (abt1744-1816) from around Martha's Vineyard?

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Information I've received from various family sources and websites show Joseph Baker born about 1744 around Martha's Vineyard, married Dorcas Smith on February 16, 1769, relocated to Moscow, Somerset County, Maine where he died on June 21, 1816.  I have started his profile because I am most interested in fleshing out the line of Baker from me back to him and beyond.

I am fairly certain that Dorcas Smith (http://www.wikitree.com/wiki/Smith-80100) is a direct descendent of John Howland from the Mayflower.  The Baker name is what I am more interested in however since I have some questionable dates/generations from Joseph to me, and I know nothing about his ancestry.

My information sourcing is going slowly because I probably worry too much about formatting and such.  Regardless, any help would be most appreciated.  Thank you.
WikiTree profile: Joseph Baker
in Genealogy Help by Anonymous Baker G2G Rookie (240 points)

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Marriage at Tisbury, Dukes, MA:  familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:FCDC-4J2

Joseph Baker
Connecticut Births and Christenings
Name: Joseph Baker
Gender: Male
Birth Date: 09 Apr 1743
Father's Name: Samuel Baker
Mother's Name: Jerusha
Indexing Project (Batch) Number: 7450303 , System Origin: Connecticut-ODM , GS Film number: unknown
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"Connecticut Births and Christenings, 1649-1906," index, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:F7WY-DQX : accessed 28 March 2015), Joseph Baker, 09 Apr 1743; citing ; FHL microfilm unknown.
by Frank Gill G2G Astronaut (2.2m points)
Thank you Frank Gill.  However, it appears this is not the Joseph Baker I was looking for.

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