John Baker was the grandfather of Ethan Allen, an American Revolutionary War leader who fought for Vermont's independence, leading his Green Mountain Boys to a stunning capture of Fort Ticonderoga in the early days of the war.
Jesse, bp. 6 Nov 1720, m. Joanna Pitcher, 15 Apr 1742
Elisha, bp. 13 Nov 1724, m. Phebe Nichols, 28 Oct 1746
Errors to avoid
Some sources (such as the History of New London) conflate several John Bakers of that time in Connecticut. Two John Bakers in New London, Connecticut and two in Woodbury. Please note that John Baker who married Phebe Douglas, is a distinct person. His mother was Elizabeth (Waterhouse) Baker. John and Phebe had no known children. For more detail please read the article Two John Baker Families of Woodbury, Conn. by Donald Lines Jacobus. Also, please note that Jacobus makes a point that John is possibly the son of Joshua Baker of New London, however there isn't conclusive evidence to that fact.
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It may be possible to confirm family relationships with John by comparing test results with other carriers of his Y-chromosome or his mother's mitochondrial DNA.
However, there are no known yDNA or mtDNA test-takers in his direct paternal or maternal line.
It is likely that these autosomal DNA test-takers will share some percentage of DNA with John: