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.
John Sarah Hurlbut/Hurlburt, daughter of Joseph and Rebecca Brown by 1702, as their first child John was baptized 11 April 1703.
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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