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Martin Baker (1741 - 1821)

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Martin Baker
Born in Hanover,Virginiamap
Ancestors ancestors
Husband of — married in Botetourt County, Virginiamap
[children unknown]
Died in Kentuckymap
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Profile last modified | Created 18 Nov 2011
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Martin was born in 1741. He is the son of Thomas Baker and Dorothy Davenport. [1]

Martin enlisted in the Continental Army during the American Revolution. He was a private in the 3rd Virginia Regiment of Foot, (infantry).

Date and location of marriage to Phoebe Snodgrass reported by on August 8, 2015: See “Virginia Source Book,” Snodgrass Clan Society of America ( : accessed 7 Aug 2015), citing original records

According to The Legal Genealogist, Martin's estate was admitted to probate in Botetourt County on 9 August 1781: Botetourt County, Virginia, Will Book A:146; FHL microfilm 30695.


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  1. Entered by Travis Wagner, Nov 18, 2011

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It may be possible to confirm family relationships with Martin by comparing test results with other carriers of his ancestors' Y-chromosome or 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 DNA with Martin:

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On 22 Jul 2016 at 17:59 GMT Carole Alden wrote:

I had my Uncle, Nathan Baker give me a ydna sample which has matched many Martin Bakers. My Nathan goes back to Nathan Baker 1760-1836. My grandmother and grandfather are both related to a Baker line, so when I go back into the line I get Martin Baker YDNA match FamilyTree (1740 - 1821)

3rd cousin 6x removed Thomas BAKER moved south (1711 - 1777) father of Martin Baker YDNA match FamilyTree William BAKER age likely wrong 1c8xrmoved south (1676 - 1748) father of Thomas BAKER moved south Eleanor Adams WINSLOW k (1638 - 1676) mother of William BAKER age likely wrong 1c8xrmoved south Kenelm WINSLOW 9GG (1599 - 1672) father of Eleanor Adams WINSLOW k Job WINSLOW 7GG (1641 - 1720) son of Kenelm WINSLOW 9GG George WINSLOW (1690 - 1757) son of Job WINSLOW 7GG Phebe WINSLOW ?Abigail (1726 - 1806

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