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Slaves of Henry Baker

Privacy Level: Open (White)
Date: [unknown] [unknown]
Location: Washington County, Kentucky, United Statesmap
Surnames/tags: Baker USBH
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The purpose of this page is to identify and document the slaves held by Henry Baker (abt.1787-abt.1862) in Washington County, Kentucky.

Contents

Slaves Identified in Will

  • 1858 Henry Baker Will. Kentucky, Washington County, vol. L, pp. 174-179, County Court. 7 June 1858, digital images 94-96 of 906, FamilySearch ([1]: accessed 8 November 2021)
    • The will was written 7-Jun-1858. The first codicil was added 9-Apr-1860.The second codicil was added 18-Sep-1861. The will was submitted to court on 5-Jan-1863.
  • Slaves not mentioned were to be sold and proceeds divided between his heirs
  • David Baker (1853-)
    • previously advanced to Henry Baker a negro boy named Thomas and another boy named David
  • Elijah Baker (1840-)
    • previously advanced to William H Baker a negro boy named Elijah
  • Harriet Baker (abt.1840-)
    • to my daughter Mary Jane Edmondson my negro woman named Harriet and her children
  • Henderson Baker (abt.1838-)
    • to my son Davis H Baker a negro boy named Henderson now about 20 years old
  • Levi Baker (abt.1848-)
    • to my son Davis H Baker in trust for my afflicted son Addison Baker ... one negro boy named Levi now about 10 years old
  • Charles Baker (abt.1850-)
    • previously advanced to Alfred J Baker a negro boy named Charles
  • Martha Baker (abt.1840-)
    • previously advanced to John S Baker ... a negro woman named Martha
  • Nancy Baker (abt.1848-)
    • previously advanced to Margaret Daugherty a negro girl named Nancy
  • Thomas Baker (abt.1837-)
    • previously advanced to Henry Baker a negro boy named Thomas and another boy named David

1830 Census

  • 1830 U.S. census, Washington County, Kentucky, population schedule, location not stated, p. 198 (penned), 40-49 year old white male in the Henry Baker household, digital images 153-154 of 184 FamilySearch.org ([3]: accessed 8 November 2021); citing NARA microfilm publication M19, roll 42
    • Henry owned 13 slaves
    • male <10 (b. 1820-1830)
    • male <10 (b. 1820-1830)
    • male <10 (b. 1820-1830)
    • male 10-23 (b. 1807-1820) Harrey or Abraham
    • male 24-35 (b. 1795-1806)
    • male 24-35 (b. 1795-1806)
    • female 10-23 (b. 1807-1820) possibly Ellen Baker (abt.1817-)
    • female 10-23 (b. 1807-1820)
    • female 10-23 (b. 1807-1820)
    • female 10-23 (b. 1807-1820)
    • female 10-23 (b. 1807-1820)
    • female 24-35 (b. 1795-1806)
    • female 36-54 (b. 1776-1794)

1840 Census

Slaves - Males - Under 10: 4
Slaves - Males - 10 thru 23: 2
Slaves - Males - 24 thru 35: 1 possibly Harrey Baker (abt.1818-)
Slaves - Females - Under 10: 3
Slaves - Females - 10 thru 23: 2 possibly Ellen Baker (abt.1817-)
Slaves - Females - 36 thru 54: 1

1850 Census

  • 1850 Census: "1850 U.S. Federal Census - Slave Schedules"
    The National Archive in Washington DC; Washington, DC; NARA Microform Publication: M432; Title: Seventh Census Of The United States, 1850; Record Group: Records of the Bureau of the Census; Record Group Number: 29
    Ancestry Sharing Link - Ancestry ca Record 8055 #90542291 (accessed 1 March 2022)
    Henry Baker in Washington, Kentucky, USA.
Male 30 possibly Harrey Baker (abt.1818-)
Male 26
Female 30 possibly Ellen Baker (abt.1817-)
Female 20
Female 18
Female 16
Female 16
Female 15
Male 7
Male 13
Male 12 possibly Henderson Baker (abt.1838-)
Male 10
Male 14
Male 6 - possibly Cato Baker (abt.1844-)
Male 3 - possibly Levi Baker (abt.1848-)
Female 4/12

1860 Census

  • 1860 Census: "1860 U.S. Federal Census - Slave Schedules"
    The National Archives in Washington DC; Washington DC, USA; Eighth Census of the United States 1860; Series Number: M653; Record Group: Records of the Bureau of the Census; Record Group Number: 29
    Ancestry Sharing Link - Ancestry ca Record 7668 #91769596 (accessed 1 March 2022)
    Henry Baker in District 1, Washington, Kentucky, USA.
Female 9
Female 7
Male 3
Male 4/12 possibly Marcus Baker (abt.1860-)
Female 43 possibly Ellen Baker (abt.1817-)
Male 42 possibly Harrey Baker (abt.1818-)
Male 40
Female 35
Male 18
Male 16 - possibly Cato Baker (abt.1844-)
Male 13 - possibly Levi Baker (abt.1848-)
Male 10
Male 8 - William Baker (abt.1852-)
Female 8 - possibly Mary Baker (abt.1852-)




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