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The Resource Baker Family Papers

Baker Family Papers

Label
Baker Family Papers, 1859-1864
Title
Baker Family Papers
Inclusive dates
1859-1864
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
This collection includes correspondence between Sarah (Price) Baker and Frances C. Baker during the Civil War, F.C. Baker's travel and war journals, and some of Henry Baker's papers on the Indiana Roadside Council
Biographical or historical data
Francis C. Baker, also known as F.C. Baker, was born in New York in 1838. He relocated to Greene County, Indiana some time before 1850. F.C. Baker fought for the 59th Indiana Infantry, Company E, enlisting as a corporal on 13 December 1861. By the time of his discharge, 17 July 1865, he had been promoted to the rank of sergeant. He married Sarah Price on 11 January 1866 in Greene County, Indiana. Francis and Sarah Baker earned their living by farming. The Bakers had a grandson named Harry, born in 1893, whose papers comprise a portion of this collection. Harry Baker was a grocer in Worthington Township in Greene County, Indiana. Baker was active in the Indiana Roadside Council, serving as the Landscape Supervisor for the Crawfordsville District.
Cataloging source
ISL
Label
Baker Family Papers
Link
http://www.in.gov/library/finding-aid/S0056_Baker_Family_Papers.pdf
Instantiates
Carrier category
unspecified
Carrier category code
zu
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
unspecified
Content type code
zzz
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
19750075
Extent
1 folder
Media category
unspecified
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
z
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocn796997056
  • (OCoLC)796997056
Label
Baker Family Papers
Link
http://www.in.gov/library/finding-aid/S0056_Baker_Family_Papers.pdf
Carrier category
unspecified
Carrier category code
zu
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
unspecified
Content type code
zzz
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
19750075
Extent
1 folder
Media category
unspecified
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
z
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocn796997056
  • (OCoLC)796997056

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