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ANDREW BAKER

Farmer; Sec. 29; P. 0. Mt. Carroll; born in Lancaster Co., Pa., July 10, 1831; lived there 23 years; is a carpenter by trade; came to Carroll Co. in May, 1854, and has lived here 23 years; engaged in farming; has sold wheat at 30 cents a bushel, corn at 10 cents a bushel; owns 163 acres land; has held offices of Corn missioner of Highways and School Director; married Miss Anna Harnish, from Lancaster Co., Pa., Aug. 24, 1853; have four children: Celia A., Lizzie D., Maria and Anna; lost three children.

Directory 1878 Carroll County

1860 Carroll Co Census
Andrew Baker..28 PA
Ann Baker....... 25 PA
Celia Baker....... 2 IL


George Mann ..26 Laborer PA
Eliza Rowland...19 PA
1870 Carroll Co Census
Andrew Baker..39 PA
Ann Baker........34 PA
Celia................ 13 IL 1857
Lizzie............... 10 IL 1860
Maria................ 4 IL 1866
Annie................. 2 IL 1868
Harvey B....... 3m IL 1870 April
1880 Carroll Co Census
Andrew Baker.48 PA
Anna Baker.....44 PA
Celia Baker.....22 Teacher IL 1858
Elizabeth..........19 1861
Maria...............14 1866
Anna................ 12 1868


Celia Ann Baker born 1857 m Samuel VanDyke Nov 5 1884

Elizabeth "Lizzie" D Baker born 1860 m Frank Nipe Sep 12, 1883

Riley E Baker born 1865 - Marie Ellen Baker - m Adam Bickelhaupt Jan 24, 1888 (b 1861 d 1931 s/o Valentine & Elizabeth (Rauth) Bickelhaupt. Marie died in 1945. They had one daughter, Mabel Iona Bickelhaupt 1889 - 1981 who married Henry Herman Francke (1889-1984). They in turn had a daughter Ellen Elizabeth Francke born in 1919 who married Wm. David Irwin (1921-1997)

Harvey Baker born 3 Mar 1870 died 24 Oct 1873

Anna Baker born 1868 m Charles N. Nipe Jan 10, 1886

The mother - Anna G. (Harnish) Baker was the daughter of Michael & Ann (Graeff) Harnish. She was born 9 February 1836 probably in Lancaster Co PA. Anna died 15 February 1902 in Carroll Co. Andrew born 10 Jul 1831 died 27 Feb 1914 and both are buried in the Hickory Grove (Wacker) Cemetery along with their son Harvey born 3 March 1870, died 24 Oct 1873.

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