Comedian, Actor and Writer
- 3rd Great-grandfather of Chevy Chase — 6th Generation
- Ahnentafel No:
- Bayze Baker
- Joanna Minor
- Birth Date:
- 7 Sep 1792
- Birth Location:
- East Haddam, Middlesex, Connecticut
- Christening Date:
- Christening Location:
- Death Date:
- 6 Aug 1869
- Death Location:
- Alton, Madison, Illinois
- Burial Date:
- Burial Location:
- Alton Cemetery, Alton, Madison, Illinois
- Spouse Name:
- Sarah Tennery Fairchild
- Marriage Date:
- Marriage Location:
Sarah Tennery Baker (Ahnentafel No:19 )
United States Senator from Illinois
His opposition to the introduction of slavery into Illinois was so aggressive that his life was frequently threatened.
David Jewett Baker
Additional marriages for David Jewett Baker
- Elizabeth Swanwick
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Sources for David Jewett Baker
- 1 Find A Grave , (accessed 04/29/2015).
- 2 Barns, Chancy Rufus , The Commonwealth of Missouri: A Centennial Record , St. Louis: Bryan, Brand and Co., Publishers (1877) , 686, Google Books (Digital Library).
- 3 Bateman, Newton and Paul Selby, et. al. , Historical Encyclopedia of Illinois and History of Hancock County, Vol. 1 , Chicago: Munsell Publishing Company (1921) , 32, Google Books (Digital Library).
- 4 Phillips, Isaac Newton, reporter , Reports of Cases at Law and in Chancery Argued and Determined in the Supreme Court of Illinoi s, Vol. 183 , Bloomington, Illinois: Pantagraph Printing and Stationery Co. (1900) , 9, Google Books (Digital Library).
- 5 Roberts, Gary Boyd , The Mayflower 500: Five Hundred Notable Descendants of the Founding Fa milies on the Mayflower , Boston: New England Historic Genealogical Society (2020) , 312.
- 6 Smith, George W. , History of Illinois and Her People, Vol. 6 , Chicago and New York: The American Historical Society, Inc. (1927) , 11-12, Heritage Quest (Digital Library).
- 7 Wikipedia , "David J. Baker" , (accessed 04/29/2015).