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Frederick Baker


Frederick Baker is found at age 7 in the 1871 England Census living at Ogbourne St. Andrew, Wiltshire, England

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Frederick Baker is found at age 16 in the 1881 England Census living at Little Bedwyn, Wiltshire, England.

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Frederick Baker, Age 19, his wife Elizabeth Baker, Age 19, and Louisa Baker, age 18, are found in the passenger list of the steamship Persian Monarch, arriving in New York on September 7, 1883. This is the only record found to date for Elizabeth. There are no family recollections of Elizabeth.


View Passenger List - Persian Monarch, September 7, 1883, Page 2 of 8


The family of Frederick Baker is listed in the 1900 U. S. Census in Appoquinimink Hundred, New Castle County, Delaware.

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In the 1910 Census, the family included George Robson, “Hired Man”, “Black”, Age 23, Single.

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In 1920, the family was listed living on the “Warwick Road” and included John Wilson, “Grandson”, Age 4 years 8 months, Paul W. Blanchard, “Lodger”, “White”, Age 24, Single, and Hester Shockley, “Mother In Law”, Age 76, Widow.

View 1920 U. S. Census Record - Page 1

View 1920 U. S. Census Record - Page 2


In 1930, the family was living on West Main St., Middletown. Only daughter Margaret was at home. Margaret was a stenographer in an insurance office.

View 1930 U. S. Census Record


Following are recollections by daughter, Margaret Baker Leathrum:

Immigrated from England circa 1881 at age 18.

Worked in cheese factory and paper mill in England.

Contracted Yellow Fever which left him bald for the remainder of his life.

He, his brother John, and his sister Louisa emigrated about the same time.

They were recruited in England by Mr. Lockwood of Middletown for farm hands.



Death Certificate from Delaware State Archives