Baker, Henry

Birth Name Baker, Henry
Gender male


1891 census - father born US, mother born England

Henry Baker married Mary VanBuskirk Jan 22 1852. For Mary's family, see The Descendants of Jacob Van Buskirk and Susannah Townsend on the Island Register.

17. Mary Annie Van Buskirk was born November 7, 1826. Mary married Henry Baker on January 15, 1852. They had nine children.

Mary was the daughter of James - "8. James Van Buskirk (of Jacob Van Buskirk) was born on July 15, 1789 in Louisbourg, Nova Scotia and died September 27, 1858 at Freetown, Prince Edward Island. He married Mary Strang on October 2, 1815, she was a daughter of Jesse Strang and his wife, Sarah Wright. Mary was born May 13, 1794 and died at Freetown on November 6, 1866. Both are buried at Central Bedeque Baptist Cemetery.

James Van Buskirk came to Prince Edward Island as a child with his parents. He later moved to Freetown in Prince Edward Island where he farmed."

Rank 64
Date November 15 1879
County Saint John
Place Saint John
Newspaper The Daily Telegraph
m. Alberton, 6th inst., by Rev. E.B. Corey, Henry BAKER, Esq., of Cape Wolf, Lot 7, P.E.I. / Mrs. Jane S. COTTON of Wilmot Valley, Lot 19.

1881 census, Lot 7, Baptist:

Henry Baker M 58y Prince Edward Island
Jane Baker F 58y Nova Scotia
Josiah Baker M 28y Prince Edward Island
Oratus Baker M 26y Prince Edward Island
Alles Mary Baker F 19y Prince Edward Island
Elizebeth Baker F 19y Prince Edward Island - 1861-1883, m. Thomas Costain
Jane Baker F 16y Prince Edward Island
Stphen Baker M 23y Prince Edward Island
James Baker M 12y Prince Edward Island
Citing this Record
"Canada Census, 1881," database, FamilySearch ( : accessed 31 December 2015), Stphen Baker in household of Henry Baker, Lot 7, Prince, Prince Edward Island, Canada; citing p. 27; Library and Archives Canada film number C-13162, Library and Archives Canada, Ottawa, Ontario; FHL microfilm 1,375,798.



Event Date Place Description Sources
Death 1903 Prince Edward Island, Canada    


Family of Baker, Henry and VanBuskirk, Mary

Married Wife VanBuskirk, Mary ( * November 7, 1826 + ... )
Event Date Place Description Sources
Marriage January 22, 1852 Prince Edward Island, Canada    
Name Birth Date Death Date
Baker, Stephen Van.18581935
Baker, James18691918