Robert Baker

Under Dysart, claimed wounded, one of the 24 unknown on the BKM plaque?
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Robert was an active soldier called out by most every captain in Fincastle, then Washington County. Long Island, Boyds Creek, New River Lead Mines.

May 1833 Montgomery County, Misssouri, age 79.
Major Benjamin Sharp, Major Jacob L. Sharp, Clerk of the County & Circuit Courts of Montgomery County. This state Sylvester Baker & Nathaniel Dryden & Captain John Baker all but Major Ben. Sharp1 who is of Warren County of Montgomery County.

Humphrey Baker was an early settler of Glade Spring VA, 1953 from Borden Tract (1737 with John McDowell). Father of Rev. Robert Baker.

Beverly Manor and Borden tracts map. Orange County 1738, Augusta County 1745, New Providence roots for Montgomery, Houston, and Beaty clans. Area roots New River, Washington County, and South of French Broad settlers. William Christian (Col Christie), McDowell, Campbell, Baker.

Page 31 – John Kirk…129 ac…on both sides of Bakers Creek, branch of the Middle fork of Holston River…Treasury Warrant…Beginning at John Beates corner…corner of Robert Bakers survey…corner to Walkers old survey…corner to Jacob Hins survey…on a line of the settlement survey of Kirks…February 11, 1783…Warrant dated May 19, 1783

Page 92 – Robert Baker…November 22, 1783…50 ac…on the east side of Bakers Creek, waters of the middle fork of Holstein River…Treasury Warrant…Beginning on Walkers old line with John Kirks line…on David Beaties line…

Page 100 – William Cronkleton…June 5, 1782…50 ac…on a fork of Bakers Creek, waters of the middle fork of Holstein River…Treasury Warrant…Beginning on George Bakers line…on Allisons line…

Page 101 – Robert Fowler, October 2, 1782…inclusive survey…267 ac…part of an old survey made by Thomas Walker for Thomas Baker and the inclusive 94 ac…Commissioners Certificate…in the Rich Valley…Beginning line between Fowler and Andrew Marshall – Robert Fowler, assignee of Henry Dougherty…400 ac…on the north fork of Holstein in the Rich Valley, includes improvements, actual settlement made in 1776…August 30, 1781

Isaac Baker owner around Bristol (Sapling Grove)

Page 364 – Isaac Baker – 300 ac – Preemption Warrant dated December 20, 1781 #1977 – on both sides of Moore’s Creek & Carmack’s Creek, the waters of Beaver Creek – beginning corner to the sapling grove tract – crossing the great road – above a Mill pond corner to sapling grove tract – February 22, 1787

Page 364 – Isaac Baker – 95 ac – Preemption warrant #1977 dated December 20, 1781 – on the waters of Beaver Creek, a branch of Holstein River – beginning corner to the old patent land by a branch – corner to Ephraim Smith’s land – by the great road – corner to Sapling Grove tract – February 22, 1787

Page 364 – Isaac Baker – 410 ac – treasury warrant #2455 dated February 7, 1780 – on the waters of Beaver Creek, the waters of Holstein River – beginning corner to the Sapling Grove tract of land – corner to Laughlin’s land – by some rocks on a path – corner to the timbergrove tract – corner to the sapling grove tract – July 30, 1787

Page 365 – Isaac Baker – 400 ac – treasury warrant #2455 dated February 7, 1780 on the waters of Beaver Creek and joining the lines of Sapling Grove tract on the south side – by a road – by a path – on a road – corner to Smith’s land – corner to the Sapling Grove Tract – February 23, 1787

Page 365 – Isaac Baker – 225 ac – treasury warrant dated October 5, 1781 #6965 – on the waters of Beaver Creek, a branch of Holstein River – line of the Timbergrove tract – near a corner of the sapling grove tract – by a Mill pond – February 22, 1787