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Lewis Baker
Born 6 February 1838
LEWIS BAKER, farmer, Greenfield, Sec. 27; P.O. Mechanicsville; born February 6, 1838, in Snyder Co., Penn.; in 1856, came to Illinois; in 1866, he came to his present farm, consisting of eighty acres. Married Rebecca Grimm December 25, 1859; she was born in Snyder Co., Penn., in June, 1840; had nine children, eight living—Ellen J., Mary J., John, James, Lewis, William, Edward S. and infant not named; lost Joseph H., in 1875, aged 4 years and 4 months. Enlisted in 1865, in Co. E, 147th Ill. V.I.; served to end of war. Has been Constable and School Director. Democrat; United Brethren.

Source: From History of Jones County, Iowa, Western Historical Company, Chicago, 1879, page 584.

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