Baker, Jesse

Biography

23 Jan. 1778–1 Nov. 1846. Shoemaker, Thomsonian physician. Born in Leyden, Franklin Co., Massachusetts. Son of Benjamin Baker and Hannah Tucker. Married first Margaret Bouvee, ca. 1798, in Leyden; wife died. Moved to Warren Co., Rhode Island, by 1830. Married second Sarah Hawkes. Baptized into Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, by 1837. Moved to Missouri. Moved to Nauvoo, Hancock Co., Illinois. Appointed as counselor in elders quorum presidency, 19 Jan. 1841. Died in Mills Co., Iowa Territory.

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