- Born: Cir 1808, Gates Co., North Carolina
- Marriage (1): Sarah Haslette circa 1849 in Nansemond Co., VA
- Marriage (2): Elizabeth Copeland on 28 Apr 1858 in Nansemond Co., VA
- Died: 2 Feb 1874, Cypress Chapel, Nansemond Co, VA. at age 66
The 1850 Federal Census for Nansemond County, Virginia, page 143A, dated August 16, 1850 record Samuel (42 - N. C.) and Sarah (44 - Nansemond Co.) Baker with children Almira Savage (14 - Nansemond Co.), Thomas W. Savage (12 - Nansemond Co.), Beverly P. Baker (10 - Nansemond Co.), and Adaline V. Baker (7 - Nansemond Co.), and Sarah Baker (4 - Nansemond Co.). Samuel is a Farmer with real estate valued at $1,600.
The 1860 Federal Census for the Upper Parish, Nansemond County, Virginia, Suffolk P. O., page 642, dated Aug 6, 1860 records Samuel (52 - NC) and Elizabeth (40 - VA) Baker with children Beverly (20), Adline (17), and Sarah (14). Also in the household is Thomas W. Savage (22). Samuel is a farmer with real estate valued at $2,000 and personal property valued at $5,000. Thomas is a Wheel Wright with real estate valued at $700 and personal property valued at $300.
The 1870 Federal Census for Cypress Chapel, Nansemond County, Virginia, Suffolk P. O., page 218A, dated July 15, 1870 records Samuel (62 - NC) and Elizabeth (50 - VA) Baker with no children in the household. Samuel is a farmer with real estate valued at $1,250 and personal property valued at $250. There are 2 domestic servants: Indianna Harrel (14 - white) and Lotty Baker (30 - black). Also in the household are George Harrel (9 - white) , Alice Baker (4 - black), and Elliot B. Baker (1 - black).
The 1880 Federal Census for Cypress Chapel, Nansemond County, Virginia, District 53, page 52A, dated June 19, 1880 records the widow Elizabeth Baker (62) living with Dr. Richard H. Parker (40) and family: his wife Sarah Parker (39) and children Julian Parker (19), Augusta Parker (15), Etta Parker (13), Ada Parker (7), and Minnie Parker (6).
Virginia, Deaths and Burials Index, 1853-1917
Name: Samuel Baker
Birth Date: abt 1808
Birth Place: North Carolina
Death Date: 2 Feb 1874
Death Place: Cypress, Nansemond, Virginia
Death Age: 66
Marital Status: Married
Father Name: Blake Baker
Mother Name: Eliz. Baker
Spouse Name: Eliz. Baker
FHL Film Number: 2048578
Samuel married Sarah Haslette circa 1849 in Nansemond Co., VA. (Sarah Haslette was born in 1805 in Nansemond Co., Virginia and died on 13 Aug 1855 in Nansemond Co, VA..)
Samuel next married Elizabeth Copeland on 28 Apr 1858 in Nansemond Co., VA. (Elizabeth Copeland was born circa 1820 in Virginia and died after 1880 in Nansemond Co., VA.)
Virginia, Select Marriages, 1785-1940
Name: Samuel Baker
Birth Date: 1808
Marriage Date: 28 Apr 1858
Marriage Place: Nansemond, Virginia
Father: Blake Baker
Spouse: Elizabeth Duke
Birth Date: 1821
Father: James Copeland
FHL Film Number: 2048463
Reference ID: 105