Early Colonial Settlers of Southern Maryland and Virginia's Northern Neck Counties

Thomas Baker

Male Bef 1718 - Aft 1775  (> 59 years)


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  • Name Thomas Baker 
    Birth Bef 1718 
    Gender Male 
    Death Aft 1775  Bromfield Parish, Culpeper County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I134494  Tree1
    Last Modified 20 Feb 2024 

    Family Dorothy {unproven} Strother,   b. Bef 1722   d. Aft 1775, Bromfield Parish, Culpeper County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location (Age > 55 years) 
    Children 
     1. Thomas Baker,   b. Bef 1738   d. Aft 1758, Bromfield Parish, Culpeper County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location (Age > 22 years)  [Father: natural]
     2. William Baker,   b. Bef 1738   d. Aft 1764, Bromfield Parish, Culpeper County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location (Age > 28 years)  [Father: natural]
     3. Henry Baker,   b. Bef 1750, Bromfield Parish, Culpeper County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this locationd. Aft 1785, Bromfield Parish, Culpeper County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location (Age > 37 years)  [Father: natural]
    Family ID F52962  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart
    Last Modified 20 Feb 2024 

  • Notes 
    • possibly from Lancaster Co. Va
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      1757-1762 Culpeper County, Virginia Deed Book C; [John Frederick Dorman]; Page 96-97.
      15 March 1758. Thomas Baker Senr. of Brumfield Parish, Culpeper County, to my loving son Thomas Baker jr. of same. For love, good will and affection. 100 acres in Brumfield Parish on the Rush River ... in the low ground of the Rush River ... south side of the Rush River ... on the top of a little mountain ... corner to Mr. Francis Tyler .... part of a deed of 309 acres granted to Thomas Baker Senr. by the Right Honourable Thomas Lord Fairfax 8 June 1749 ...
      Thomas Baker
      Wit: Henry Gambill, William Gambill, John Strother.
      16 March 1758. Proved by John Strother, Wm. Gambill and Henry Gambill.
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      1757-1762 Culpeper County, Virginia Deed Book C; [John Frederick Dorman]; Page 98-99.
      15 March 1758. Thomas Baker Senr. of Brumfield. Parish, Culpeper County, to my loving son William Baker of same. For love, good will and affection. 100 acres in Brumfield Parish on Kennerly's Mountain ... in the head of a valley near to a cool spring ... on the top of a spur of Kennerly's Mountain ... on the ridge of Kennerly's Mountain ... Manifee's corner ... part of a deed of 400 acres granted to Thomas Baker Senr, by the Right Honourable Thomas Lord. Fairfax 7 June 1749.
      Thos. Baker
      Wit: Henry Gambill, Wm. Gambill, John Strother.
      16 March 1758. Proved by John Strother, Henry Gambill and William Gambill.
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      1762-1765 Culpeper County, Virginia Deed Book D; [John Frederick Dorman]; Page 392-98.
      19 April 1764. Thomas Baker and Dorothy his wife of Culpeper County to John Strother of same. For £180 current money. 609 acres on both sides of the north fork of the Rush River ... on the north side of Kennerley's fountain ... corner of Wm. Baker's ... in the hollow of the mountain ... on the ridge of Kennerly's Mountain ... on the top of the mountain ... corner of Mr. Francis Tyler in a high point of the mountain ... crossing the river ... corner of Francis Tyler and in the line of Henry Tyler ... corner to Kennerly crossing the river along Kennerly's line ... at the foot of Kennerley's Mountain ... being part of a deed granted to Thomas Baker by Lord Fairfax for 400 acres 7 June 1749, likewise including another track of 309 acres joyning the other tract of 400 acres, granted Thomas Baker by Lord Fairfax by deed 8 June 1749.
      Thomas Baker
      Dorothy Baker
      19 April 1764. Acknowledged by Thomas.
      20 April 3 George III [1764]. Commission to William Brown, John Slaughter and William Eastham, Gent., to take acknowledgment of Dorothy Baker.
      14 May 1764. Dorothy, wife of Thomas Baker, acknowledged the deed.
      John Slaughter
      William Eastham
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      1762-1765 Culpeper County, Virginia Deed Book D; [John Frederick Dorman]; Page 425-28.
      29 Nov. 1763. William Baker and Ann his wife of Bromfield Parish, Culpeper County, to George Strother of same. For £60 current money. 100 acres in Brumfield Parish lying on Kennerley's Mountain ... in the head of a valley near to Cool Spring ... being part of 400 acres granted to Thomas Baker my father by a deed of gift to me William Baker 15 March 1758.
      William Baker
      Wit: Will: Meldrum, James Kennerley, John Strother.
      17 May 1764. Proved by John Strother Gent., James Kennerly and William Meldrum.
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      1762-1765 Culpeper County, Virginia Deed Book D; [John Frederick Dorman]; Page 692-95.
      17 Dec. 1764. James Compton, Esqr., of the Kingdom of Great Britain to Thos. Baker of Bromfield Parish, Culpeper County, planter. For £50 current money. 1000 acres in Bromfield Parish in the Litle Fork of Rappahannock River, being part of 10,000 acres granted to James Compton, Esqr., by the Right Honorable Thomas Lord Fairfax, Proprietor of the Northern Necks in Virginia ... corner to Peyton ... corner to Compton Esqr. and Davis ... corner to Frogg ... corner to Jacobs ... in Peyton's line on the side of the Round Mountain
      James Compton, by Fielding Lewis his attorney
      Wit: Francis Tyler, Alexr. Wright, Henry Mitchell, Danl. (X) Brown.
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      1765-1769 Culpeper County, Virginia Deed Book E (Part 1); [John Frederick Dorman]; Page 117-21.
      22 June 1765. John Strother of Culpeper County and Mary his wife, Anthony Strother of same and Frances his wife, and Thomas Baker of same and Dorothy his wife to Philip Jacob Jiron, James Christy, Harmon Moyer, Christian Moyer and John Jacob Slusser and Company. For £360 current money. 1696 acres ... in a ridge of Kennerley's Mountain ... in the hollow of a mountain ... on the north side of Delamore or Kennerlev's Mountain ... at the foot of the mountain a corner of James Kennerley ... crossing the Russ [sic] River ... on the side of an arm of the Peaked Mountain ... in Henry Tyler's line ... on a mountain ... at the head of a hollow of Kennerley's Mountain
      ... on the top of the mountain ...
      John Strother
      Anthony Strother
      Thomas Baker
      22 June 1765. Acknowledged by John Strother and Anthony Strother.
      18 Oct. 1765. Acknowledged by Thomas Baker
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      1765-1769 Culpeper County, Virginia Deed Book E (Part 1); [John Frederick Dorman]; Page 152-55.
      13 Oct. 1765. Thomas Baker of Bromfield Parish, Culpeper County, to James Kennerly, John Payton, James Graves and William Gambell of same. Mortgage to secure £55 current
      money due 15 Dec. 1766. 1000 acres in Bromfield Parish on the branches of Battle Run, being part of 10,000 acres granted to James Compton Esqr. of Great Britain by the Right Honorable Thomas Lord Fairfax, Proprietor of the Northern Neck in Virginia and by Fielding Lewis Esqr., agent and attorney in fact for James Compton conveyed to Thomas Baker ... whereon Thomas Baker now dwelleth ... on the long mountain corner to Payton ... corner to Francis Slaughter on the top of the long mountain ... corner to Compton's pattent and William Davis ... corner to Colo. John Frogg ... corner to Jacoby on a small branch ... on the side of the Round Mountain in Payton's line
      Thomas Baker
      Wit: Thomas Hutchings, Richd. Thomas, John Grayson, Wm. Brown.
      19 June 1766. Proved by Thomas Hutchings, Richd. Thomas and John Grayson.
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      1765-1769 Culpeper County, Virginia Deed Book E (Part 2); [John Frederick Dorman]; Page 381-83.
      18 June 1767. Thomas Baker and Dorothy his wife of Bromfield Parish, Culpeper County, to William Gambill of same. For £15 current money. 100 acres in Bromfield Parish in the little fork of Rappahannock River, being part of 10,000 acres granted to James Compton Esqr. by the Right Honourable Thomas Lord Fairfax, Proprietor of the Northern Neck in Virginia, and by Compton was sold to Thomas Baker by deed
      17 Dec. 1764 ... corner with William Davis ... in Peyton's line ... on the Long Mountain ... corner to Slaughter in Peyton's line ...
      19 June 1767. Acknowledged by Thomas Baker

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      1769-1773 Culpeper County, Virginia Deed Book F; [Antient Press]; Page 460-461
      To all People .. I THOMAS BAKER of County of Culpeper and Parish of Brumfield for divers reasons but more especially for love and Effection I bear unto my son HENRY BAKER of County aforesaid and for his better support in this World I have given one Piece of land containing 100 acres in Culpeper County in the little fork of Rapahannock River on the branches of Battle Run and bounded Beginning at a pine and Ring oak corner to RICHARD PARKS and runs thence to a Hickory corner to WILLIAM DAVIS to the Beginning .. Set my hand and seal this 15th May 1772.
      Presence William Gambell, Thos. Baker
      Richard Parks, Martin Davenport
      At Court held for County of Culpeper 18th May 1772 This Indented Deed of Gift
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      1769-1773 Culpeper County, Virginia Deed Book F; [Antient Press]; Page 476-478
      This Indenture made 15th May 1772 between THOMAS BAKER and DOROTHY his Wife of County of Culpeper, Parish of Brumfield and WILLIAM MALLERY of same .. in consideration of sum Twenty five pounds current money of Virginia have sold unto William Mallery 200 acres in Brumfield Parish in the little fork of Rapahan-nock River on the Branches of Battle Run the same being part of 1000 acres purchased by Thomas Baker of JAMES COMPTON Esqr. of Great Britain and the 200 acres is bounded beginning at two small Hickories in a Bottom runs to a pine corner to Jacoby thence with his line to the beginning ..
      Presence William Gambill, Thos. Baker
      Richard Parks, Martin Davenport
      At Court held for County of Culpeper 18th May 1772 This Indenture of Feofment ordered to be recorded.
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      1775-1778 Culpeper County, Virginia Deed Book H; [Antient Press]; Page 3-6
      This Indenture made the 24th day of January 1775 Between THOMAS BAKER and DOROTHY his Wife of County of Culpeper of one part and JACOB CRIM JUNR. of same Witnesseth that said Thomas Baker and Dorothy his Wife for sum of Forty pounds current money of Virginia have granted unto Jacob Crim his heirs and assigns 96 acres in Culpeper County and Brumfield Parish in the little folk of Rapahanock River and joyning on the branches of Battle Run & Bounded beginning at three red oak saplins a Corner to WILLIAM MALLORY and runs with his line South to two hickories in COBIEs line, thence with his line to the Beginning
      Presence JAMES GRAVES, WILLIAM MALLORY, Thomas Baker
      JAMES X BAKER, JACOB CRIM SER., Doroth Baker
      DOROTHY BAKER, Spinster
      At a Court held for Culpeper County May the 15 1775
      This Indenture acknowledged by the said Thomas Baker and Dorothy his Wife she being first privily examined and Ordered to be recorded.
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      1775-1778 Culpeper County, Virginia Deed Book H; [Antient Press]; Page 7-11
      This Indenture made the Eleventh day of May 1775 Between THOMAS BAKER & DOROTHY his Wife of County of Culpeper of one part and JACOB SANDS and BENJAMIN SANDS of Culpeper County Witnesseth that said Thomas Baker and Dorothy his Wife for sum of Two hundred Fourteen pounds Eight shillings current money of Virginia sell unto said Jacob Sands & Benjamin Sands their heirs a parcel of land containing 596 acres in Culpeper County and Brumfield Parish in little folk of Rapahannock River on the Branch of Battle Run bounded Beginning at three pines on corner made for JOHN FROGG and runs thence North to two red oaks in WILLIAM MALLORIES line thence with his line South to two pines in JACOBIES line thence with his line South to a pine corner to said Jacoby thence North leaving his line South to two pines in THOMAS PEYTON's line thence with his lines West to three red oaks Corner to RICHARD PARK's thence with his line North to a Hickory Corner to HENRY BAKER thence with his line North to a white oak and Hickory a Corner to WILLIAM DAVIS and
      JOHN HORSLEY thence with Horslies line North to the Beginning
      Presence JOHN STROTHER, Thos. Baker
      HENRY BAKER, DOROTHY BAKER Dorothy Baker
      At Court held for Culpeper County May the 15th 1775
      This Indenture acknowledged by said Thomas Baker and Dorothy his Wife she being first privily examined and ordered to be recorded.

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