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Baker, William Jr.
THE BAKER FAMILY.— William Baker, a native of Westmoreland county, Pennsylvania, removed to Irwin township, Venango county, in the year 1805. He was married in Westmoreland county and reared the following family: John; Peter and William, twins; Philip; Eva, who married Jacob Hoffman; Polly, who married Robert McConnell; Elizabeth, married to Philip Surrena; Katie, married to Francis Vogus; and Nancy became the wife of Jacob Jacobs. William Baker, Jr., was born in Westmoreland county in 1790, came to Venango county with his parents, and about the year 1829 purchased the land whereon his son Samuel now lives. He served in Captain McManigal’s company in the war of 1812. He married Polly, a daughter of Peter Walter, and they became the parents of thirteen children: William J., deceased; Samuel; John; Philip; Martha, wife of Israel Beach; William; Polly, who married William Daniels; Clark; David, deceased; Walter, deceased; Rosanna, wife of William Beach; Betsey, wife of William Walter, and Lewis.
History of Venango County PA 1890