Silas Baker

M, (1674 - 1752)
Father-Biological*Nathaniel Baker1 b. 27 Mar 1643, d. 12 Dec 1691
Mother-Biological*Mary Pierce1 b. c 1645, d. 1691
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Last Edited=28 Apr 2023
     Silas Baker was born in 1674 at Yarmouth, Massachusetts.1 He was the son of Nathaniel Baker and Mary Pierce.1

Silas Baker married Deliverance O'Kelley, age 15 , daughter of Jeremiah O'Kelley and Sarah Chase, on 14 May 1723 at Yarmouth, Massachusetts.2,3,4,5,6,7,8,9 Silas wrote his will on 20 May 1752 at Harwich, Massachusetts. He left to his wife, Deliverance, the house, lands, and all movables during her widowhood.10,7,8 He died in 1752 at Dennis, Massachusetts.1 His estate was inventoried on 22 June 1753 at Chatham, Massachusetts, and valued at £410 12/9.10 His estate was probated on 26 June 1753 at Barnstable County, Massachusetts.10

Children of Silas Baker and Deliverance O'Kelley


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