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Re: John "Renta" Baker, b. 17 October 1735 at Buncombe Co. NC
Posted by: Carolyn Pigg (ID *****4725) Date: July 01, 2009 at 23:23:17
In Reply to: Re: John "Renta" Baker, b. 17 October 1735 at Buncombe Co. NC by Carolyn Pigg of 21598

Hello Ken,

Thought you and others would be interested in the following marriages of John Renta Baker.

More About John Renta Baker and Elizabeth Terrell:
Marriage: September 05, 1754, Chowan, NC.

John Renta Baker married first, Elizabeth Terrell, daughter of James Nimrod Terrell, and niece of Obadiah Terrell one of the Long-Hunters.

This set of Terrell's are referred to as the Tugaloe Terrell's of Georgia. They were a rowdy bunch and very wealthy. The marriage of John and Elizabeth is documented with Ancestry.com

Is it possible there were two people with the name Igha, Ifa, Effie?

He married second to Susannah (Perkins?).

Now the question is which mother had Igha Baker? I am assuming it was John and Elizabeth, but I don't have proof of that. FactFindingQueen states she was married in 1805 and that Igha was only 13 years old.

Please give me some feedback on this.

If you don't want to post it here, email me.

They had:

Children of John Renta Baker and Elizabeth Terrell are:

1. Isaac Baker, b. 1757, d. date unknown.
2. Margaret Patti Baker, b. 1760, d. date unknown.
3. Andrew Baker, b. 1765, d. date unknown.
4. James Claybank Baker, b. 1767, d. date unknown.
5. John Durkham Baker, b. 1770, d. date unknown.
6. +Mary Rubice Baker, b. Aft. 1770, TN, d. date unknown.
7. Cuthbert Baker, b. Aft. 1770, d. date unknown.
8. Nancy Angeline Baker, b. Bet. 1770 - 1780, d. date unknown.
9. Robert Julius Baker, b. March 01, 1774, d. date unknown.
10. George Washinton Baker, b. March 29, 1779, d. date unknown.
11. Bolling Baker, b. April 16, 1784, d. date unknown.
12. Igha Iffa Baker, b. August 08, 1790, d. 1866.

I also have a photo of Frances and Susie (Susannah).


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