Person:Robert Baker (42)

Robert T Julius Bob Baker
b.1 Mar 1774 , Ashe, NC, USA
m. 5 Sep 1754
  1. Robert T Julius Bob Baker1774 - 1859
m. 15 Aug 1791
  1. Nancy Ann Baker1803 - 1849
Facts and Events
Name Robert T Julius Bob Baker
Gender Male
Birth? 1 Mar 1774 , Ashe, NC, USA
Military? 1791 Was placed in the 1st Regiment, commanded by Col William Drake. His company commander was Capt Jacob Tipton. All of which was under the command of Gen Arthur St. Clair.
Military? 1 May 1791 Joined the Army, rank private, in what has been known as St. Clair's Defeat.
Marriage 15 Aug 1791 Possibly in Washington County, Tennessee. I now believe Robert married Liddie Hammond before he left for war in 1791; however, they had no children until his return. I now believe this to be the date he married Elizabeth Hammond, rather than the date that his daughter Elizabeth was born, as he was always accurate with his dates in his journal.
to Elizabeth Liddie Hammond
Other? 1793 Lee County, VA formed.
Residence? Abt 1795 After his military service and marriage, Robert moved his family from Washington County, TN (in what is now Carter County)to Hawkins County, TN, prior to moving to Lee County, VA about 1799.
Residence? 1800 Moved his family to Madison County, KY(Clay County as of 1806) from Lee County, VA (about spring of 1800)
Other? 1807 Was instrumental in the formation of Clay County, KY and served on the first County Court of Clay County.
Other? 13 Apr 1807 Appointed as one of the Clay County Commissioners. Note: Abner Baker, his cousin from Garrard County was appointed as County Clerk on this same date.
Military? 9 Jan 1809 Appointed Major in the 2nd Battalion, 68th Infantry Regiment Volunteers, in Clay County, KY (State Militia)
Military? 1812 William Harrison, Maj Gen (State Militia), Brig Gen(active duty rank). Unit Commanded: Second Regiment, Kentucky Mountain Volunteers.
Military? 1812 Served as a Lieutenanat in war of 1812 under General Harrison's command, under Gen "Mad" Anthony Wayne.
Military? 1 Aug 1813 Gov Shelby sent out a call-to-arms for the state Militia.
Military? 10 Aug 1813 Robert was called as a Lieutenant, under Captain Thomas McJilto (professional soldier), company commander.
Military? 13 Aug 1813 Robert's company was assigned to the 11th Regiment of the Kentucky Volunteers, under the command of Col William Williams.
Military? 25 Aug 1813 Robert's unit was sworn in at Newport, Kentucky at Old Fort Thomas, which still exists
Residence? Bet 1815 and 1825 Lived on a farm near Aldridge Rock below Oneida. Later known as the Matt Wilson farm.
Residence? His father moved the family from the New River settlement in NC to Washington County, TN (in what is now Carter County)
Other? 1832 Wittnessed William Burns, Sr Revolut;ionary War pension application
Death? 29 Nov 1859 Owsley, Kentucky, United States
Other? Sometime called "Juder"
  1.   Delbert L. Collins. Delbert L. Collins BURNS Master File.