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Notes for Sarah Jones Baker

The Family of Samuel Jones & Celia Creech

1790 - Sarah Jones born in Virginia To Samuel Jones & Celia Creech

1793 - Grayson Co., Virginia was created from parts of Wythe County, Virginia.

Aug 1793 - Samuel Jones entered 50 acres on Beaver Creek, Grayson County, Virginia. (Book A, page 2)

http://www.newrivernotes.com/va/g794pptx.htm
1794 Grayson County tax list
Jones, Jesse 1 0
Jones, Isaac 2 5
Jones, Josiah 1 0
Jones, Samuel 1 3
Jones, Thomas 1 2
Jones, Daniel 1 4
Jones, Thomas 1 2
Jones, Abner 1 2
Jones, William 1 4
Jones, George, Jr. 1 1

http://www.newrivernotes.com/va/gray1796.htm
1796 Grayson County, Virginia tax list
Name Acres Value Amount of Tax
Jones, Minatree 540 90 4 6
Jones, Abraham 172 17 10 0 10?
Jones, Isaac 165 30 1 6

1799 tax list Grayson County, Virginia
http://www.newrivernotes.com/va/gray1799.htm
Name Acres Value Tax
Jones, Minitree 400 400 1.42
Jones, Minitree 1000 83.33 .41
Jones, Minitree 160 50 .24
Jones, Abner 160 60 .39
Jones, Stephen 400 266.67 1.18
Jones, Isaac 165 100 .48
Jones, Abraham 307 100 .48

1800 census - lost for all of Virginia. Destroyed in August 1814 by British troops.
1800 tax list for Grayson County, Virginia includes:
Name males over 21 horses slaves 16+ slaves 12-16
Jones, Nelson P. 1 5
Jones, John 1
Jones, Danl., Jnr. 1 1
Jones, Danl., Master 1 1
Jones, William 1
Jones, Abraham 1 3 1 0
Jones, Isaiah 1 1
Jones, Samuel 1 2
Jones, Daniel 1 1
Jones, Stephen 2 2
Jones, Isaac 0 3
Jones, WIlliam 1 3
Jones, Minetree 1 7 1 3
Jones, George, Snr. 0 4
Jones, Abner 1 1
Jones, Thomas

October 1, 1808
http://www.newrivernotes.com/va/graycrim.htm
Early Grayson County Criminals
Samuel Jones. Accused of having stolen and carried away one mattock, the property of John Frost on October 1, 1808. The court found him not guilty and ordered him acquitted and discharged out of custody.

1810

1815 census Ashe, North Carolina
Elijah Baker

1820 census census Grayson Co., Virginia
August 7, 1820
Saml Jones
1 male over 45 (Samuel, age 56)
2 males 10-15 (Isaiah, age 14 & James Franklin, age 10)
1 male under 10 (Samuel, age 7)
1 female over 45 (Celia, age 56)
1 female 16-25 (Ann, age 17 )
1 female 10-15 (Rebecca, age 16?)
1 female under 10 (Mary, age 8)
Where is Sarah, age 22? Did she marry someone before marrying Elijah Baker?

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August 7, 1820 census Grayson, Virginia
Elijah Baker
1 male age 26-44 (Elijah, age 31)
1 male age 10-15 (Samuel, age 10)
3 males age 0-4 (John, age 8, Isaac, age 2 and Unknown son #1, age 0-4?)
1 female age 10-15 (Unknown daughter #1, age 10)
No female who could be Sarah Jones, age 22. Where is Drusylla, age 5??? Listed on several online trees as being a child of this family, but census records do not support this.

abt 1821 - Sarah married Elijah Baker

abt 1822 - daughter Ann born in Georgia??
1824 - son Elijah Jr born
abt 1826 - son William born
1826-1830 - Unknown Daughter #2 born
abt 1829 - son Ira born
abt 1830 - Unknown Son #2 born

1830 census Grayson Co., Virginia
Elijah Baker
1 male age 40-49 (Elijah, age 41)
1 male age 20-29 (Samuel, age 20)
1 male age 15-19 (John, age 18)
2 males age 10-14 (Isaac, age 12 and Unknown son #1 from 1st marriage, age 10-14?)
1 male age 5-9 (Elijah Jr, age 6)
3 males age 0-4 (Willliam, age 4, Ira, age 1 & Unknown Son #2 from 2nd marriage age infant?)
1 female age 30-39 (Sarah Jones Baker, age 32)
1 female age 20-29 (Unknown Daughter #1 from 1st marriage, age 20-25)
1 female age 5-9 (Ann, age 8)
1 female age 0-4 (Unknown daughter #2 from 2nd marriage, age 0-4?????)

1834 - Elijah's son Samuel married Ann Parsons in Grayson, Virginia

1840 census Grayson, Virginia
Elijah Baker
1 male 50-59 (Elijah, age 51)
2 males 20-29 (Isaac, age 22, Unknown son #1 from 1st marriage, age 20-24 or John, age 28?)
2 males 10-14 (Willliam, age 14 & Ira, age 11)
1 male 5-9 (Unknown Son#2 from 2nd marriage age 9)
1 female 40-49 (Sarah Jones Baker, age 42)
1 female 15-19 (Ann, age 18)
Where is Elijah Jr, age 16?

1840-1850 - Sarah Jones Baker died in Virginia or Kentucky

1850 - Elijah listed at age 65 in the household of John & Margaret Baker in District 1, Breathitt, Kentucky (Should be age 61)

1860 Elijah listed at age 84 in the household of Elijah & Margaret Baker in Miller's Creek, Estill, Kentucky (Should be age 71)

June 15, 1864 - Elijah & Sarah's son Captain Elijah Baker (Jr) was shot and killed while standing in the doorway of a home at Patsey, Kentucky, by three confederate Soldiers. He was a member of the Kentucky Home Guard. He was killed on June 15, 1864.

1870 - Elijah listed at age 77 in the household of Samuel & Ann Baker in Miller's Creek, Estill, Kentucky (Should be age 81)