Edward Baker III was born 16 July 1696 in Lynn, Essex County, Massachusetts, United States to Edward Baker (1650-1691) and Mary Marshall (1665-1716) . He married Persis Brigham (1703-) 22 November 1721 in Marlborough, Middlesex County, Massachusetts, United States. Ancestors are from the United Kingdom, England.
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Edward Baker III was a resident of Westborough MA, where he was a settler about the time the town was incorporated. Daniel Warren (1689-1727) and Edward Baker were chosen for the first school committee of Westboro on 03 Oct 1726 and instructed to procur a schoolmaster, which they did.

Marriage & Family

Edward Baker III married Persis Brigham (1703-), granddaughter of Puritan Immigrant, Thomas Brigham (1603-1653).

  1. Samuel Baker (1722-1798)
  2. Solomon Baker (1725-1777)
  3. Persis Baker (1726-1784)
  4. Abigail Baker (1728-1776)
  5. Hephzibath Baker (1729-)
  6. Elizabeth Baker (1734-)
  7. Joseph Baker (1736-1800)
  8. Leveniah Baker (1738-)
  9. Ezra Baker (1740-)
  10. Mary Baker (1746-)


Offspring of Edward Baker III and Persis Brigham (1703-)
Name Birth Death Joined with
Samuel Baker (1722-1798)
Solomon Baker (1725-1777)
Persis Baker (1726-1784) 8 November 1726 Westborough, Worcester County, Massachusetts 3 November 1784 Westborough, Worcester County, Massachusetts Jonas Brigham (1718-1789)

Abigail Baker (1728-1776)
Hephzibath Baker (1729-)
Elizabeth Baker (1734-)
Joseph Baker (1736-1800)
Leveniah Baker (1738-)
Ezra Baker (1740-)
Mary Baker (1746-)


Offspring of Edward Baker II and Mary Marshall (1665-1716)
Name Birth Death Joined with
Edward Baker (1696-) 16 July 1696 Lynn, Essex County, Massachusetts, United States Persis Brigham (1703-)


  1. Genealogical and Family History of the State of Maine, Vol I- by Henry S Burrage, publ 1909, pg 245-246. (Free on Google Books)


Namesakes of Edward Baker (1696-)

 Birth placeDeath placeFatherMotherJoined with
Edward Baker (1819-1861)Chute, Wiltshire, England, United KingdomWalcha, New South Wales, AustraliaSarah Lewis (1827-?)
Edward Baker (c1619-1687)England, United KingdomEssex County, Massachusetts, United States of AmericaJohn Baker (c1592-1670)Sarah Wall (c1594-)Joan or Jane (-1693)
Edward Baker (1696-)Lynn, Essex County, Massachusetts, United StatesEdward Baker (1650-1691)Mary Marshall (1665-1716)Persis Brigham (1703-)
Edward Baker (1650-1691)Lynn, Essex County, MassachusettsLynn, Essex County, MassachusettsEdward Baker (c1619-1687)Joan Lane (1618-1693)Mary Marshall (1665-1716)
Edward Alexander Baker (1869-1951)Crookwell, New South Wales, AustraliaCrookwell, New South Wales, AustraliaWilliam Jury Baker (1847-1899)Mary Ann Maria Payne (1848-1923)Elizabeth Cridge (1871-1892)+Catherine Margaret Larkham (1881-1966)
Edward Dickinson Baker (1811-1861)London, Greater London, England, United KingdomLoudoun County, Virginia, United StatesEdward Baker (c1785-1835)Lucy Dickinson (c1783-1862)Mary Ann Foss (1811-1871)

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