Pawlet (VT) One Hundred Years
J. Munsell, Albany
BAKER, REMEMBER, whose career makes so prominent a part of early Vermont history, was a
proprietor and temporary resident of this town as early as 1768. He built the first grist mill erected in
town on land now owned by George Toby. Not long after he was killed by Indians near St. Johns,
Canada, at the age of 35.
BAKER, ELIJAH, from Canterbury, Conn., 1786, settled in the south part of the town with three sons
Ebenezer, Rufus and Ichabod, who all raised large families. Few of their descendants remain in the
vicinity. He died in 1811, aged 86.
BAKER, HARVEY, from Arlington, about 1826, m. Mariettea, da. of CoI. Ozias
Clark . He kept store
awhile with Dr. Nathan
Judson, south of the village, and afterwards, a short time, at the village.
He was held high esteem. He removed about 1833 to Oswego Co., N.Y., thence to Whitewater,
Wis., where he died in 1864, aged 63.