HALIFAX   COUNTY

   

 BAKER GRAVEYARD

Located on the Hall farm several miles northeast of Scotland Neck near Cypress Swamp

 
The following inscriptions  appear on the monument in the Baker Graveyard as indicated in the book on "The History of Trinity Parish"
 

THIS MONUMENT WAS ERECTED BY THE CHILDREN AND GRANDCHILDREN OF DR. S. J. BAKER IN COMMEMORATION OF THEIR FATHER AND OF THEIR ANCESTOR THOS. TURNER AND HIS DESCENDANTS AND THEIR CONNECTIONS WHO ARE BURIED AROUND IT.

 

Milly Turner, daughter of Thomas Turner

married Jas. Smith, died and was buried here

Turner Smith, son of Jas. and Milly Smith

Born Jan. 21, 1757 - Died Sept. 1778

Betty Edwards, wife of Turner Smith

Died a few months after her husband 1778

Polly Turner, daughter of Turner and Betty

Smith Born July 3rd, 1778, married Dr.

Simmons J. Baker of Gates Co. Oct. 29, 1795

died after the birth of her 8th child Oct. 26, 1812

Marciana Augusta Baker, daughter of S. J. and

P. T. Baker, born Oct. 15, 1812  Died Sept. 17th, 1813

Emily Turner eldest child of S. J. and

P. T. Baker Born Feb. 3, 1797

married Dr. B. B. Hunter - Died Nov. 9, 1822

Ann Jones daughter of S. J. and P. T. Baker

Born April 25, 1801 married G. L. Stewart  Died June 22, 1826

Ana Maria sixth child of S. J. and P. T.

Baker, Born June 20th, 1807 married

Dr. W. Hunter Died Nov. 1832

Agatha Baker and Elizabeth Harvey

sisters of Dr. S. J. Baker are buried here

Also Joseph Harvey, husband of Elizabeth and Eliza their daughter

John Simmons, son of G. L. and Ann Stewart is also buried here

Martha, daughter of S. J. Baker and his second wife Ann C. Born June 9th,

1816  Died Sept. 9th, 1820

Lawrence, son of S. J. and A. C. Baker Born Sept. 14, 1821 - Died July 7, 1826

William son of S. J. and A. C. Baker Born Sept. 5, 1825 - Died Aug. 1831

Lawrence 3rd son of S. J. and A. C. Baker Born Dec. 31, 1828 - Died Sept. 1831

Anna C. Baker, 2nd wife of Dr. Simmons J. Baker Died May 3rd, 1843

Dr. Simmons Jones Baker, son of Lawrence Baker of Gates Co. Born Feb. 15,
1775 - Died Aug. 18th, 1853
 
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