Jim's Genie Jottings

A history of the Fleming, Jolliffe, Kessey and Murphy families of New South Wales - and their forebears



Origin of the Baker surname

Baker is almost certainly an occupational surname. One of our ancestors was a baker by trade.

Baker pedigree

Our Baker ancestors include the following people. Click on any name to access a computer-generated page of information about that person and a list of the information sources.

Baker family memorials

For centuries families have created memorials to honour their forebears, including headstones, church monuments, memorial cards, obituaries and much more. This website is, in a way, just another innovation in this regard. Each of the links below takes you to a memorial page that is dedicated to that particular deceased ancestor.

Research Reports

The following Baker research reports are published on this website.

Baker clan

The Baker clan descends from William Baker (c1799 - 1882) and his wife Eliza Connors.

  • Legend:
  • Subject
  • Daughter
  • Son
  • Spouse
William Baker
(b. Abt 1805, d. 1882)
Eliza Connors
(b. Abt 1808, d. 1876)
Eliza ("Betsey") Baker
(b. Abt 1840, d. Aft 1876)
Agnes Baker
(b. Abt 1842, d. Aft 1876)
John Baker
(b. Abt 1846, d. Aft 1876)
William Baker
(b. Abt 1848, d. 1877)
Susannah Baker
(b. Abt 1848, d. 1907)
David Press
(b. Abt 1837, d. 1918)
Mary J. Press
(b. 1867, d. 1951)
James Kessey
(b. 1858, d. 1944)
Mary G. Kessey
(b. 1891, d. 1941)
Garnet Martin
(b. Abt 1890)
James H. ("Harold") Kessey
(b. 1893, d. 1957)
Eva T. Hade
(d. 1966)
Terrence Kessey
(b. 1923, d. 2001)
Elizabeth V. Peate
(b. 1925, d. 2001)
Moya Kessey
(b. 1924)
Fabian Kessey
(b. 1928)
Beatrice S. ("Beat") Kessey
(b. 1895, d. 1951)
Harold Martin
(b. Abt 1890, d. 1967)
Joseph A. ("Joe") Kessey
(b. 1899, d. 1970)
Joy V. Kessey
(b. 1929)
John H. Kessey
(b. 1902, d. 1974)
Cynthia V. Collins
(b. 1906, d. 2001)
Horace M. Kessey
(b. 1928, d. 2015)
Halvar R. Kessey
(b. 1905, d. 1981)
Ena R. Murphy
(b. 1908, d. 1995)
Jane Langridge
(b. 1945, d. 2013)
Nita C. Bye
(b. 1932, d. 1974)
Halvene T. Kessey
(b. 1934, d. 2005)
Reginald B. Fleming
(b. 1929, d. 2016)
Carmel R. Kessey
(b. 1939, d. 2019)
Hilton D. Kessey
(b. 1909, d. 1977)
Josephine V. Shannon
(b. Abt 1916, d. 1983)
Son1 Press
(b. Abt 1868, d. Bef 1907)
Agnes E. Press
(b. Abt 1869, d. Aft 1918)
Daughter1 Press
(b. Abt 1870, d. Bef 1907)
Susan Press
(b. Abt 1871, d. Aft 1918)
Daughter2 Press
(b. Abt 1873, d. Bef 1907)
Joseph Press
(b. Abt 1875, d. Aft 1907)
David Press
(b. Abt 1878, d. Aft 1907)
Henrietta Press
(b. Abt 1880, d. Aft 1918)
Sarah B. Press
(b. Abt 1882, d. Aft 1918)
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  • Daughter
  • Son
  • Spouse