Family:Whitney, Lois (1768-1856)
She married, 4 Nov 1787, Brooklyn, CT, Erastus Baker, son of Samuel and Lydia (Smith) Baker. He was born 9 Dec 1764, Windham, CT, and died unknown.
Pierce says the following:
- LOIS [WHITNEY], b. Mar. 9, 1768; m. ----- BAKER. She d. at Watertown, N. Y., Oct. 29, 1856. She had a son Josiah B., whose son, Rev. Geo. B. was pastor of a Pres. ch. at Detroit, Mich., in 1874.
Children of Erastus and Lois5 (Whitney) Baker, possibly incomplete:
i. David Baker, b. 16 Aug 1788, Brooklyn, CT; m. 9 May 1819, Rebecca Gotham. ii. George Baker, b. 15 Jul 1790, Brooklyn, CT; m. 11 Sep 1810, Kingston, Lennox and Addington County, Ontario, Esther Ann L. Curtis. iii. Sophia Maria Baker, b. 23 Jan 1792, Brooklyn, CT; no further record. iv. Betsey P. Baker, b. 30 Dec 1794, Watertown, NY; m. 15 Feb 1815, Johnson Hawley v. Josiah Baker, b. say 1797, Watertown, NY; had son Rev. George Baker, was pastor of a Presbyterian church at Detroit, MI, in 1874.
- Pomfret VRs
- Brooklyn VRs
- Windham VRs
- L.D.S. International Genealogical Index
1.^ Her parentage is proven by her birth record.
3.^ "Erastus BAKER & Lois WHITNEY, [married] 4 Nov. 1787," according to Bailey, Frederick W., ed., Early Connecticut Marriages, as Found on Ancient Church Records Prior to 1800 (1896-1906), Brooklyn, 1:42.