Born: 1805-XX-XX New York
Died: 1886-05-21 Jacksonville, Illinois
Flourished: Springfield, Illinois
Hiram Baker was a manufacturer and salesman. He was a chain pump manufacturer in Chicago, Illinois before relocating to Springfield, Illinois, where he worked for the chain pump company Haggard & Neely. In 1860, he owned $2,000 in real estate and another $100 in personal property.
U.S. Census Office, Seventh Census of the United States (1850), Ward 4, Chicago, Cook County, IL, 254; Receipt of Haggard & Neely to Abraham Lincoln; Daily Illinois State Journal (Springfield), 30 July 1857, 2:5; U.S. Census Office, Eighth Census of the United States (1860), Springfield, Sangamon County, IL, 222; Illinois Statewide Death Index, Pre-1916 , Morgan County, 21 May 1886, Illinois State Archives, Springfield, IL.