Baker, Sylvester

Flourished: 1834-1836 New Salem, Illinois

By 1831, Baker had settled in a part of Sangamon County, Illinois that would later become Menard County. He still lived in Menard County when he died, sometime prior to August 1850.

T. G. Onstot, Pioneers of Menard and Mason Counties (Forest City, IL: T. G. Onstot, 1902), 229; Illinois Public Domain Land Tract Sales, Menard County, 68:130, Illinois State Archives, Springfield, IL; Illinois, U.S., Wills and Probate Records, 1772-1999, 5 August 1850, Menard County (Provo, UT:, 2015).