Excerpts from PIONEERS OF DICKSON COUNTY TENNESSEE

by admin on September 19th, 2003

by Carol WellsEricson BooksNacogdoches, TX1988

1812, January John Baker among a list of men appointed “to lay off a road for wheel carriages from Charlotte to Dover as far as the Stewart County line and make return.” p. 70

1812, July “Ordered that John Baker be allowed twenty five dollars for keeping Alexander Campbell for the year 1811.” p. 86

1813, October “John Baker allowed $25 for keeping a poor person named Alexander Campbell for the year 1812.” p. 120

1813, October 4 John A. Baker appointed to Grand Jury Duty. p. 119

1816, July “William Miller appointed overseer of the road leading from sd Millers to the Dickson County line o­n to where the marked way intersects the old road between Barton Scroggins and John A. Bakers authorising said overseer to go around James McClellands field so as to do the field as little injury as possible, also John Baker appointed overseer of said road from where the new way intersects the old road o­n to the county line. William Miller is to have all the hands o­n the waters of Jones Creek belonging to Easons road and the residue of the hands o­n Penney and the waters of Piney to be attached to John Baker.” p. 135

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