Abraham H Baker was born 1827 in Long Island,NY. He was a carpenter and was working in St Paul,Ramsey Co.,Minnesota in 1850 and 60. In 1853 he married Ellen Eliza Dougherty dau of John and Sarah Dougherty of Indianapolis,Marion Co Indiana. John and his family had been in St Paul for some time. Around 1870 They all went back to Indianapolis.John built a building and had a grocery store. After his death Abraham and his brother-in-law ran the store known then as Baker&Surbey.
Abraham died in Indianapolis 9 June 1891 and is buried in the Crown Hill Cemetery.