From the book "HISTORY AND BIOGRAPHY, COUNTIES OF WHITE AND PULASKI INDIANA. Historical and Biographical. Illustrated. Chicago; F. A. Battey & CO., Publishers. 1883." page 407, West Point Township, White County, Indiana
"GEORGE F. BAKER was born in Licking County, Ohio, October 8, 1852, and is one of the twelve children of CHARLES and ANN (GILL) BAKER, the names of whom wee MARY, CHARLOTTE, GEORGE, WILLIAM, WILLIS, ALICE, JAMES, LIZZIE, FRANK, FANNIE, BURDELL and LEE; of these WILLIAM, ALICE, and LIZZIE are deceased. The father of GEORGE was born in Maryland, in March 1822; he is a farmer, and now resides one half mile from his son GEORGE. When young, GEORGE F. BAKER removed with his parents to Chicago, who shortly after went to Defiance County, Ohio, thence to Miami County, Indiana, and in March 1860, came to this county. On December 28, 1881, George was married to MARTHA E. STANFORD, by whom he has one child - GEORGE. MR. BAKER has lived in his present location since January, 1882. It is ten miles southwest of Wolcott, on an excellent, fertile improved farm of 160 acres. His main crops are corn, oats and wheat; he also pays attention to the raising of and dealing in cattle and hogs. In 1873, and for some years thereafter, MR. BAKER was a successful school teacher. He is an esteemed citizen and a member of the Methodist Church since 1869."