Jacob Bake was born 17 July 1773 in Hunterdon County, New Jersey, United States to John Richard Bake (1748-1838) and Eleanor Slacht (?-1835) and died 3 October 1849 Union Township, Union County, Indiana, United States of unspecified causes. He married Catherine Reppert (1779-1851) 1795 in Northumberland County, Pennsylvania, United States.

Jacob Bake removed to Northumberland County, Pennsylvania and then to western Ohio in the fall of 1805. On November 10, 1806 he entered land on Indian Creek in Union Township, Union County, Indiana where he erected and ran an oil and grist mill. He served in the War of 1812.[1][2]Jacob and Catherine Bake of Franklin County, Indiana purchased land jointly on November 26, 1814.[3]


Offspring of Jacob Bake and Catherine Reppert (1779-1851)
Name Birth Death Joined with
William Edgar Bake (1797-1849)
Elizabeth Bake (1800-1878)
John Bake (1802-1872)
Peter Bake (1804-1868) 11 February 1804 Indiana, United States 4 September 1868 Union County, Indiana, United States Tabitha Phenis (1805- 1888)
Rebecca Bake (1808-1885) 25 April 1808 Indiana, United States 6 July 1885 Oxford Township, Butler County, Ohio, United States Stephen Doty (1800-1874)
Eli Bake (1813-1879)
Samuel Bake (1815-1898)
Christian Bake (c1818-?)
Anna Bake (1821-?)
Sarah Bake (1823-?)
Franklin Bake (1825-1844)


  1. ^ Atlas of Franklin County, Indiana. Chicago: Beers & Co., 1882
  2. ^ Atlas of Union County, Indiana. Chicago: Beers & Co., 1884.
  3. ^ Holmes, Maurice. Early Landowners of Union County, Indiana.

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