Nathan Martin Baker

Cumberland Presbyterian Minister

Presbyterian Minister after 1906

1837 - 1922

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1857
Not found listed in Ministerial Directory

1858
No Ministerial Directory this year

1859
Candidate - N. M. Baker
Decatur Presbytery, April 1859
[Source: Logan, J. B. History of the Cumberland Presbyterian Church in Illinois, Containing Sketches of the First Ministers, Churches, Presbyteries and Synods; also a History of Missions, Publication and Education. Alton, Ill.: Perrin & Smith, 1878, page 76]

1859
No Ministerial Directory this year

1860
Decatur Presbytery did not report

1861
No Ministerial Directory this year

1862
No Ministerial Directory this year

1863
No Ministerial Directory this year

1864
No Ministerial Directory this year

1865
N. M. Baker, Decatur, Ill.
Minister - Decatur Presbytery - Synod of Central Illinois
[Source: Minutes of the General Assembly of the Cumberland Presbyterian Church, 1865, page 205]

1866
No Ministerial Directory this year

1867
No Ministerial Directory this year

1868
Decatur Presbytery did not report

1869
N. M. Baker, Stated Clerk, Decatur, Illinois
Minister - Decatur Presbytery - Synod of Central Illinois
[Source: Minutes of the General Assembly of the Cumberland Presbyterian Church, 1869, page 78]

1870
N. M. Baker, Stated Clerk, Decatur, Illinois
Minister - Decatur Presbytery - Synod of Central Illinois
[Source: Minutes of the General Assembly of the Cumberland Presbyterian Church, 1870, page 73]

1871
N. M. Baker, Stated Clerk, Decatur, Illinois
Minister - Decatur Presbytery - Synod of Central Illinois
[Source: Minutes of the General Assembly of the Cumberland Presbyterian Church, 1871, page 74]

1872
Baker, N. M., Decatur, Ill.,
Minister - Decatur Presbytery - Synod of Central Illinois
[Source: Minutes of the General Assembly of the Cumberland Presbyterian Church, 1872, page 119]

1873
Baker, N. M., Mt. Zion
Minister - Decatur Presbytery - Synod of Central Illinois
Commissioner to General Assembly, May 15-23, 1873, in Huntsville, Alabama
Served on Committee on Correspondence.
[Source: Minutes of the General Assembly of the Cumberland Presbyterian Church, 1873, pages 4, 9 & 96]

1874
Baker, N. M., Decatur, Ill.,
Minister - Decatur Presbytery - Synod of Central Illinois
[Source: Minutes of the General Assembly of the Cumberland Presbyterian Church, 1874, page 95]

1875
Baker, N. M., Decatur, Ill.
Minister - Decatur Presbytery - Synod of Central Illinois
[Source: Minutes of the General Assembly of the Cumberland Presbyterian Church, 1875, page 76]

1876
Baker, N. M., Decatur, Ill.
Minister - Decatur Presbytery - Synod of Central Illinois
[Source: Minutes of the General Assembly of the Cumberland Presbyterian Church, 1876, page 86]

1877
Baker, N. M., Decatur, Ill.
Minister - Decatur Presbytery - Synod of Central Illinois
[Source: Minutes of the General Assembly of the Cumberland Presbyterian Church, 1877, page 81]

1878
Baker, N. M., Decatur, Ill.
Minister - Decatur Presbytery - Synod of Central Illinois
[Source: Minutes of the General Assembly of the Cumberland Presbyterian Church, 1878, page 89]

1879
Baker, N. M., Stated Clerk, Decatur, Ill.
Minister - Decatur Presbytery - Synod of Central Illinois
Commissioner to General Assembly, May 15-22, 1879, in Memphis, Tennessee
Served on Committee on Education and Chair of the Committee on the Records of the Synod of Texas
[Source: Minutes of the General Assembly of the Cumberland Presbyterian Church, 1879, pages 4, 8 , 9& 85]

1880
Baker, N. M., Stated Clerk, Decatur, Ill.
Minister - Decatur Presbytery - Synod of Central Illinois
[Source: Minutes of the General Assembly of the Cumberland Presbyterian Church, 1880, page 111]

1881
Baker, N. M., Stated Clerk, Decatur, Ill.
Minister - Decatur Presbytery - Synod of Central Illinois
[Source: Minutes of the General Assembly of the Cumberland Presbyterian Church, 1881, page 83]

1882
Baker, N. M., Stated Clerk, Decatur, Ill.
Minister - Decatur Presbytery - Synod of Central Illinois
[Source: Minutes of the General Assembly of the Cumberland Presbyterian Church, 1882, page 113]

1883
Baker, N. M., Stated Clerk, Decatur, Ill.
Minister - Decatur Presbytery - Synod of Central Illinois
[Source: Minutes of the General Assembly of the Cumberland Presbyterian Church, 1883, page 122]

1884
Baker, N. M., Stated Clerk, Decatur, Ill.
Minister - Decatur Presbytery - Synod of Central Illinois
[Source: Minutes of the General Assembly of the Cumberland Presbyterian Church, 1884, page 111]

1885
Baker, N. M., Stated Clerk, Decatur, Ill.
Minister - Decatur Presbytery - Synod of Central Illinois
[Source: Minutes of the General Assembly of the Cumberland Presbyterian Church, 1885, page 126]

1886
Baker, N. M., Stated Clerk, Decatur, Ill.
Minister - Decatur Presbytery - Synod of Central Illinois
Commissioner to General Assembly, May 20-27, 1886, in Sedalia, Missouri
Served on Committee on Education
[Source: Minutes of the General Assembly of the Cumberland Presbyterian Church, 1886, pages 4, 9 & 154]

1887
Baker, N. M., Stated Clerk, Decatur, Ill.
Minister - Decatur Presbytery - Synod of Illinois
[Source: Minutes of the General Assembly of the Cumberland Presbyterian Church, 1887, page 151]

1888
Baker, N. M., Stated Clerk, Decatur, Ill.
Minister - Decatur Presbytery - Synod of Illinois
[Source: Minutes of the General Assembly of the Cumberland Presbyterian Church, 1888, page 164]

1889
Baker, N. M., Stated Clerk, Decatur, Ill.
Minister - Decatur Presbytery - Synod of Illinois
[Source: Minutes of the General Assembly of the Cumberland Presbyterian Church, 1889, page 172]

1890
Baker, N. M., Stated Clerk, Decatur, Ill.
Minister - Decatur Presbytery - Synod of Illinois
Commissioner to General Assembly, May 15-, 1890, in Union City, Tennessee
Served on Committee on Ministerial Relief
Pastor - Shady Grove Cumberland Presbyterian Church (session clerk: Hiram Ward, Elwin, Ill.)
[Source: Minutes of the General Assembly of the Cumberland Presbyterian Church, 1890, pages 4, 9, 119 & 168]

1891
Baker, N. M., Stated Clerk, Decatur, Ill.
Minister - Decatur Presbytery - Synod of Illinois
[Source: Minutes of the General Assembly of the Cumberland Presbyterian Church, 1891, page 133]

1892
Baker, N. M., Stated Clerk, Decatur, Ill.
Minister - Decatur Presbytery - Synod of Illinois
[Source: Minutes of the General Assembly of the Cumberland Presbyterian Church, 1892, page 140]

1893
Baker, N. M., Stated Clerk, Decatur, Ill.
Minister - Decatur Presbytery - Synod of Illinois
[Source: Minutes of the General Assembly of the Cumberland Presbyterian Church, 1893, page 142]

1894
Baker, N. M., Stated Clerk, Decatur, Ill.
Minister - Decatur Presbytery - Synod of Illinois
[Source: Minutes of the General Assembly of the Cumberland Presbyterian Church, 1894, page 157]

1895
Baker, N. M., Decatur, Ill.
Minister - Decatur Presbytery - Synod of Illinois
[Source: Minutes of the General Assembly of the Cumberland Presbyterian Church, 1895, page 164]

1896
Baker, N. M., Lincoln, Ill.
Minister - Decatur Presbytery - Synod of Illinois
[Source: Minutes of the General Assembly of the Cumberland Presbyterian Church, 1896, page 150]

1897
Baker, N. M. (teacher), Lincoln, Ill.
Minister - Decatur Presbytery - Synod of Illinois
[Source: Minutes of the General Assembly of the Cumberland Presbyterian Church, 1897, page 270]

1898
Baker, N. M. (teacher), Lincoln, Ill.
Minister - Decatur Presbytery - Synod of Illinois
[Source: Minutes of the General Assembly of the Cumberland Presbyterian Church, 1898, page 184]

1899
Baker, N. M. (teacher), Lincoln, Ill.
Minister - Decatur Presbytery - Synod of Illinois
[Source: Minutes of the General Assembly of the Cumberland Presbyterian Church, 1899, page 188a]

1900
Baker, N. M., without charge, Decatur, Ill.
Minister - Decatur Presbytery - Synod of Illinois
[Source: Minutes of the General Assembly of the Cumberland Presbyterian Church, 1900, page 203a]

1901
Baker, N. M., retired, Decatur, Ill.
Minister - Decatur Presbytery - Synod of Illinois
[Source: Minutes of the General Assembly of the Cumberland Presbyterian Church, 1901, page 261a]

1902
Baker, N. M., retired, Decatur, Ill.
Minister - Decatur Presbytery - Synod of Illinois
[Source: Minutes of the General Assembly of the Cumberland Presbyterian Church, 1902, page 215a]

1903
Baker, N. M., retired, Decatur, Ill.
Minister - Decatur Presbytery - Synod of Illinois
[Source: Minutes of the General Assembly of the Cumberland Presbyterian Church, 1903, page 202a]

1904
Baker, N. M., retired, Decatur, Ill.
Minister - Decatur Presbytery - Synod of Illinois
[Source: Minutes of the General Assembly of the Cumberland Presbyterian Church, 1904, page 182a]

1905
Baker, N. M., without charge, Decatur, Ill.
Minister - Decatur Presbytery - Synod of Illinois
[Source: Minutes of the General Assembly of the Cumberland Presbyterian Church, 1905, page 161a]

1906
Baker, N. M., retired, Decatur, Ill.
Minister - Decatur Presbytery - Synod of Illinois
[Source: Minutes of the General Assembly of the Cumberland Presbyterian Church, 1906, page 149a]


After 1906 goes into the partial union with the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.)


 

MINISTERIAL NECROLOGY

Name: Baker, Nathan M.
Occupation: H.R.
Presbytery: Springfield
Place of Death: Decatur, Ill
Date of Death: May 3, 1922
Age: 84

[Source: Minutes of the General Assembly of the Presbyterian Church, 1923, page 1347]


Bibliography

Baker, Nathan Martin. Long-Ago Stories From a Pioneering Family of Macon County, Illinois. Written in 1912 for his Grandchildren, Charles Martin Burrill and Lida Marilla Burrill. Compiled and Edited by Jacqueline Baker Pratt. Baltimore, Maryland: Gateway Press, 2005. [1 copy in archives]


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