1. JACOB BAUM was born about 1770 in Herkimer, NY. Their son, John BAUM, was residing in Galona, Henry Co., IL at the time his father's will was probated in 1855. JACOB BAUM died on 12 Nov 1854 in Pamelia[?], Jefferson County, NY, and is buried in Chaufty's Cem., Town of Theresa. There is a cemetery marker indicating he is a War of 1812 veteran, but no pension file or military records have been located for him yet.
He married in 1794 in Manheim, Herkimer, NY
BARBARA (---) In some sources his wife is listed as Barbara BAUM, but it is not clear if this is her maiden or married surname, since her parents are not mentioned. Barbara (---) was born about Mar 1779 in NY. She died on 24 Apr 1860 in Jefferson Co., NY and is buried with her husband in Chaufty's Cem., Town of Theresa.
They had the following children:
2 i JACOB BAUM, Jr.
3 ii JOHN BAUM
4 iii MARY BAUM married JOHN J. TIMMERMAN
5 iv HENRY BAUM married CATHERINE (---)
6 v ABSALOM/AMOS BAUM married ANNA (---)
7 vi EPHRAIM J. BAUM married ELIZABETH TIMMERMAN, daughter of FREDERICK & MARY/Polly (KLOCK) TIMMERMAN
8 vii SOLOMON BAUM married POLLY TIMMERMAN, daughter of FREDERICK & MARY/Polly (KLOCK) TIMMERMAN
9 viii BETSEY BAUM married JACOB HART.
10 ix BARBARA BAUM married ABRAHAM DILLENBECK.
11 x KATHERINE BAUM married (---) PETRIE
4. MARY BAUM (daughter of JACOB & BARBARA (---) BAUM) was born on 30 Oct 1798. MARY and her children settled in the Town of Brownville in 1839, following the death of her husband, JOHN. She died in Brownville, NY and is buried in Dexter cemetery. Bible records give the date of her death as 8 Mar 1882 or 8 Mar 1884, but gravestone and burial records give the year as 1885. The discrepancies are unresolved.
She married on 4 Aug 1816 in Manheim, Herkimer, NY.
JOHN J. TIMMERMAN (son of JACOB H. TIMMERMAN and ELIZABETH TIMMERMAN/ZIMMERMAN). JOHN J. TIMMERMAN was born on 3 Dec 1798 in Town of Manheim, Herkimer, NY. Died on 5 Aug 1835 or 5 Aug 1837 (sources differ) in Town of Manheim, Herkimer, NY and is buried there in the Snell's Bush Reformed Church cemetery.
They had the following children:
12 i AMY TIMMERMAN married JACOB J. SNELL, son of JACOB P. & MARY (HELMICK) SNELL
13 ii EZRA TIMMERMAN married ELIZABETH TERPENING
14 iii JACOB TIMMERMAN married ROSINA FLANDERS HILLEGAS, daughter of PETER & PHEBE (INGRAHAM) HILLEGAS
15 iv MARTHA ANN TIMMERMAN
16 v HARRIET TIMMERMAN
17 vi ALBERT TIMMERMAN married ELIZABETH SCHELL, daughter of JACOB & CATHERINE (---) SCHELL
18 vii THERON TIMMERMAN married ROSE CHAUFTY, daughter of FRANCIS & (---) CHAUFTY
19 viii MILTON TIMERMAN married HULDAH ANN SNELL, daughter of THOMAS & MARY (GRAY) SNELL
5. HENRY BAUM (son of JACOB & BARBARA (---) BAUM)was born in 1807. He died in 1884 and is buried in Evans Mills Old Cem., Town of Leray, Jefferson, NY.
CATHERINE (---) who was born in 1811. She died in 1880, and is buried with her husband in Evans Mills Old Cem.
Children (and possibly others) BAUM:
20 i EZRA BAUM
21 ii CATHERINE BAUM
22 iii EDWIN H. BAUM
23 iv CLINTON BAUM
24 v HELEN BAUM
25 vi EMOGENE BAUM
26 vii LESTER BAUM
27 viii LUCIUS BAUM
6. ABSALOM/AMOS BAUM (son of JACOB & BARBARA (---) BAUM) was born about 1809. He died on 25 May 1880, and is buried in Chaufty's Cem., Town of Theresa. He appears to have signed his name Amos, while his father refers to him as Absalom.
ANNA (---) who was born about 1821. She died on 9 Feb 1879, and is buried in Chaufty's Cem., Town of Theresa.
Children (and almost certainly others) BAUM:
28 i WILLIAM BAUM
7. EPHRAIM J. BAUM (son of JACOB & BARBARA (---) BAUM) was born 1815 in NYS, probably Herkimer Co. He was of Leray, Jefferson Co., NY when his father's will was probated in 1855. He died at Colona, Henry Co. IL in 1880, and is buried there with his wife.
ELIZABETH TIMMERMAN, daughter of FREDERICK & MARY/Polly (KLOCK) TIMMERMAN. She was born in the Town of Manheim, Herkimer Co. NY, 10 Mar 1820 and died at Colona, Henry Co. IL 18 Dec 1902
29 i ESTHER BAUM
30 ii JUSTIN P. BAUM married (---)
31 iii PORTER BAUM
32 iv CYNTHIA C. BAUM
33 v EBEN J. BAUM
11. KATHERINE BAUM (daughter of JACOB & BARBARA (---) BAUM) died about 1853.
Children (and possibly others) PETRIE:
34 i EPHRAIM PETRIE
35 ii ALFRED PETRIE
36 iii MORGAN PETRIE
37 iv ELIZA PETRIE
38 v SARAH PETRIE
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