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BAKER, ISAAC G.

BAKER, ISAAC G. (1804–1836). Isaac G. Baker, Alamo defender, was born in Arkansas in 1804. He immigrated to Texas in 1830 and settled in Green DeWitt's colony. On June 14, 1832, he received title to property in Gonzales. Baker joined the relief force from Gonzales and arrived at the besieged Alamo on March 1, 1836. He died in the battle of the Alamo five days later.

BIBLIOGRAPHY: 

Daughters of the American Revolution, The Alamo Heroes and Their Revolutionary Ancestors (San Antonio, 1976). Bill Groneman, Alamo Defenders (Austin: Eakin, 1990). Ethel Zivley Rather, "DeWitt's Colony," Quarterly of the Texas State Historical Association 8 (October 1904).

Bill Groneman

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The following, adapted from the Chicago Manual of Style, 15th edition, is the preferred citation for this article.

Bill Groneman, "BAKER, ISAAC G.," Handbook of Texas Online (http://www.tshaonline.org/handbook/online/articles/fbadq), accessed November 23, 2014. Uploaded on June 12, 2010. Published by the Texas State Historical Association.