Baker, Isaac G. (1804–1836)


By: Bill Groneman

Type: Biography

Published: November 1, 1994


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.

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).
Time Periods:
  • Texas Revolution

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

Bill Groneman, “Baker, Isaac G.,” Handbook of Texas Online, accessed May 18, 2022, https://www.tshaonline.org/handbook/entries/baker-isaac-g.

Published by the Texas State Historical Association.

November 1, 1994