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Pvt Reuben C Baker
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Birth: unknown
New York, USA
Death: Jul. 26, 1891
Kansas City
Jackson County
Missouri, USA

Civil War
Private; Company L 6th Iowa Cavalry

Baker, Reuben C. Age 38. Residence McGregor [Iowa], nativity New York. Enlisted Oct. 1, 1862. Mustered Nov. 12, 1862. Discharged for disability June 14, 1864, Fort Randall, Dak.
Roster and Record of Iowa Soldiers in the War of the Rebellion: 1861—1866
Vol. IV: 1st—9th Regiments—Cavalry and Two Independent Companies—Cavalry
Published by the authority of the General Assembly, under the direction of
Brig Gen Guy E Logan, Adjutant General
Des Moines, 1910
Page 1143, Sixth Cavalry, Company "L"

1 Jun 1870 Federal Census:
Kansas City, Jackson County, Missouri
~ Reuben Baker, 48, carpenter, personal estate value $2K, b. New York
~ Jane Baker, 42, b. New York
~ Eugene Baker, 19, drives express wagon, b. Illinois
~ Laura Baker, 15, b. Iowa
~ Hattie Baker, 12, b. Iowa
~ Ernest Baker, 8, b. Iowa
~ Elmer Baker, 5, b. Iowa

1881 City Directory, page 41
Kansas City, Jackson County, Missouri
~ Baker, Reuben C, residence 716 Campbell

US Civil War Pension Index:
Soldier: Baker, Reuben C
Widow: Baker, Jane
Service: L 6 Iowa Cav
Invalid filing: 19 Apr 1881, Application #419,102, Certificate # 541,964, Missouri
Widow filing: 8 Aug 1891, Application #522,363, Certificate #399,455, Missouri

1884 City Directory, page 66
Kansas City, Jackson County, Missouri
~ Baker Reuben C residence 570 Harrison

1886 City Directory, page 87
Kansas City, Jackson County, Missouri
~ Baker Reuben C carpenter residence 570 Harrison

1887 City Directory, page 81
Kansas City, Jackson County, Missouri
~ Baker Reuben C carpenter residence 570 Harrison

1888 City Directory, page 82
Kansas City, Jackson County, Missouri
~ Baker Reuben C carpenter bosrds 570 Harrison

4 Jul 1891
Marriage to Jane Baker
Kansas City, Jackson County, Missouri

From Missouri Record of Death Transcript:
Jackson County, Roll C19509, #998
~ Baker, R C L
~ Male
~ White
~ Age: 70
~ Died: 28 Jul 1891
~ Place of death: 225 Wabash
~ Cause of death: Bronchitis

Two contract orders for military gravestone
11 Jul 1898
Supplier: Gross Brothers, Lee, Massachusetts
(Note: One contract specifies "Union or Elmwood" for cemetery while the other does not list a cemetery.)

From Elmwood cemetery records:
~ Burial: 28 Jul 1891
~ Block D Lot not specified Grave 20

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Family links: 
 Spouse:
  Jane Ford Baker (1886 - 1910)
 
Burial:
Elmwood Cemetery
Kansas City
Jackson County
Missouri, USA
Plot: Block D Lot not specified Grave 20
 
Created by: J F-B
Record added: Jan 01, 2013
Find A Grave Memorial# 102906894
Pvt Reuben C Baker
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Pvt Reuben C Baker
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Thank you for your service, Reuben. You are not forgotten.
- J F-B
 Added: Jan. 1, 2013
 
 
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