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Eliza Louise Baker Van Lew
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Birth: May 7, 1798
Philadelphia
Philadelphia County
Pennsylvania, USA
Death: Sep. 13, 1875
Richmond
Richmond City
Virginia, USA

Daughter of Hilary Baker and Anna Maria "Polly" Kreider (both are buried in Laurel Hill Cemetery in Philadelphia). Baptized in St. Michael's and Zion's Lutheran Church. Wife of John Van Lew, married January 10, 1818 in Henrico County, Virginia. Mother of the famous Civil War spy Elizabeth Van Lew (Find A Grave Memorial# 1056), John Newton Van Lew, Anna Paulina. Her burial took place when the Church Hill family's financial and societal standing had been decimated by the Civil War and Unionist endeavors, and her family could not afford pallbearers. Recorded as buried by Reverend Doctors Alexander W. Weddell and Henry S. Kepler in Shockoe Hill Cemetery in The annals and history of Henrico Parish, Diocese of Virginia : and St. John's P.E. Church. 
 
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 Parents:
  Hilary Baker (1746 - 1798)
  Anna Maria Kreider Baker (1761 - 1808)
 
 Spouse:
  John Van Lew (1790 - 1843)
 
 Children:
  Elizabeth Van Lew (1818 - 1900)*
  John Newton Van Lew (1825 - 1896)*
 
 Siblings:
  Susanna Louisa Baker Richards (1787 - 1881)*
  Maria Louisa Baker Roberts (1789 - 1866)*
  Anna Paulina Baker Tolbert (1792 - 1871)*
  Eliza Louise Baker Van Lew (1798 - 1875)
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Inscription:
My Lord and my God
 
Burial:
Shockoe Hill Cemetery
Richmond
Richmond City
Virginia, USA
Plot: Range 8, Sec. 5, Qu. Sec. 4
 
Created by: Librarian Jessie
Record added: Nov 21, 2010
Find A Grave Memorial# 61973128
Eliza Louise <i>Baker</i> Van Lew
Added by: Jeffry Burden
 
Eliza Louise <i>Baker</i> Van Lew
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Added by: Jeffry Burden
 
 
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- Della Lilly
 Added: Aug. 23, 2011

- Librarian Jessie
 Added: Jan. 15, 2011
 
 
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