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Jesse Farris "Jess / J.F." Baker
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Birth: Sep. 18, 1877
Marion County
West Virginia, USA
Death: Jun. 13, 1950
Wichita Falls
Wichita County
Texas, USA

Services for J.F. Baker, 73, well known independent oil operator and financier, will be held at the Church of Christ, he founded on Williams Street. Van Bonneau of Dodson, Texas officiated, assisted by O.C. Ribble of Weatherford.

Baker died following a stroke he suffered three weeks ago in Breckenridge. He had been in bad health for the past two years.

Baker moved to Breckenridge in January 1919 from West Virginia. He lived most of his life in Marion County, West Virginia.

He came to Breckenridge connected with the Sun Oil Company after having served with South Pennsylvania in West Virginia. He went into the oil business for himself in Breckenridge and became known for his wide and successful operations.

Recently, Mr. Baker constructed a new office building in Breckenridge and was the founder of the Church of Christ on West Williams Street.

Survived by two sons - H.E. and Fred R. Baker; one daughter - Mrs. Milton Kimble, all of Breckenridge; one granddaughter - Mrs. James Cox; one grandson - Ralph Kimble; one great-grandson - Jimmy Cox; one sister - Mrs. W.E. Hamilton of Breckenridge; one sister-in-law - Mrs. J.A. Baker; nieces and nephews.
 
 
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 Parents:
  Jacob Rames Baker (1852 - 1926)
  Mary Ellen Freeland Baker (1854 - 1943)
 
 Spouse:
  Mollie B. Hibbs Baker (1878 - 1946)
 
 Children:
  Fredrick Ray Baker (1899 - 1965)*
  Veta Mae Baker Kimble (1900 - 1977)*
  Harry Edwin Baker (1903 - 1959)*
 
 Siblings:
  Jesse Farris Baker (1877 - 1950)
  Jasper Albert Baker (1879 - 1936)*
  Essie Vernon Baker Hamilton (1889 - 1955)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Breckenridge Cemetery
Breckenridge
Stephens County
Texas, USA
 
Created by: Searchers of our Past
Record added: Jul 16, 2011
Find A Grave Memorial# 73447358
Jesse Farris Jess / J.F. Baker
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Jesse Farris Jess / J.F. Baker
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