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Walter Baker
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Birth: Mar. 10, 1896
Oklahoma, USA
Death: Dec. 2, 1971
Canton
Blaine County
Oklahoma, USA

Walter and his brothers were well known throughout the community as "The Baker Boys". Walter was born with a hunchback deformity, and his brothers affectionately referred to him as "Humpy".


9 Dec 1971 - The Canton Record

Walter Baker Rites Held Sunday

Walter Baker, 75, died Thursday in Okeene nursing home. Services were held at 2 p.m. Sunday, in the Pentecostal Holiness Church. Rev. L___ Daniels officiated. Burial was in the Hope Cemetery, northwest of Longdale, under the direction of Haigler Funeral Home of Canton.

He was born in Pottawatomie County, March 10, 1896. He lived in the Chester community for several years, moving to Canton in 1950.

Survivors are one sister, Mrs. Etta Hayes, Rocky Ford, Colo., one brother-in-law, W. C. Coffey of Canton, several nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by two sisters and five brothers. 
 
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 Parents:
  Eli Calvin Baker (1857 - 1926)
  Sarah Jane Lollar Baker (1855 - 1936)
 
 Siblings:
  Hugh Arbrey Bolton (1873 - 1959)**
  Ella Baker Marks (1879 - 1967)*
  William Ester Baker (1882 - 1945)*
  Georgia Etta Baker Hayes (1882 - 1973)*
  Elbert Baker (1886 - 1945)*
  Albert Baker (1886 - 1955)*
  Rosa Baker Coffey (1889 - 1954)*
  Walter Baker (1896 - 1971)
 
*Calculated relationship
**Half-sibling
 
Burial:
Hope Cemetery
Chester
Major County
Oklahoma, USA
 
Created by: Nathan Vaughan Marks
Record added: Oct 11, 2011
Find A Grave Memorial# 78242093
Walter Baker
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 Added: Feb. 2, 2012
 
 
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