|Birth: ||Jun. 16, 1839|
New York, USA
|Death: ||Jun. 15, 1923|
James was the son of Lorenzo Dan and Abby Barnad (Pease) Baker.
Obituary: "Tacoma New Tribune", 16 June 1923, page 4.
"PIONEER RESIDENT OF TACOMA, VETERAN OF CIVIL WAR, DEAD"
"James A. Baker, 83, a resident of Tacoma for 35 years, died at his home, 5410 Asotin street, Friday morning at 9 o'clock. Mr. Baker is survived by his wife, Eva, two sons, Ernest Baker and Louis Baker, and two daughters, Mrs. Nellie Adams and Mrs. Abbie Botsford, all of Tacoma.
Mr. Baker was a veteran of the Civil War and a member of Sheridan Post, G.A.R. He was also an honorary member of the Spanish War Veterans.
He came to Tacoma from Watertown, S.D. and for many years owned and operated a large ranch on Fox Island."
He married first: Susan M. Vaux and second, Eva Maria Stevens, widow of Charles C. Dickinson.
He and Susan had five children.
Eva Maria Stevens Dickinson/Baker (1861 - 1936)
Susan M. Vaux Baker (1844 - 1912)*
Ernest James Baker (1863 - 1932)*
Nellie Ellen Baker Adams (1863 - 1949)*
Lorenzo Dan Baker (1870 - 1934)*
Abbie M Baker Botsford (1874 - 1946)*
15th NY Eng Co
Fox Island Cemetery
Maintained by: Charles Waid
Originally Created by: Carolyn Farnum
Record added: Oct 22, 2001
Find A Grave Memorial# 5870610