|Birth: ||Mar. 30, 1824|
|Death: ||Feb. 27, 1906|
"[Adelia Cobb Baker] had been a teacher. The younger members of the family used to think Aunt Adelia rather a forbidding sort of person. She was rather austere and I remember thinking that her maiden name "Cobb" was very appropriate.
"She was tall and slender, always attired in a plain gown with a shawl and a simple black bonnet. Most of the women wore similar attire. I wonder if, at that time, the Methodists were still of the "plain people." But Aunt Adelia had a really beautiful face. Her profile was like a cameo. Had she been living today, with a modern gown, and hairdo, a bit of powder, rouge and lipstick, she would surely have been "Miss Porter Center.
"Having been a teacher, she was scholarly. Her vocabulary and pronunciation were always correct and precise," according to Anna Hayward Merritt (Vol 11 Baker-Durand).
David Courtland Baker (1821 - 1884)
Arthur Jerome Baker (1861 - 1936)*
Oakland Rural Cemetery
New York, USA
Maintained by: Chris Collman
Originally Created by: Bill Siddall
Record added: Jul 27, 2009
Find A Grave Memorial# 39961518