|Death: ||Jul. 17, 1901|
George W. Baker. a well known resident of Altoona for many years died on the night of the 17th inst. at the home of his son John, in Logan township, Blair county. He was born in Ickesburg, Perry county, 74 years ago. His early life was spent at his home, where he received a common school education and learned the trade of a carpenter.
While still a young man he went ot Hollidaysburg, where he was engaged in his occupation, returning to his native home for a few years, where he taught school. He then went to Altoona and entered the employ of D. K. Ramey, whose foreman he afterward became and held the postiton for many years. From early life he had been a member of the Presbyterian church and at the time of his death was connected with the Third Church of Altoona. He was married in the year 1857 to Mary P. Barkey, to which union the following children were born; Mrs. Rebecca Feight of Roaring Springs; John of Logan township: Mrs. Harriet Miller, Mrs. Annie Grazier and Misses Jnnie and Clara at home. The funeral services were held at the home of his son, John, on Saturday afternoon at 2:30 conducted by Rev. J.E. Irvin: Inturment in Fairview Cemetery, Altoona, Blair Coutny, Pa.
Mary Priscilla Barkey Baker (1834 - 1911)*
Mary Rebecca Baker Feight (1858 - 1945)*
Clara Baker Hengst (1876 - 1962)*
Created by: Bill Corl
Record added: Sep 25, 2008
Find A Grave Memorial# 30068128
Member; Third Church of Altoona, Altoona, Pa.|
Added: Sep. 25, 2008