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Emily Fort Baker
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Birth: Nov. 12, 1819
North Carolina, USA
Death: Oct. 31, 1875
Washington County
Arkansas, USA

Emily Fort Baker was the daughter of Elias Fort & Jane Hargis. The family came from North Carolina to Howard Co., Missouri sometime before 1829. Elias Fort and his family were living in Randolph Co., MO in the 1830 census. Emily's mother may have died on the trip or shortly after arriving in Missouri. Elias remarried to Nancy Foster and Emily and her brother Urban were raised by their father & step-mother. Emily married Commodore Perry Baker about 1838. They were the parents 7 daughters - Matilda Jane, Lucinda, Rebecca M., Nancy Leticia, Margaret Emily, Sarah Louisa and Hannah Narcissa.

Emily was buried at Oxford Bend Cemetery and her husband was buried at Goshen Cemetery. Oxford Bend is on private land, & the cemetery is abandoned and over grown. One needs permission from the landowner to go into the cemetery. It is in the middle of a pasture & is fenced. The cemetery is off highway 45 (W. Bowen Blvd) between Fayetteville and Goshen on the north side of the highway.
 
 
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 Spouse:
  Commodore Perry Baker (1819 - 1888)*
 
 Children:
  Matilda Jane Baker Johnson (1839 - 1886)*
  Lucinda Baker (1842 - 1852)*
  Rebecca M. Baker Hale (1849 - 1894)*
  Nancy Leiticia Baker Oxford (1850 - 1930)*
  Margaret Emily Baker Walker (1852 - 1908)*
  Sarah Louise Baker Neill (1856 - 1925)*
  Hannah Narcissa Baker Trammel (1861 - 1941)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Oxford Bend Cemetery
Fayetteville
Washington County
Arkansas, USA
 
Created by: Diane
Record added: Feb 21, 2009
Find A Grave Memorial# 34056132
Emily <i>Fort</i> Baker
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Emily <i>Fort</i> Baker
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Emily <i>Fort</i> Baker
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From your great-great granddaughter. I think of you often and wish I could have known you.
- Diane
 Added: Feb. 22, 2009
 
 
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