|Birth: ||Mar. 15, 1840|
|Death: ||Feb. 26, 1925|
Lunicy Hill was born near Shelbyville, Illinois, March 15, 1840, and died at her home in east Nelson, February 26, 1925, aged 84 years, 11 months and 10 doys (sic).
She was united in marriage to Matthew S. Daniel August 26, 1859. To this union were born two children: Lucy E. and Mary A. who passed away in childhood. Her husband departed this life May 28, 1867. Being left alone she came to Clay county (sic), Nebraska, and on May 23, 1883, was united in marriage to W.P. Baker of Nelson. To this union was born one daughter, Sarah Margaret, who died in infancy.
Mrs. Baker was a kind and loving mother.
The departed united with the church in childhood and has lived a faithful Christian life. She leaves to mourn her departure, her husband and his four children: Jesse F. Baker of Plainville, Kansas; Mary A. Farver of Nelson, Nebr.; Henrietta Stahl of Angus, Nebr.; and Lucy J. Baker of Nelson. Also fourteen grand children and three great grand children.
The funeral service was held at the home in east Nelson Saturday, February 28, 1925, at 2:30, conducted by Vincent R. Beebe, pastor of the Nelson Methodist church, and was attended by a goodly number of the neighbors and friends. The body was laid to rest in the Nelson cemetery. The bereaved have the sympathy of a large circle of friends.
One less on earth,
Its pain, its sorrow, and its toil to share;
One less the pilgrim's daily cross to bear;
One more the crown of ransomed souls to wear,
At home in heaven.
The Nelson Gazette, Thursday, March 5, 1925
William P. Baker (1841 - 1926)
Plot: Block 2, Lot 21
Created by: Peggy Bargen Duey
Record added: Jun 28, 2007
Find A Grave Memorial# 20155829