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Elijah Newt "Newt" Baker
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Birth: Feb. 14, 1859
Caldwell County
Texas, USA
Death: Jan. 14, 1944
Gonzales County
Texas, USA

He was the son of Tilmon Baker (1828-1904) and Elizabeth Susan White (1833-1906).

Obituary:

E.N. Baker Buried at Saturn Saturday

E.N. Baker died Friday, January 14, 1944, at 4:45 o'clock p.m. at Saturn with Rev. P.R. Burgin officiating.

E.N. Baker was born in Caldwell county. At the age of 17 his family moved to Gonzales county. He married Rebecca Ann McVea on Dec. 19, 1878. His wife died a few months ago, October 19, 1943; had she lived two months longer to the day, they would have been married 65 years December 19. They reside on the same farm for 59 years. If Mr. Baker had lived another month, he would have been 85 years of age. Mr. Baker was exactly 30 years older than his son Curtis Baker.

Those surviving him are his children Z.M Baker of Galveston, Curtis Baker of Gonzales, Gladney Baker of Waelder, and Mrs. Artie Pearl Scoggins of Gonzales (his daughter Mrs. Emer A. Cobb died); his three brothers John W. Baker of Austin. J.B. Baker of Corpus Christi, and Jim Baker of San Antonio, and a sister, Mrs. Lizzie Baker of San Marcos; and 17 grandchildren and 16 great-grandchildren.

The pallbearers were: Jack J. Kennedy, Herbert Campion, Aubrey Hallmark. Ottis Helmcamp, Dolphus Parr, and D.J. Gray.

Interment was at the Saturn Cemetery.
 
 
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 Parents:
  Tilmon Baker (1828 - 1904)
  Elizabeth Susan White Baker (1833 - 1906)
 
 Spouse:
  Rebecca Ann McVea Baker (1861 - 1943)*
 
 Children:
  Zeddie Maitland Baker (1879 - 1956)*
  Alma A. Baker Cobb (1882 - 1938)*
  Oliver Gladney Baker (1884 - 1964)*
  Curtis Baker (1889 - 1948)*
  Artie Pearl Baker Scoggins (1892 - 1980)*
 
 Sibling:
  Elijah Newt Baker (1859 - 1944)
  Tilmon Preston Baker (1868 - 1914)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Saturn Cemetery
Saturn
Gonzales County
Texas, USA
 
Maintained by: Bill Hayes
Originally Created by: Patricia Gilliland Devot...
Record added: Oct 19, 2007
Find A Grave Memorial# 22311614
Elijah Newt Newt Baker
Added by: Patricia Gilliland Devoti
 
Elijah Newt Newt Baker
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