|Birth: ||Nov. 6, 1856|
|Death: ||Jun. 30, 1930|
Josiah was the son of Joseph Baker and Charlotte Byers. Grandson of Edward Byers and Sarah (Rhine) Byers, Ohio. He married Katherine Wright 22 AUG 1880 in MO, Saline Co. She was born ABT 1855. He married Nancy Jane/Jennie Howell 1 OCT 1883 in MO, Saline Co, daughter of John Howell and Elizabeth Cain. She was born 22 JAN 1865 in IL, Hancock Co, Plymouth, and died 22 NOV 1943.
Census-1870 1870 OH, Vinton Co, Harrison Township
Census-1860 1860 OH, Vinton Co, Harrison Township
Census-1880 1880 MO, Saline Co, Marshall Township
Census-1900 1900 KS, Geary Co, Smoky Hill Township
Census-1910 1910 KS, Geary Co, Junction City
Census-1920 1920 KS, Geary Co, Junction City
Census-1930 1930 KS, Shawnee Co, Topeka- Enumerated as
a patient at the Topeka State Insane Hospital
Joseph Baker (1823 - 1884)
Charlotte Byers Baker (1829 - 1908)
William Joseph Baker (1847 - 1922)*
Minerva Baker Norton (1851 - 1936)*
Josiah Baker (1856 - 1930)
T A Baker (1870 - 1936)*
James O Baker (1874 - 1937)*
BURIAL RECORDS FOR THE TOPEKA STATE HOSPITAL
Background: The Topeka State Hospital operated as a hospital for the mentally ill between the years of 1879 and 1997.
Prior to 1901 it was known as the Topeka Insane Asylum. The buildings and grounds still exist and are well preserved.Most of the people buried in the cemetery at the hospital are buried in unmarked graves; however, a dozen or so headstones are
NAME DEATH DATE REGISTER NO ROW GRAVE BURIAL DATE LOCATION
Baker, Josih 6/30/30 14018 10 56 7/3/30
Note: grid pattern and designated gravesites by their distance from stone markers placed at the end of each row. The 'Location' is the distance in feet and inches from the eastern marker west to the gravesite.
Topeka State Hospital Cemetery
Plot: Row 10 grave 56 location 322' 8"
Maintained by: Jude
Originally Created by: marge
Record added: Jul 03, 2006
Find A Grave Memorial# 14802940