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James W. Baker
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Birth: Mar. 14, 1833
Kingston
Ontario, Canada
Death: May 3, 1911
Washington County
Oregon, USA

James served 3-1/2 years in the Civil War as a member of Co. C. 33rd Reg't, Iowa Volunteer Infantry. Husband of Eliza Ann Andrews, married 12 Apr 1857 in Mahaska County, Iowa. To this union seven children were born in Mahaska Co., Iowa; William W, Penina R., Emma A., George L., Minnie Viola, Mary E. Baker, and one other infant, date unknown. Eunice Baker was Eliza's daughter. James, Eliza and their children moved to Oregon via covered wagon, drawn by large farm horses in the fall of 1871 and settled on a farm near Middleton, OR. This was a Homestead of 160 acres. Others that possibly came on the trip in 1871 were his brother John Baker and family, William Dodge and family, and Chris Ryan and family, maybe others. James was one of the seven founders of the Mountain Home Evangelical church, built in 1883. He served in the Civil War as a member of Co. C. 33rd Reg't, Iowa Vol. Infantry. 
 
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 Spouse:
  Eliza Ann Andrews Baker (1833 - 1911)*
 
 Children:
  William Wellington Baker (1859 - 1926)*
  Emma A Baker Pike (1863 - 1884)*
  George Lincoln Baker (1866 - 1944)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Gibbs Cemetery
Newberg
Yamhill County
Oregon, USA
 
Maintained by: C Weisenborn
Originally Created by: Bill Myers
Record added: Oct 20, 2008
Find A Grave Memorial# 30709937
James W. Baker
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James W. Baker
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James W. Baker
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- C Weisenborn
 Added: Jul. 1, 2015

- Col. Edward D. Baker Camp, Sons of Union Veterans
 Added: Jul. 11, 2012
For your faithful and honorable service to this great country.
- Don Benson
 Added: Jul. 6, 2012
 
 
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