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Richard Baker
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Birth: Sep. 9, 1836
Kent, England
Death: Feb. 25, 1904
Otsego County
New York, USA

Richard Baker was born September 8, 1836 in Frittenden, Kent, England. He and wife, Rebecca, born January 28, 1844 in Cranbrook, Kent, England along with their four daughters, Anne, Jane, Mary and Mercy (shows as Seray on Passenger List) and two sons, William and Benjamin boarded the ship, Celtic of the White Star Line and departed Liverpool England for the United States. They arrived in New York on October 17, 1884. They then made Oneonta, Otsego, New York their home. Submitted by Bruce E. Newell.
Source Information: New York Passenger Lists, 1851-1891 (database online). Provo, Utah:, Inc., 2003. Original data: New York. Passenger Lists of Vessels Arriving at New York, New York, 1820-1897. Micropublication M237. Rolls #95-580. National Archives, Washington, D.C.

Richard Baker

At the home of his daughter, Mrs. G. Underdown, No. 12 Miller street, Richard Baker died very suddenly from shock yesterday, at 2:30 p.m. Deceased, who was born in the county of Kent, England, September 9th, 1836 came to this country with his family 19 years ago. He is survived by his widow and seven children, four daughters, Mrs. G. Underdown, with whom he resided, Mrs. J. Pearson, Miss Mary Baker, Miss Mercy Baker and Miss Lydia Baker and two sons, William and Benjamin Baker and one sister, Mrs. Robert Mills all of Oneonta. The funeral, which will be private, will be held from the house of his daughter, 12 Miller street on Sunday afternoon, at 2 p.m. Friends who wish to view the remains can do so fromm 12 p.m. to 1 p.m.["Oneonta Daily Star, Oneonta, Otsego, New York, February 26, 1904."] 
Family links: 
  Ann Rebecca Tamsett Baker (1844 - 1907)*
  Ann Rebecca Baker Underdown (1865 - 1915)*
  Jane Baker Pearson (1869 - 1914)*
  William Richard Baker (1872 - 1940)*
  Benjamin Lee Baker (1875 - 1918)*
  Mary Ann Baker Dunning (1877 - 1938)*
  Mercy Baker Blanchard (1881 - 1955)*
  Lydia Baker White (1885 - 1939)*
*Calculated relationship
Richard 1836 - 1904
Oneonta Plains Cemetery
Otsego County
New York, USA
Plot: Section 1, Lot #333
Created by: Marie and Bruce Newell
Record added: Oct 14, 2012
Find A Grave Memorial# 98863383
Richard Baker
Added by: Marie and Bruce Newell
Richard Baker
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