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Onie Jane Bennett Baker
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Birth: Jan. 19, 1879
Randolph County
Arkansas, USA
Death: Mar. 9, 1957
Canyon County
Idaho, USA

My maternal great grandmother. Onie Jane Bennett was the daughter of John Paradise Bennett and Sarah Inez Collier. She was also the wife of Ernest Baker and the mother of three children. Namely my grandmother, Christena Elizabeth Baker-Greer, Inez E. Baker-Prater-Faria-McDorman and Charles Arthur Baker.

OBITUARY - From the Idaho Statesman newspaper (Boise, ID.) - Condensed due to Copyright law

Mrs. Onie Baker

NAMPA--Mrs. Onie Baker, 78, Wyoming avenue, Nampa, died Saturday in a Nampa Nursing home after a long illness.

She was born March 9, 1879 at Pocahontas, Ark., ......she taught school prior to her marriage to Ernest Baker, Feb. 26, 1899 at Springdale, Ark...........

Surviving are her husband, Ernest Baker, Nampa; two daughters, Mrs. Inez Prater, Nampa, and Mrs. Arthur Greer, King Hill; one brother, Summers Bennett, Auburn, Wash., one sister, Mrs. John Rose, Springdale, Ark., nine grandchildren and 19 great grandchildren. One son died in 1943.

.............Interment will be at Kohlerlawn.


The above obituary is incorrect as to her date of birth. She was actually born on January 19, 1879, not on March 9, 1879. The date of her DEATH was March 9th so perhaps that is the cause of the error here. Also, she and her husband were living in the State of Washington when the 1900 census was conducted. So they were living in Washington at least seven years earlier than 1907.

Family links: 
  John Paradise Bennett (1849 - 1931)
  Sarah Inez Collier Bennett (1853 - 1938)
  Ernest Baker (1872 - 1971)
  Christena Elizabeth Baker Greer (1900 - 1996)*
  Inez E. Baker McDorman (1902 - 1993)*
  Charles Arthur Baker (1904 - 1943)*
  Addie May Bennett Davenport (1874 - 1951)*
  Mary Frances Bennett Edmiston (1877 - 1946)*
  Onie Jane Bennett Baker (1879 - 1957)
  Laura Belle Bennett Masoner (1880 - 1922)*
  Lillie Elzenia Bennett Rose (1885 - 1978)*
  Ora Elizabeth Bennett (1886 - 1951)*
  Henry Summers Bennett (1893 - 1970)*
*Calculated relationship
Kohlerlawn Cemetery
Canyon County
Idaho, USA
Created by: kelly greer
Record added: Nov 03, 2009
Find A Grave Memorial# 43884152
Onie Jane <i>Bennett</i> Baker
Added by: kelly greer
Onie Jane <i>Bennett</i> Baker
Added by: kelly greer
Onie Jane <i>Bennett</i> Baker
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