Rosa Mary Baker Bender was born in Montgomery county, Texas to Basil Caleb Baker and Anna Louisa Becker Baker. She was married first to Caleb Baker, her first cousin and son of Isaac Newton Baker of Burnet County. After Caleb's death about 1910, she married D.O. Bender and subsequently moved to Williamson County near Andice and her Uncle J.W. Baker. Rosa's infant son is buried next to J.W. in Andice Cemetery.