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William Baker
Birth: Oct. 3, 1806
Marion County
West Virginia, USA
Death: Mar. 26, 1888
White Oak
Ritchie County
West Virginia, USA

Redacted and edited: "History of Ritchie County, Minnie Kendall Lowther, 1911, p. 352-353.

William Baker became identified with the White Oak settlement in 1847, when he came from Marion County with his wife, Mrs. Ruth Deacon Baker, and their seven children, and took up his residence where his son Tillman H. Baker resided circa 1911. William remained here at his orginial homestead until March 1888, when he was laid in the cemetery (now known as the Cannon Cemetery) at the mouth of White Oak. His wife was laid by his side in 1897.

Their children were twelve in number: Thomas D. Baker of Missouri; Nathaniel of Illinois; Jonathan, who died in the hospital at Cumberland, while serving as a Union soldier; (The first two mentioned were also Union soldiers) Mrs. Amy (Peter T.) Wilson; Mrs. Alazan S. (E.W.) Snyder of Pullman; Mrs Lurena (A.A.) Clayton, Lawford; Mrs. Catherine (E.C.) Snodgrass, Smithville; Winfield Scott Baker, Auburn; Tillman H., White Oak; Mrs. Ermany J. (Edmond) Taylor died in her home near Pennsboro, in 1907; Newton B. sleeps in Washington county, Illinois; and Barbara H. died in infancy. 
 
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 Spouse:
  Ruth Deacon Baker (1811 - 1897)*
 
 Children:
  Thomas Deacon Baker (1829 - 1914)*
  Amy Baker Wilson (1830 - 1917)*
  Jonathan Baker (1834 - 1863)*
  Lurena Baker Clayton (1837 - 1910)*
  Mary Catherine Baker Snodgrass (1838 - 1916)*
  Alazan Sophia Baker Snyder (1848 - 1922)*
  Newton Baxter Baker (1850 - 1927)*
  Winfield Scott Baker (1851 - 1917)*
  Ermany Jane Baker Taylor (1853 - 1907)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Cannon Cemetery
Pullman
Ritchie County
West Virginia, USA
 
Created by: MDG
Record added: Jan 06, 2012
Find A Grave Memorial# 83050499
 

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 Added: Feb. 8, 2013
 
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