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Gen Moseley Baker
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Birth: Sep. 20, 1802
Norfolk
Norfolk City
Virginia, USA
Death: 1848
Houston
Harris County
Texas, USA

BAKER, MOSELEY
(1802-1848)
Moseley (Mosley) Baker, pioneer legislator and soldier, was born in Norfolk, Virginia, on September 20, 1802, the son of Horace and Rebecca (Moseley) Baker.
On November 4, 1848, Baker died in Houston of yellow fever. He was first buried in what became known as the Jefferson Davis Cemetery in that city, but his body was later removed to the Episcopal Cemetery. On September 17, 1929, his remains and those of his wife were reinterred in the State Cemetery in Austin.

General Moseley Baker
Commanded Co. D. First Regiment of Texas Volunteers at San Jacinto. A member of the 1st and 3rd Congresses of the Republic and later a Brigadier General of Militia
Born in Virginia Sept. 29, 1802, Died in Houston, Texas
Nov. 4, 1848

His Wife
Eliza Ward Baker
Died in Houston, Texas
Feb. 4, 1849

Erected by the State of Texas
1936

Flat Marker:
In Memory of Our Father Mosley Baker and Our Mother
Eliza Ward Baker (Died Feb. 4, 1849)
Who Sleeps Here
Mosley Baker Captain Co. D., Texas Volunteers Battle
of San Jacinto Member of Congress Republic of Texas
1836 & 1838 Died Nov. 4, 1848
Repaired by the Daughters of the Republic of Texas 1899

SOURCES:
http://www.cemetery.state.tx.us-
https://sites.google.com/site/cemeteriesofharriscotexas/city-cemetery-ii
 
 
Burial:
Texas State Cemetery
Austin
Travis County
Texas, USA
Plot: Section:Republic Hill, Section 1 Row:M Number:20
 
Created by: Bev
Record added: Mar 31, 2005
Find A Grave Memorial# 10709273
Gen Moseley Baker
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Gen Moseley Baker
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Gen Moseley Baker
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- D McK S
 Added: Nov. 9, 2011
REST IN PEACE..THANKS FOR YOUR SERVICE..
- SFC Frank Irons Sr. Retired US Army 1977
 Added: Oct. 31, 2008

- Lanny Medlin
 Added: Jul. 7, 2008
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