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Mary Ann Mettert Baker
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Birth: Feb. 17, 1819
Virginia, USA
Death: Mar. 30, 1896
Richmond City
Virginia, USA

Mary Ann was the daughter of George Mettert & Nancy Gathright, and the sister of Joseph Mettert and Martha Mettert Walsh. She married Elijah Baker on Apr. 11, 1838, and they had eight known children: Dabney Baker, Nancy Baker Wood, Charlotte Baker Friend, Georgetta Baker, Mattie Baker, Mary Baker, Pinninnah Baker & Rosa Baker McDowell.

From the Richmond Dispatch, Apr. 1, 1896:

The funeral of Mrs. Mary Ann Baker, who died at her home, No. 2239 Venable street, at 9:40 o'clock Monday morning, took place from Union-Station Methodist Episcopal church yesterday afternoon at 5 o'clock, and the remains were laid to rest in Oakwood. Rev. Dr. Vanderslice conducted the service, and spoke highly of the Christian character of the deceased. Mr. R. S. M. Valentine sang a solo.

Mrs. Baker was the widow of Mr. Elijah Baker, the proprietor of Baker's Bitters, and both she and her husband were exceedingly well known on Church Hill. Deceased leaves two daughters - Mrs. John E. Friend and Mrs. John G. McDowell
 
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 Parents:
  Nancy Garthright Mettert (1796 - 1863)
 
 Spouse:
  Elijah Baker (1812 - 1888)
 
 Children:
  Charlotte M Baker Friend (____ - 1896)*
  Dabney Gathright Baker (____ - 1887)*
  Nannie E. Baker Wood (1842 - 1888)*
  Mattie E Baker (1851 - 1872)*
  Pinninnah Fillmore Baker (1856 - 1858)*
  Rosa Baker McDowell (1860 - 1942)*
 
 Sibling:
  Mary Ann Mettert Baker (1819 - 1896)
  Joseph G Mettert (1829 - 1894)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Inscription:
In remembrance of our beloved
Mother Mary Ann
Wife of Elijah Baker
Born February 17th, 1819
Died March 30th, 1896
At rest
 
Burial:
Oakwood Cemetery
Richmond
Richmond City
Virginia, USA
Plot: Division B Lot 54 Quarter 1&2
GPS (lat/lon): 37.53637, -77.3967
 
Maintained by: Agate
Originally Created by: George Seitz
Record added: Jul 22, 2002
Find A Grave Memorial# 6627219
Mary Ann <i>Mettert</i> Baker
Added by: George Seitz
 
Mary Ann <i>Mettert</i> Baker
Added by: George Seitz
 
 
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May God Bless You, Ma`am
- Cherry Reynolds Solly
 Added: Feb. 24, 2007
 
 
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