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George Grant Baker
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Birth: Oct. 20, 1864
Huntington Mills
Luzerne County
Pennsylvania, USA
Death: Dec. 17, 1935
Bloomsburg
Columbia County
Pennsylvania, USA

GEORGE G. BAKER, the well-known undertaker of the town of Bloomsburg, Columbia County, and a member of the firm, Baker & Wanich, manufacturers of the U bed spring, is a son of Frederick H. and Jane (Seward) Baker, and was born in Huntingdon, Luzerne County, Pa., October 20, 1864.

Frederick Baker, the father of our subject, was born in Cambria, Pa., where he followed farming and milling and was a very prosperous man. He was united in matrimonial bonds with Jane Seward, who was a native of Fairmont Springs, Pa.,
and they reared a family of children, one of whom was George G., the subject of this personal history.

George G. Baker was reared on his father's farm and after attaining man's estate went to Shickshinny, Luzerne County, where he became an undertaker and cabinetmaker, under the tutelage of John L. Pealer. He opened a business at Pleasant Hill in connection with John Baker, continuing for a period of two years. He then disposed of his interest and associated with P. P. Copeland at Shickshinny, until the latter's death, when he removed to Bloomsburg and bought
out the business of E. R. Furman and has conducted it since November 29, 1887. He is an honest and conscientious worker and possesses the patronage of the leading citizens of Bloomsburg and immediate vicinity. He has fine hearses and
one of the finest and best-groomed teams in the county. He patented the U bed spring, which is the most perfect spiral bed spring made, and, in partnership with John N. Wanich of Bloomsburg, manufactures them in all styles and sizes.
Mr. Baker is genial and possesses the friendship and esteem of all with whom he is acquainted.

Our subject formed a matrimonial alliance with Lenora C. Sterling, a daughter of Clinton B. Sterling of Bloomsburg, and they became the parents of four children, namely: Charles C.; Lucy; Robert; and Mary. Mr. Baker is a member and past grand of the I. O. O. F.; is past captain of the Sons of Veterans; past president of the P. O. S. of A.; and master workman of the A. O. U. W.
Politically he is a stanch supporter of the principles of the Democratic party.

 
 
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 Spouse:
  Lenora Catherine Sterling Baker (1867 - 1932)
 
 Children:
  Charles Watson Baker (1891 - 1960)*
  Lucy Ann Baker Fedder (1893 - 1970)*
  Robert Clinton Baker (1895 - 1949)*
  Mary Elizabeth Baker Rishell (1897 - 1991)*
  Fred Baker (1899 - 1899)*
  Paul Sterling Baker (1901 - 1958)*
  Myrtle Gertrude Baker Karsner (1903 - 1980)*
  Oren Sterling Baker (1907 - 1985)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Old Rosemont Cemetery
Bloomsburg
Columbia County
Pennsylvania, USA
 
Created by: Wendy McIntosh
Record added: Mar 30, 2012
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George Grant Baker
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 Added: Apr. 13, 2015
R.I.P, Granddad. I remember! You had no marker for many years. I searched.
- Bob
 Added: May. 27, 2014
 
 
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