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John Titzel Baker
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Birth: Sep. 25, 1843
Death: Feb. 21, 1902

John Titzel Baker also had one child, Jesse Paul, b. 6/28/1901, with his second wife, Mary Amelia Lyons Baker (later Watts - see below). Survived only "2 days due to spasms", according to family records and cemetery monument.

A Civil War veteran, he enlisted in Harrisburg March 2, 1865, mustered into federal service there March 9 as a private with the 104th Pennsylvania Infantry in the second organization of Co. F, and honorably discharged with his company August 25, 1865. (PS: I have images of his "muster in" at Camp Curtin and "muster out" at Portsmouth, VA. Some other reference to a John Baker from Bedford Co. PA (Pittsburgh) but I've found no connection.

More info (minutia) on marriages of J. T. Baker and Samuel T. Watts; interesting timeline:
1895: JTB 1st wife Mary Ellen Moul Baker dies
1900: JTB remarries 2nd wife Mary Amelia Lyons; JTB is 57 years old
1902: JTB dies
1905: Susan L Watts, first wife of Samuel T. Watts, dies
1908: Samuel T. Watts marries 2nd wife, Mary Amelia Lyons Baker. STW is 71 years old
1911: STW dies
1917: MALBW applies for 2nd widow's pension (see her memorial)
1928: MALBW dies
Somehow, it all fits....

Update: Family Record "Marriages" page shows Mary Ellen Moul's father, Joseph Moul, married Margaretta Lyons - somehow related to Mary Amelia Lyons? Small community. BTW, Joseph died at age 39 (Family Record "Deaths" page).

 
 
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 Parents:
  Peter Baker (1797 - 1874)
  Jane Campbell Baker (1800 - 1876)
 
 Spouses:
  Mary Amelia Lyons Watts (1855 - 1928)
  Mary E Moul Baker (1849 - 1895)*
 
 Children:
  Emma E. Baker Carl (1865 - 1926)*
  Maggie Jane Baker (1869 - 1870)*
  Henrietta Levinia Baker Lesh (1884 - 1951)*
  Jesse P Baker (1901 - 1901)*
 
 Siblings:
  Elmina Jane Baker Titzel (1826 - 1900)*
  Lavinia Conrad Baker Bixler (1828 - 1896)*
  Susan Agnes Baker Miller (1839 - 1914)*
  John Titzel Baker (1843 - 1902)
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Saint Johns Church Cemetery
Markelsville
Perry County
Pennsylvania, USA
 
Maintained by: Steve Rice
Originally Created by: Family Tree Climber
Record added: Jun 17, 2013
Find A Grave Memorial# 112438756
John Titzel Baker
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John Titzel Baker
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John Titzel Baker
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