Actions
Begin New Search
Refine Last Search
Cemetery Lookup
Add Burial Records
Help with Find A Grave

Find all Bakers in:
 • Adeline Cemetery
 • Adeline
 • Ogle County
 • Illinois
 • Find A Grave

Top Contributors
Success Stories
Community Forums
Find A Grave Store

Log In
Sponsor This Memorial! Advertisement
Leah Welty Baker
Learn about sponsoring this memorial...
Birth: Jan. 26, 1826
Boonsboro
Washington County
Maryland, USA
Death: Dec. 23, 1896
Adeline
Ogle County
Illinois, USA

LEAH BAKER was born January 26th, 1826, died December 23rd, 1896, aged 70 years, 10 months, and 27 days. She was born in Washington Co., Maryland, In the year 1844 she came with her mother and Sister Lydia Baker to Ogle Co., Ill. In 1846 she was married to David J. Baker. She was the mother of three children, but her husband and one child preceded her to the home of the blessed. About one year ago she was stricken with paralysis, but survived it, being left somewhat helpless for a year, when the fatal stroke came, and she passed away peacefully and now rests with her loved ones in the mansions of the blessed. She and her husband were converted in a meeting held in Adeline, Illinois, in 1801, and joined the United Brethren Church, in which she lived a faithful and consistent Christian. She leaves two sons, grandchildren and a sister, and a large circle of friends to mourn their loss. A large and sympathizing congregation assembled to pay the last tribute of respect to one they loved and esteemed. The funeral service was conducted by the writer, assisted by Rev. Smith of the Liberal United Brethren Church. The Lord sustain the bereaved children and friends. 
 
Family links: 
 Parents:
  Anna Sheller Welty (1782 - 1872)
 
 Spouse:
  David J Baker (1820 - 1887)*
 
 Children:
  Sophia C Baker Cooley (1849 - 1880)*
 
 Siblings:
  Elizabeth Welty Palmer (1802 - 1866)*
  Catherine Welty Fahrney (1804 - 1827)*
  Nancy A. Welty Wallace (1812 - 1896)*
  Mary Welty Shouse (1817 - 1863)*
  Lydia Ann Welty Baker (1821 - 1902)*
  Leah Welty Baker (1826 - 1896)
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Inscription:
71Y 10M 27D
 
Burial:
Adeline Cemetery
Adeline
Ogle County
Illinois, USA
 
Created by: Ben Jacobson
Record added: Jun 06, 2008
Find A Grave Memorial# 27368981
Leah <i>Welty</i> Baker
Added by: David Lee Zellers
 
Leah <i>Welty</i> Baker
Added by: Ben Jacobson
 
Leah <i>Welty</i> Baker
Added by: Ben Jacobson
 
 
There is 1 more photo not showing...
Click here to view all images...
Photos may be scaled.
Click on image for full size.

 
 
 Advertisement

Privacy Statement and Terms of Service