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James Absalom "Jim" Baker
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Birth: Sep. 5, 1878
Orange County
Indiana, USA
Death: Apr. 12, 1958
Jefferson County
Kentucky, USA

Carrie was the second wife of James A. Baker 
Family links: 
  Carrie Baker (1890 - 1964)
  Elva Estella Alspaugh Baker (1879 - 1924)*
  Carrie Ann Spear Baker (1890 - 1964)*
  James Alva Baker (1906 - 1989)*
  Robert Glenn Baker (1907 - 1985)*
  Louie A Baker (1909 - 1989)*
  Anna Irene Baker Jackson (1911 - 1997)*
  Luther Earl Baker (1913 - 1985)*
  Lillian Kathleen Baker Brough (1916 - 2004)*
  Jesse Loren Baker (1918 - 1980)*
  Clifford Marvin Baker (1926 - 1998)*
  Carrie Maxine Baker Kellams (1929 - 1995)*
*Calculated relationship
The Paoli Republician Newspaper
Paoli, Indiana
April 15, 1958

Taps Sound For James A. Baker,79
'98 War Veteran

James A. Baker; 79, Spanish American War veteran, died Saturday morning in the veterans hospital in Louisville. He had been transferred to the hospital five days earlier from Washington county hospital, where he had been a patient for a week for cancer treatment. He died suddenly while sitting in a wheel chair.
Funeral services were held Monday afternoon at Stampers Creek Baptist church in charge of Rev. Powell Forbs, assisted by Rev.Andrew Limeberry of Marengo. Burial was by Ellis funeral directors in Stampers Creek cemetery. Military rites were in charge of the Paoli post American Legion.
Mr. Baker was a native of Orange county, born near chambersburg Sept 5 , 1878 the son of Vader and Jenny Lynn Wells Baker. He was the eldest of 10 children. Most of his life has been spent in this community where he lived as a farmer and operator of a threshing machine.

He was first married to Elva Alspaugh and to them were born nine children, Louis and Glenn of Paoli, Earl of Milltown, Jesse of Mitchell, Alva of Anderson, Mrs Thomas Hart of Jeffersonville, Mrs Kalman Toth of Deerfield, Ohio, and Mrs Robert Jackson and Mrs Amos Brough of Orleans. Following his wife's death in 1924 he was married on Oct. 5, 1925 to Carrie Speer, who survives with their three children, Mrs Orville Kellams of Paoli, Mrs Carl Agan of Hammond, and Clifford of Orleans. Also surviving is one brother Sam Baker of Walkerton, 30 grandchildren, and three great grandchildren.

Mr Baker was a member of the Milltown Church of Christ.

Stampers Creek Cemetery
Orange County
Indiana, USA
Created by: Judy Baker
Record added: Oct 27, 2007
Find A Grave Memorial# 22483875
James Absalom Jim Baker
Added by: Chiquita
James Absalom Jim Baker
Added by: Judy Baker
James Absalom Jim Baker
Added by: Chiquita
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- Chiquita
 Added: Feb. 23, 2017
Hope we're doing it right! Love from Glenn's boy, Bob, and wife.
- Chiquita
 Added: Sep. 8, 2011
Rest in peace Grandpa Baker
- Bill and Judy Baker
 Added: Sep. 2, 2011

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