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 Robert Hugh Baker

Robert Hugh Baker

Birth
Floyd, Oneida County, New York, USA
Death 19 Jul 1929 (aged 80)
Vineland, Cumberland County, New Jersey, USA
Burial Mexico, Oswego County, New York, USA
Memorial ID 103786206 · View Source
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July 25 1929 Mexico Independent

Robert. Baker, for many years a resident of Mexico, passed away last Thursday July 19 at the home of his daughter at Vineland, New Jersey after a long illness. Mr. Baker was born March 15, 1849 at Floyd, Oneida Co. NY; he was the son of James and Sarah Baker, being the next to the youngest of of nine children. His parents came to this country from England in 1832. While in his infancy Mr. Baker's parents moved to Hastings and later to Prattville, now Prattham.
(this obit has difficult sections to read due to faded type edited as necessary)
He was married to Alice P??? , a daughter of one of the Pioneer families of Colosse and to them two children were born Jennie Baker and Dr Hugh Baker. Mrs Baker died in 1907. He later married Lillian ?. who died in 1926. Mr Baker became a cheese maker in Colosse, then he became a cheese buyer. He was also a teacher. He was endowed with the talent of a leader, and was many times elected and served as president of the village, was prominent in the installation of the electric lights, and also had an active part in the installation of the village water. He was president of the old Mexico Academy. Mr. Baker was a member of First Baptist church of Mexico, N.Y. The deceased is survived by one daughter, Miss Jennie N. Baker and a son Dr. Hugh W. Baker, also two grandsons, Robert Hugh Baker and Clifford C Baker, all of Vineland, New Jersey. Burial in family plot at Mexico Village Cemetery.

please see obit for his many accomplishments and positions in the community - a lengthy trubute


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  • Added: 19 Jan 2013
  • Find A Grave Memorial 103786206
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Robert Hugh Baker (15 Mar 1849–19 Jul 1929), Find A Grave Memorial no. 103786206, citing Mexico Village Cemetery, Mexico, Oswego County, New York, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave (contributor 8) .