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 Edith Irene <I>Baker</I> Baldwin

Edith Irene Baker Baldwin

Kenneth, Johnson County, Kansas, USA
Death 25 Mar 1987 (aged 77)
Apple Valley, San Bernardino County, California, USA
Burial Huntington Beach, Orange County, California, USA
Memorial ID 106851213 · View Source
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Edith Irene Baker was born and raised 6 miles south of Olathe, Kansas on the old Alexander Baker homestead. Her parents, Walter and Bertha (Johnson) Baker were rentng the farm from his widowed mother, Martha Stuteville Baker in Oxford Township, Johnson County, Kansas.

Edith attended Overland Park, Kansas High School where her future husband also attended. At age 17, Edith eloped and married September 5, 1926 to Franklin Sylvester Baldwin, age 18. They were married in Kenneth, 5 miles south of Overland Park by a Baptist Minister at his home on a Sunday afternoon.

Franklin was born February 28, 1908 in Kansas City, Jackson County, Missouri, the son of Harry Prosser Baldwin and Nelle Frances Powers. Franklin worked for Upjohns, a Pharmaceutical Company for over 40 years when he retired for health reasons. He died June 15 1976 in Huntington Beach, California, age 68 years. Franklin and Edith are the parents of six children.

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  • Maintained by: June Bork
  • Originally Created by: Memories of You
  • Added: 17 Mar 2013
  • Find A Grave Memorial 106851213
  • Find A Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for Edith Irene Baker Baldwin (10 Aug 1909–25 Mar 1987), Find A Grave Memorial no. 106851213, citing Good Shepherd Cemetery, Huntington Beach, Orange County, California, USA ; Maintained by June Bork (contributor 47124138) .