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 Minerva Estella <I>Jacoby</I> Baker

Minerva Estella Jacoby Baker

Birth
Allentown, Lehigh County, Pennsylvania, USA
Death 21 Nov 1974 (aged 98)
Waltham, Middlesex County, Massachusetts, USA
Burial Bedford, Middlesex County, Massachusetts, USA
Plot Range II, Row IV, #61???
Memorial ID 109655157 · View Source
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Minerva was the fourth child born to Emma Elizabeth (Beears) and Quintus Albert Jacoby. She has the distinction to be the only one of their then four children who survived the Diphtheria epidemic in 1877 (they lost the first three within four days).

She married Stephen Henry Baker in 1871 and they had three children (of which the youngest lived only a few days). Stephen died in 1915 (barely 2 months after her mother had died), leaving her with Gertrude (age 12) and Stanley (age 16). After Gertrude married, Minerva lived with her and her new family for many years, until about 1952.

She died at 98 years and 6 months - to the day.


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Minerva E. Baker
1876 - 1974


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  • Created by: martamima
  • Added: 28 Apr 2013
  • Find A Grave Memorial 109655157
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Minerva Estella Jacoby Baker (21 Apr 1876–21 Nov 1974), Find A Grave Memorial no. 109655157, citing Shawsheen Cemetery, Bedford, Middlesex County, Massachusetts, USA ; Maintained by martamima (contributor 47639717) .