Christena <I>Mathia</I> Baker

Christena Mathia Baker

Birth
Germany
Death 1918 (aged 86–87)
Ohio, USA
Burial Sandusky County, Ohio, USA
Memorial ID 119063433 · View Source
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Peter Baker and his Wife, Christena Mathia

In 1871, the year Alsace Lorraine, French provinces, were taken by Germany, Peter Baker and his wife, Christena Mathia, sought a new beginning in America with their three children: Christian (nineteen), Peter (sixteen), and Christena (five).

According to Christena Baker Gessner, her Grandfather Baker was Napoleon Bonaparte's bodyguard.

Peter's son, Peter, had a daughter named Anna Baker, who through a taped interview (when she was eighty-two) provided a considerable amount of detailed information about the Baker's difficult life in Hambach, Germany.


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  • Created by: Wakonda
  • Added: 20 Oct 2013
  • Find A Grave Memorial 119063433
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Christena Mathia Baker (1831–1918), Find A Grave Memorial no. 119063433, citing Decker Cemetery, Sandusky County, Ohio, USA ; Maintained by Wakonda (contributor 48258624) .