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 Helen McArthur Baker

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Helen McArthur Baker

Birth
Chicago, Cook County, Illinois, USA
Death 13 Aug 1891 (aged 24)
Battle Creek, Calhoun County, Michigan, USA
Burial Saint Louis, St. Louis City, Missouri, USA
Plot Block 15; Lot 3637
Memorial ID 150797904 View Source
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Helen McArthur Baker was born to William Alexander and Mary Hannah Lamson Baker on May 3, 1867, in Chicago, IL. Her father William was a bookkeeper in St. Louis, MO, where the family had settled by the 1880 census. Helen's younger siblings were all born in Missouri:

Morgan Lamson Baker (1869-1952)
Vernon Baker (1872-1925)
Margaretha Augusta Baker (1876-1895)

Helen apparently never married, but fell ill and died at age 23 on Aug 13, 1891, in a Battle Creek hospital of marasmus (severe wasting/malnutrition). Her body was shipped back to St Louis for burial at Bellefontaine Cemetery (according to the Transfer Permit and death record). She was buried to the right of her mother, Mary L (Lamson) Baker, August 15, 1891.


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