Elizabeth Jane <I>Barnes</I> Baker


Elizabeth Jane Barnes Baker

Reynolds County, Missouri, USA
Death 5 Nov 1920 (aged 77)
Bell County, Texas, USA
Burial Salado, Bell County, Texas, USA
Memorial ID 15550964 View Source
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My 2nd great-grandmother, Elizabeth Jane Barnes, was born in Ripley, MO, on 21 Jul 1843 to Thomas Barnes & Mary Polly Stenson Barnes.

1850 Census of 28 Sep 1850
Mary, William, Thomas, Josiah, John, Mary, Elizabeth, Edward and Nancy were listed as household members living with Thomas Barnes at District No 76, Reynolds, MO.

She married John E. Baker at Reynolds, MO, on 24 Feb 1859. They had 10 children. 5 born in Reynolds Co, MO and 5 born in Cedar Knob, Bell Co, TX.

1860 Census of 10 Jul 1860
Elizabeth and George were listed as household members living with John E. Baker at Barnsville, Logan, Reynolds, MO.

1870 Census
Elizabeth, George, Lucy and John were listed as household members living with John E. Baker:
Name: John Baker
Age in 1870: 31
Estimated Birth Year: 1838
Birthplace: Missouri
Home in 1870: Beat 5, Bell, Texas
Race: White
Gender: Male
Post Office: Belton

1880 Census of 15 Aug 1880
Elizabeth, George, Lucy, John, Cynthia, Martha and David were listed as a household members living with John E. Baker at Belton post office, Bell, TX
Name: John BAKER
Age: 40
Estimated birth year: 1840
Birthplace: Missouri
Occupation: Farmer
Home in 1880: Precinct 2, Bell, Texas
Marital status: Married
Race: White
Gender: Male
Head of household: John BAKER
Father's birthplace: MD
Mother's birthplace: MD

1900 Census of 14 Jun 1900.
She was listed as the wife of John E. Baker at Justice Precinct 2, Salado, Bell, TX.

1910 Census of 29 Apr 1910
Elizabeth and Sarah were listed as household members living with John E. Baker at Justice Precinct 2, Bell, TX.

1920 Census of 10 Jan 1920
She was listed as the mother of George Washington Baker at Justice Precinct No. 8, Bell Co, TX.
Name: George W Baker
Age: 60 years
Estimated birth year: 1859
Birthplace: Missouri
Race: White

George W Baker 60
Mary E Baker 59
John Baker 28
Blanche Baker 25
Levy Baker 21
Jarrett Baker 20
Rebecca Baker 18
George Baker 15
Jane Baker 66 mother
Sara Baker 35 sister

Elizabeth died on 5 Nov 1920 at Cedar Knob, Bell, TX, at age 77. Her body was interred on 7 Nov 1920 at Salado, Bell, TX, at Cedar Knob Cemetery.

Info compiled by Jimmy Baker
If you have additional info or corrections please contact me (
Sources include: Census records and a 1980 book, "Genealogy of the Families of COPELAND-MORRIS BAKER-BARNES and Related Families" by Eula Venita COPELAND GUESS and Althea COPELAND TAYLOR.


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