George Baker


George Baker

Wayne County, Missouri, USA
Death 26 Jul 1883 (aged 55)
Van Buren, Carter County, Missouri, USA
Burial Carter County, Missouri, USA
Memorial ID 163568375 View Source
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My 2nd great-granduncle George Baker was born on 15 May 1828 in Reynolds Co, MO. His parents were Nathaniel Baker (b. 5 Jan 1798 Baltimore, MD d. c1865 Carter Co, MO) and Hetty Morris (b. cir 1810 KY d. after Jul 1860 MO)
He was married:
1) Charity Gillon circa 1852 in MO;
b. 1834, d. 1 Dec 1859
2) Cynthia Ellen Douglas circa 1863 in MO;
b. 12 Oct 1845 d. 18 d. 18 Dec 1872
3) Elizabeth Chitwood circa 1874 in MO
b. 1847 d. 1882
George died on 28 Jun 1883 in MO.

The 1830 Federal Census of Wayne, Mo had him listed as the male age 2 in the household of Nathaniel Baker.

The 1840 Federal Census of Ripley, MO had him listed as the male age 12 in the household of Nathaniel Baker.

The 1850 census has George Baker enumerated as age 22 laborer in the household of John Chitwood.

The 1860 Census (Living next door to his father) George Baker was enumerated on 8 Jun 1860 in Hen Peck postoffice, Bowlin Township, Shannon, MO. Also included in the household were James F. (Jim) Baker and Samuel Baker. His wife Charity Gillon had died 4 Dec 1859.

The 1870 Census of 1 Jul 1870 in Bowlin Township, Shannon, MO, has him listed as the head of a household. Included in the household was Cynthia Ellen Douglas, James F. (Jim) Baker, Samuel Baker, Charity Baker, Matilda Jane Baker, and Emeline (Emma) Baker.

The 1880 Census has George Baker listed as head of the household on 9 Jun 1880 in Bowlin Township, Shannon, MO. Included in the household was Elizabeth Chitwood, Charity Baker, Matilda Jane Baker, Emeline (Emma) Baker, John Baker, David Clinton (Clint) Baker, and Drucilla (Dru) Baker.

Children of George Baker and Charity Gillon all born in MO were as follows:
i. James F. (Jim) Baker was born circa 1853. He was married to Tennessee Smith c1875 in MO.
ii. Samuel Baker was born on 20 Oct 1857. He died on 4 May 1877.

Children of George Baker and Cynthia Ellen Douglas all born in MO were as follows:
i. Charity Baker was born between 1863 & 1864. She was married to Dave Cowen c1864.
ii. Matilda Jane Baker was born on 25 Aug 1866. She was married to Thomas Chilton c1894.
iii. Emeline (Emma) Baker was born between 1868 & 1869. She was married to Morgan Smith c1890.
iv. John Baker was born between 1871 & 1872. He was married to Cora Smith c1894 in MO.

Children of George Baker and Elizabeth Chitwood were as follows:
i. David Clinton (Clint) Baker was born on 28 Nov 1873 in MO. He was married to Emma F Rumburg in 1894 in MO.
ii. Drucilla (Dru) Baker was born c1877 in MO. She was married to George Youngblood c1877.
iii. George Washington Baker was born on 2 Jul 1882 in on the Current River, Shannon, MO. He was married to Mary Cordelia Clark on 4 Dec 1902 in Carter Co, MO. He died on 11 Mar 1946 at St mary's Hospital in Van Buren, Carter Co, MO.

Info updated by Jimmy Baker 2 Feb 2016. If you have any corrections or additions please contact me.

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