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 Dabney Garthright Baker, Jr

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Dabney Garthright Baker, Jr

  • Birth 14 Aug 1878 Richmond City, Virginia, USA
  • Death 10 Jul 1956 Mathews County, Virginia, USA
  • Burial Mathews, Mathews County, Virginia, USA
  • Memorial ID 65857911

Dabney was the son of Dabney Baker & Lucy Atkinson, and the brother of Grace Baker Cole, Elijah Baker & Mattie Baker Sears. Dabney married Florence Billups on Jun. 25, 1902, and they had one son, Dabney Baker III.

Dabney & Florence Baker's wedding announcement appeared in the Richmond Dispatch on Jun. 21, 1902, and is available from the Chronicling America website here.

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Mathews, July 10 - Dabney G. Baker Jr., 77, died in Mathews County today. A native of Richmond, he had made his home in Mathews for most of his life.

Mr. Baker had bee a member of the Vestry of Christ Episcopal Church for 48 years and a member of Oriental Lodge No. 20, AF & AM, for 52 years.

He is survived by his wife, Florence B. Baker of Mathews; a son, Dabney G. Baker III of Norfolk; two sisters, Mrs. Robert L. Sears of Norfolk and Mrs. Robert H. Cole of Baltimore; and a grandson, Dabney G. Baker IV of Norfolk.

A funeral service will be held at 11 A. M. Thursday at Christ Episcopal Church conducted by the Rev. Philip Rigg, rector. Burial will follow in the church cemetery. Pallbearers will be members of the Vestry of Christ Church.

(Daily Press, Jul. 11, 1956)


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  • Created by: Agate
  • Added: 19 Feb 2011
  • Find A Grave Memorial 65857911
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Dabney Garthright Baker, Jr (14 Aug 1878–10 Jul 1956), Find A Grave Memorial no. 65857911, citing Christ Church Kingston Parish Cemetery, Mathews, Mathews County, Virginia, USA ; Maintained by Agate (contributor 47046935) .