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William Baker

Marion County, West Virginia, USA
Death 26 Mar 1888 (aged 81)
White Oak, Ritchie County, West Virginia, USA
Burial Pullman, Ritchie County, West Virginia, USA
Memorial ID 83050499 · View Source
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Redacted and edited: "History of Ritchie County, Minnie Kendall Lowther, 1911, p. 352-353.

William Baker became identified with the White Oak settlement in 1847, when he came from Marion County with his wife, Mrs. Ruth Deacon Baker, and their seven children, and took up his residence where his son Tillman H. Baker resided circa 1911. William remained here at his orginial homestead until March 1888, when he was laid in the cemetery (now known as the Cannon Cemetery) at the mouth of White Oak. His wife was laid by his side in 1897.

Their children were twelve in number: Thomas D. Baker of Missouri; Nathaniel of Illinois; Jonathan, who died in the hospital at Cumberland, while serving as a Union soldier; (The first two mentioned were also Union soldiers) Mrs. Amy (Peter T.) Wilson; Mrs. Alazan S. (E.W.) Snyder of Pullman; Mrs Lurena (A.A.) Clayton, Lawford; Mrs. Catherine (E.C.) Snodgrass, Smithville; Winfield Scott Baker, Auburn; Tillman H., White Oak; Mrs. Ermany J. (Edmond) Taylor died in her home near Pennsboro, in 1907; Newton B. sleeps in Washington county, Illinois; and Barbara H. died in infancy.

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