Kit Carson County, Colorado

William P. and Effie I. Baker   , 7S 43W

In 1860 Clark County, Illinois, Williamson N. Baker is 37 Tennessee, Elizabeth 30 Virginia, Margaret E. 7, Lucy E. 5, Malinda J. 4, and Wm. P. 2, all four kids born in Illinois.

"Williamson D. Baker, second son of Benjamin and Matilda Bozeman Baker, was born September 16, 1824 in Sumner County, Tennessee. When he was about three or four years old he moved to Illinois and settled in Pope County, Illinois with his parents and older brother, Isaac Newton. He helped his father farm the land near Mt. Zion Baptist church. He married Nancy Caroline Adams on August 5, 1847. Williamson Baker is buried in Mt. Zion Cemetery. " # 142712593 has Williamson
In 1900 Lincoln County, Kansas, William is a contractor, born Oct 1858 in Illinois, married 17 years to Effie I. Sept 1862 Kansas. Estelle E. 16, Grace L. 11, Ernest C. 9, Charles H. 6, and William seven months were all born in Kansas.

Edyth E. Baker was principal of the Wakefield school in Lincoln, Nebraska in 1908.

They're in Lincoln, Nebraska, in 1910, where William is a life insurance agent, 51, Effie J. 47, Edythe E. 26 is teaching high school, Grace 21, Ernest 18, Charles 16, adn William 10 are in school.

Effie, widow of William, proved up a quarter in sections 10 and 11, 7S 42W in 1919.
In 1920 Lincoln, Effie is widowed, Edythe 35 teaching school, Charlie 26 repairs cars, and William 20 has no occupation.

1922 Nebraska alumni "Edyth E. Baker is now living at 1434 West Forty-ninth street, Los Angeles, California - class of 1908."

In 1930 Los Angeles, Edyth is operating a grocery store, 46, with brother William P. 31.

Edith E. Baker 1884-1974 is buried in Glendale, California, per # 85342539.

Charles Heaton Baker registered for WWII in Cheyenne, Wyoming, born Sept 1, 1893 at Eklhorn, Lincoln County, Kansas, an electrician, married to Esther .

Charles 1893-1968 is buried in Fort Collins, Colorado # 46086429, with Esther 1896-1991 # 46086433.

Ernest Clay Baker registered for WWI in Los Angeles, a biscuit salesman, married, born May 7, 1891 in Lincoln County, Kansas.
In 1940 Los Angeles, he's still a biscuit salesman, 49, with Evangeline 45 born in Wyoming, Robert 14 and Joyce 10, both born in California.He died Jnauary 17, 1972 in Los Angeles County, and is buried in Glendale, # 73315978, with Evangeline Zellah Baker 1894-1983.
Joyce Lavon Baker was born March 20, 1930 in Los Angeles, mother's maiden name Smith.

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