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William Rufus BAKER

William Rufus BAKER

Male 1894 - 1934  (40 years)


  • Name William Rufus BAKER  [1
    Born 20 Sep 1894  , Anutt, Dent County, Missouri, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Gender Male 
    Occupation farmer  [1
    1910 U.S. Census 15 Apr 1910  , Spring Creek Twp., Phelps County, Missouri, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Age: 18y 
    • He was recorded as the son of William H. Baker, and 18 years old at the time of this census. Missouri was his reported birthplace.
    1910 U.S. census, Missouri, Phelps County, Spring Creek [MARSH, James B]
    1910 U.S. census, Missouri, Phelps County, Spring Creek [MARSH, James B]
    Died 28 Sep 1934  Rolla Hospital, Rolla, Phelps County, Missouri, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Cause: an abcess in lower lobe of left lung 
    Death Certificate of BAKER, William Rufus
    Death Certificate of BAKER, William Rufus
    Buried Pilot Knob Cemetery, Pilot Knob, Phelps County, Missouri, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 3
    Gravestone for BAKER, William Rufus and Lillie Edith (Black)
    Gravestone for BAKER, William Rufus and Lillie Edith (Black)
    Transcription:
    BAKER
    FATHER IN LOVING MEMORY MOTHER
    RUFUS
    SEPT. 20, 1894
    SEPT. 28, 1934

    LILLIE
    OCT. 16, 1891
    JAN. 7, 1988
    Photographed by Kathy Kult on 11 May 2008
    Person ID I916  Kult-Lawhorn-Case-Collier Family Tree | Collier Branch
    Last Modified 17 Jan 2015 

    Father William Henry BAKER, III,   b. 21 Mar 1858, , Edgar Springs, Phelps County, Missouri, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 22 Aug 1926  (Age 68 years) 
    Mother Elizabeth Frances MACE,   b. 4 Dec 1858, , Edgar Springs, Phelps County, Missouri, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 12 Jul 1948, , Edgar Springs, Phelps County, Missouri, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 89 years) 
    Married 19 Mar 1884  , Edgar Springs, Phelps County, Missouri, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [4, 5
    • Married by Charles T. Lamar, JP, Edgar Springs
    Family ID F428  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Lillie Edith BLACK,   b. 16 Oct 1891,   d. 7 Jan 1988  (Age 96 years) 
    Married Bef 1914  [6
    Children 
    +1. William Claude BAKER,   b. 23 Jan 1914,   d. 10 Mar 1991  (Age 77 years)
    +2. Ruth Evelyn BAKER,   b. 9 Jan 1916,   d. 16 Jul 1966  (Age 50 years)
    +3. R.H. BAKER
    +4. R.W. BAKER
     5. Sgt. Lloyd Thomas BAKER,   b. 15 Oct 1917, , Yancy Mills, Phelps County, Missouri, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 4 Dec 1944, , Hürtgenwald, , Nordrhein-Westphalia, Germany Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 27 years)
     6. Charles Rufus BAKER,   b. 10 Jun 1927, , Vida, Phelps County, Missouri, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 9 Apr 1941  (Age 13 years)
    Last Modified 12 Apr 2008 
    Family ID F444  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 20 Sep 1894 - , Anutt, Dent County, Missouri, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google Maps1910 U.S. Census - Age: 18y - 15 Apr 1910 - , Spring Creek Twp., Phelps County, Missouri, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - Cause: an abcess in lower lobe of left lung - 28 Sep 1934 - Rolla Hospital, Rolla, Phelps County, Missouri, USA Link to Google Earth
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    BAKER, William Rufus
    BAKER, William Rufus

  • CiteRef for this page  Kathy Kult, KKs Family History (http://kks-fam.net/getperson.php?personID=I916&tree=1: accessed 15 November 2018), "William Rufus BAKER".

  • Sources

    (Reliability ratings:
      0=Unreliable   1=Questionable   2=Secondary   3=Primary) 
    1. [S244] "Missouri Death Certificates, 1910-1967", database with images, Missouri Digital Heritage (https://s1.sos.mo.gov/records/Archives/ArchivesMvc/DeathCertificates/: accessed 2007-present), entry for death certificate no. 33720 (file no.), 111 (reg. no.), William Rufus Baker, 28 September 1934. (Reliability: 2).

    2. [S744] 1910 U.S. census, Phelps County, Missouri, population schedule, Spring Creek Township, p. 271 (stamped), enumeration district (ED) 72, sheet 9-A, dwelling 152, family 152, William H. Baker household; digital image, Ancestry.com (http://www.ancestry.com : accessed 7 July 2006); citing National Archives microfilm publication T624, roll 797, (Reliability: 3).

    3. [S757] Pilot Knob Cemetery (Phelps County, Missouri; LAT/LON N37.816099°, W-91.799719°; located south of Rolla, Missouri on Rt. 63 and CR7480), Rufus and Lillie Baker joint marker; personally read and photographed, 11 May 2008. (Reliability: 3).

    4. [S635] Robert M. Doerr, Phelps County (Mo.) Marriages, 1857-1910, (Rolla, Missouri : Phelps County Genealogical Society, 2000), p. 9. (Reliability: 2).

    5. [S652] S.C. Null, "The Family of Samuel Aaron Harrison 1842-1940 and Margaret Jane (Kitchen) Mace 1838-1932," supplied 15 Sep 1968 by Null, 802 East 12, Rolla, Missouri; no specific documentation for any data..

    6. [S41] Lundi S. Leonard, submitter, "World Family Tree, Vol. 58, Tree 14", [Inactive website], Genealogy.com (http://www.genealogy.com/wftonline/v58/0001to0050/v58t0014.html : accessed 25 Jul 2004).