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Joshua Baker & Sarah Catherine Floyd

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Family Group Report

Husband

Joshua Baker

  (day-mo-year) Place -- City; Township; County; State; Country [Source]
Birth 9 Jun 1833 Marion, (West) Virginia
Marriage 5 Mar 1855 (m1) Marion, West Virginia  [ marriage-register page 8, 21st record ]
Marriage 3 May 1897 (m2) Marion, West Virginia  [ marriage-license page 533 ]
Death 8 Mar 1902 Marion, West Virginia  [ death-register page 148, no. 126 ]
Burial  
his Father Nicholas Baker  [ died 13 Jan 1879, Marion, WV; death-register page 58, line 15 ]  [ Find-a-Grave Memorial ]
his Mother Juda Kendall  [ died 23 Feb 1894, Marion, WV; death-register page 214, line 83 ]  [ Find-a-Grave Memorial ]
Notes about Husband: widower Joshua's 2nd marriage was to widow, Mrs. Mattie Price
       Biography of Joshua Baker - in "Hardesty's Historical and Briographical Encyclopedia" by H. H. Hardesty
Wife

Sarah Catherine Floyd

  (day-mo-year) Place -- City; Township; County; State; Country [Source]
Birth 22 Apr 1837 near Mannington, Marion, (West) Virginia
Death 11 Mar 1871 (Sarah's death-date is from husband's biography)
Burial according to the Mannington District Cemetery list published by the Marion County Genealogy Club,
she is buried in the Floyd Cemetery #3, west of Mannington on Buffalo past Whetston Road.
Her tombstone reads: Sarah C. Baker; died Mar 11, 1871; aged 33y-10m-19d; wife of Joshua
her Father Henry T. Floyd
her Mother Catherine Cunningham
Notes about Wife:
Children (day-mo-year) Place -- City; Township; County; State [Source] Spouse
1 F Eliza E. Baker b 30 Jun 1856 (birth-date from father's biography)  
M 26 Apr 1875 (m1) Marion, WV  [ marriage-register page 59, line 36 ] Ashman Carpenter
m   (m2) P. H. Stewart
d 3 May 1950 Marion, WV  [ death-certificate ] bur: Baker Cem., Prices
2 M Nicholas C. Baker b 30 Nov 1857 (birth-date from father's biography)  
m      
d 8 Apr 1878 (death-date from father's biography) bur: Floyd Cemetery, #3
3 M Henry E. Baker b 5 Jun 1860 (birth-date from father's biography)  
m 8 Nov 1893 Marion, WV  [ marriage-license page 268 ] Belle Conaway
d 10 Jan 1929 Mannington, Marion, WV  [ death-certificate ]  
4 F Juda Bell Baker b 17 Jul 1862 Marion, WV  [ birth-register page 15, line 6 ] [ sp. 1859-1936 d.c. ]
m 15 Apr 1880 Marion, WV  [ marriage-register apge 75, line 52 ] William E. Hays
d 13 Mar 1950 Mannington, Marion, WV  [ death-certificate ] bur: Baker Cem., Prices
5 F Nancy D. Baker b 8 Apr 1864 (birth-date from father's biography)  
d 9 Oct 1880 Marion, WV  [ death-register page 62, line 14 ] bur: Floyd Cemetery, #3
6 M Ezara W. Baker
"Ezra"
b 8 May 1866 Marion, WV  [ birth-register page 42, line 146 ]  
m 27 Apr 1901 Mannington, Marion, WV  [ mar-license page 474 Minnie A. Bartrug
d 22 Aug 1901 Marion, WV  [ death-register page 141, line 31 ]  
7 M Ellie E. Baker
"Ella May"
b 27 Jul 1868 Marion, WV  [ birth-register page 55, line ]  
m 2 Oct 1887 Marion, WV  [ marriage-license page 84 ] Jackson L. Gaines
d      

Notes about Children:
1) Eliza E. - the birth date on her death-certificate has "June 30th, 1950" however, she died on "May 3, 1950" at age 93y-11m-3d.
7) Ellie E. is marked as a "male" on the birth-register. In the 1880 census, the 12-year-old is Ella M. (female)

2) Nicholas C. & 5) Nancy D. - according to the Mannington District Cemetery list published by the Marion County Genealogical Club, both are buried in the Floyd Cemetery #3, near their mother's grave. Their tombstones read:
     Nicholas Baker; died Apr 8, 1878; age 20y-4m-8d; son of J. & S. C.
     Nancy D. Baker; died Oct 10, 1880, age 16y-6m-2d; dau of J. & S. C.


Census Analysis

Head of Household: Joshua Baker Spouse: Sarah Catherine Floyd
Date / Place of Birth: 1833 / Marion, (W)Va Date / Place of Birth: 1837 / Marion, (W)Va
Date / Place of Death: 1902 / Marion, WV Date / Place of Death: 1871 / Marion, WV
Marriage Date / Place: 1854 / Marion, (W)Va
1850 ST Va COUNTY: Marion Twp Western District No. 35 Pg# 204B
17-year-old Joshua Baker is with his parents, Nicholas Baker, Sr. (age 39, Farmer, $1250, b. Va) & Juda (age 37, b. Va.)
Siblings: Elizabeth (10), Sarah (7), Elias (3), and John (1).
1850 ST Va COUNTY: Marion Twp Western District No. 35 Pg# 214A
13-year-old Sarah Ann C. Floyd is with her parents, Henry T. Floyd (age 52, Farmer, $1500. b. Va & Nancy (age 50, b. Va).
Siblings: Robert P. (20), Drusilla J. (17), Goulden M. (16), Nancy A. (11), and Clarinda T. (8).
1860 ST Va COUNTY: Marion Twp Seventh Magisterial District; PO: Beaty's Mill Pg# no. 303
Name Age BP Occupation / Additional Information
Baker, Joshua 26 Va Farmer; Real-Estate value $700; Personal-Estate value $200.
", Sarah C. 21 Va  
", Eliza E. 3 Va  
", Nicholas C. 2 Va  
", Henry E. 1/12 Va  
Lines 35-39; Enum-Dwelling #2232; Enum-Family #2156
1870 ST   COUNTY:   Twp   Pg#  
Name Age BP Occupation / Additional Information
       
       
(haven't found this family in the 1870 census).
1880 ST WV COUNTY: Marion ED ED:90; Mannington District Pg# no. 49
Name (Relationship) Age BP Parent's BPs; Occupation / Additional Information
Baker, Joshua 44 Va Va-Va; Widower; Farmer
", Eliza E. (dau) 22 Va Va-Va; Keeping House
", Henry E. (dau) 20 Va Va-Va; Works on Farm
", Nancy B. (dau) 16 WV Va-Va; attended school during the year
", Ezra W. (son) 14 WV Va-Va; Works on Farm; attended school during the year
", Ella M. (dau) 12 WV Va-Va; attended school during the year
Hayes, Ezra W. (son-in-law) 20 WV Va-Va; Works on Farm
", Judy B. (dau) 17 WV Va-Va; at Home
Lines 3-10; Enum-Dwelling #427; Enum-Family #429
1900 ST WV COUNTY: Marion ED ED:58; Mannington District Pg# Sheet 9A
Name (Relationship) Age BP Parent's BPs; Birth mo/year; Occupation / Additional Information
Baker, Joshua (head) 66 WV WV-WV; born June 1833; married-3-years; Farmer
", Mattie (wife) 50 WV WV-WV; born Jan 1850; married-3-years; o-children-born
Lines 10-11; Enum-Dwelling #164; Enum-Family #168; Owns-farm, free-of-mortgage; Farm-Schedule# 129

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