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William B. Baker & Rachel M. Swisher

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Husband

 William B. Baker

  (day-mo-year) Place -- City; Township; County; State; Country [Source]
Birth 9 Sep 1849 Marion, West Virginia  (full birth-date on tombstone; birth county from marriage-register)
Marriage 16 Aug 1874 Marion, West Virginia  [ marriage-register page 57, line 74 ]
Death 2 Mar 1907 (full death-date on tombstone)  [ Find-a-Grave Memorial ]
Burial Mount Zion Cemetery, Fairmont, Marion, West Virginia  [ Find-a-Grave Memorial ]
his Father Calder Baker  [ death-register page 47, line 6 ] died in Marion, WV 16 May 1876
his Mother Mary J. Powell  [ death-register page 130, line 5 under 1894 ] died in Marion, WV 14 Feb 1894
Notes about Husband:
Wife

 Rachel M. Swisher

  (day-mo-year) Place -- City; Township; County; State; Country [Source]
Birth 28 Oct 1844 Marion, West Virginia  (full birth-date on tombstone; birth county from marriage-register)
Death 30 Jan 1917 Marion, West Virginia  [ death-certificate #224 ]
Burial Mount Zion Cemetery, Fairmont, Marion, West Virginia  [ Find-a-Grave Memorial ]
her Father Joseph W. Swisher (1802-1862)  [ Find-a-Grave Memorial ]
her Mother Sarah Morgan (1808-1876)  [ Find-a-Grave Memorial ]
Notes about Wife: cause-of-death: Gall stones
Children (day-mo-year) Place -- City; Township; County; State [Source] Spouse
1 M James B. Baker
"Bert"
b 31 May 1875 Marion, WV  [ birth-register page 124, line 21 ]  
d 31 May 1875 Marion, WV  [ death-register page 43, line 7 ] bur: Mt. Zion Cemetery
2 M Hiram O. Baker b 27 Dec 1876 Marion, WV  [ birth-register page 134, line 26 ]  
m 23 Mar 1899 Marion, WV  [ marriage-license page 410 ] Della M. Murphy
d      
Notes about Children:

Census Analysis

Head of Household:  William B. Baker Spouse:  Rachel M. Swisher
Date / Place of Birth:  1849 / Marion, WV Date / Place of Birth:  1844 / Marion, WV
Date / Place of Death:  1807 / Date / Place of Death:  1917 / Marion, WV
Marriage Date / Place:  1874 / Marion, WV
1850 ST VA COUNTY: Marion Twp The Eastern District Pg#   220A
10-month-old William B. Baker is with his parents, Calder Baker (age 27) and Mary J. (age 22)
1850 ST VA COUNTY: Marion Twp Eastern District Pg#   131
7-year-old Rachel Swisher is with her parents, Joseph Swisher (age 49) and Sarah (age 43).
Siblings: Drusilla (21), John (18), Jacob (15), Celinda (13), James (11), Sarepta (9), and Catherine (4).
1860 ST VA COUNTY: Marion Twp Second Magisterial District Pg# no. 75
10-year-old William B. Baker is with his parents, Calder Baker (age 35) and Mary J. (age 32).
Siblings: James C. (9), Rebecca H. (7), and David (5/12).
1860 ST VA COUNTY: Marion Twp Second Magisterial District Pg# no. 74
15-year-old Rachel Swisher is with her parents, Joseph Swisher (age 57) and Sarah (age 52).
Siblings: Jacob (25), Sarepta (17), Catherine (13) and brother Jacob's wife, Annas (24), and their son, Oliver (1).
1870 ST WV COUNTY: Marion Twp Union Township Pg# no. 2
20-year-old William B. Baker is with his parents, Calder Baker (age 46) and Mary J. (age 42).
Siblings: James C. (18), Rebecca H. (17), and David C. (10).
1870 ST WV COUNTY: Marion Twp Winfield Township Pg# no. 12
25-year-old Rachel Swisher is with her mother, Sarah Swisher (age 62).
1880 ST WV COUNTY: Marion ED ED: 93; Winfield District Pg# no. 18
Name (Relationship) Age BP Parent's BPs; Occupation / Additional Information
Baker, William 32 WV WV-WV; married; Farmer
", Rachel (wife) 33 WV WV-WV; married; Keeping House
", Oder (son) 4 WV WV-WV
Lines 40-42; Enum-Dwelling #141; Enum-Family #143
1900 ST WV COUNTY: Marion ED ED:64; Winfield Magisterial District Pg# Sheet 11A
Name (Relationship) Age BP Parent's BPs; Birth mo/year; Occupation / Additional Information
Baker, William B. (head) 50 WV WV-WV; born Sep 1849; married-26-years; Weaver, Rag Carpet
", Rachel M. (wife) 55 WV WV-WV; born Oct 1844; married-26-years; 2-children-born / 1-living
Lines 27-28; Enum-Dwelling #176; Enum-Family #176; Owns-farm, free-of-mortgage; Farm-Schedule #150
1910 ST WV COUNTY: Marion ED ED:76; Winfield District Pg# Sheet 7A
Name (Relationship) Age BP Parent's BPs; Occupation / Additional Information
Baker, Hiram O. (head) 33 WV WV-WV; 1st-marriage; married-10-years; Farmer, General farm; O.A.
", Della M. (wife) 29 WV WV-WV; 1st-marriage; married-10-years; 4-children-born / 3-living
", Gladis E. (dau) 19 WV WV-WV; single; attended school during the year
", William G. (son) 9 WV WV-WV; attended school during the year
", Rachel E. (dau) 6 WV WV-WV; attended school during the year
", Rachel M. (mother) 63 WV WV-WV; widow; 2-children-born / 1-living
Lines 33-38; Enum-Dwelling #127; Enum-Family #126; Owns-farm, free-of-mortgage; Farm-Schedule #120

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