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Baker, Littleton Walker (1850 - 1909)


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Date: 10/3/2021 at 12:20:55

LITTLETON WALKER BAKER was born near Lebanon, Boone County, Ind., Nov. 5, 1850. Died near Oakley, Iowa, July 27, 1909, aged 58 years, 8 months and 22 days. At the age of seventeen years he came to this county and has resided here almost continuously since.

In 1876 he was married to MISS MARIAH CARSON BEALER. To this union four children were born, HATTIE aged 32, GEO. W. aged 30, GLENN HAMILTON aged 18 and GERTIE MAY aged 15, who with his wife and two grandchildren, EDITH LAVINA ROBINSON, daughter of HATTIE, and JAMES W. BAKER, son of GEO. W. are left to mourn his loss.

In 1888 he united with the M.E. Church at Oakley, Iowa, and has lived an active and faithful member since. His wife, children and grandchildren were all at his bedside when he was called home. A few days before his death he called his wife, children and grandchildren to his bedside and told them he was ready to go and requested that they live such lives that they may meet him in that better world.

The funeral was held from the Baptist Church by Rev. Cooper and interment had in the Baptist Cemetery, July 28 at 2 o'clock.
(Source: The Chariton Leader, Chariton, Lucas County, Iowa; Thursday, August 12, 1909)


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