Carrie (Ponsler) Baker
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Carrie Elizabeth (Ponsler) Baker (1891 - 1973)

Carrie Elizabeth Baker formerly Ponsler
Born in Jennings, Indiana, United Statesmap
Ancestors ancestors
Wife of — married 9 Jan 1913 in Jennings County, Indianamap
Descendants descendants
Died at age 81 in Greensburg, Decatur, Indiana, United Statesmap
Profile last modified | Created 27 Jun 2020
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Biography

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Carrie Elizabeth (Ponsler) Baker was born on March 20, 1891 in Jennings, Indiana, United States. Her parents were Cornelius Ponsler (1851 - 1929) and Sarah Jane (Rees) Ponsler (1859 - 1907).[1]

Her siblings were...

  1. Unknown Ponsler (1877 - 1877)
  2. Abraham Ponsler (~1878 - ~1880)
  3. Edith Behula (Ponsler) Starkey (1880 - 1937)
  4. Bessie Ponsler (1883 - 1883)
  5. Charles William Ponser (1884 - 1970)
  6. Cora Mabel (Ponsler) Phillips (1886 - <1973)
  7. Delia Ponsler (1887 - 1888)
  8. Allen Grover Ponsler (1888 - <1973)
  9. James Lester Ponsler (1895 - 1975)
  10. John Ponsler (~1897 - 1898)
  11. Claude R. Ponsler (1900 - )
  12. Clyde Roscoe Ponsler (1900 - 1968)

Carrie married Cecil Elwood Baker (1894 - 1978) on January 9, 1913 in Jennings County, Indiana.[2],[3]

Their children were...

  1. Cecil Dale Baker (1913 - 1994)
  2. Maurice Allen Baker (1916 - 2004)
  3. Mervin Loren Baker (1920 - 2004)
  4. Mable Elizabeth (Baker) Tarplee (1922 - 2007)
  5. Beulah Iris (Baker) Deiwert (1929 - 2020).

Carrie died on January 29, 1973 in Greensburg, Decatur, Indiana aged 81. She is buried in South Park Cemetery, Greensburg, Indiana.[4]


Sources

  1. "Indiana Births and Christenings, 1773-1933", database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:4KBW-YXN2 : 13 January 2020), Ponslor, 1891.
  2. "Indiana Marriages, 1811-2019," database with images, FamilySearch (https://www.familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:KMC4-F3Y : 3 August 2022), Cecil Baker and Carrie Ponsler, 09 Jan 1913; citing Jennings, Indiana, United States, Marriage License, Indiana Commission on Public Records, Indianapolis; FHL microfilm 004839010.
  3. Ancestry.com. Indiana, Marriages, 1810-2001 [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc., 2014.
  4. Find a Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed 02 October 2020), memorial page for Carrie Elizabeth Ponsler Baker (20 Mar 1891–29 Jan 1973), Find a Grave Memorial no. 50699211, citing South Park Cemetery, Greensburg, Decatur County, Indiana, USA

See also:

  • DNA Records
    • Paternal relationship is confirmed by an autosomal AncestryDNA test match between Marc Griffin and Steven Sims, his half 2nd cousin 1x removed. Their most-recent common ancestor is Cornelius Ponsler, the great great grandfather of Marc Griffin and great grandfather of Steven Sims. Predicted relationship from AncestryDNA: 3rd cousin, based on sharing 271 cM across 12 segments.
    • Paternal relationship is confirmed by an autosomal AncestryDNA test match between Marc Griffin and Ronald Starkey, his half 1st cousin 2x removed. Their most-recent common ancestor is Cornelius Ponsler, the great great grandfather of Marc Griffin and grandfather of Ronald starkey. Predicted relationship from AncestryDNA: 3rd cousin, based on sharing 262 cM across 17 segments.
  • Census Records
    • "United States Census, 1900", database with images, FamilySearch (https://www.familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:MM15-WDF : 30 November 2021), Carrie Ponsler in entry for Corneilus Ponsler, 1900.
    • "United States Census, 1910," database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:MKP4-1V7 : accessed 9 January 2022), Carrie E Ponsler in household of Cornelius Ponsler, Columbia, Jennings, Indiana, United States; citing enumeration district (ED) ED 105, sheet 2B, family 52, NARA microfilm publication T624 (Washington D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, 1982), roll 359; FHL microfilm 1,374,372.
    • Year: 1920; Census Place: Westport, Decatur, Indiana; Roll: T625_429; Page: 5A; Enumeration District: 63
    • "United States Census, 1920," database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:33SQ-GR6W-N77?cc=1488411&wc=QZJG-YX2%3A1036470701%2C1037265801%2C1036757901%2C1589332421 : 10 September 2019), Indiana > Decatur > Westport > ED 63 > image 5 of 16; citing NARA microfilm publication T625 (Washington, D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, n.d.).
    • "United States Census, 1930," database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:X411-6ZM : accessed 9 January 2022), Carrie E Baker in household of Cecil E Baker, Washington, Decatur, Indiana, United States; citing enumeration district (ED) ED 18, sheet 7A, line 36, family 167, NARA microfilm publication T626 (Washington D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, 2002), roll 580; FHL microfilm 2,340,315.
    • "United States Census, 1940," database with images, FamilySearch (https://www.familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:V1RF-TKJ : 5 January 2021), Carrie E Baker in household of Cecil Baker, Clarksburg, Decatur, Indiana, United States; citing enumeration district (ED) 16-6, sheet 7A, line 29, family 156, Sixteenth Census of the United States, 1940, NARA digital publication T627. Records of the Bureau of the Census, 1790 - 2007, RG 29. Washington, D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, 2012, roll 1035.
    • United States of America, Bureau of the Census; Washington, D.C.; Seventeenth Census of the United States, 1950; Record Group: Records of the Bureau of the Census, 1790-2007; Record Group Number: 29; Residence Date: 1950; Home in 1950: Greensburg, Decatur, Indiana; Roll: 4430; Sheet Number: 10; Enumeration District: 16-24
  • Indiana Archives and Records Administration; Indianapolis, IN, USA; Death Certificates; Year: 2004; Roll: 18
  • Social Security Administration; Washington D.C., USA; Social Security Death Index, Master File


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