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Rebecca (Riley) Baker (1859 - 1896)

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Rebecca Baker formerly Riley
Born in Breathitt County, Kentuckymap
Ancestors ancestors
[sibling(s) unknown]
Wife of — married in Buffalo Creek, Clay County, Kentuckymap
Descendants descendants
Mother of
Died in Owsley County, Kentuckymap
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Biography

Rebecca was born in 1859 in Breathitt County, Kentucky to James M. "Dr. Missouri Jim" Riley and Elizabeth "Eliza" Ann Smith.

She married Elijah "Lige" Baker in 1875 in Buffalo Creek, Owsley County, Kentucky.

Children: Jeremiah "Jerry" b: 25 Mar 1877 in Buffalo Creek, Owsley County, Kentucky Andrew b: 1880 in Buffalo Creek, Owsley County, Kentucky

Edward b: 15 Jun 1886 in Buffalo Creek, Owsley County, Kentucky

Nancy Margaret b: 14 Jul 1887 in Buffalo Creek, Owsley County, Kentucky

William "Will" b: 16 Aug 1888 in Buffalo Creek, Owsley County, Kentucky

Alexander b: 10 Mar 1890 in Buffalo Creek, Owsley County, Kentucky

Susan b: 1892 in Buffalo Creek, Owsley County, Kentucky

Elizabeth b: 1894 in Buffalo Creek, Owsley County, Kentucky

John "Hungry John" b: 10 Mar 1878 in Longs Creek, Breathitt County, Kentucky

Hargis

She died in 1896 in Owsley County, Kentucky, is buried in Cortland Cemetery, Cow Creek, Owsley County, Kentucky.

Sources

Death record of son: https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:NSP4-SFF


Morris, Leon. Morris Fork Kentucky: Family Stories and Genealogies from Breathitt County and Eastern Kentucky. Elkhart, Indiana, 1995.



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