Indiana McCaslins

Millard Filmore BakerAge: 79 years18581937

Name
Millard Filmore Baker
Birth about 1858 31 26
Census 1870 (Age 12 years)
MarriageMary Alice ElkinsView this family
about 1887 (Age 29 years)

Birth of a son
#1
Herbert H Baker
August 17, 1888 (Age 30 years)
Note: also given as 19 Aug 1888 on the Social Security Death Index and the California Death database.
Birth of a son
#2
Burl B (Red) Baker
August 2, 1890 (Age 32 years)
Birth of a son
#3
Morton H Baker
June 24, 1892 (Age 34 years)
Census 1892 (Age 34 years)
Birth of a daughter
#4
Gladys Lucretia Baker
May 20, 1894 (Age 36 years)
Census 1900 (Age 42 years)
Birth of a son
#5
Orval T Baker
November 23, 1901 (Age 43 years)
Census 1910 (Age 52 years)
Marriage of a childHerbert H BakerMyrtle EagerView this family
about 1912 (Age 54 years)

Census 1920 (Age 62 years)
Marriage of a childOrval T BakerMadelyn Louise PetteyView this family
about 1928 (Age 70 years)

Census 1930 (Age 72 years)
Death May 20, 1937 (Age 79 years)
Family with parents - View this family
father
mother
Marriage: August 28, 1850, Scott, Indiana
2 years
elder brother
4 years
elder sister
4 years
himself
Family with Mary Alice Elkins - View this family
himself
wife
Marriage: about 1887
20 months
son
Herbert H Baker
Birth: August 17, 1888 30 19Olympia, Thurston, Washington
Death: October 2, 1975Hanford, Kings, California
23 months
son
Burl B (Red) Baker
Birth: August 2, 1890 32 21Tacoma, Pierce, Washington
Death: June 25, 1953, Kings, California
23 months
son
23 months
daughter
8 years
son

Shared note
In the 1870 US Federal Census for Long Creek, Macon, Illinois, 43-year-old Indiana-born farm laborer Mosses [sic] and his 38-year-old Ohio-born wife Lucrecia [maiden name unknown] Baker have in their household their Indiana-born children, 18-year-old March, 15-year-old Sarah and 13-year-old Millard. In the 1892 Washington State Census for Thurston County, 34-year-old Indiana-born M F [Millard Filmore] and is 23-year-old Arkansas-born wife Alice [Elkins] Baker have in their household two Washington-born children, 4-year-old Herbert and 2-year-old Bert [sic Burl B]. Millard has no profession listed. In the 1900 US Federal Census for Lucerne, Hanford, Kings, Caifornia, 40-year-old Indiana-born Milland F and his 31-year-old Arkansas-born wife Alice M [Elkins] Baker have been married 13 years and have had four children, all are living. These Washington-born children are 11-year-old Herbert H, 9-year-old Beryl [sic Burl], 7-year-old Morton and 6-year-old Gladys. All of the children have attended school eight months of the last year. Millard, Alice, and Gladys can read, write and speak English. Millard is a section man for the railroad. Millard's parents were born in Indiana [sic]; Alice's father was born in Virginia and her mother in Arkansas; the children's father was born in Indiana and their mother in Arkansas. In the 1910 US Federal Census for Lucerne, Kings, California, 52-year-old Indiana-born farmer M F [Millard Filmore] and his 41-year-old Arkansas-born wife M A [Alice M Elkins] Baker have been married 22 years and have had five children, all are living. These children are 21-year-old Herbert, 19-year-old Burl, 17-year-old Morton, 16-year-old Gladys and 8-year-old Orval. Herbert, Beryl, Morton and Gladys were born in Washington State whereas Orval was born in California, indicating that the family moved to California after 1900 but before 1902. The family is living in a home that Millard owns, but with a mortgage. Gladys and Orval have attended school in the past year. Millard is "working out" as a hired hand. Herbert and Beryl are machinists in a machine shop, and Morton is a clerk in a grocery store. None of them have had any months without work in the past year. Millard and Alice are recorded as being able to read. Their children can read and write. Everyone can speak English. Millard's father was born in Indiana and his mother in Pennsylvania [sic]; Alice's father was born in Virginia and her mother in Arkansas; the children's father was born in Indiana and their mother in Arkansas. In the California Voter Registrations for 1900-1918 for Kings County, Lucerne Precinct (page 381), Millard F Baker, farmer, and his wife Mrs. Mary A Baker, housewife, are living at Rt B, Box 154, Hanford. Both are Republican. In the California Voter Registrations for Kings County, California for 1920, Millard F Baker, farmer, his wife Mrs Mary A Baker, housewife, their son Morton H Baker, Electrician, and Morton's wife Mrs Ruth M Baker, housewife, are living at Rt D, Box 64, Hanford, and are registered in the Lucerne Precinct. Millard, Mary and Morton are Republicans and Ruth is a Democrat. In the 1920 US Federal Census for Lucerne, Kings, California, 61-year-old Indiana-born farmer Millard F and his 50-year-old Arkansas-born wife Mary A [Alice M Elkins] Baker have in their household their children, 29-year-old Washington-born Burl B and 18-year-old California-born Orval T. Millard owns the land he is farming, free of mortgage. Burl is a garage mechanic. Orval is a plumber's apprentice. Everyone can read, write and speak English. Millard's parents were born in Indiana [sic]; Alice's father was born in Virginia and her mother in Arkansas; the children's father was born in Indiana and their mother in Arkansas. Living next door is Millard and Alice's son, Morton H Baker and his family. In the 1930 US Federal Census for Hanford, Kings, Caifornia, 61-year-old Indiana-born farmer Millard [transcribed as Mildred] F and his 50-year-old Arkansas-born wife Mary A [Alice M Elkins] Baker have apparently unrelated children as boarders in their household. These California-born children are 9-year-old Florence and 8-year-old Irene White, and 8-year-old Joe, 5-year-old Richard and 4-year one-month old Harold Giveden. The relationship of these children to the Bakers is unknown. Florence, Irene and Joe have attended school in the past year. Millard and Alice can read, write and speak English. Millard owns the land he is farming and has worked on the last regularly scheduled work day. He has not served in the military. Millard's parents were born in Indiana [sic]; Alice's father was born in Virginia and her mother in Arkansas; Florence and Irene's father was born in the United States and their mother in Missouri; Joe, Richard, and Harold's father was born in Missouri and their mother in the United States. Millard F Baker was 79 years old when he died on 20 May 1937. His wife's initials are recorded as M.A. The State filing number for this record was 33126.