Indiana McCaslins

Morton H BakerAge: 81 years18921974

Name
Morton H Baker
Birth June 24, 1892 34 23
Birth of a sisterGladys Lucretia Baker
May 20, 1894 (Age 22 months)
Death of a maternal grandmotherSpicey Ann McCaslin
about 1898 (Age 5 years)

Note: Calculated from the 1910 US Federal Census where her husband Jacob Elkins states that he was married for 40 years.
Census 1900 (Age 7 years)
Birth of a brotherOrval T Baker
November 23, 1901 (Age 9 years)
Census 1910 (Age 17 years)
Death of a maternal grandfatherJacob Kelsey Elkins
August 16, 1914 (Age 22 years)
Census 1920 (Age 27 years)
Census 1930 (Age 37 years)
Death of a fatherMillard Filmore Baker
May 20, 1937 (Age 44 years)
Death of a motherMary Alice Elkins
May 20, 1953 (Age 60 years)
Death of a brotherBurl B (Red) Baker
June 25, 1953 (Age 61 years)
Death of a sisterGladys Lucretia Baker
April 13, 1964 (Age 71 years)
Death of a brotherOrval T Baker
May 24, 1973 (Age 80 years)
Death June 11, 1974 (Age 81 years)
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mother
Marriage: about 1887
20 months
elder brother
Herbert H Baker
Birth: August 17, 1888 30 19Olympia, Thurston, Washington
Death: October 2, 1975Hanford, Kings, California
23 months
elder brother
Burl B (Red) Baker
Birth: August 2, 1890 32 21Tacoma, Pierce, Washington
Death: June 25, 1953, Kings, California
23 months
himself
23 months
younger sister
8 years
younger brother
Family with Ruth M Sherwin - View this family
himself
wife
daughter
Private
son
Private

BirthCalifornia Death Index
Birth1900 US Federal Census
Census1900 US Federal Census
Census1910 US Federal Census
Census1920 US Federal Census
Census1930 US Federal Census
DeathCalifornia Death Index
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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 Kings County 1900-1918 (page 313), Morton H Baker , Electrician, was living in Hanford, Kings, California when he registered to vote in Lucerne Precinct. He was a Republican.This is a supplemental listing probably about 1921-22. No dates are on the pages A later registration, also in Lucerne, records Morton H Baker, Electrician, of E Co. Rd, Hanford, as a 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, 27-year-old Washington-born Morton H and his 22-year-old California-born wife Ruth M [Sherwin] Baker have in their household their one-year 2-month old California-born daughter June A. The family is living on a farm, which Morton owns, but with a mortgage. However, Morton's profession is recorded as an electrician working with batteries. Morton and Ruth can read, write and speak English. Morton's father was born in Indiana and his mother in Arkansas; Ruth's father was born in Kansas and her mother in Nebraska; June's father was born in Washington and her mother in California. Living next door are Morton's parents, Millard and Alice [Elkins] Baker. In the 1930 US Federal Census for Hanford, Kings, California, 37-year-old Washington-born Morton H and his 32-year-old California-born wife Ruth M [Sherwin] Baker were married when he was 25- and she was 20-years old [abt 1918]. They have in their household their California-born children 11-year-old June A and 8-year-old Morton S. The family is living at 314 W Ivy in a house that Morton owns, worth $2,200. June and Morton S have attended school in the past year. Everyone can read, write and speak English. Morton H is an electrician who owns his own shop. Ruth is a bookkeeper for a dairy. Both have worked on the last regularly scheduled work day. Morton has served in the military in WWI. Morton's father was born in Indiana and his mother in Arkansas; Ruth's father was born in Kansas and her mother in Nebraska; the children's father was born in Washington and their mother in California. In the California Voter Registrations for Kings County, California for 1930, Morton H Baker, electrician, and Morton's wife Mrs Ruth M Baker, bookkeeper are living at 314 W Ivy and are registered in Hanford Precinct No 4. He is a Republican and She is a Democrat. The Voter Registration for the Presidential Primary Election on 3 May 1932 for Handford Precinct No. 4, records Morton H Baker and Morton's wife Mrs Ruth M Bake as living at 314 W Ivy, Hanford, Kings, California. He is a Democrat and She is a Republican. The Voter Registration for the General Election on 6 Nov 1934 for Hanford Precinct No. 4, Kings County, California records Morton H Baker, mechanic, and his wife Mrs Ruth M Baker, bookkeeper, who are living at314 W Ivy. He is a Democrat and She is a Republican. In the next Voter Registration for Hanford Precinct No. 14, Kings County, California (no date, probaby 1936), Morton H Baker, mechanic, and Mrs Ruth M Baker, bookkeeper, are living at 1322 N Douty. They both are Democrats. Their voter registration for the 1938, 1940, 1942 and 1944 General Elections contain the same information. In the next Voter Registration for Hanford Precinct No. 14, Kings County, California (no date), Morton H Baker, mechanic, and Mrs Ruth M Baker, bookkeeper, are living at 1322 N Douty. They both are Democrats. Their voter registration for the 1938, 1940, 1942 and 1944 General Elections contain the same information. Eighty-one year old Morton H Baker, born 24 Jun 1892, died 11 Jun 1974 in Kings County, California.