Indiana McCaslins

Orval T BakerAge: 71 years19011973

Name
Orval T Baker
Birth November 23, 1901 43 32
Census 1910 (Age 8 years)
Death of a maternal grandfatherJacob Kelsey Elkins
August 16, 1914 (Age 12 years)
Census 1920 (Age 18 years)
MarriageMadelyn Louise PetteyView this family
about 1928 (Age 26 years)

Census 1930 (Age 28 years)
Death of a fatherMillard Filmore Baker
May 20, 1937 (Age 35 years)
Death of a motherMary Alice Elkins
May 20, 1953 (Age 51 years)
Death of a brotherBurl B (Red) Baker
June 25, 1953 (Age 51 years)
Death of a sisterGladys Lucretia Baker
April 13, 1964 (Age 62 years)
Death May 24, 1973 (Age 71 years)
Family with parents - View this family
father
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
elder brother
23 months
elder sister
8 years
himself
Family with Madelyn Louise Pettey - View this family
himself
wife
Madelyn Louise Pettey
Birth: April 6, 1908Pittsburgh, Allegheny, Pennsylvania
Death: February 23, 1999, Stanislaus, California
Marriage: about 1928

Birth1910 US Federal Census
BirthCalifornia Death Index
Census1910 US Federal Census
Census1920 US Federal Census
Marriage1930 US Federal Census
Census1930 US Federal Census
DeathCalifornia Death Index
Shared note
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 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 Palo Alto, Santa Clara, California, 28-year-old California-born Orval Baker and his 22-year-old Pennsylvania-born wife Madelyn [Pettey] Baker were married when he was 26- and she was 19-years-old [abt 1917]. They are living at 325 Ramona in a house for which Orval pays $20 a month in rent. They have a radio. Orval is a plumber for a plumbing shop and has worked on the last regularly scheduled work day. He has not served in the military. Both are literate and speak English. Orval's father was born in Illinois and his mother in Arkansas. Madelyn's parents were born in Pennsylvania. Seventy-one-year-old Orval T Baker, born 23 Nov 1901 in California, died 24 May 1973 in Stanislaus County, California (California idno 4229019).