Edgar C Baker

16 May 1892–14 November 1971 (Age 79)
Nebraska, United States

The Life Summary of Edgar C

When Edgar C Baker was born on 16 May 1892, in Nebraska, United States, his father, Oliver George Baker, was 34 and his mother, Martha Bell Mcquinn, was 29. He married Jewel Claire Scallorn on 25 December 1919, in Custer, Oklahoma, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son. He lived in Boyd Township, Dewey, Oklahoma, United States for about 10 years and Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, Oklahoma, United States for about 10 years. He died on 14 November 1971, in Oklahoma, United States, at the age of 79, and was buried in Fay, Dewey, Oklahoma, United States.

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Edgar C Baker
Jewel Claire Scallorn
Marriage: 25 December 1919
Edgar Dale Baker

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  • Marriage
    25 December 1919Custer, Oklahoma, United States
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    World Events (8)

    1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson
    Age 4
    A landmark decision of the U.S. Supreme Court upholding the constitutionality of racial segregation laws for public facilities if the segregated facilities were equal in quality. It's widely regarded as one of the worst decisions in U.S. Supreme Court history.
    Age 15
    Oklahoma is the 46th state.
    1913 · The Sixteenth Amendment
    Age 21
    The Sixteenth Amendment allows Congress to collect an income tax without dividing it among the states based on population.

    Name Meaning

    English: occupational name, from Middle English bakere, Old English bæcere, a derivative of bacan ‘to bake’. It may have been used for someone whose special task in the kitchen of a great house or castle was the baking of bread, but since most humbler households did their own baking in the Middle Ages, it may also have referred to the owner of a communal oven used by the whole village. The right to be in charge of this and exact money or loaves in return for its use was in many parts of the country a hereditary feudal privilege. Compare Miller . Less often the surname may have been acquired by someone noted for baking particularly fine bread or by a baker of pottery or bricks.Americanized form (translation into English) of surnames meaning ‘baker’, for example Dutch Bakker , German Becker and Beck , French Boulanger and Bélanger (see Belanger ), Czech Pekař, Slovak Pekár, and Croatian Pekar .History: Baker was established as an early immigrant surname in Puritan New England. Among others, two men called Remember Baker (father and son) lived at Woodbury, CT, in the early 17th century, and an Alexander Baker arrived in Boston, MA, in 1635.

    Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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    Sources (10)

    • Edgar Baker in household of Oliver Baker, "United States Census, 1910"
    • Edgar C Baker, "Oklahoma, County Marriages, 1890-1995"
    • Edgar C Baker, "United States Census, 1930"

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