Edward Baker

22 November 1888–June 1969 (Age 80)
Missouri, United States

The Life of Edward

When Edward Baker was born on 22 November 1888, in Missouri, United States, his father, John L. Baker, was 30 and his mother, Mary Ellen Howell, was 28. He lived in Chariton, Missouri, United States in 1935 and Grand Pass Township, Saline, Missouri, United States in 1940. He died in June 1969, in Slater, Saline, Missouri, United States, at the age of 80.

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Family Time Line

Edward Baker
1888–1969
Stella Esther Jewell
1904–1957

Spouse and Children

Parents and Siblings

    John L. Baker

    Male1858–1924Male

    Mary Ellen Howell

    Female1860–1935Female

siblings

(6)

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World Events (8)

1890 · The Sherman Antitrust Act

Age 2

This Act tried to prevent the raising of prices by restricting trade. The purpose of the Act was to preserve a competitive marketplace to protect consumers from abuse.
1904 · The World's Fair of 1904

Age 16

St. Louis hosted the 1904 World's Fair and welcomed a crowd of 200,000 visitors on opening day of April 30, 1904. The fair had exhibits from 50 countries and 43 states. Several notable inventions showcased at the fair include iced tea and the ice cream cone. By the time of its closing in December 1904, over 20 million people had visited the fair.
1910 · The BSA is Made

Age 22

Being modeled after the Boy Scout Association in England, The Boy Scouts of America is a program for young teens to learn traits, life and social skills, and many other things to remind the public about the general act of service and kindness to others.

Name Meaning

1 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.2 Americanized form of cognates or equivalents in many other languages, for example German Bäcker, Becker; Dutch Bakker, Bakmann; French Boulanger. For other forms see Hanks and Hodges ( 1988 ).

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

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Sources (3)

  • Edward T Baker, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Ed Baker in household of J L Baker, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Edward Baker in household of John L Baker, "United States Census, 1900"

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