Annie Lee Baker

Brief Life History of Annie Lee

When Annie Lee Baker was born on 20 November 1915, in Coffee, Georgia, United States, her father, Alexander “Sandy” Benjamin Baker, was 42 and her mother, Ola Ida Edenfield, was 30. She had at least 2 sons and 1 daughter with Johnnie Walter Holton. She lived in District 1170, Coffee, Georgia, United States in 1940 and District 748, Coffee, Georgia, United States in 1940. She died on 6 May 1992, in Georgia, United States, at the age of 76, and was buried in Sand Hill Cemetery, Douglas, Coffee, Georgia, United States.

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Johnnie Walter Holton
Annie Lee Baker
Walter Stacy Holton
donnie holton
Winne Faye Holton

Sources (9)

  • Annalee Holton, "United States 1950 Census"
  • Annie Lee Baker Holton, "Find A Grave Index"
  • Annie Lee Holton in entry for Mrs Lillian Baker Williams, "United States, GenealogyBank Obituaries, 1980-2014"

World Events (8)

1916 · The First woman elected into the US Congress

Jeannette Pickering Rankin became the first woman to hold a federal office position in the House of Representatives, and remains the only woman elected to Congress by Montana.

1922 · Women Granted the Right to Vote

The 19th Amendment, which allowed women the right to vote, was passed and became federal law on August 26, 1920. Georgia law prevented women from voting until 1922. The amendment wasn’t officially ratified until 1970.

1937 · The Neutrality Act

The Neutrality Acts were passed in response to the growing conflicts in Europe and Asia during the time leading up to World War II. The primary purpose was so the US wouldn't engage in any more foreign conflicts. Most of the Acts were repealed in 1941 when the Japanese attacked Pearl Harbor.

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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