Tommie Maud Edwards

1 August 1891–15 February 1948 (Age 56)
Mississippi, United States

The Life of Tommie Maud

When Tommie Maud Edwards was born on 1 August 1891, in Mississippi, United States, her father, James Thomas Edwards, was 27 and her mother, Nancy "Nannie" Frazier, was 36. She married William Welcome Baker on 20 December 1907, in Webster, Louisiana, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 2 daughters. She lived in Beat 4, Attala, Mississippi, United States in 1900 and Ward Two, Webster, Louisiana, United States for about 30 years. She died on 15 February 1948, in Webster, Louisiana, United States, at the age of 56.

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William Welcome Baker
Tommie Maud Edwards
Marriage: 20 December 1907
Myrtice Baker
Velma Celeste Baker
Sullivan William Baker

Spouse and Children

20 December 1907
Webster, Louisiana, United States


    Myrtice Baker


    Velma Celeste Baker



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World Events (8)

1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 5

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.
1898 · War with the Spanish

Age 7

After the explosion of the USS Maine in the Havana Harbor in Cuba, the United States engaged the Spanish in war. The war was fought on two fronts, one in Cuba, which helped gain their independence, and in the Philippines, which helped the US gain another territory for a time.
1907 · Not for profit elections

Age 16

The first act prohibiting monetary contributions to political campaigns by major corporations.

Name Meaning

English (also common in Wales): patronymic from Edward .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Tamie Baker in household of William W Baker, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Tommie Baker in household of Welcome Baker, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Tommie Baker in household of Welsome Baker, "United States Census, 1930"

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