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  • ID: I00157
  • Name: Henry Lafayette Baker
  • Sex: M
  • Birth: 14 JAN 1842 in Cedar County, Missouri
  • Death: 29 JUL 1919
  • Event: Twin To Thomas J. Baker
  • Burial: Alder Cemetery, Cedar County, Missouri
  • Military Service: Civil War Veteran
  • Occupation: a Grist Mill and A Farmer
  • Occupation: 1890 President of the Board of Directors at Red Hill School in Cedar County, Mo.
  • Event: Aknowledged Donated land for School First called Baker Valley School, then later it was moved out of valley to a hilltop and called Sand Hill School, still standing and voters of East Jefferson Township, Cedar County, Missouri still cast their votes there.
  • Note: He served under Captain William C. Mongomery, in Battery H, 20th Missouri Light Artillery, He enlisted and was mustered in on 1 Nov. 1863 at Springfield, Missouri. He became a Corporal on 11 Jan. 1864 and was musted out on 20 Nov. 1865 at Benton Barracks, Missouri. He suffered chronic rheumatism. (History of Cedar County on Page 424.) Henry gave the land for the one-room Baker Valley schoolhouse. When it was moved to its Present location the name was changed to Sand Hill school.

    Father: Absolom Baker b: 18 FEB 1817 in Carter County, Tennessee
    Mother: Loretta Jones b: 15 FEB 1828 in Wayne County, Kentucky

    Marriage 1 Lucinda E. Taylor b: 6 JUN 1844 in Cedar County, Missouri
    • Married: 9 FEB 1865 in Cedar County, Missouri
    1. Has Children Sara Delle Baker b: 17 AUG 1867 in Stockton, Cedar County, Missouri
    2. Has Children James T. Baker b: 16 FEB 1870 in Stockton, Cedar County, Missouri
    3. Has No Children Charles H. Baker b: 23 MAR 1872

    Marriage 2 Sarah Elizabeth "Sallie" Lindley b: 17 DEC 1859
    • Married: 8 MAR 1882 in Cedar County, Missouri
    1. Has Children Loretta Elizabeth Baker b: 26 SEP 1883 in Cedar County, Missouri
    2. Has No Children Son Baker b: 17 APR 1886