John Beeker
(1785-1843)
Christina Young
(1790-1865)
John Allen Stewart
(1805-1859)
Susan Ball Chilton
(1809-1881)
Daniel Beeker
(1817-1909)
Mary Frances Stewart
(1827-1893)
Susan Alice Beeker
(1851-1930)

 

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Spouses/Children:
1. Sumner Whitten Baker

Susan Alice Beeker 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10

  • Born: 28 Dec 1851, Battle Ground, Tippecanoe, IN 1 3 4 8 11
  • Marriage (1): Sumner Whitten Baker on 23 Jan 1873 in Battle Ground, Tippecanoe, IN 1 2
  • Died: 28 Aug 1930, West Lafayette, Tippecanoe, IN at age 78 1 3 4 8
  • Buried: 1 Sep 1930, Montmorenci: Montmorenci Cemetery, Tippecanoe, IN, USA 1 3 4

   Another name for Susan was Susannah Alice Beeker.11

  Noted events in her life were:

1. Census in 1860 in Tippecanoe Township, Tippecanoe, IN, USA. 11 The 1860 census recorded the households of two Beeker brothers living as neighbors.

Leonard Beeker, farmer, 46, was living with daughter Dulcina, 19; son Norcemus, 18; son Manford, 16; and daughter Orlena, 12. Leonard's real estate was valued at $3450 and personal estate $724. Everyone was born in Indiania.

Daniel Beeker, 42, was with wife Mary F., 32; children Mary E., 13; Samuel A., 11; Susannah A., 9; Charles W., 6; Flora V., 3; and Daniel's mother, Christina Beeker, widow, 69, born in North Carolina; and a farm hand, Erin Julian, 21, born in Ohio. Everyone else was born in Indiana except Mary F. in Kentucky. Daniel's farm was vlaued at $10060 and personal estate $3041. The post office was Battle Ground.

2. Census in 1880 in Otterbein, Benton, IN, United States. 9 12 The 1880 census recorded Sumner Baker, farmer, 37, living with wife Susan, 28; daughter Pearl, 5; and sons Linnie, 3, and Earnest, 2. Everyone was born in Indiana. Sumner's father was born in Virginia and mother in Massachusetts. Susan's father was born in North Carolina and mother in Kentucky.

3. Census in 1900 in Otterbein, Benton, IN, United States. 13 The 1900 census recorded owning a home: Sumner Baker, farmer, 57, born Feb 1843, living with wife Susan A., 49, Dec 1851; Bernice, 18, Oct 1882; Edith, 11, Jun 1889; and two boarders: Alfred Parker, 26, and Arthur Hetherington, 18. Everyone was born in Indiana. Sumner's father was born in Virginia and mother in Massachusetts. Susan's father was born in North Carolina and mother in Kentucky.

4. Census in 1910 in Otterbein, Benton, IN, United States. 14 The 1910 census recorded owning a home: Sumner W. Baker, farmer, 67, living with wife Susan A., 58; Linnacus E., mechanical engineer, 33; Edith G., 20, and a servant, William Corder, 54. All were born in Indiana except William in Ohio. Sumner's father was born in West Virginia and mother in Massachusetts. Susan's father was born in North Carolina and mother in Kentucky.

5. Residence: on 15 Oct 1920 in Otterbein, Benton, IN, United States. 15

6. Residence: on 4 Jun 1924 in Otterbein, Benton, IN, United States. 5

7. Cause of Death: Susan died at the Indiana Soldier's Home Hospital from cerebral hemorrhage due to arterio sclerosis, 28 Aug 1930, Wabash Township, Tippecanoe, Indiana, United States. 4

8. Obituary: Journal and Courier: obituary of Susan Alice Baker on 28 Aug 1930 in Lafayette, Tippecanoe, IN, United States. 1 Mrs. Susan Baker Called by Death
Mrs. Susan Alice Baker, widow of Sumner W. Baker, passed away Thursday morning at 6:21 o'clock, at the Soldiers' Home hospital, where she was taken from her home in Otterbein, three weeks ago. She had suffered a stroke last March and had been an invalid since that time. Born December 28, 1851, near Battle Ground, she was a daughter of Daniel and Mary Frances (Stewart) Beeker, and was educated at the old Battle Ground institute. When a girl she was united with the Methodist church. She was married January 23, 1873, to Sumner W. Baker, who preceded her in death nine years ago. Mrs. Baker was the mother of six children, one having died in Infancy. She is survived by three daughters, Mrs. E. M. Johnson, Otterbein; Mrs. Bernice Heavilon, Frankfort; and Mrs. Floyd Garrot, Battle Ground, and two sons, L. E. Baker, Long Beach, Calif.; and Dr. E. S. Baker, Lafayette. Two sisters, Mrs. L. C. Slocum, of West Lafayette, and Mrs. John J. Nagle, of Brookston, and nine grandchildren also survive.
The body was taken to the Bradshaw funeral parlors to be prepared for burial and later taken to the home of a daughter, Mrs. Edward M. Johnson, in Otterbein, where friends may call. Funeral services will be conducted Saturday afternoon at 2:30 o'clock from the Johnson home. Interment in the family lot at Montmorenci cemetery.


Susan married Sumner Whitten Baker, son of Nelson Baker and Tryphena Stone Collins, on 23 Jan 1873 in Battle Ground, Tippecanoe, IN.1 2 (Sumner Whitten Baker was born on 28 Feb 1843 in Warsaw, Kosciusko, IN,8 16 17 died on 30 Mar 1921 in Ash Grove, Tippecanoe, IN, United States 8 16 and was buried on 1 Apr 1921 in Montmorenci: Montmorenci Cemetery, Tippecanoe, IN, USA 16.)


Sources


1 "Journal and Courier (Lafayette, IN)," 28 Aug 1930, page 19. Obituary of Susan Alice Beeker Baker.

2 FamilySearch.org, <i>Indiana Marriages, 1780-1992</i>, https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:XFXC-VQ8 Susan A. Beeker in entry for Sumner W. Baker, 1873.

3 <i>Find A Grave</i>, http://findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=35753249.

4 Ancestry.com, "Indiana, Death Certificates, 1899-2011," Certificate 26141. Susan Alice Beeker Baker. Father Daniel Beeker. Mother Mary F. Stewart. Spouse Sumner W. Baker.

5 "Journal and Courier (Lafayette, IN)," 5 Jun 1924, page 1, obituary of Charles W. Beeker.

6 "Journal and Courier (Lafayette, IN)," 1 Feb 1933, page 11. Obituary of Mrs. Bernice Baker Heavilon.

7 "Journal and Courier (Lafayette, IN)," 25 Feb 1932, page 16. Obituary of Edith Baker Garrott.

8 Ancestry.com, <i>U.S., Sons of the American Revolution Membership Applications, 1889-1970</i> (Original data: Sons of the American Revolution Membership Applications, 1889-1970. Louisville, Kentucky: National Society of the Sons of the American Revolution. Microfilm, 508 rolls.), Ernest B. Heavilon by descent from Jacob Antle.

9 "Journal and Courier (Lafayette, IN)," 23 Jan 1953, page 10. Obituary of Pearl Baker Johnson.

10 FamilySearch.org, <i>Indiana Marriages, 1780-1992</i>, https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:XF7S-BJY Edith G. Baker in entry for Isaac F. Garrott, 1910.

11 <i>1860 United States Census</i>, https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:M4N7-FDK Daniel Beeker, 1860 Tippecanoe, Indiana Household 756 Page 106 Image 390.

12 1880 United States Census, https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:MHMD-G34 Sumner Baker, Bolivar, Benton, Indiana, United States; citing enumeration district ED 7, sheet 365D.

13 <i>1900 United States Census</i>, https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:MMBZ-5Z2 Sumner Baker, Bolivar Township Otterbein town, Benton, Indiana, United States; citing enumeration district (ED) 1, sheet 6B, family 140.

14 <i>1910 United States Census</i>, https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:MKL1-4Y3 Sumner W Baker, Bolivar, Benton, Indiana, United States; citing enumeration district (ED) ED 1, sheet 10A, family 49.

15 "Journal and Courier (Lafayette, IN)," 16 Oct 1920, page 12. Obituary of Etta Beeker Gallaher.

16 <i>Find A Grave</i>, http://findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=35753236.

17 "Journal and Courier (Lafayette, IN)," 30 Mar 1921, page 1. Obituary of Sumner Baker.



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