Mary Louise Smith
(1842-1924)

 

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Spouses/Children:
1. Robert Baker

Mary Louise Smith 1

  • Born: Mar 1842, , , TN 1
  • Marriage (1): Robert Baker
  • Died: 4 Mar 1924, , Leon, TX, USA at age 82 1
  • Buried: Buffalo: Buffalo Cemetery, Leon, Texas, United Sta 1

  Noted events in her life were:

1. Mary appeared in the household of Joseph Owens Beeker in a census in 1900 in Buffalo, Leon, TX, USA. 2 2 The 1900 census recorded owning a home: Joseph Beeker, farmer, 43, born Oct 1857, living with wife Ella, 32, Feb 1868; Mary, 14, Nov 1886; Henry, 12, Mar 1888; and Minnie, 7, May 1893. Ella and Joseph were married for 14 years and she had birthed 3 children, all alive in 1900. Joseph and his parents were born in North Carolina. Ella and her children were born in Texas, and her father in Alabama and mother in Tennessee. A neighbor is Ella's mother, Mary Baker, farmer, widow, 58, May 1842, and her son Albert, 18, Mar 1882. Mary and her mother were born in Tennessee and her father in North Carolian. Albert was born in Texas and his father in Alabama.

2. She appeared in the household of Joseph Owens Beeker in a census in 1920 in Buffalo, Leon, TX, USA. 3 3 The 1920 census recorded Joe Becker [indexed wrong due to poor handwriting], 62, farmer, widowed, living with son Edward R., farm laborer, 17. Also with them is son, Henry Becker, 31, grocery store salesman, with his wife Katie, 30. Henry and his parents were born in North Carolina, and the others in Texas. Next door is Joe's mother-in-law, Mary L. Baker, widowed, 78, born in Tennessee.


Mary married Robert Baker. (Robert Baker was born on 22 Jan 1835 in Marion, Perry, AL, USA,4 died on 20 Aug 1895 in , Leon, TX, USA 4 and was buried in Buffalo: Sand Hill Cemetery, Leon, TX, USA 4.)


Sources


1 Find A Grave, http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=60628018.

2 1900 United States Census, https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:M3P8-87N Joseph Beeker, Justice Precinct 8 Buffalo town, Leon, Texas, United States; citing enumeration district (ED) 50, sheet 3B, family 54.

3 1920 United States Census, https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:MHYX-ZHN Joe Becker, Buffalo, Leon, Texas, United States; citing ED 77, sheet 7B, line 84, family 147.

4 Find A Grave, http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=7073401.



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