Joseph Robert Baker (1892-1982) with his first wife, Nannie Whitt (April 3, 1895 - April 3, 1925). Nannie was a daughter of Andrew Whitt and Mary Asbury.
Both she and Robert were born in Tazewell County, Virginia. His family moved to Greenbrier County, West Virginia, in 1898 and her mother, being widowed, brought her children there in 1908.
Nannie and Robert Baker had four children: Sadie St. Claire Baker, Ellis Adrian Baker, Gladys Edna Baker, and Goldie Virginia Baker.
After Nannie died of pneumonia on her 30th birthday (they had a newborn who died of pneumonia then as well), Nannie was buried in the Baker Family Cemetery on Butler's Mountain near Frankford in Greenbrier County.
Joseph Robert Baker remarried in 1928. He and his wife, Gertrude Lewallen (Morris) had ten children. Robert died in 1982 and is buried in the Baker Family graveyard beside Nannie and the baby. ... show more